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…
“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!
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy … Continue reading “The Feast of Bitter Berries…”
There are men and women in our Army who have made a lasting impact on the world around them. Two such people are featured here today. Both Commissioner Du Plessis … Continue reading Perspectives Day #4 “Commissioner Corner” Featuring Commissioner Paul Du Plessis & Comissioner Harry Read
If you’re part of The Salvation Army, you’re part of a dynamic, exciting movement with a desire to change the world. There I’ve said it. Though one may ask, what … Continue reading Perspectives Day #2 Featuring Captain Pete Brookshaw – “What is a Salvationist? You’ll be surprised by the answer…”
“Opinion–8-ed” (A series of eight installments) Number Seven – Mulligans for Ministry continued In his excellent biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Eric Metaxas includes this important event as foundational to Bonhoeffer’s … Continue reading Perspectives Day #1 – Featuring Colonel Dennis Strissel “Opinion8ed”
Family. This one word evokes a particular meaning to the reader, doesn’t it? Something specific. Something defined. Something wholesome, perhaps? A television show is “family oriented” or an activity is … Continue reading Perspectives Day # 4 Featuring Captain Marianneke (Anney) Summerifeld “Family”
What is tradition and why do some of us cling tightly to it and some of us find it suffocating? Why is there such a struggle between being something new … Continue reading “Perspectives” Day # 3 Featuring Captain Shanais Strissel
Opinion–8-ed (A series of eight installments) Number Six – Mulligans for Ministry Having been preoccupied with our new appointment (retired), with plenty of time for thought amid the unpacking and … Continue reading “Perspectives” Day # 2 Featuring Colonel Dennis Strissel “Opinion8ed #6”
On “Changing the Army” A loyal soldier approached me, it was clear he had something important to say. It was Sunday and the holiness meeting had just finished. His index … Continue reading Perspectives Day 1 Featuring Captain Andy Miller III
Many within the realms of Facebook and other social media sites have been blessed and encouraged in reading poems and thoughts by Commissioner Harry Read. He also has written books … Continue reading Perspectives Day #5 Featuring Commissioner Harry Read