It is a question I have often asked myself. Something I’ve pondered. Waged war with. Chewed on until my jaws ache. Have I (personally speaking) focused too much on the … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Is It Just ‘Busy’ Work?
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.
“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 I was reminded by a Pastor friend of mine recently that … Continue reading Day 55 -Encouragement Required…
“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in…” … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army – A Parable Of US…These are OUR People!!
“Here is the principle – adapt your measures to the necessity of the people to whom you minister. You are to take the Gospel to them in such modes and … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Answering The Call
“If you think of a problem as being like a medieval walled city, then a lot of people will attack it head on, like a battering ram. They will storm … Continue reading Facing The Wall – A Pondering On Problems
The Salvation Army Responds to Worst Refugee Crisis Since World War IIStaff and volunteers on the ground serving physical, emotional and spiritual needs in Europe ALEXANDRIA, VA (September 16, 2015) … Continue reading The Salvation Army Responds to Worst Refugee Crisis Since World War II
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you…” John 14:27 We all find ourselves in places of anxiety and stress from time to time. There are moments when … Continue reading Bits and Peaces
Today I write with encouragement. Today I take off my critical lenses on this army that I love and I wish to encourage you. Every one of these entries on … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Earthquakes, Fires, Disaster…We Are There!
“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the … Continue reading “Finding Refuge”
Is the need that great? Are churches having trouble “keeping up”? Why are some churches outsourcing the care of the poor to agencies? Isn’t there some sort of responsibility that churches ought … Continue reading Churches – “We’re outsourcing our benevolence funds”…Really?
This past August when Robin Williams died, the world was shocked. How could someone so funny come to such a sad and horrible ending? We really do not understand the … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army – The Internal Battle & 3 Prescriptions!