Dear Salvation Army, The Fish-Bowl Effect…

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…

Dear Salvation Army: Communion, It’s Not What You Think It Is…

Dear fellow Ponderers… I have been dragging my feet in writing this for some time. Not because I didn’t want to write this edition to Pastorsponderings, but rather because I … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army: Communion, It’s Not What You Think It Is…

Dear Salvation Army, Where Are We Going?

“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?

Dear Salvationist, Does Nepotism Still Exist In Our Army?

From the start, some of us might shirk at the idea that nepotism still exists in The Salvation Army.  But we must recognize that even the Booths promoted family to … Continue reading Dear Salvationist, Does Nepotism Still Exist In Our Army?

Dear Salvation Army – 10 Things That Will Kill Your Corps

Today I want to explore with you only ten things that will kill our corps.  As with other lists we have compiled here on Pastorsponderings, this is merely a primer … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army – 10 Things That Will Kill Your Corps

Dear Salvation Army Officers, All My Bags Are Packed…I’m Ready to Go??

We (my family) are under farewell. In Salvation Army terminology we were given marching orders, and soon those orders will come to fruition. It is, as it usually is, bittersweet. … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army Officers, All My Bags Are Packed…I’m Ready to Go??