Aug 7, 2018

The Great Shepherd

1 Min Read

Here’s an excerpt from The Great Shepherd, Burk Parson’s contribution to the August issue of Tabletalk:

When we hear the word shepherd, we typically think of a gentle, mild-mannered man in a relaxed posture surrounded by sheep grazing in a serene valley with beautiful hills. But that’s only part of the picture. Shepherds are first and foremost guardians and protectors of the sheep. They must be gentle and strong, tender and courageous, caring and fierce. Today, in many parts of the world, as in the ancient Near East, shepherds are some of the most skilled hunters and warriors among their people.

Continue reading The Great Shepherd, or begin receiving Tabletalk magazine by signing up for a free 3-month trial.

For a limited time, the new allows everyone to browse and read the growing library of back issues, including this month’s issue.