Must Be “New”!

This 5 month old, little black Icelandic lamb is named "Lavender".  She joined on flock on Restoration Farm, Wyoming just this summer (2017).  I love hearing Lavender's loud, persistent greeting every time I go outside! For the time being, our flock is being dry lotted in our back yard.  This is to protect them from [...]

Resource for Children’s Ministry

"I have a mission I believe in.  I want to preserve meaning of the sheep & shepherd analogies in scripture, to make God's word more relatable to those not now living in agrarian society; to educate people what understanding "I am the Good Shepherd" tells us about Jesus' heart, character and personality.  But being only one person, if this message is truly to spread, it will depend upon teaching as many others as will listen, so they may in turn, teach the people in their own groups.  Essentially, I need to educate "shepherds", that they may be empowered to teach their own "flocks". " 

British article re Sheep Intelligence

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170418-sheep-are-not-stupid-and-they-are-not-helpless-either Remember, God did not use the sheep/shepherd analogy in scripture so often, just to tell you "how stupid" you are!  This analogy is far richer.  People who think sheep are only "stupid", including others who work with them, do not have the patience or insight to see the world from a sheep's point of [...]

Re-discovering Passover and Easter: Which Lamb?

This is "The Kracken", Woolfred, our "male of the first year".  So thankful Jesus paid for my sins, so I never have to sacrifice Woolfred! Leviticus 22 22   "Animals blind or made infirm and weak or maimed, or having sores or a wen [running sore] or an itch or scabs, you shall not offer to the [...]