“End? No, the journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path, one that we all must take. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to … Continue reading A Pastoral Pondering on Life, Death and Hope…
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.
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…
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
Greetings fellow Salvationists and friends! I wanted to delve into the topic of the High Council in this post, and perhaps share in your thoughts, opinions and hopes for what … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, 3 Things About The High Council…
“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