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Leadership Q&A

2010-08-10T00:00:00+00:00 August 10th, 2010|Categories: Leadership|

Jesus has called us to take a stand in such a time as this. Laying low, and compromising are outside of our calling.

What Are You Reading?

2010-04-27T00:00:00+00:00 April 27th, 2010|Categories: Leadership|

When I was on the faculty of the Army War College one of my favorite questions to ask visiting senior leaders, was "What are you reading right now?"

The View from the Top

2010-03-22T00:00:00+00:00 March 22nd, 2010|Categories: General|

On my RMH adventure I had a close-up encounter with God and great fellowship with other Christians in stunningly beautiful scenery.

What’s Your Altitude

2010-02-11T00:00:00+00:00 February 11th, 2010|Categories: Leadership|

Did you know that your altitude determines your attitude? Jesus, the highest being there ever was and ever will be, voluntarily lowered Himself.

Strong Tower

2017-02-22T16:35:47+00:00 December 2nd, 2009|Categories: General|

Proverbs 18:10 is a marvelous verse. It describes both protection and direction. "The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe."

Step by Step Guide

2009-11-11T00:00:00+00:00 November 11th, 2009|Categories: Small Groups|

Getting a local OCF Fellowship started is not difficult. The following steps are listed logically, and may or may not happen chronologically.

Three Looks

2009-06-29T00:00:00+00:00 June 29th, 2009|Categories: Leadership|

As Christian officers desiring to exercise biblical leadership -- faced with constant flux and in the process of growing in our capacity to lead -- how can we best prepare for our next leadership role?

What Right Looks Like

2009-06-29T00:00:00+00:00 June 29th, 2009|Categories: General|

With the ability of the media to reach out to all corners of the globe and to report on the conduct, or misconduct, of soldiers, leaders have an even greater responsibility than ever to demonstrate what right looks like.

Professional Perspectives

2009-06-25T00:00:00+00:00 June 25th, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|

OCF finds it appropriate to help senior officers meet the spiritual demands and opportunities of their important positions.

Spiritual Success

2009-06-17T00:00:00+00:00 June 17th, 2009|Categories: General|

As you develop your leadership skills and responsibilities, consider making the following habits a part of your daily routine.

Wax the Car

2009-06-17T00:00:00+00:00 June 17th, 2009|Categories: General|

Every time that I struggle with times in my life where He is stretching me, I remember to simply, "wax the car…sand the floor."

Spiritual Battle Plans

2009-06-16T00:00:00+00:00 June 16th, 2009|Categories: General|

I didn't realize what a difference my weekly Bible study and chapel service made until I went nearly four months in Iraq without them.

Situational Awareness

2009-06-16T00:00:00+00:00 June 16th, 2009|Categories: General|

If you're in your thirties, you are living in a generational, social, and professional gap by no choice of your own. This positioning brings tremendous professional and spiritual challenges; and opportunities.

I Only See Green

2009-06-15T00:00:00+00:00 June 15th, 2009|Categories: General|

The Son of God is many things to me, but racist is certainly not one of them. I see only green, my Savior sees only hearts.

Implicit Trust

2009-06-15T00:00:00+00:00 June 15th, 2009|Categories: General|

Simple faith and trust in the Word brings eternal salvation, forgiveness of sins, and life everlasting.


2017-01-24T12:20:43+00:00 June 8th, 2009|Categories: General|

The Body of Christ must embody godly attributes in order to reflect Christlikeness (2 Corinthians 3:18) to the watching, waiting world.


2017-01-24T12:26:47+00:00 June 8th, 2009|Categories: General|

Promote healthy competition while encouraging others to “Love thy neighbor as thyself."

Double Duty

2018-04-04T11:45:04+00:00 June 8th, 2009|Categories: The Military Spouse|

An excerpt from Hope for the Home Front: Winning the Emotional and Spiritual Battles of a Military Wife by Marshéle Carter Waddell.

Support Your Chaplain

2018-05-16T16:37:38+00:00 June 8th, 2009|Categories: Chaplains|

As a lay-indigenous ministry being conducted by lay military Christians inside the military society, OCF members and chaplains can be great coworkers in kingdom-building within our Armed Forces.

Tom Felts Was My Friend

2009-06-08T00:00:00+00:00 June 8th, 2009|Categories: General|

Colonel Tom Felts died in the service of his country in Iraq on November 14, 2006, due to an improvised explosive device. To the very end Tom lived a sacrificial life.

Three Words

2005-06-17T00:00:00+00:00 June 17th, 2005|Categories: General|

Jesus is Lord! These three words can mark what you should, can, and will be in your life.