Entries by SLD

Sabbath Rest: Discovering the Rhythm of Creation By Jim Van Yperen

Sabbath Rest: Discovering the Rhythm of Creation “For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore, the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.” Exodus 20:11 When you lead a ministry, life is busy […]

Entering into New Ministry: By Jim Van Yperen

On Entering Into New Ministry. In the course of your ministry journey in the Salvation Army, you could receive up to ten or more assignments—ten or more transitions, departures, arrivals, opportunities. So, how should you enter a new ministry? The Apostle John describes the greatest ministry transition possible: God becoming flesh: “The Word became flesh […]

The Importance of Continual Learning By Jim Van Yperen

“Ancora Imparo” or Why You Must Never Stop Learning. The great artist Michelangelo was credited for saying, “ancora imparo” which means, “Still I am learning.” In fact, even at the age of 87, Michelangelo inscribed the phrase, “Never Stop Learning” on one of his sketches. Once, many years ago, I heard a professor describe heaven […]