Posts tagged with Small Groups

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

Study Guide | 1st John 1.1-4

Hi friends, In all three worship gatherings this weekend we're kicking off a brand new series we're calling the Summer of Love! No, we're not discussing social phenomenon of 1967...Read More

Study Guide | Rooted in Church

Hi friends, This is week six of our series Rooted: In the Soil of a Vibrant, Growing Faith, which may strike you as odd, since there are only five solas. What, then, are we going to talk...Read More

Study Guide | Rooted in God's Glory

Hi friends, We continue our Rooted series in this week's study guide and at all three worship gatherings this weekend. Glory to God Alone, or Soli Deo Gloria, as the Reformers would have...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

Study Guide | Rooted in Grace

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. Thus far in our quest...Read More

Sticky Faith!

Lasting faith for our children! Research shows that almost half of graduating high school seniors struggle deeply with their faith. Recognizing the ramifications of that statistic...Read More

Study Guide | Rooted in Jesus

The 20th century theologian Karl Barth was once asked what was the greatest theological statement he'd ever heard. His response was Jesus loves me, this I know, for the Bible...Read More

Study Guide | Rooted in Scripture

Hi Friends, We start a new series this weekend, Rooted: In the Soil of a Vibrant and Growing Faith. This six-week series will take a look at the theological essentials that emerged from...Read More

Study Guide | Matthew 28.1-20

Hi friends, A blessed holy week to you and yours. It was an honor to join with many of you who were able to attend our Maundy Thursday gathering this evening. This weekend...Read More

Study Guide | Matthew 9.9-13

Hi friends, This weekend - on Saturday at 5pm and Sunday morning at 8:45 & 10:30am - we continue our Lenten series Not A Fan: Becoming Completely Committed Followers...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

Study Guide | Luke 14.25-35

Hello Fellow Sheep! As we continue our Lenten series, Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus, yours truly has the preaching duties this weekend, so that...Read More

Study Guide | Isaiah 28.23-29

Hi friends, Greetings from Orlando! Pastor Paul and I are currently attending the Fellowship of Presbyterians and Evangelical Covenant Order of Presbyterians national gathering...Read More

Study Guide | Genesis 11.1-9

Hi friends, Have you ever heard the phrase "Make a name for yourself"? How was it used? Positively or negatively? This week, we continue our series Every Good Endeavor...Read More

Study Guide | Genesis 3.1-19

The past two weeks we have been discussing God's good creation - and His call on us to continuing tilling, working, and cultivating the garden He created in our series, Every Good Endeavor...Read More

Let Your Life Speak

This past weekend we kicked off a brand new series for a brand new year we're calling Every Good Endeavor, a title we've borrowed from Pastor Timothy Keller's book of the same name...Read More

Study Guide | Luke 2.22-35

This weekend Pastor Paul will help us conclude our Christmas series "Singing the Songs of the Season" with one final rousing chorus from a righteous man who was waiting for...Read More

Study Guide | Luke 1.57-80

Hi friends, This weekend we continue our Advent series, Singing the Songs of the Season, humming along with Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist, in Luke 1.57-80. Last week...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 3.12-16

Hi friends, Despite what your favorite coffee shop says, it's not yet the Christmas season (though I'm sure their holiday blend is delicious!). We continue in our study of Philippians...Read More

Study Guide | Philippians 1.27-30

Wednesday Greetings, This week we’re looking at only three verses - but what great content in just three verses. I was challenged to whittle it down. May God continue to give us the...Read More

Study Guide | Philippians 1.18-26

Hi friends, This week we continue in our Joy on the Journey fall series on Paul's letter to the Philippians. Last week we addressed Paul's chains and critics; this week, his crisis...Read More

Grow in Faith This Fall!

Greetings Friends, You have heard us talk about Connecting with God, Growing in Faith, and Serving in love here at Good Shepherd. One of my main areas of responsibility...Read More