Category Archives: Mike Milton

The Public Face of Ministry and the Private Heart of the Pastor: Are they the same?

The semester is winding down. The calls are being processed for our seniors. The first year is coming to a close to our beginning students and self-assessment is need. Our middlers face the reality that they are now stepping up … Continue reading

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Are You Called to be a Military Chaplain?

Frequently I am asked to share my experience of the call to the chaplain ministry. In my case, I have served and continue to serve as a US Army Reserve chaplain, not an active duty chaplain. Yet the call to … Continue reading

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Can There Ever Really be Democracy in the Middle East?

The World Turned Upside Down was the title of Sir Christopher Hill’s history of the English Civil War. Today, as then, our world is being turned upside down. From Tunisia to Libya, the Middle East is quaking. Not since the … Continue reading

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A Delayed Salvation: Hope for the Suffering Saint

…who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time (1 Peter 1:5). A friend came by the other day to talk about salvation. Those who characterize themselves as unbelievers … Continue reading

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Why a Chaplain? Why the Chaplain Ministries Institute at RTS?

Most people don’t think of chaplains as evangelists, or missionaries, but that is what they are. Continue reading

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Guffaw the Goat and “The Prodigal Son” for Children

I wrote this story for Vacation Bible School at First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga, Tennessee where I served as pastor. I loved telling my story to the children as much as I enjoyed writing it. In fact, I have enjoyed … Continue reading

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“LIVING THE DREAM, SIR!” Three Things that Keep Ministry (and the Military Chaplaincy) Moving Forward

I am on chaplain duty today. I am ministering at the US Army Chaplain Center and School. I came to instruct, to give my testimony of why I continue to balance the life of civilian ministry: as a seminary chancellor … Continue reading

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Reaching Up! A Sermon for the New Year

It is interesting to look back. Here is my sermon from last year for the New Year. It has some chronologically specific items in it. Yet I trust that it contains the timeless truths of Scripture which will again speak … Continue reading

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An Optimistic Ministry: A New Years Sermon

I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, (Philippians 1:12 ESV) (see Philippians 1.3-14) Introduction to the Reading Helen Keller wrote that: “No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the … Continue reading

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What Christmas is Really All About

A Christmas Sermon from Titus 2:11-14; 3:3-7 We are all familiar with the Christmas movie “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.” Well, there has been an outbreak of real Grinches who have been stealing Christmas right out of the Church! I … Continue reading

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