Posts from December 2012

Posts from December 2012

Shepherds

A while ago pastor Ken reminded us that the angels revealed to the shepherds and not to kings or religious rulers, that the Messiah had been born. That set something going in my slightly under-sized brain and got me to looking around for some information about the shepherds of Jesus’ day. I’ve been told before that these guys were poor, but it turns out that they were beyond poor—they were at the bottom of the socio-economic food chain. Actually, not…