Monthly Archives: September 2015

Beware Moralism in Your Teaching and Counsel

A Tendency Toward Pragmatism There is an obvious tendency toward using what works. However, this is not necessarily a healthy outlook in relationship, including our spiritual journey. For example, maybe I am struggling in my engagement with the word – its … Continue reading

Posted in Shepherding Well | 2 Comments

Taking a Hit When Doing What God Asks

Mysterious Illness Many years ago I found myself in a very dark place. I had been in Cambodia and contracted something. No doctor could tell me what. I felt awful. I had an entire spectrum of symptoms. All the tests came … Continue reading

Posted in Shepherding Well | 4 Comments

What is Success in this Shepherd’s Work We Offer?

Jeremiah was one of those books I loathed to read in my academic days. It was dry and oh so negative. Doom and gloom, over and over again. Rembrandt’s Jeremiah Many years later, Jeremiah has become a hero and even a … Continue reading

Posted in Shepherding Well, Thinking Well | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments