Tag Archives: Shepherding

Book Release: The Uninvited Companion

The Uninvited Companion: God’s Shaping Us In His Love through Life’s Adversities is a culmination of  wresting with God and his Word through year’s of personal, physical adversity. Here is an excerpt: My Hannah-Like Prayer Moment I remember clearly a Hannah-like prayer … Continue reading

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Real Time Hope Amidst Real Time Life

Ours is a Personal, Immediate God We do not promote deism – the belief in a supreme being who wound up creation then let it go on its own; a god who is aloof, passive and distant. Ours is a … Continue reading

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Resource: PTM Conference 2016

2016 PTM Conference Registration is open PTM is one of the best gatherings in North America to connect with other shepherds and caregivers of cross-cultural workers. This year has a great line up of workshops. See it all here. Pre-Conference … Continue reading

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Email Principles to Relate By

“I owe you an apology.” Thus began my conversation with a colleague earlier this week. In a single email I had obliterated my three rules of when NOT to write an email. I really blew it. Efficiency is NOT the Greatest Value … Continue reading

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Generosity in Giving of Oneself

On Generosity Last weekend I was a guest speaker at a church which was in the midst of a series on the hallmarks of their spiritual community. Generosity, of which I taught on, is one of those identified hallmarks for this … Continue reading

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Accompaniment: The Gift of Presence over Time

God’s Gift to Us The promises and reality of God’s accompaniment in our journeys is abundant. We are assured he is our shepherd and we are the sheep of his pasture. He tells us he will never leave us, that … Continue reading

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Our Response to The Word and Implications for Shepherding

Does the Word Find Place in You (John 8:37)? A major theme in John’s Gospel is Jesus revealing the Father to us through the words that the Father taught the Son (8:28) and what the Son has heard (8:26) from … Continue reading

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Rest Revisited: What Does it Look Like?

“Ya, Jesus is our rest, that’s all good. But what do I do?” This might be a common response to a post like a previous one on rest. If you have not read that post, please do so. As I stated … Continue reading

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