Heart of a Shepherd

A practical, lay-friendly, chronological daily Bible study of the Scriptures

Welcome to the new website of Heart of A Shepherd.

The look has changed, but the mission is the same–to encourage the daily study of God’s Word with commentary, fresh insights, and practical applications to life in the 21st century.  In addition to the daily Bible studies and devotions, the new site features  “Subscriber Only” sections: “Uncommon, Common Sense” studies in Proverbs and “Hot Topics” (articles and devotions that offer a Biblical perspective on our world and current events).  

Old Testament

Bible Studies

Heart of a Shepherd

Video Devotionals

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New Testament

Bible Studies



Studies in Uncommon, Common Sense.

(Members Only)

The Shepherd’s Wife



Marriage and Family



Hot Topics:

(Members Only)

A Biblical Perspective on Life and News

Pastor Travis D. Smith

You are invited to join Heart of A Shepherd for a two-year, chronological journey through the Scriptures. Heart of A Shepherd is a daily devotional site authored by Pastor Travis D. Smith of Hillsdale Baptist Church, Tampa, FL.

By following Heart of A Shepherd, you will take a journey through the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. By subscribing to Heart of A Shepherd, you will not only receive a daily reminder to read the Scriptures but have the bonus of an insightful, practical, and daily devotional commentary sent to your inbox.