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?
Dear Salvation Army, are we fooling ourselves? Are we seeing one thing within our ivory towers while the reality looks quite different? Please don’t take offense. I mean no disrespect. … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, The Fish-Bowl Effect…
Dear Salvation Army, reconciliation is a beautiful thing. We seek it for our soldiers, we preach it from our pulpits, but do we truly live it? I have heard it … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Mending Fences…
“The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” -Michelangelo … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Where Are We Going?
Last year (2016), General Cox set forth an initiative called Journey of Renewal. This initiative has been created to encourage, grow, and tackle many of the struggles our Army faces … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, How Accountable Are We Really?
From the start, some of us might shirk at the idea that nepotism still exists in The Salvation Army. But we must recognize that even the Booths promoted family to … Continue reading Dear Salvationist, Does Nepotism Still Exist In Our Army?
This quote has bothered me, perhaps more than it should. Is there more to this conversation that has not been quoted here that would cast a different light on this … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Is The General Right?
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
“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!
“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”
“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were … Continue reading Dear Salvationists….3 Reasons To Run From Church.
“I’m sorry, but you’re just not qualified for this position.” This could be a devastating sentence to hear if you were applying for a job or ministry position. One might … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, You’re Not Qualified!