New Sermon: “Beloved Fellow Worker”

by September 29, 2014

Dear Friends, We began a sermon series this Sunday on Paul’s short letter to Philemon. Here is the first sermon in that series: Phil 1-7 Here is the outline: v1-7 Fellow Worker Let me know your thoughts. Blessings, Shay +

New Sermon: Belonging in the Body – IN

by September 17, 2014

Dear Friends, Here is Sunday’s sermon in our series on Belonging in the Body – IN: IN -2014 Here is the Outline: IN – 2014 Enjoy, Shay +

New Sermon: “Belonging in the Body: UP”

by September 10, 2014

Dear Friends, We begin our series on belonging by addressing our most important relationship – UP with God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Here it is: UP – 2014 Here is the outline:  UP – 2014 Join us for the second sermon on Belonging IN the Read more »

Kickoff Tailgate Party

by September 5, 2014
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Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As we prepare for Sunday and our Kickoff Tailgate Party, I wanted to let you in a bit on the excitement that this fall brings.  We are in the midst of a new phase of growth and development at Good Shepherd.  As we closed out Read more »

New Sermon: “Hope at the End”

by September 2, 2014

Dear Friends, This past Sunday we were blessed to have a guest preacher, the Rev. Mark Cooke.  His text was from 2 Samuel 23:1-7 and the sermon was inspiring and challenging. Here it is: Hope at the End Here is the outline: Hope at the End (David’s Last Song)    2 Samuel Read more »

From the Sabbatical Committee

by August 29, 2014

Brothers and Sisters in Christ: The Vestry and the Sabbatical Planning Committee are pleased to announce that following the precepts set down by our Heavenly Father, who ordained a pattern of rest for his people, our congregation will send Father Shay on sabbatical.  This time of rest, rejuvenation, and renewal in Read more »

New Sermon: “Our Desperate Need

by August 25, 2014

Dear Friends, Our sermon for this past Sunday was on Nathan’s confrontation of David after his grave sins. Here is the sermon: Here is the outline: 9 – 2Sam12 – Desperate Need Let me know your thoughts. Blessings, Shay +

Textual Difficulties in 1 and 2 Samuel: Polygamy

by August 20, 2014

Textual Difficulties in 1 and 2 Samuel In this past week’s sermon (8/17/14), I referenced the fact that our preaching text had moved from 1 Samuel 24 to 2 Samuel 7.  Even though our series is not a verse by verse every chapter series, I did not want to gloss Read more »

New Sermon: “Everlasting Covenant”

by August 18, 2014
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Dear Friends, We are closing in on the completion of our summer series in Samuel.  Perhaps the high point in terms of redemptive history is 2 Samuel 7 and the covenant with David. Here is this week’s sermon on 2 Samuel 7: Here is this week’s outline: 8 – 2Sam7 – Read more »

New Sermon: “God of Grace”

by August 4, 2014

Dear Friends, We are in the last month of this challenging preaching series.  My prayer is that this summertime is a time of growth and learning for you. Here is the sermon:  1sam21 – God of grace Here is the outline: 6 – 1Sam21 – God of grace Let me know Read more »