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Sheep Shed is a non-profit Christian Mentoring Ministry that serves both individuals and groups.

Mentoring Ministry prepares individuals for life challenges, prayer, coaching and teaching through self-evaluation and participation in small groups.

Individual Counseling helps build a better relationship with God, others and yourself through examining boundaries, prayer, teaching, support, encouragement, healing and spiritual growth.

At any given time in our journey through life we are either a shepherd or one of the sheep; we lead or follow.The goal is to keep moving. However, we find ourselves repeating unwanted patterns and not where we would like to be in life. Sheep Shed Mentoring Ministers identify the roots of unwanted behavior and walk you through the healing process  to clean up the past, help you identify your gifts, know your purpose and move into it.

It is our belief that Jesus Christ is the ultimate healer. Share the Good News that Jesus Christ heals the brokenhearted and sets the captives free (Luke 4:18-19).

Heal. Equip. Go forth to share the Good News.

Thirst: The Aching Void Filled by One Thing

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Good Friday, Your Journey | 0 comments

Thirst: The Aching Void Filled by One Thing

Easter brings our thoughts to Jesus, His journey to the cross and His resurrection. Some will attend services that will include Stations of the Cross, The Seven Sayings of Jesus on the Cross, and more depending how you celebrate and the traditions you bring.

Records of celebrations fill journals to pass the traditions to the generations to come. John the disciple, whom Jesus loved, wrote his gospel with the purpose that people might believe that Jesus is the Christ, and so find Life in his name. Jn. 20:30-31 (1).

Consider the Seven Utterances of Jesus on the Cross, especially “I Thirst” from John 19:28 “Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, saith, I Thirst.” (1)

The men who offered the wine vinegar assumed He meant He was thirsty and wanted water but remember Jesus had just gone through three hours of darkness in which God had turned from Him when Jesus said: “I thirst.” Also, His previous words were, “My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken me?” (2)

These words gave evidence that Jesus was a human, a man. However, He didn’t stop being who He was, in addition to his deity He took on perfect humanity. He was the God-man. “The Word became flesh; he became what he was not before though he never ceased to be all that he was previously.” (3)

His spirit was broken. The Bible says, “A broken Spirit drieth the bones.” (Prov. 17:22) His thirst was not for water it was because God had turned from Him, He was thirsting, longing for God. His “thirst’ was the effect of the agony of his soul in the fierce heat of God’s wrath.
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We Only Do What We’ve Always Done

Posted by on Jan 24, 2016 in Your Direction, Your Journey | 0 comments

We Only Do What We’ve Always Done

By now, January should be full of those good intentions and monumental changes we imagined through the last months of 2015. We imagine everything will be better when the New Year comes.

There is an ancient proverb that says,

“One will only continue to do what can be incorporated into daily life.”

  • If you are a dominant person, you won’t read much more of this, having already accomplished the work wanted without much thought except just do it.
  • If you are a people person, you may resist making goals, plans and following through because you can’t remember if goals written for last year and finding them would be a challenge.
  • Another person would get friends together and see what they are doing before sharing your ideas of things written down for this year. The relationship with them is more important than airing your intent for the year, and may take longer.
  • Another person would have to check over everything done in the last year and make sure it was correct and worth doing before making any changes at all in this new year fearing the possibility for error before adding any new tasks at all.

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Thanks Giving

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Life Model, Purpose, Your Direction, Your Journey | 0 comments

Thanks Giving

November is a time for “thanks giving”.

It’s not only a time for turkey and dressing but a time to remember and reflect on all that God does and thank Him. Prayer is the tool to connect with God to do that. Make November a Thanksgiving Prayer month.

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