I have been watching and praying for my fellow Officers and Soldiers who have served and are currently serving on Emergency Disaster Services teams in Texas and Florida. Some of … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army: Emergency Disaster Services – Touching Lives, Not Networks.
The Syrian Refugee Crisis, The Terror Attack in Paris, ISIS…what is the response of the Christian Church?
It hasn’t happened yet…but, “Santa’s Workshop” is in full swing as presents and other gift items are placed on folding tables where our Sunday School class usually meets and are … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Expressions of Christmas Distribution…
Perhaps this will sound poetic and a little disjunct…perhaps you will relate. Every year we gear up, dear Officer, staff, volunteers and friends. Every year we spend countless hours planning, … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Expressions of an Officer at Christmas
Can we identify with those who live on the streets? I don’t mean hopeless conversations and pre-judgement calls such as “Well, they’re drunks and if I give them money they … Continue reading Personalizing Homelessness
The title I have used today is a quote from one of my favorite Chris Farley movies: “Tommy Boy”. In it he discovers (falsely so) that he has a … Continue reading “Brothers don’t shake hands…Brothers gotta hug!”
Lamentations 3:21-23 (NIV) Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They … Continue reading A Steadfast love!