“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?
Let’s face it, the role of a Salvation Army Officer is difficult. I know…understatement of the century! There are certainly joys…along with heartache and sorrows – it’s a mixed bag … Continue reading 3 Resources to help you become a better Salvation Army Officer…
Dear Salvation Army, is our mission still for souls? Are we stubbornly standing between souls condemned and the gates of hell itself? Are we still the voice calling out for … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Kingdom Building or Empire Building?
“Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.”- John Maxwell There are many leaders in our Army. Leaders can be found in our … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army – 3 Leaders You Can Trust…
“There’s no limit to how complicated things can get, on account of one thing always leading to another.” ― E.B. White. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Is Policy Killing Our Mission?
The Salvation Army is modeled after the British Armed Forces…its model from uniform to leadership is very similar. Officers, when under orders, must move to new appointments based on need … Continue reading 4 Dangers Of Autocratic Leadership In The Salvation Army
I am certainly not advocating trying these out today in your corps, actually I’m pleading for all of us to do the opposite. Our various ministries can, and should be … Continue reading Dear Salvationist – 5 Ways To Kill A Corps
Yesterday, we pondered on the topic of 5 Things Leaders Shouldn’t Do Today, we’re going to flip the proverbial coin over and explore 5 things Leaders SHOULD do in their … Continue reading Dear Salvationist, 5 Things Leaders SHOULD Do!
“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who … Continue reading Dear Salvationist -Watch Your Mouth!
“I’m H.A.P.P.Y. I feel like I can fly, I’m going to heaven, I’ll get there by and by…” or so an old Sunday School chorus goes, but is that really … Continue reading The Fake Church – And Why It Needs To Die!
“What you are doing is not good. You and the people with you will certainly wear yourselves out, for the thing is too heavy for you; you cannot handle it … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army – “Leadership, The Art of Delegation”
“I’m sorry, but you’re just not qualified for this position.” This could be a devastating sentence to hear if you were applying for a job or ministry position. One might … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, You’re Not Qualified!