Shepherding vs Sheep Herding

Shepherding vs Sheep Herding

You don’t have to know sheep in order to herd them. They can be driven by dogs or by helicopters (and I suspect robot shepherds operating on artificial intelligence will eventually replace animate herders of any sort). And sheep don’t need to know the dog...
The Shepherd’s Voice

The Shepherd’s Voice

In order for a shepherd to effectively care for his sheep, there must be trust. That trust is born of familiarity, and proximity. There must be a physical presence and a presence of heart. The Great Shepherd said that his sheep follow him because they know his voice....
Where There Is No Shepherd

Where There Is No Shepherd

One of the oft-observed characteristics of Jesus on earth was his compassion. His heartfelt concern ranged from the mundane to the mortal. From the discomfort of an empty stomach (Mark 8:2) to the deadliness of demon possession (Mark 9:22). From the bereaved (Luke...
Partnership Synonyms

Partnership Synonyms

Here are some of the words and phrases used in scripture in relation to partnership: co-worker fellow worker joint heir co-laborer partner companion yokefellow worked with working together join in strive together have the same attitude follow Take each of these and...
The Value of Partnership

The Value of Partnership

Seventeen years ago I started a project with my son: we built a special table and began to create a model train layout on it. We had mountains and tunnels and a lake…it was really going to be cool. We bought the track and the train and all the equipment needed...

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