Posts tagged with Jim Wilson

Pastor's Note | Monday, June 10th

I was sitting in my office while one of our Good Shepherd family was reading John 15.1-8 out loud in preparation for reading it in our worship service at 10:30am yesterday...Read More

Study Guide | 1st John 1.5-2.2

Greetings, We are entering into the Summer of Love - that’s the name of the series of teaching and messages drawn from the Letter of 1st John that began last weekend. With great...Read More

Pastor's Note | Monday, May 20th

The School year is coming to a close and Summer is right around the corner. This means new opportunities for Connecting with God, Growing in Faith, and Serving in Love! It all begins...Read More

Study Guide | Luke 2.41-52

Greetings, Here’s the study guide for this weekend. Our focus is on growing in faith - rooted in the community of faith in which we find encouragement and mentors who help us...Read More

Pastor's Note | Monday, May 13th

On many occasions I've referred to the rear yard re-landscaping project Connie and I undertook five years ago. After demolition of over 70 tons (that is correct, 70 tons) of concrete...Read More

Pastor's Note | Monday, May 6th

Our world is not what it used to be. In recent years we have seen some astronomical shifts in worldviews and in adherence to the Christian faith in America. Consider the...Read More

Denominational Discernment Update

Greetings Good Shepherd Family, We are continuing in a Season of Discernment regarding the denominational affiliation that best enables us to live out our call to make disciples who...Read More

40 Days of Prayer for Discernment

Hello Good Shepherd Friend, In recent weeks we have begun a process of discerning the denominational affiliation that would best support the ministry of Good Shepherd...Read More

Study Guide | Rooted in Faith

Greetings, This week we continue engaging the central doctrines of the Protestant Reformation in a series we're calling Rooted: In the Soil of a Vibrant, Growing Faith. As we have...Read More

Pastor's Note | Monday, April 22nd

It's no surprise that our world is changing rapidly. Among the effects of rapid social change is the fact that the Christian church is no longer widely appreciated, understood, and influential...Read More

Study Guide | Matthew 23.1-7, 23-28

Greetings, Here’s the study guide for our weekend focus on Matthew 23.1-12. We will see that Jesus is very harsh with those who opt to rely on external appearances and religiosity...Read More

Small Group Discernment Opportunity

We will be presenting a series of small group opportunities Friday through Sunday, March 15th-17th, for you to hear more about the issues facing our denomination. These small...Read More

Pastor's Note | Monday, March 4th

We're mid-way through the season of Lent, a time during which we take on new disciplines. For some it is fasting in which we voluntarily do without food or certain foods in order to...Read More

Study Guide | Colossians 3.12-25

Greetings, Here is our study guide on Colossians 3.12-15 for the final message in our series on work, Every Good Endeavor. Also, let me remind you of the Town Hall Meeting this Sunday...Read More

Congregational Celebration and Business Meeting

The Annual Congregational Celebration and Business Meeting is set for January 29th at 7pm in the Sanctuary of Good Shepherd. I hope you will plan to attend this event to give thanks to God...Read More

Study Guide | Genesis 2.8-20

As we continue in our study of work entitled Every Good Endeavor we take a look at God’s invitation given to Adam, and to all human beings, to take on a role as co-creators...Read More

Study Guide | Isaiah 9.1-7

Greetings Good Shepherd Friends, Here's the study guide for our first message in the Advent Season. We are Singing the Songs of the Season sung buy those to whom God revealed...Read More

Study Guide | Philippians 3.17-4.1

Greetings, What an appropriate week to be looking at a passage that says “our citizenship is in heaven” not in the kingdoms of this world! We continue through the book of Philippians...Read More

Study Guide | Philippians 2.1-11

Greetings, Attached is the study guide for Philippians 2.1-11, a significant passage on an important character quality - humility. God bless you in your study. May you...Read More