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
“Cheap grace is the grace we bestow on ourselves. Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion without confession…Cheap grace is grace without … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Cheap Grace…
“What you are doing is not good. You and the people with you will certainly wear yourselves out, for the thing is too heavy for you; you cannot handle it … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army – “Leadership, The Art of Delegation”
Dear Salvation Army, many of you have just come from the mountain top while at Boundless 2015. God is moving in our army is He not? He has also entrusted … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Are You A Manager Or A Leader?
Dear Salvationists, dear fellow Brothers and Sisters in Christ… let me ask you two questions – Is there a cost to discipleship? Are we called to make sacrifices? The answer … Continue reading Ponder Cast #9 “Setting Our Sights”
Discipleship leads to holiness. Holiness is the intentional shift from self to becoming the very reflection of Christ. If we are to hear the Holy Spirit’s prompting in our lives … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Is Your Corps Designed To Disciple?
Yesterday we explored the wrong ways to disciple: “5 Wrong Ways To Disciple (Part 1) Today I would like to flip the coin. I would like us to look at … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, 5 ‘Right’ Ways To Disciple (Part 2)
Discipleship is important. Jesus lived with His disciples for 3 years, and in those three years He taught them through both words and deed. They were not mere students in … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, 5 Wrong Ways To Disciple (part 1)
Dear Soldiers and Officers, this is not the end all or be all of Corps Growth or the “How to” guide for all things Corps…but this is a start, a … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, How To Build A Healthy Corps
I admit it, the photo is for shock value only…but I want to convey a point with it, so bare with me and please don’t be offended. Have you ever … Continue reading An Army of the walking dead? Mentoring…How do we get out of the ‘Dry Bones’ valley?
Jesus got up from the table. Isn’t that unusual for Master of ceremonies to do? He got up. He had been reclined, as they did in those days. There wasn’t … Continue reading “Doing the will of God”
Many Christians consider discipleship to be only something the disciples of Jesus went through to become apostles. Others consider discipleship to be something only pastors have to go through. Before … Continue reading Discipleship – Love, Trust, Christ-likeness