Daily Devotions
 

We are thrilled to once again be sharing a daily devotion with you for the season of Advent. These inspiring devotions have been written by YOU the members of Good Shepherd.  A sincere “thank you” to everyone who opened their hearts to share a small piece of their faith journey with us.   As we journey toward Bethlehem in this season, take time each day to walk with God and experience the stirrings of the deep love that took on flesh to walk with us.  

During the four week Advent season, each Wednesday our devotion will be a video reflection by Dr. Kevin Seal, Director of Worship and Music at Good Shepherd, as he shares a teaching about the Words and Music of Advent.

Each new day’s devotion will go live directly on our webpage, goodshepherd.com at 6am, (look under the worship tab at the top right of the front page) or you can follow the link that will be sent out later each morning in an email from Good Shepherd.  


Event date: 5/13/2020 Export event
Pastor Heidi Johns

Daily Devotion

As we continue our month long theme of Joyful Generosity here is a “thank you” received from the East End Adult Education Center after they received a God’s Grace Your Hands check from GSLC member David Schackman.

Today we received our donation from your parishioner, David Schackmann. He has been a longtime volunteer--over 20 years! He believes in our mission to help educate individuals, and volunteers weekly in our tutoring program.

Here is a little bit about what EEAEC does. Last school year we served 191 individuals-- 76 in the educational program, with 25 who graduated with a GED, and 115 in the computer lab for testing, college refresher, job and college search, and application writing.

Our mission, as a government approved charitable organization, is to provide quality educational programs for the residents of the Greater Cincinnati area, aimed at increasing students' basic literacy, academic, computer, and job skills. We turn no serious student away and our services are free. Programs Offered: GED Instruction with one-on-one and group instruction On-site GED Testing for the Official GED College Preparation and Counseling Tutoring for Current College Students Job and Career Counseling Computer Instruction.

John 14:16 Jesus said, “if you love me, you will keep my commandments.  I will ask the Father and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever.”  

The Advocate Jesus is talking about is the Holy Spirit.  The translation of Advocate can be, “one who walks alongside another.”  How might the role of Tutors be seen as the work of the Advocate? “Walking alongside others” is indeed holy work.  Is there someone you can walk alongside today?  what would that look like?

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