Jan 22

Can The Church Learn From Domino’s Pizza?

Domino’s Pizza has been creating quite a buzz by running television commercials that trash their product.  By Dave Burchett (When Bad Christians Happen to Good People) The spots confess that many consumers thought their crust tasted like “cardboard” and the … Continue reading

Apr 25

Am I Old Yet?

Well, yesterday I celebrated my 65th birthday! Although my two oldest “children” (44 & 43 yrs) were not able to visit, my youngest (Katrina) was and so she, Viv and I spent a great day together. Terry (my oldest) and … Continue reading

Feb 03

Changes on ChiefShepherd

Well, I have been pretty much absent for the past few weeks. There have been some personal issues that have restricted me but there were also some very significant issues related to this site. Particularly, I was able to acquire … Continue reading

Sep 05

Sarah Palin as a leadership phenomena

The world has been abuzz for the past week about the governor of Alaska, Mrs. Sarah Palin, who is the Republican VP candidate with Senator John McCain.  There has been a lot of stuff flying around as people attempt to … Continue reading

Sep 01

Does America play a part in the future kingdom?

Been reading a fascinating book called “The Post American World” by Fareed Zakaria on the change in worldview of America and its impact on the future. One of the things we tend to overlook is how global the world has … Continue reading

Aug 09

Evaluating change

Terms like “change” are full of personal and emotional connotations.  For example, change can be a positive word as it is expressed in terms of improving a mindset or organizational concept.  On the other hand, change can be difficult when … Continue reading

Aug 02

What do you want?

Recently, Bill Isaacs posted an article titled,”How much right do I have in wanting change in the COG?” In that article, he described some of the attitudes that people express about “their” church. Some of the more poignant remarks were, … Continue reading

Jun 19

The color of racism

The American Heritage Dictionary defines racism, 1. The belief that race accounts for differences in human character or ability and that a particular race is superior to others. 2. Discrimination or prejudice based on race. Racism is often associated with … Continue reading