Lent Tag

My son, Griffin, is 2 years old and is in that stage of development where he is using more words to explain how he is feeling and what he wants (thank goodness!).  We have a couple books that he loves that name different feelings and each page has a picture of a young child about his age expressing how...

Shared by Rich Johnson  While in grade school, I first learned this hymn in a vacation bible school held at a church in my neighborhood. Almost immediately, I found it joyful as well as a welcome reminder that God created the heavens and the earth. This is...

Today's post was shared by an anonymous contributor I wish childhood abuse could be left in the past, forgotten like old toys disappearing without mention. I wish it didn’t affect how I see the world and myself, cause scars society calls mental illness, like depression, post...

Abiding with God means setting up a house, not stopping in for a quick visit every once in awhile. Modern humanity has dedicated so much time, energy, and money to security so why do we feel less and less safe every day?  We try to gain...

Shared by Robyn Zimmerman I love music, all different kinds of music. So when I thought about which song I would like to write about I thought it would be a lot harder than it actually ended up being. It didn't take me longer than 2...

Shared by Stephanie Christensen I remember the first time I heard this song. It was the last Women of Faith I attended.  It was the very last year they were running Women of Faith conferences and I was already emotional because of that. I was remembering...

Shared by the Caldwell Family Ashlynn sometimes jokes that she feels like she lives in a movie musical. That’s just how she and her brother process things. Whether it’s talking about what Disney soundtrack to crank up while we clean the house, what playlist to rely...

Shared by Kris Halverson Music has always been an important part of my life, so the invitation to share a “soul song” was intriguing for me.  It was harder than I imagined to capture one particular song or moment, but it wasn’t hard to realize that...

Shared by Rick Blum Like many 50-year-old men, I love the band Boston. For many of us, listening to their first album is a rite of passage during our youth. But my feelings for the band, and one song, go to a different level. When I went...

A Sacred Narrative Throughout the ages the Psalms have been a helpful resource for conversation with God about the things in our lives and faith that matter most. Originally crafted as hymns to be used in the communal and individual worship life of ancient Israelite's, they...

The latest issue of Good Shepherd's monthly newsletter "The Messenger" is now available to read online. Print copies are available at both the Verona and Madison campuses. Have a question or an idea for a future issue? Send an email to the communications team: communications@gslcwi.com Download the...

Help Make Ash Wednesday Worship Possible It takes an incredible team of volunteers to make worship possible each Sunday at Good Shepherd. On Ash Wednesday in Madison and Verona there is also a need for many volunteers to help welcome and serve all who attend Good...

What makes your soul sing? Do you have a song that has been significant in your journey of faith? Perhaps something that meant a lot to you during a particular season of life or a tune that has long been a part of your soundtrack? Tell...