Good News: Thankful For Our Veterans

Good News

As I write this, it is not only Remembrance Day, it is also the 100th anniversary of the armistice that began the end of World War One. This make me think of the veterans that […]


2 Models of Christian Ministry to Avoid (Or Not)


Over the last number of decades, there have been quite a few Christian leadership books that have drawn from business models. Some pastors even promote non-Christian business books as positive models for leadership. This is […]


Why I’m Not a Pacifist: Part Four


Are Christians required to be pacifists? One of the key verses that must be considered is: “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor’ and ‘hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, […]


Don’t Forget the Afghanistan Veterans

Afghanistan Veterans

I find Remembrance Day to be one of the most moving times of the year. It has had an impact on me ever since I was a child and stood at a cenotaph and watched […]


7 Reasons Why Pastors Should Consider Military Chaplaincy

Military Chaplaincy

One of the most rewarding parts of my life has been my role as a military chaplain (padre). I hear from pastors who are considering joining the army but are not sure if they should. I […]


Respect for the Military

Personal Reflections

Filling your car with gas is normally one of the most boring activities. But not last night. I was in uniform as I heading out to the armoury. I had to fill up before leaving […]


Can Christians Serve in the Military?


I have read in some pacifist publications that it is impossible for a Christian to serve in the military. I’m not sure that is a useful way of phrasing it. I know that I am […]