The effects of transition in the military

2017-02-28T12:35:55+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Categories: Faith & Military, Featured|

Those who have laced up boots or buttoned an Armed Forces uniform in service to our nation know all-too-well the difficult and tough terrain of the transitional military life they lead. High ops tempo, frequent deployment and reintegration issues, and both the visible and invisible scars of military conflict are just a few of the many issues that can stagger individuals and couples in their lives and relationships, especially in marriage and family life.

The faith of our fathers

2017-02-28T12:31:06+00:00 June 19th, 2015|Categories: Faith & Military|

Beyond the neckties and barbecues that many dads will receive this Father’s Day, an oft-overlooked aspect of the annual event is the lasting influence fathers pour into their kids. The faith of our fathers, whether in pursuit of godliness or carnality, is a key component of the strength or the decay of our families and society—and also how we view God, our heavenly Father. He’s our ultimate, eternal Father, the Creator of the universe who longs for the love only each one of us individually can give Him.

God’s restoration for the wounded soldier, healing warrior

2017-03-28T10:52:15+00:00 March 20th, 2014|Categories: Faith & Military, Renewal|

Since warfare in and of itself is ultimately the warfare of our soul and spirit, we have the choice of allowing our healing to proceed through our spiritual maturation instead of succumbing to substance abuse to mask problems. Ultimately our ability to be healed, or at least cope with our issues, is based upon spiritual healing.

The Ultimate Freedom of an Uncaged Eagle

2017-06-30T12:48:16+00:00 December 14th, 2011|Categories: Faith & Military|

Victory over adversity. It's something Dick Toliver knows well, this great-grandson of a slave, who grew up in dark days of the pre-civil-rights-era South. Despite the shackles of poverty, racism, injustice, he fought to become a highly decorated and accomplished Air Force pilot.

Strong Tower

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

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."

Wax the Car

2009-06-17T00:00:00+00:00 June 17th, 2009|Categories: Faith & Military|

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."

Situational Awareness

2009-06-16T00:00:00+00:00 June 16th, 2009|Categories: Faith & Military|

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.

Combat Readiness

2017-01-26T09:25:07+00:00 June 15th, 2009|Categories: Faith & Military|

We must renew our commitment to study, discuss, pray over, and apply God’s Word to every aspect of our lives, knowing that we have the victory in Christ.

Christlikeness

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

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