Reflection: The Army Values

A great time for us to reflect on Christian values. My heart is grieved as I see many Christians align themselves with ideologies that violate what true compassion means. Saying we are compassionate people while conforming to the world’s way of thinking is great deception. We are either in God’s camp warring from a position of victory for truth and righteousness to prevail, or in the enemy’s camp stirring up strife and furthering the agenda of the enemy. May the veils be lifted and hardened hearts be softened. May hate bow to love.

What are your values as a soldier of Christ?

Living the life of faith, adhering to Christian values is not going to be popular. There will be persecution. We must endure persecution with joy. Are you ready?

2 Timothy 2:3-4 (NIV) ~ Join me in suffering, like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. A soldier refrains from entangling himself in civilian affairs, in order to please the one who enlisted him.

Be blessed as you read this post and reflect on the questions I have presented. I love you all. Let’s chase what matters- God’s approval.

Christian Mommas

Still in the spirit of celebrating veterans. This post was inspired by my husband while reflecting on a military documentary we watched, No Greater Love.

My time in the military was filled with more ups than downs. I learned to value the civilian life, humility and the power of community. I believe the willingness of soldiers to lay down their lives for one another and their nation is due to military indoctrination (transformation of civilians to military members) and the bond formed over time. The truth is that one cannot continue to think and live like a civilian when one decides to join the military. Just like a Christian cannot continue to think and live like one who doesn’t believe in Jesus while claiming to be a Christian. By their fruits you shall know them.

Starting from Basic Combat Training (BCT), we were taught the Army doctrines and we…

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  1. Love how you’ve paired up your training from the army (those values) with how that fit with the Christian faith!! Very inspiring, reminds me of your book and the great lessons you shared in it!!

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