I have to admit right up front that I was never an avid fan of Bowie’s music. Sure, I know all of the hits, like “China Girl“, “Let’s Dance” and … Continue reading David Bowie, Lazarus, Blackstar, Life and Death
The History Lesson In 1519 Hernan Cortes, Spanish explorer, landed on Mexican soil. He and his 600 Spanish troops were commissioned to take Mexico for Spain. In a swift move … Continue reading Burn Your Ships And Commit!
I keep thinking about Mary encountering Jesus in the garden post-death. Imagine it with me if you can: She is going there to properly take care of his dead body. She … Continue reading Seeking Dead-Jesus… (a reflection of Mary at the tomb)
Are you disillusioned? Are you worn out? Have you found yourself hanging by a thread at the end of your rope? Are you the walking dead? I’m not talking about … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, The Walking Dead…
“I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” Romans … Continue reading Devotional Pondering – “I have to sacrifice WHAT???”
Please find the link to the podcast here – http://scottstrissel.podomatic.com/entry/2014-04-20T11_12_49-07_00 Podcasts are also available for download via iTunes/Podcasts/Brainerdcorps Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. … Continue reading Easter Sermon Podcast “Death is Dead” (Peeling back the labels) -Brainerd Lakes Corps The Salvation Army
What if Was all just a… …Fairy tale. And all of this so called “Hope” Was just a fancy illusion? What if thisstory of Hope … Continue reading Is Jesus a fairy tale? What do YOU believe?
You have all probably seen this project already on Pintrest, and I’m in no way claiming that it’s mine…because it’s not, but I would like to incorporate a teachable … Continue reading Easter Tomb Project & Lesson
“Resurrection” It’s a new television show…but it’s something more than that. Something deep within us longs for just a few more minutes with our loved ones who have passed away. … Continue reading Resurrection
It started out as a random conversation about our favorite books. Each person told us what was their all time favorite novel and why. Some were books we all knew … Continue reading Breaking The Stone Altar
It’s April 1st today. Obviously the stores are all preparing for the next big holiday and opportunity to make money. The Easter bunnies, Lilies and other ‘seasonal’ items are on … Continue reading Giving up on Easter?