Author Archives: Scott Shaum

Pilgrimage Guide Included

“When he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth.” John 16:14 This “truth” that the Spirit of truth is guiding us into is not a mere download of doctrine. Rather, it is into the … Continue reading

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Fall 2021 Member Care Conferences In the US

Two US-based conferences are going forward with plans to gather this fall: PTM (Pastoral Training in Member Care) will be held September 28-October 1, outside Asheville, NC This year’s theme is Grounded in Glory. There are some fantastic pre-conference events … Continue reading

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A Christmastide Feast: 2020 Reads List

A feast indeed. Time to belly up to some books. I am grateful for all the friends in the Kingdom – some known and personal friends and some unknown literary friends who shared books, articles, journals and podcast with me … Continue reading

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Advent Reflection: Journey in the Valleys

The Valley of the Shadow of Death (Psalm 23) The Valley of Achor (Hosea 2) The Valley of Baca (Psalm 84) Three valleys in the journey of life named: “Shadow of Death” “Bitterness” “Trouble” How did we get here? Psalm … Continue reading

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Summer Reads

Here are some of the books I’ve been enjoying these summer months, that I highly recommend! What have you been reading? Thanks!

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The Enemy Attacks Our Understanding of Who God Is

Who is the liar but he who denies Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, he who denies the Father and the Son.  1 John 2:22 In the previous post we were confronted by the Apostle John’s call to … Continue reading

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Do You Believe the Father’s Love?

Do you receive the Father’s love as his beloved child with the same simple faith that you believe that Jesus died for your forgiveness? So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is … Continue reading

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A Global Uninvited Companion

None of us sought out this unprecedented uninvited companion to rock our worlds like it has. Yet here we are. What are the lasting effects in your personal journey from this global pandemic? What is God Up to in These … Continue reading

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