Bluffed Into Silence?

… Don’t be bluffed into silence or insincerity by the threats of religious bullies.  Luke 12 Msg. This post is for everyone who has endured, or is now enduring, the ugliness of religious bullies. Your Shepherd is the very essence of tenderness. He expects, no He demands, that His earthly “shepherds” follow His example. If…

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Relentlessly Tender Shepherd

“… Jesus is the conquering King and the Good Shepherd. He has power over death. But he also has a soft spot for the Mary Magdalene’s of the world. The regal hero is relentlessly tender.” —Max Lucado, Unshakable Hope I prayed and pondered for weeks about the opening post of this series because I wanted…

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Is The Church Really Clueless?

I wonder how many there are? No I really wonder if you counted, “Would the numbers be staggering?” I’m talking about scattered “sheep.” Those who wanted to be a part of a vibrant and thriving Church, but for one sad reason or more took the back door, left the Church. Said a sad and brokenhearted, “Adios.”  I…

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