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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Biblical Patterns For Prayer In A Pandemic

One of the joyful byproducts of a melancholy time like the present is that people are motivated to pray. read more

Who Shot JR? And How That Relates To Preaching …

On November 21, 1980, more than 350 million people around the world to watch the season premiere of the prime time TV soap opera, Dallas. Why the extraordinary global audience? read more

Loving Our Schools Well

Last night, the Olympic High School football team honored Good Shepherd as its “Biggest Supporter.” read more

Guest Blogger Claude Kayler, Founding Pastor Of Good Shepherd: “A ‘Discovered’ Sermon From 1992 & The Art Of Seeing What’s Not Yet There”

In my new role as a coach and consultant, I no longer have a great big office (as I did when I was a pastor). Nowadays my office (well, really my desk) is in the room where our grandson sleeps when he spends the night. read more

The “Bridge Over Troubled Water” Of Ministry

In reading David Browne’s Fire And Rain, a musical & cultural exploration of the pivotal-but-overlooked year of 1970, I learned some interesting factoids about Simon & Garfunkel’s iconic Bridge Over Troubled Water. read more

The Problem Of God, Week 1 — “The Problem Of God’s Existence”

What do you do when your faith raises so many questions that you’re not sure you can even claim it as your own anymore? read more

A Chance Encounter, A Career “Missed,” And A Book Giveaway

Earlier this week, I ran into a guy at the Y who upon seeing me said brightly, “hi Talbot.” read more