The Salvation Army and values

I might say I’ve given 30 plus years to The Salvation Army – but in many ways it’s been a part of my entire life.  I might more accurately say I’ve given 40 plus years to Jesus….who has led me in this way.  But that might not be entirely correct either for all my life…

Holiness – a call to love

The call of holiness in our lives means that there are standards to be lived by – we understand this in the context of what pleases God and what is good for us to be guarded from.  I’ve longed believed that keeping ourselves from certain practices is not only good in that it illustrates our…

How close are we to being Pharisees?

Life in Israel revolved around Jehovah and being faithful to His Holiness as they understood through the law. In time their intense loyalty to keeping faithful became about keeping control.  In place of being sensitive to God’s character they became possessive in keeping their position. They simply went off the tracks. The same dangers lurk…