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, How Accountable Are We Really?

Last year (2016), General Cox set forth an initiative called Journey of Renewal. This initiative has been created to encourage, grow, and tackle many of the struggles our Army faces … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, How Accountable Are We Really?

Dear Salvation Army Officers: 4 Reasons Not To Leave Officership

**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

Dear Salvation Army, Answering The Call

“Here is the principle – adapt your measures to the necessity of the people to whom you minister. You are to take the Gospel to them in such modes and … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Answering The Call

Dear Salvation Army, Baptism & The Great Commission?

16″ Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 Then Jesus came … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Baptism & The Great Commission?

Dear Salvationists, The Mercy Seat

“The hope of the Army is in the penitent form.  As soon as that goes out of use, we go out” (General Albert Orsborn) We call it the Mercy Seat, … Continue reading Dear Salvationists, The Mercy Seat

Dear Salvation Army, Why I Don’t Agree With “Saved to Save”

Today we ponder The Salvation Army’s quote of “Saved to Save” and why I don’t necessarily agree with it. Clarification: I am not discounting the fact that God can save … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Why I Don’t Agree With “Saved to Save”

Dear Salvation Army, A Persecuted Army: Joy In Suffering???

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, A Persecuted Army: Joy In Suffering???