Monthly Archives: September 2019

A Lesson from the Redwoods

This summer we went Sequoia National Park in California. It was amazing to see these giant redwoods which are so old and so enormous that it is hard to even imagine! These trees are over 2000 years old. Redwoods have … Continue reading

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Finding Abundance of Faith and Gratitude The youth of Good Shepherd came home from our Chicago trip with a really big question: Why do so many hard things happen to some people? We met young men whose parents had died, … Continue reading

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Finding Abundance part 2

The youth of Good Shepherd found abundance as they served in Chicago. Last week I told about the abundance of love and grace we found working with the children at R-City. This week I’d like to share some thoughts about … Continue reading

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Finding Abundance in Chicago’s South Side

Last week a group of 6 youth and 2 leaders from Good Shepherd spent the week learning in Chicago. We set out ready to serve, learn, and share with the people we met in the south side of Chicago. As … Continue reading

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Choose Life

I love first day of school photos. Those “first day” photos are filled with excitement, hope, and questions. As we look at those photos on social media, we pray for the students and all the new school year will bring. … Continue reading

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