Lent Tag

Although Lent is rightly seen more often as a time for individual practices of repentance, prayer and fasting; Lent can also be seen as a time for the deepening of community....

The Sunday readings for Lent 4, year B include the visit of Nicodemus to Jesus at night. Though he is a leader in the community, his interest in Jesus pushes him to the outside of his own group and to the edges of Jesus’ followers....

Although Lent is rightly seen more often as a time for individual practices of repentance, prayer and fasting; Lent can also be seen as a time for the deepening of community. ...

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The March 2021 issue of Good Shepherd's monthly newsletter "The Messenger" is now available to read online. Print copies have also been mailed out and should be arriving soon. ...

Although Lent is rightly seen more often as a time for individual practices of repentance, prayer and fasting; Lent can also be seen as a time for the deepening of community....

The Sunday readings for Lent 1, year B highlight the destructive power of the flood as well as the power of God’s promise represented there. In the gospel reading Jesus is with the wild animals in the wilderness. ...

The February 2021 issue of Good Shepherd's monthly newsletter "The Messenger" is now available to read online. Print copies have also been mailed out and should be arriving soon....

Imagine, if you will, the scene surrounding the prophet Ezekiel – taken by the Lord to a valley filled with dry bones. What kind of devastation must there have been for all of that death to take place so that there was not even...

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Timely Reading Today we read another long gospel story like the ones we’ve read the last several weeks. As a mainline Christian church, we read these gospel stories in a pre-assigned 3-year cycle. What has surprised me about the last couple weeks of Bible gospel readings,...

March 15, 2020 Lent 3 | Hydrate Living water sustains us on our journey. Clean water is becoming harder and harder to find for many of our fellow human beings. Water can give life or destroy it based on its abundance or scarcity. This Sunday we note...

What am I Forgetting? When the sun is shining and the roads are cleared of snow and salt, I try as best as I can to ride my bicycle to work several times each week. On these days, I pack my laptop, keys, and a change...

Time for a Restart Our theme for Lent at Good Shepherd is “Spiritual Reboot:  Building Resiliency for a Life of Faith”.  As our worship staff brainstormed, looking at the Bible readings that will run through Lent, we kept hearing scripture’s call for us to strengthen the...