“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?
I have this memory. Do you know the kind? It’s the kind that embeds those moments in your life, those moments of great fear or panic, and they etch themselves so … Continue reading Drowning In The Waters?
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
A lot has been said about what “Church” should look like. Thousands of books have been written about it. There are many, many workshops and educated teachers whose primary purpose … Continue reading Are We”Doing Church”All Wrong?
When someone intentionally kills another person we call it “murder”. When someone intentionally kills multiple people we call it “mass-murder” When a group claims responsibility for killing over 100 people … Continue reading A Paris Terror Attack Pondering – How We Should Respond
“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!
This pondering is certainly tongue in cheek. I want to poke a little fun at my fellow Christians today. Perhaps some of them didn’t know that their Church signs were … Continue reading 10 Church Signs The You Need To See…And Never Duplicate!
“We are an army of soldiers of Christ, organised as perfectly as we have been able to accomplish, seeking no church status, avoiding as we would the plague of every … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Identity Crisis or just “More than a Church”?
The Pastor looked tired. He gets up to preach the message and delivers an impassioned four point sermon with colorful illustrations and “all the fixin’s”…still no one comes forward to … Continue reading Dear Pastors, Authentic Joy Can Inspire Your Congregation!
Sometimes I wonder if Church, the way it is right now, is the way Christ intended it to be. What I mean is, over time the early “Christians” met in … Continue reading “Undoing Church” 4 Ways We Miss The Mark
There is something to be said about working smarter not harder. That doesn’t mean that we don’t work, mind you…it just means that perhaps there’s a smarter, more effective way. … Continue reading The Ministry Tool Kit, 5 Tech Tips And Tricks
Family. This one word evokes a particular meaning to the reader, doesn’t it? Something specific. Something defined. Something wholesome, perhaps? A television show is “family oriented” or an activity is … Continue reading Perspectives Day # 4 Featuring Captain Marianneke (Anney) Summerifeld “Family”