RSSFootsteps in Faith

Being vs. seeming generates awareness

Being vs. seeming generates awareness

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chaplain (Maj.) Jeremy A. Blanford 25th Infantry Division SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — A recurring theme in conversation lately has been this concept of personal identity, its various components and our ability to affect change. For the purposes of this conversation, identity is defined by one’s attitudes, beliefs and choices – who we are at our core. […]

Continue Reading

End of the world? Find faith as a foreigner

End of the world? Find faith as a foreigner

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Being a person of faith means viewing oneself as a foreigner living on earth who is journeying to another kingdom.

Continue Reading

Self-awareness can be found with serious introspection

Self-awareness can be found with serious introspection

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

To be critical of another person’s character or behavior is probably one of the most natural responses in human relationships.

Often, we live our lives in a type of reaction to the myriad of offenses that might come our way on any particular day.
In fact, being offended means nothing at all, it is a powerless whining that leads the person in a “victim cycle,” giving them a numbing shot of self-righteousness indignation.

Ultimately, no one really cares if you are offended – except maybe you.

Continue Reading

Path to wisdom begins with gratitude

Path to wisdom begins with gratitude

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the summer of 1787, our fledgling nation’s representatives gathered in Philadelphia to work out some suitable national charter.

Continue Reading

Uncertainty in life? Consider an ‘all in!’ spirituality

Uncertainty in life? Consider an ‘all in!’ spirituality

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Humans have chosen a variety of analogies to wrestle with the dilemma of how to deal with uncertainty, especially when responding to God.

Continue Reading

Footsteps in Faith: How a fishing net becomes a family heirloom

Footsteps in Faith: How a fishing net becomes a family heirloom

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

The net has journeyed with my family on our many moves across the United States. Usually it hangs in a garden shed or garage with other tools I try not to use.

Continue Reading

Footsteps of Faith: ‘Exam Time!’ Examine your life

Footsteps of Faith: ‘Exam Time!’ Examine your life

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

So, busy people, examine yourselves (mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually) and have a life that is worth living and sharing.

Continue Reading

Footsteps in Faith: How listening can generate dividends

Footsteps in Faith: How listening can generate dividends

| April 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Is it possible that we were just missing part of the story that was there to hear all along if only we listened carefully?

Continue Reading

Footsteps in Faith: Beware when ‘pride’ becomes stress

Footsteps in Faith: Beware when ‘pride’ becomes stress

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

This is a true saying, “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”

Continue Reading

Footsteps in Faith: Worship leader charts new path for chaplain ministries

Footsteps in Faith: Worship leader charts new path for chaplain ministries

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

I want to share some of our conversation about the upcoming Worship as One seminar and worship concert because he is charting a new direction in chapel worship.

Continue Reading