Walking at Midnight on the path of restlessness.

“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.

Dear Salvation Army, Where Are We Going?

“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?

3 Resources to help you become a better Salvation Army Officer…

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, 5 Ministry Life Hacks That Can Improve Your Ministry

You’ve seen all of the life hack ideas out there. Wouldn’t it be great if there were Ministry Life Hacks?  Well, there are. I’ve done a little digging on the … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, 5 Ministry Life Hacks That Can Improve Your Ministry

Dear Salvation Army Officers, All My Bags Are Packed…I’m Ready to Go??

We (my family) are under farewell. In Salvation Army terminology we were given marching orders, and soon those orders will come to fruition. It is, as it usually is, bittersweet. … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army Officers, All My Bags Are Packed…I’m Ready to Go??

Dear Salvation Army – 3 Questions To Ask Before Becoming An Officer

Dear Salvationists, this is not 3 “magical beans” reminiscent of Jack and the bean stalk, this is simply an exploration into officership. The Truth: Officership is not for everyone. The … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army – 3 Questions To Ask Before Becoming An Officer

Dear Salvation Army, Warning – Spiritual Alzheimer’s and Atrophy!

Pope Francis recently criticized his own church’s bureaucratic leaders of being power hungry and having spiritual Alzheimer’s. Wow!  Hearing those words strewn together for me has become a warning of … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Warning – Spiritual Alzheimer’s and Atrophy!

Dear Salvation Army, 4 Warning Signs To Watch Out For In Ministry…

Ministry is rewarding, but it isn’t always easy.  Along the way pastors, lay ministers, Salvation Army officers and soldiers face challenges both big and small.  Is it our responsibility to … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, 4 Warning Signs To Watch Out For In Ministry…