Sheep and their Shepherds

This is Shrek the sheep. Shrek is a Marino sheep which is a breed especially prized for its fine, soft wool. He became famous in the spring of 2004 when after avoiding being caught and shorn for six years he was found hiding out in caves. Of course, during this time his fleece grew without anyone there to sheer (shave) it. When Shrek was finally found and shaved, his fleece weighed an amazing sixty pounds! Most Marino sheep have a fleece weighing just under ten pounds, with the exception usually reaching thirty-three pounds. Beginning in 1998, this sheep began to […]

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Sunday 01-02-11

      The Elders:  The Genders: God’s God’s Design for Women.mp3[powerpress]      WARNING: Each of the lessons in this series are longer than normal due to the depth and accuracy needed to cover this subject. Average duration is 1.5 hours per recording. Our church went through an amazing transformation at the end of 2010. By the Lord’s direction, we switched from a solitary female Pastor led group to a all male elder led New Testament church. The change did not come easy! This is our story… In June of 2010, I (Pastor Mark) was infrequently attending a bible […]

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1 John 1:9

Let me begin by saying that I appreciate the input thus far and I have only read those who have posted, I have not taken the time yet to read the articles, but I intend to do so.   Also let me say that I believe the entirety of this letter is to believers, not unbelievers or a mixed group of both unbelievers and believers – I believe this to be the obvious truth of all the letters from all the apostles. That is NOT to say that they were unaware of unbelievers being among them for we know they […]

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Can God Murder?

~ by Mark Woodson [Download PDF] Many have had legitimate questions about why it was not counted as murder when Israel killed those God commanded them to kill…especially because it often included people we see as innocent such as women and children. In a video series by Focus on the Family called, The Truth Project, Del Tackett accurately deals with this subject in that he clearly defines murder as “taking” a life. It is in fact a form of stealing – taking something which does not belong to you. Ultimately, because God is the One Who told Israel to “kill […]

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