YouNot all of us pastors have the luxury of having a full worship band, pianist and an ear for music. Let’s face it, some of us reading this article right … Continue reading 10 Ministry Tools for the Non-Musically Inclined Pastor.
The primary purpose for our founders in creating The Salvation Army was to be a Lighthouse, a beacon to the lost. We were founded to help the lost, the drowning … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Why We Should Get Rid of “Church”…
**This blog entry is Officer specific, but this can be applied to soldiers as well! ** Dear Salvation Army Officer who is on the verge of resigning…this is for you. … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army Officers: 4 Reasons Not To Leave Officership
We must tread lightly here, for to insinuate that we know the mind of God is dangerous territory. However, what we know of Him and that of human interaction with … Continue reading 3 Worship Songs God Hates
Sometimes I wonder if Church, the way it is right now, is the way Christ intended it to be. What I mean is, over time the early “Christians” met in … Continue reading “Undoing Church” 4 Ways We Miss The Mark
It is iconic. The brass bands playing music on the street corner, reminiscent of the bygone era of open air meetings. We gather together for territorial and even international events and … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Has Music Become Our Idol?
Chapter 4 “Anything Blaring for Jesus” (Corporate Holiness) “No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it.” -Halford E. Luccock “Teamwork is the ability to … Continue reading Finding the Melodies of Life (a metaphor of holiness) – Chapter 4 “Blaring for Jesus”
Chapter 1 Orientation (Music 101) “I’m starting with the man in the mirror, I’m asking him to change his ways.” -Michael Jackson I remember at the age of … Continue reading “Finding the Melodies of Life” (a metaphor of holiness) – Chapter 1
Introduction “Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.” -Ronald Reagan The band begins to play. Moments before, the sounds of their tuning and dissonant chords … Continue reading Finding the melodies of life (a metaphor of holiness) – Introduction
I was listening to music on the radio as I was dropping my children off at school this morning. Minding my own business, when God decided to pop in for … Continue reading “The God that never lets go!”
I wasn’t asked to give a review of this new offering of the band transMission by anyone, but I’ll give a review anyway. transMission is a Praise/Christian band from Atlanta … Continue reading transMission: New Offerings ‘We Believe’ (Music Review)
I was sitting in the cornet section of the band waiting for the seven measure rest to end and a thought hit me. As the movement continued at a ‘pep … Continue reading The Salvation Army: A Movement, not an Organization