The Church Pastors today do not shepherd their sheep. The churches are empty today because the shepherds don’t look or care for the ones that are gone astray.
They let them leave their churches and never ring them,never visit them and never welcome them to come back. They shut the gate, until some more escape and they to are never looked for or enquired after.
How many sheep have been given by the Good Shepherd to the shepherds and they refuse to shepherd them.
So, today the shepherds sit watching over an empty pen and still pray for more sheep.