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Citizens and Ambassadors

What does it mean to live faithfully in a world that is not our home? Or... What role has God given to us, whose citizenship is in heaven? Join us on this week's blog as we examine those questions together!

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What Was Jesus Doing on Saturday?

As the sun went down on Friday, and Saturday dawned, some peculiar things were happening in the city. Join us as we explore what happened between Good Friday and Easter on Saturday! 

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What Was Jesus Doing On Thursday?

The Jews intensify their plot. Jesus leaves the temple to spend final moments with His disciples, teaching, reclining with them, and revealing one of them would betray Him. Join us as we explore the dramatic events of Jesus' final Thursday!

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What Was Jesus Doing On Wednesday?

The fig tree really was withered. Tensions rise at the crowded temple mount in Jerusalem. Jesus goes toe to toe with the Pharisee's. Join us as we examine the events that Jesus lived on His final Wednesday of Holy Week.

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What Was Jesus Doing On Tuesday?

After the events in Bethany and Jerusalem, what would Jesus do on Tuesday? Join us as the tensions mount in Jerusalem and Jesus is face to face with the Jews who want to kill Him.

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What Was Jesus Doing On Monday?

What was Jesus doing on Monday of the week that He died? Where did He go? What did He do? Join us every day this week as we explore the events that led up to His death.

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Don't Struggle With Sin!

We do not have a sinning problem; we have a worshipping problem. Check out this blog for more information on this critical topic!

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The Biblical Role Of Men And Women

Are men and women equal? What are their distinctive roles in society, family, and the church? What does the Bible say? Join us as we explore this topic together.

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Why don't we take an offering?

"What does The Shepherd's Church believe about giving and why do we not take an offering during service?"  Find out the answer to this question in our Shepherd's ASK series!

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Discipleship Untangled

What does it mean to be a disciple? What does it look like to make a disciple? And how does discipleship fuel evangelism to the ends of the earth? In this blog, I want to make this abundantly clear.

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May Children Participate In Communion?

Can children participate in and take communion in church? This is a very serious question that came to us this week in our newsletter and requires a very serious response, not only for parents but for all Christians!

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Seeks Discipline

The long term health and viability of a congregation is intrinsically tied to their view of discipline. In this article, we will explore two kinds of Biblical discipline and discuss how each is necessary for health.

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Unhooked

Satan disguises temptations like a barbed hook inside the bait. But, when we flee sin, the Bible promises he will flee. And when that happens we will have a renewed sense of joy and passion for God and a renewed energy for serving Him.

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Committed Member

One of the ways we grow in spiritual health is by growing in our committed participation in the local church. What does this look like? Join us for part 6 of this 10 part blog!

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Biblical Evangelist

One of the defining marks of spiritual maturity is the joyful desire and commitment to share our faith. Not our of moral duty, but out of delight for what Christ has done! Join us as we explore this topic together.

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The Spectacle Of Christmas

The spectacle of Christmas is found in the person of Jesus Christ. Emmanuel God with us has always been enough. This Christmas, let Christ be the true spectacle and nothing else!

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Gospel Saturated

In our third week of examining What Is A Healthy Church Member, we look at the importance and centrality of the Gospel. What is it? Why is it so central? And how will it make us healthy church members?

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Biblical Theologian

Every week we are exploring what it looks like to be a healthy church member. This week we will be looking at Biblical Theology and why that is so important!

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Expositional Listening

Over the next 10 weeks, we will be posting 10 essential characteristics of the healthy church member. This week, we will focus on expositional listening.

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