Jesus The Good Shepherd

A Good Shepherd Sunday Homily

“… and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice.  A stranger they will not follow, … for they do not know the voice of a stranger.”

A few years ago, the theology department at a major university hosted a church leader from central Europe. The Soviet Union had just come apart and the pastor’s country was emerging from a long dark night of Communist oppression into the first light of freedom. At a dinner for the pastor, guests were full of questions about what was happening in Europe and the former Soviet bloc. Continue reading