I am a Caucasian man. I am a pastor. I love culture. I love diversity. I love people. I am a father. I am a husband. There are many other … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Does Racism Still Exist Within Us?
“At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” 2He called a little child to him, and placed the child … Continue reading I Don’t Want A “Grown-up” Kind Of Faith!
“The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” Psalm 27:1 The truth … Continue reading The Beauty of Faith And Fear Living Together.
What is tradition and why do some of us cling tightly to it and some of us find it suffocating? Why is there such a struggle between being something new … Continue reading “Perspectives” Day # 3 Featuring Captain Shanais Strissel
Opinion–8-ed (A series of eight installments) Number Six – Mulligans for Ministry Having been preoccupied with our new appointment (retired), with plenty of time for thought amid the unpacking and … Continue reading “Perspectives” Day # 2 Featuring Colonel Dennis Strissel “Opinion8ed #6”
Are you a proponent for The Salvation Army getting back to its roots? So am I! There are countless “how to” books out there that offer scholarly advice, some are … Continue reading “Holistic Hospitality” by Captain Andy Miller III – Book Review
The Church is dying at least in the traditional sense. Perhaps it is not visibly seen in the mega church realms yet, but something is taking place in churches all … Continue reading What’s Killing The Church And Is It A Bad Thing?
Regret. Contrition. Self-reproach. Emotions that run deep beneath us. Some propel us for the good. Some dispel any and all forward progress we may have made. You can’t live within … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, I Wish I Had Known…
What if is less about this and more about this – what if we actually LIVED Like it? What if this – Became less important… and this…. Became one of … Continue reading Something to be thankful for? Let’s change that!
Happy the Thankful Heart By Marlene J. Chase Thanksgiving was often a legalistic maneuver when I was growing up. One was to be grateful because it was … Continue reading Perspectives Day #1 – Featuring Colonel Marlene Chase
It is not our Salvation that keeps us Holy. It is but a component of this saving grace. It isn’t our intellect that saves us either. It is the work … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army – The Pathway Of Duty Is Agony Sometimes!
“On the Other Side of the Veil” Have you ever had a dream that was so vivid that when you woke up it took you a few moments to realize … Continue reading Perspectives Day 1 – Featuring Shanais Strissel (Captain) “On the Other Side of the Veil”