08 Dec 2015

What is Cultivate?

God has designed us for holistic growth. . . physically, mentally, emotionally and most definitely spiritually. If you are hungry for more of what the Lord has to do in

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20 Nov 2015

Look for the Helpers

There’s a lot going on in the world today. It’s always been that way, but my eyes are opened more to it now than they have been before. As a

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19 Nov 2015


Okay. I’m not holding anything back. Here’s the deal. All advice is not worth taking. Seriously. Trust me on this one. Don’t do it!   What spurred this proclamation? The

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12 Nov 2015


  It’s been a fixture in Hamilton, Ohio, for all of my life and all of my parents’ lives, and then some. For 98 years, Tom’s Cigar Shop has been

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06 Nov 2015

He WAS the Sermon

Sunday fell the day after Halloween. Our Corps Officers were out of town for the week, and had arranged for a very competent officer couple to fill in and preach.

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05 Nov 2015

Fathomless Mystery

“There is no event so commonplace but that God is present in it…listen to your life.  See it for the fathomless mystery it is.” -Frederick Buechner The Spiritual Life Development

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30 Oct 2015

Advent Calendar for the Whole Family

Advent is so much more than lighting candles in a wreath during the worship service the four weeks before Christmas. “Advent” means “arrival of a notable person or event”. For

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29 Oct 2015

The 2 Minute Miracle

Life can be chaotic!  Going to work, running errands, cleaning the house, feeding the family, ministry at church, (insert your specific thing here), so on and so forth.  The list can

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22 Oct 2015

Come Thirsty Prayer Walk

Jesus desires to fill our lives with His presence and power so that streams of living water can flow through our lives to others. This Prayer Walk will focus on

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20 Oct 2015

“Are you a Bible-reading Christian?”

“Are you a Bible-reading Christian?”: An Urgent Question for Renewing Our Holistic being as faithful Followers of Christ According to The Salvation Army Year Book 2015, there are currently over

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15 Oct 2015

Think Globally, Act Locally

Care of the earth has certainly been in the news lately.  The Environmental Protection Agency is targeted for lawsuits in the wake of a toxic spill in the Animas River

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13 Oct 2015

Holiness Institute – Reflections

A few weeks ago, 39 soldiers from around the USA Eastern Territory gathered at the Crestview Conference Center at THQ for the 2015 Holiness Institute: “Sanctify Us By Your Word.” 

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