Mark 4:21-25 “Jesus went on: “Does anyone bring a lamp home and put it under a washtub or beneath the bed? Don’t you put it up on a table or on … Continue reading What Are You Illuminating?
*This was written during our recent transition, but will find some resonance in those who also have moved and are still in the process of moving* There is restlessness within … Continue reading Meditations of a Farewelling Officer (a poem of sorts)
First of all let me set the record straight, if we aren’t following Christ and desiring to be like Him in every way, then we really shouldn’t call ourselves Christians. … Continue reading 4 Ways We Get Christianity Wrong
Hey fellow ponderers, please allow me this moment to be a little selfish…actually I want to specifically think of my children, and other officer kids out there on the cusp … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army Officer’s Kids: 5 Survival Tips For Officer Kids Who Are Moving…
There is a problem with our self-reliance. Independence is a great thing, but are we independent from God? Do we only require God’s help when it gets tough and we … Continue reading If It’s Not Broke…Then Break It.
We all go through times while on the journey where the road is silent. Other times our prayer life is full of answers and confirmations from God. Dare I even … Continue reading Hello Again, It’s Me…(A Pondering on Silence In The Prayer Journey)
Dear fellow Ponderers… I have been dragging my feet in writing this for some time. Not because I didn’t want to write this edition to Pastorsponderings, but rather because I … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army: Communion, It’s Not What You Think It Is…
I always have fond memories of the Easter season. Growing up in the church, I don’t recall a time when I didn’t go to church. Many times I sat through … Continue reading Easter Memories – Childhood Recollections…
Key Verses: Matthew 4:1-11, 26:36-45, 69-75 The Theme is – How to be Strong, Prayer & Lenten/Easter We all face temptations in life, but how and where do we find … Continue reading Lenten Messy Church – Temptation
Where did the human race come from? Did we evolve out of space dust and starlight? Or were we designed for a specific purpose? That is the ultimate question. But … Continue reading Lenten Perspectives Day 5b – Featuring Cadet Justin Steckbauer
As we enter into the Lenten season, let us remember that Jesus is no longer in the tomb. On the third day He was raised from the dead, defeating the … Continue reading Lenten Perspectives Day 5a – Featuring Cadet Aaron Johnson
The Resurrection means everything to me. It means that instead of having just a dying Jesus, a Saviour from my sins, I also have a living Jesus, a Lord for … Continue reading Lenten Perspective Day 4: Featuring Major Stephen Court
Where Jesus Died READ: I Corinthians 15:1-5 “Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures” (I Cor. 15:3b, NIV) In family devotions with our two young children, my wife … Continue reading Lenten Perspectives Day 3 – Featuring Bob Hostetler