“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?
It’s been too long. I have exchanged my prayerful conversations for worry. I have traded assurances for fear… when I should have stood firm, instead I found that my feet … Continue reading Modern Day Psalm.
“The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” -Michelangelo … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Where Are We Going?
“I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the … Continue reading Eclipsed by the Son
“Without careful attention, faith-based organizations will inevitably drift from their founding mission.” ― Peter Greer, Mission Drift: The Unspoken Crisis Facing Leaders, Charities, and Churches In a previous pondering: “Dear … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Correcting Mission Drift
You know that last minute rush to find just the right video to drive home your point, and no matter what you do it seems that video is illusive and … Continue reading Sunday Help: Video Illustrations
“Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving…” … Continue reading A Fallen Tree…is it me?
Last year (2016), General Cox set forth an initiative called Journey of Renewal. This initiative has been created to encourage, grow, and tackle many of the struggles our Army faces … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, How Accountable Are We Really?
As with many of these articles, hear me out before you tell me how outraged you are that I would say such a thing. Let me start by asking you … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Why The Holiness Movement is Dead…
Recently my family adopted a small kitten. We thought it would be good for our eight year old twins. By that I mean we made the mistake of driving past … Continue reading The Kitten, The Lion and Me…
**This blog entry is Officer specific, but this can be applied to soldiers as well! ** Dear Salvation Army Officer who is on the verge of resigning…this is for you. … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army Officers: 4 Reasons Not To Leave Officership