Category Archives: Shepherding Well

Is Your Spirituality Sufficient for Your Vocation?

This is a weighty question. I gleaned this question from Eugene Peterson in a statement he makes in the introduction to his book Under the Unpredictable Plant. Let’s break it down. Spirituality is the ways we intentionally respond to God’s presence … Continue reading

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Lively Interview on The Uninvited Companion with Sarita Hartz

Sarita Hartz has a sharp mind and heart and has seen some of the tough side of life in the Kingdom. She graciously approached me about an interview related to my book. Her questions are thoughtful, provoking, and laced with … Continue reading

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Your Life, a Message

I have been reflecting on the reality and impact of long-term, unresolved adversity in life. We all know someone, you might be that someone, who lives with unresolved physical ailment – the kind that alters how one goes about life. … Continue reading

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2017 Reads List

Every year I send out an annotated list of some of the books I read. Attached is my annual reads list from 2017. In case you missed last year’s, I have added 2016’s as well. I am always on the … Continue reading

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Renewal In the Trenches

We are in a war. And the main enemy is within.  Let me clarify, because this is not a trendy idea. The Word is clear. We have three enemies which stand against us in our relationship with God. Each is … Continue reading

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Interview on Personal Hardships

I was recently interviewed at Grace Community Church, Detroit, MI by Lead Pastor Doug Kempton on the topic of God’s purposes through personal hardships. Doug’s questions were framed from 2 Corinthians 1 and the recently released book The Uninvited Companion: God’s … Continue reading

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The Ministry Of Reminding

We sure do forget easily. As an attempt at anti-forgetfulness, I will pray Psalm 143:8: “Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love,                               … Continue reading

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Mastery And Mystery

Mastery We seek competency and proficiency in many areas of our lives. That is good and proper stewardship of what God has graced us with in life. As caregivers, it behooves us to provide as excellent of care as we can. … Continue reading

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