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.
Have you ever heard the old phrase: ‘Nothing lasts forever‘. It’s usually said to bring comfort to those who have lost a loved ones, a relationship, a treasured item like … Continue reading Devotional: A Love That Never Fails
“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…
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
The Syrian Refugee Crisis, The Terror Attack in Paris, ISIS…what is the response of the Christian Church?
I went to High School today…I mean I visited one, not attending one…I did attend several years ago. We were handing out backpacks the school social workers and counselors for … Continue reading Connecting The Dots At School – (A Pondering on our Youth)
We are adding a new addition to Pastorsponderings, podcasts! Today, we’re going to add our first podcast offering – “Pressing on or drop it like it’s hot”. Click on the … Continue reading “Pressing on or Drop it like it’s hot”
You know what I have trouble with? Injustices. Those moments in life when, both big and small injustices take place. It is mind boggling that there are people in our … Continue reading A Pondering On Injustice…
It is easy to do. To dwell upon negative comments. To feast upon the criticism. Somethings are just not good enough for anyone. Let’s face it, you just cannot please … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Nativity or Negativity?
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 once had an Officer, whom I greatly admire, tell me the secret to a successful, healthy corps. Do you wanna know what he said? Let’s see how long I … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Supercharge Your Ministry With Just One Word!
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