“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?
Listen to the Podcast here (or read transcript below): Dear fellow Ponderers, I apologize for my absence as of late, you see we had a double whammy in our home. … Continue reading The Scariest Journey…(Podcast & Pondering)
“…So the Israelites did as Joshua commanded them. They took twelve stones from the middle of the Jordan, according to the number of the tribes of the Israelites, as the … Continue reading Day 38 – “The Landmarks of Everest”
“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?
“Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.” James 4:14 Life … Continue reading 3 Vitals About This Life…
Why do we have this large table in the front of our sanctuaries? What is it for? Is it for decoration? Is it to accompany the old modesty rails? What … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, What’s The Reason For The Holiness Table?
There is this deep, inky black-hole within all of us. We can pretend, we can play the charade.. we can place masks upon our faces… and ignore that it is … Continue reading To Love Lost…
“I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me … Continue reading Let’s Get Uncomfortable About Prayer
What do you mean by “Lawnmower theology”? you might be asking…let me first tell you a story. I was mowing the grass the other day. I greatly enjoy mowing, it’s … Continue reading Spiritual Growth – A Lawnmower Theology
Look at this picture of thorny weeds; imagine living in it- right there in the middle of that ugly, painful nest of flesh tearing barbs. Imagine yourself moving around in … Continue reading “Hello…there you are!!” – Featuring Captain Shanais Strissel
“If you think of a problem as being like a medieval walled city, then a lot of people will attack it head on, like a battering ram. They will storm … Continue reading Facing The Wall – A Pondering On Problems