The language of the Good Shepherd is comforting for us, but in Jesus' time and place it was also risky.
Did you notice the common theme in ALL of our Scriptures? (Shepherd) It is the Shepherd. This fourth Sunday in Easter is informally known as "Good Shepherd" Sunday, which always reminds me of the relationship between the sheep and the shepherd. Although it sounds odds, it also always reminds me of our understanding and use… Continue reading Sheep and Shepherds
This morning we have one of the most common images within scripture: the Sheep and the Shepherd. I served as an intern at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, where I was in charge of the Senior High Youth program for a while. During that time, I created a Facebook page with this picture… Continue reading Becoming a Good Shepherd
YouTube Most Sundays, we don't notice a common theme through out all of our scriptures. It is usually a little bit of a challenge to see a common theme or thread that connects our, well in Easter, both New Testament readings, the Psalm, and the Gospel; but this fourth Sunday in Easter is always the… Continue reading Shepherd? Sheep? Sheep Herding Dog?