Good Shepherd New York is an inter-denominational church centered around the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Our mission is to help New Yorkers embody the love of Christ for the good of our neighbors.
This week Michael reflects on a puzzling parable that offends the sensibilities of the Market World. The story invites us to reconsider how we approach justice in light of God’s commitment to forgiveness and reconciliation.
Another World Is Possible
On a weekend where we remember 9/11, we are confronted by a difficult teaching from Jesus to extend forgiveness beyond the calculations and limits with which our world is accustomed. Instead we are invited to take a step, daily into this new world.
A Vulnerable Truth
Jesus invites us into a holy process of uncomfortable conversations that help us sustain loving community.
Walking On Water
What if the miracles of Jesus aren’t simply raw demonstrations of power but signals with deep meaning for our world?
Abundance in Scarcity
Michael explores the story of Jesus feeding the multitudes and finds a profound axiom for all of life.
Parables and Polarization
How do the series of parables in Matthew 13 speak to our polarizing moment? Michael explores the power of Jesus’ stories for patient and courageous faith.
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Jonathan delivered the most powerful sermon that I have heard in years. May God continue to use him to speak to all of us.