This was great. Pastor Mike happens to be my grandson. I Peter 5 is my favorite example of how Not to be a good shepherd. I appreciate how it relates and applies as do other passages shared to many other other callings that involve leadership, supervision, parenting etc. interesting how all of our callings of influence have the same core- submitting to and modeling Christ.
“I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding” – Jeremiah 3:15
I’ve just finished my third book in the New Studies in Biblical Theology Series. My goal this year (+next year?) is to get through all 41 books. So far I am loving this series. Each book in the series traces a specific theme throughout all of Scripture. It is some good ol’ Biblical Theology, at its very best! The first theme I worked through was idolatry (previous blog post here) and the second theme was adultery (previous blog post here). I needed a pick-up after those first two (gee, really Mike?) and figured this one by Timothy S. Laniak (Professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell) would hit the spot. If humans are so prone to adultery and idolatry (which we are), then what does it mean to be…
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