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Posts from September 2018

Shepherd’s Corner – September 30, 2018

I hope to see many of our family group men sign up for the upcoming men’s retreat.  As we’re busy with work and providing for our families, it may be easy to forget that providing for our family also means being a spiritual pillar of our household too.  You probably already know that our kids look up to us and copy what…

Shepherd’s Corner – September 23, 2018

Autumn started yesterday.  I know in California it just seems like another day, but let’s not forget that God is Lord of creation and of life.  As seasons change, the only constant is our Lord.  And that’s a wonderful assurance and stability that we can trust in.  Our congregation enters a new season as the final batch of our Y1 students head…

Shepherd’s Corner – September 16, 2018

I just came back from presbytery in Maryland.  I had a layover in Charlotte, NC to come back home.  But because of the threat of Hurricane Florence, I was re-routed through Philadelphia.  I know that the hurricane was downgraded to category 1 before it hit landfall, but the the coast of North Carolina is still subject to major flooding issues.  Let’s pray…

Shepherd’s Corner – September 9, 2018

For many of us we don’t think about missions until the summer.  That’s because short term mission trips are often geared towards students (jr high to college), and the summer is the best time to utilize their long summer breaks.  But I’ve noticed that we tend to pass missions on to the students and exclude ourselves.  One way I want to challenge…

Shepherd’s Corner – September 2, 2018

According to the Dept of Labor, “Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.”  Believe it or not working is a blessing.  God…