“…I will be found by you, declares the Lord…” Jeremiah 29:14 Have you ever misplaced your keys…your wallet…you cell phone? I once lost my cell phone, and I began to … Continue reading “Lost and Found”
“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Let’s face it, we all encounter difficult days…some more difficult than … Continue reading Silence is a Killer…A Devotional Pondering.
So we did a weekend of Messy Church recently, that consisted of 2 hour segments on the topic of the “I Am’s” of Jesus. I would recommend along with leaders … Continue reading Messy Church – Weekend VBS…”I Am’s of Jesus”
First let me insist that failing to plan is a plan to fail…I am sure you have heard that before. But it’s true. Everyone of us has potential to risk … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, 3 Reasons Why Failure IS An Option…
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