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Some time ago, I received an email from a friend at Good Shepherd.  My friend is in recovery from alcoholism, so that is a frequent subject of our conversations together, and he knows how much joy I get from his journey to sobriety. read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Reasons I ALWAYS Root For SMU

This past weekend was a good weekend for SMU sports.  First, their football team beat the University of North Texas (um, formerly called North Texas State University) 65-35. read more

Getting Carried Away With Paul

I have found myself wanting to get carried away like Paul recently. read more

When You Sow Some Massively Small Seeds

One day several years ago I was the Rivergate shopping center when a man approached me to strike up a conversation. read more

#TBT — Six Degrees Of Stan Smith Separation

My friend and fellow Good Shepherd Staffer Shannon Schauber recently took a trip to Hilton Head Island, SC. While there, he took a tour of the lighthouse at Sea Pines Plantation, noticed this tennis-related display therein, decided I would probably know something about it, snapped the photo, and sent it to me.  Got all that? read more

“We Can’t WAIT For October 4!”

Yesterday my friend Fabian Avigliano sent me this message: read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Songs Involving Rivers

Julie and I spent the early hours of Labor Day hiking alongside the Catawba River. read more

Guest Blogger Ron Dozier: The “Embrace The Grace” Sermon Rewind

My friend and colleague Ron Dozier, who has served on staff at Good Shepherd since 2007, delivered the message yesterday.  Called “Embrace The Grace” and coming from 2 Corinthians 8, here it is: read more