“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”
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
A Personal Admission Statement (for Lent) by Steve Simms Success coaches make a big deal about the importance of having a personal mission statement. It’s a good thing to know … Continue reading Lenten Perspectives Day 2: Featuring Steve Simms
“The sacrifice pleasing to God is a broken spirit. You will not despise a broken and humbled heart, God.” -Psalm 51:17 I have never been much of a lent observer. You know, … Continue reading Lenten Perspective Pondering – Featuring Cadet Bobby Key
Dear Salvationist, the movement of This Army of Salvation is inexplicably wrapped up in the holiness of the body of Christ. Without this deep desire to be Holy and then … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, For THY Mission Make Me Holy
Today, I want to talk about something that doesn’t get talked about enough…our faith and the things we don’t talk about. That sentence sounds funny, but there’s nothing funny about … Continue reading 5 Things About Faith No One Talks About
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy … Continue reading Walking at Midnight on the path of restlessness.
“So he ordered that they be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ…” -Acts 10:48a Recently I was asked a question by one of our volunteers who had been busily … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, If Baptism isn’t Necessary, are Uniforms?
Joseph – Messy Church This time our corps (church) did a messy church on the story of Joseph and his coat of many colors. The major theme was God providing … Continue reading Messy Church – Joseph and His Coat of Many Colors…