Let’s face it, we’ve all been to the well of discouragement. We drink from this well from time to time. Discouragement is alive and well in this world. It can … Continue reading Hope In Discouragement?
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”
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!
“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???
Yesterday we explored three basic lies that many have convinced themselves are important in order have a sense of self-worth. (See Pt. 1 Link Here) (RECAP) These basic lies are … Continue reading “NOT WORTHLESS!!” 3 Ways to Discovering Your Self-Worth Pt.2
(Luke 1:26-45) Today’s Pondering, Dear Soldier… It had been a quiet morning as the sun seemingly struggled to wake the slumbering cobwebs from the earth. This is how Mary always … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, The Angel Said Whaaaaaaat???
IF… If your Mercy Seat is broken, how can it be fixed? If your the spirit of your corps is tattered and wounded, how can it be … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Healing A Broken Mercy Seat…
It is more than just saying a prayer at dinner time. It is more than being “gracious” on a sports field after a loss. Grace is something that can be … Continue reading How Does Grace Work?
Heart-Talk If I but give myself to thee, O Lord,Roll over on to thee my life and way,Acknowledge heavenly truth within thy word,Believe thy love is constant every day Then … Continue reading Perspectives Day 5.1 “Poetry” – Featuring Commissioner Harry Read “Heart-Talk”
“SEMANTICS ANTICS” (Stephen Court) Words have power. Yes, this truth is usually used in the context of either speaking life instead of death (see James on the tongue) or of … Continue reading Perspectives Day 2 – Featuring Stephen Court (Major) “Semantics Antics”
Okay, I admit my title is a little inflammatory…hang with me, I’ll get to the point. Here’s what I mean: The Salvation Army ministers to many who come from hard-living … Continue reading The Salvation Army…A Holiness for Failures.
I cried out “my foot is slipping”as I clung horrified to the rock.Deep below my fall would killjagged and deadly…deep below. In panic and pain strength, it wanedI knew … Continue reading My Rescue (a poem or sorts)