“If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as a Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep … Continue reading “Legacy – Owning Your Influence” – Precious Diamonds!
People have reminded me over and over again that change just for the sake of change isn’t always good…I agree! I am not proposing change just because it’s the “in” … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, When Do We Hit The Reset Button?…
The History Lesson In 1519 Hernan Cortes, Spanish explorer, landed on Mexican soil. He and his 600 Spanish troops were commissioned to take Mexico for Spain. In a swift move … Continue reading Burn Your Ships And Commit!
“At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” 2He called a little child to him, and placed the child … Continue reading I Don’t Want A “Grown-up” Kind Of Faith!
I keep thinking about Mary encountering Jesus in the garden post-death. Imagine it with me if you can: She is going there to properly take care of his dead body. She … Continue reading Seeking Dead-Jesus… (a reflection of Mary at the tomb)
Self-worth: Many people struggle with this issue in life. Some people decide that they truly are worthless and in that moment they become full of self-loathing. At the very least … Continue reading “NOT WORTHLESS!!” 3 Ways to Discovering Your Self-Worth (Pt. 1)
Yesterday I talked about three erroneous ways in which we go about “doing” church (Link: What if we are “doing” Church all wrong Pt.1) Somebody pointed out to me that … Continue reading What if we are “doing” Church all wrong? Pt. 2
Let’s face it, not everything can be taught in a class room. Would it shock you, dear soldier, to know that they can’t teach you everything you need to know … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army – 5 Things They Don’t Prepare You For In Officer’s Training
We said goodbye to her dazzling smile the glow of her light dimmed, flickered and died. We bid farewell to her stunning song the last refrain the tears… of pain. … Continue reading Light is never buried (A poem)
Dear Soldier, Let me clarify with a story… A long time ago… I had the distinct displeasure of confronting an issue in our corps. It was unpleasant. It was sad. I … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, I Won’t Apologize To Sin…
What if is less about this and more about this – what if we actually LIVED Like it? What if this – Became less important… and this…. Became one of … Continue reading Something to be thankful for? Let’s change that!
I have this visual in my head. It’s the image of me and the image of God…and they are so vastly different. In this image, I am so very, very … Continue reading Life…emptying the ocean into a thimble…