Sheep for “shepherds”

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". " 

Positive Pressure

I noticed something today watching the dog herd the sheep. When the pressure (dog) is on the sheep, they tend to line up parallel to each other, and move in the same direction, together. Without they pressure, they kinda do their own thing. Pressure steps up both the focus & the unity of the flock.