Stephen's main scripture was the 23 Psalm, and for 3 sessions he broke it down to the elements of true shepherding. Here is the outline. I believe that you'll find some of the Americanized pastoral roles missing. Personally, I find that refreshing..
SERVING – PS. 23:1 THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD
HEALING – PS.23:2 I SHALL NOT WANT
EQUIPPING – PS.23:2 HE MAKES ME TO LIE DOWN IN GREEN PASTURE
PREPARING – PS.23:2 HE LEADS ME BESIDE THE STILL WATER
HELPING – PS.23:3 HE RESTORES MY SOUL
ENTERING – PS.23:2 HE LEADS ME BESIDES THE PATHS OF RIGHTEOUSNESS FOR HIS NAME SAKE
REASSURING – PS. 23:4 YEA THOUGH I WALK THROUGH THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH I WILL FEAR
NO EVIL FOR YOU ARE WITH ME
DIRECTING – PS.23:4 YOUR ROD AND YOUR STAFF, THEY COMFORT ME
IMPRESSING – PS.23:5 YOU PREPARE A TABLE BEFORE ME IN THE PRESENCE OF MY ENEMY
NURTURING – PS. 23:5 YOU ANOINT MY HEAD WITH OIL, MY CUP RUNS OVER
GIVING – PS. 23:6 SURELY GOODNESS AND MERCY SHALL FOLLOW ME ALL THE DAYS OF MY LIFE AND I WILL DWELL IN THE HOUSE OF THE LORD
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