Third Shift Shepherds

And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.  Luke 2:8 This week we take a look at some overlooked guys who I call the third shift shepherds. Have you ever felt forgotten at Christmas? The good news is that God remembers.

Mary’s Assurance

Though most of us are still trying to figure out what to do with all that turkey, tomorrow is officially the first day of Advent. I’ve been holding back on those Christmas stories and carols until now but today I offer to you my first Christmas devotional of 2020. God bless you and if you…

Love Is

Love is patient as it turns And walks down our small street There in kindness taking time To wash our dirty feet   Love protects from angry waves And believes we’ll come to see Gives us hope in deepest trials Till doubt and shadows flee   Love was working in the dark Before they came…

Giving Thanks in 2020

Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! Psalm 107:8 We used to sing this verse as the chorus to a song based on Psalm 107. What I loved about the song was hearing how that every time God’s children got themselves in trouble (Just…

Silence of Worship Part 2

Psalm 105:4 Look to the Lord and His strength; seek His face always On Sunday the worship team did a wonderful job and when one of the leaders broke out into praise in Spanish I almost felt like I was back at our old home church where our praise alternated between English and Portuguese. But…