The work of Lost & Found: Ministry of the Shepherd is to:-

  • Proclaim and boldly witness to the Gospel.
  • Write and publish articles, books and magazines.
  • Write and develop evangelisation programmes, Scriptural seminars, video and audio programmes.
  • Conduct prayer meetings, retreats and spiritual gatherings.
  • Respond to the Spirit’s call in any other way.

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Silver Linings offer suggestions in a simple basic way for living a relaxed and balanced life through the power of attitude, thinking, and creating your own stress-less life.

  • On Christmas Day we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. But just who was Jesus? Jesus was the perfect man. No mind but an infinite mind could have left behind those things which Jesus gave the world as a heritage.You are invited to listen to the Christmas Day Silver Linings podcast as Terry Lees elaborates on Jesus and the impact his life had, and still has, on our world.Silver Linings can inspire you towards the achievement of your dreams, to...

  • Saint Nicholas who had a reputation for secret gift-giving, such as putting coins in the shoes of those who left them out for him, and thus became the model for the mythical Santa Claus we know today. So, even within the real meaning of Christmas, we can still leave room for that mythical Santa Claus, provided we acknowledge the real reason for the season. There’s a poem by Warren D. Jennings, Santa’s Prayer on Christmas Eve, in which...

  • Do you know the story of the real Santa Claus? Yes, there is a Santa Claus. However, we know him more as St. Nicholas. Stories commonly told today about Santa Claus are based on legends surrounding the life of St. Nicholas, considered a patron of children for his generosity to them during his lifetime.The image of Santa Claus has been popularised through television, movies and children’s story books. While some dislike the idea of gift-giving...

  • A Legend is a very old story or set of stories from ancient times, or the stories, not always true, that people tell about a famous event or person. One such Christmas legend is that of the Candy Cane. And, you might be quite surprised to discover that this sweet Christmas treat is a special reminder of the true meaning of Christmas. The candy cane is a long-time Christmas tradition, used as decorations on Christmas trees and also one of the...

  • At Christmas, Christians all over the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Traditional Christmas decoration often can be admired, and festive celebrations can be joined in most countries, even in many of the countries where Christianity is not the religion of the majority of people. Christmas trees are a popular decoration as are tiny sparkling lights in windows and on walls. God wants something else from us at Christmastime. God wants...

  • In his book The Song of the Bird, Anthony de Mello relates the story of the tiger and the disabled fox. Some people have the view of spirituality as mostly sitting and waiting on God. The problem is that if God only acted directly, why would I need others? It’s my experience that most often the way God provides for me is through other people who have shared their love, generosity, and support with me. God has used “the tigers” in my life...

Spend some quiet time with God. These reflections offer food to nourish the heart and mind.

2020 Vision for 2020
2020 Vision for 2020December 18, 20202020 – a year to remember or a year to forget? Each of us will respond with different reasons for choosing one or the other, but one thing is certain...Read More
The Good News Was Never Meant To Be A Secret
The Good News Was Never Meant To Be A SecretDecember 17, 2020Do you ever have the feeling, while reading Scripture, Jesus is speaking directly to you?Read More
Seeing Life as Gift
Seeing Life as GiftSeptember 23, 2020Visiting our old hometown got me to reflecting on the value of life. This is the town in which my wife and I were married; the birthplace of our two daughters and two sons, the youngest of whom celebrated his 43rd birthday this week whilst we were here; it is the place my mother died. Hence it is sacred ground. Read More

God speaks … but do we listen?
God speaks … but do we listen?August 28, 2020“We have to do what is required of us and confidently leave the rest to God.” These words stood out for me in a reflection this week and I thought: “It can’t be any clearer than that.” What was so special about them? It was God speaking directly and straightforward to me, responding to a prayer of the previous night.Read More
The Look of Love
The Look of LoveJuly 2, 2020The time arrived and I rushed Pattie to Hospital for the birth of our first child. She was scared, but only seemed nervous. Read More
Soar on Eagles’ Wings
Soar on Eagles’ WingsJune 5, 2020Soar on Eagles’ Wings They that hope in the LORD will renew their strength, they will soar on eagles’ wings; They will run and not grow weary, walk and not grow faint. [Isaiah 40:31] Birds are used as Christian symbols. The peacock symbolises immortality, based on an ancient belief that the flesh of the peacock […]Read More

Lost & Found: Ministry of the Shepherd is an apostolate that has been formed to respond to that call to share the joy and invite others to discover the fullness of life that Jesus proclaimed.

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Greeting Prayer
Greeting PrayerFebruary 20, 2020The LORD bless you and keep you! The LORD let his face shine upon you, and be gracious to you! The LORD look upon you kindly and give you peace! [Numbers 6: 24-26]Read More
Sign of Cross
Sign of CrossNovember 8, 2016Lord Jesus, I sign my heart with the sign of the cross, reminding myself of your love for each person. I ask that I may grow in faithfulness as your friend.  I sign my lips with the sign of the cross that I may speak as you would speak.  I sign my hands with the […]Read More
Prayer of St Ignatius of Loyola – Suscipe
Prayer of St Ignatius of Loyola – SuscipeOctober 3, 2016Take, Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, and my entire will, All I have and call my own. You have given all to me. To you, Lord, I return it. Everything is yours; do with it what you will. Give me only your love and your grace, that is enough for […]Read More

Come Holy Spirit
Come Holy SpiritAugust 11, 2016  Come, Holy Spirit, today help me pause. Help me consider, Help me ask for, seek out, and recognise wisdom. As you will, help me be your instrument of wisdom for others who are searching, for others who are hurting.  Come, Holy Spirit, today allow me to understand more. I want to see as you […]Read More
Prayer for the New Evangelisation
Prayer for the New EvangelisationJuly 4, 2016‘“Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.’  But how can they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how can they believe in him of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone to preach? And how can people preach unless they are […]Read More
‘Shepherd’ – A Poem by Joyce Rupp
‘Shepherd’ – A Poem by Joyce RuppJuly 4, 2016I have been in that bleak valley When the last bit of joyfulness Was sucked out of my spirit By the ripping winds of desolation.   In those times of extended anguish The memory of green pastures With you shepherding my way Brought me strength to go on.   Shepherd, now, others in need As […]Read More