“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?
“We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.” ― John Maxwell Have you heard of the phrase “less is more”? How about the phrase “Don’t put all your … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Failure Is Certain Unless…
“Some people aim at nothing in life and hit it with amazing accuracy.” ―Aman Jassal “We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.” ―John C Maxwell Having … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, 3 Reasons Your Corps Needs A Vision Statement
Jesus had more than 12 disciples…yet many left Him. (John 6:66) Did Jesus call each one of these “AWOL” disciples? No. Some joined the band later during the rise of … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army: Why Quality Is Better Than Quantity
It happens from time to time in every organization.Perhaps those appointed, elected, or assigned to the responsibilities of leadership forget what it was like to be led. Perhaps along the … Continue reading 3 Warning Signs – When Leaders Are Out of Touch with Reality.
It spurred William Wilberforce, subsequent to his conversion, to dedicate the rest of his life to the abolition of slavery in the eighteenth century. It was the command that … Continue reading Perspectives Day 3 – Featuring Commissioner Clive Adams “Do Something!”
“SEMANTICS ANTICS” (Stephen Court) Words have power. Yes, this truth is usually used in the context of either speaking life instead of death (see James on the tongue) or of … Continue reading Perspectives Day 2 – Featuring Stephen Court (Major) “Semantics Antics”
We would most likely all agree that mission and purpose in ministries as well as organizations are vital to its effectiveness and success. But is there a trade off to … Continue reading Human Sacrifices…they still happen (A Lesson in leadership)
Sometimes I think the church is more concerned about competition than it is about people.It strikes me that many churches spend a lot of money on “church-growth” seminars and … Continue reading Is Salvation important…to the Church?
I’ve heard it from both sides of the argument. The Salvation Army is a movement not an organization…wait what? Is it an unorganized movement then? Certainly what began as a … Continue reading Salvation Army Identity Crisis?
“Nothing wilts faster than laurels that have been rested upon.” –Percy Bysshe Shelly The hero takes the stage as the crowd explodes into cheerful celebration. After grueling torment and near … Continue reading “Get Off Of Your Laurels!”
In just under a month the High Council will meet, pray, deliberate and finally elect a new General of This Salvation Army. Its message and mission is still relevant. This … Continue reading Attributes: AN ARMY VISION