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Posts from April 2017

Shepherd’s Corner – April 30, 2017

I am thankful for Missionary Karl Dahlfred’s, friendship over the years.  He was my hallmate at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary while I was there for my ThM in 2004.  Afterwards, I was able to reconnect with him ten years later when I went to a 2nd short term mission trip to Thailand in 2014.  He’s been there teaching at Bangkok Bible Seminary,…

Shepherd’s Corner – April 23, 2017

Reading the bible is not just a religious act.  It is a spiritual discipline that feeds our soul and guides our Christian walk.  To put it bluntly, we are starving ourselves and walking blindly. I would really love for our congregation to be regularly grounded in God’s Word. And I hope to have Scripture Union help us with that. Scripture Union is…

Shepherd’s Corner – April 16, 2017

The funny thing about word association is that sometimes you just can’t shake it off.  So whenever I hear the word Easter, the first image in my head is not an empty tomb, but a fluffy white bunny and colored eggs.  That is why I personally call Easter Sunday, Resurrection Sunday.  It’s not only a different word without the association of bunnies,…

Shepherd’s Corner – April 9, 2017

This upcoming week is called Passion Week, also called Holy Week.  It marks the time from Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem until his crucifixion on Calvary. Essentially, this is a time when Christians reflect upon Christ’s journey to the cross.  Honestly, for Christians this should be everyday.  But because we’re forgetful and we often need the help of a calendar, we can…

Shepherd’s Corner – April 2, 2017

By God’s grace, last week’s Y2 retreat was full of blessings.  It was a good time to think together on the topic of holiness.  In one sense it can be seen as where do you find your satisfaction from?  If it’s from the world, then it will lead you to seek after the things of this world, hence a practice of worldliness. …