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The Simplicity of Trust and Obedience 

Tim Keep

Every joy and blessing and success I’m experiencing today (today I “celebrate” turning 55 and qualifying for the senior discount!), I owe to God’s grace and the simplicity of the Christian life expressed in the lyrics below.
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What Jesus Followers Do With Power

Tim Keep

The disciples understood who he was— “the Messiah, the son of the living God.” The Father had revealed this to them. He deserved respect. He deserved honor. He deserved hospitality. As his apostles, they felt they deserved these things, too.
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Fat with Want

Tim Keep Sr.

When we think of our suffering as increasing our joy in God and our eternal happiness, it puts our present pain in the proper perspective.
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What Does it Mean to Follow Jesus?

Darrell Stetler II

Jesus is quite confident in the power of the Holy Spirit to make you like him. When he extends an invitation to discipleship, he’s not inviting you to a once-a-week church service or occasional volunteering. He is expressing his confidence in the power of grace to make you 100% like him.
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Shepherds Global Classroom

Tim Keep Sr.

Shepherds Global Classroom (“SGC”) exists to serve underserved pastors and Christian leaders around the world by providing a unique curriculum for the multiplication of indigenous, informal, and non-formal Bible schools and seminaries. 
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Philippine Report

Johnathan Arnold

For years, I’ve heard about Shepherd’s Global Classroom and seen their books. But until my recent trip to the Philippines with President Timothy Keep, I didn’t understand the scope of their vision, the urgent need they are working to address, or the impressive network they have already developed in countries across the world.
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Call People To Repentance

Call People To Repentance

Tim Keep Sr.

When repentance becomes specific, spiritual expectation rises too (Luke 3:15). Repentance is not the goal; Jesus is! Repentance makes the heart ready for the coming of Jesus (Luke 3:16-17). 
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I Cried

Dr. Randall McElwain

I cried. I don’t often cry. But last Sunday night, I cried as we drove through the streets of Kasur City, Pakistan.
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Every Step Recorded

Every Footstep Recorded

Tim Keep Sr.

As I look back over the miles of my life, I can see that I have grown. My pace has quickened. My steps are straighter. I’m stumbling less. It’s not easy for Satan to seduce me from the path now. Grace has taught me—is teaching me—to walk. 
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The Unexamined Life

Tim Keep Sr.

A spiritual leader must “test everything, [and] hold fast to what is good” (I Thessalonians 5:21).
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Never Swing A Dull Axe

Tim Keep Sr.

Each swing is more efficient, effective, and productive when the tool is sharp.
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What Leaders Do With Power

Tim Keep Sr.

Jesus sometimes trained his leaders by putting them in challenging situations and evaluating their responses.
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