05 Feb 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story After… (Part 1)

Beyond Words Overwhelming. Stupefying. Staggering. Astonishing. Compelling. Humbling. Awesome. A few words that Isaiah might have used to describe the experience of his vision. What words would you use to

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31 Jan 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story Before… (Part 4)

From Faithful to Faithless (and back) The book of Isaiah opens with these words, “The vision concerning Judah and Jerusalem that Isaiah son of Amoz saw during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of

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29 Jan 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story Before… (Part 3)

The death of Uzziah (2 Chronicles 26, Isaiah 6) Isaiah 6 opens with the words “In the year that King Uzziah died.’ In the scope of biblical history, these words

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25 Jan 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story Before… (Part 2)

The son of Amoz. “Isaiah, son of Amoz.” Thirteen times, Isaiah is referred to specifically as “Isaiah, son of Amoz.” Isaiah is mentioned in the Old Testament a grand total

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23 Jan 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story Before… (Part 1)

A Nation Divided For nearly 200 years (922-722 BC) the once united nation of Israel has been split into two kingdoms. While they enjoyed a short golden age of power

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22 Jan 2018

Candidate’s Seminar Devotions: The Story Before… (Intro)

If you are attending the Candidate’s Seminar in a few weeks, these are for you. God is already at work. This is important for us to note. When you were

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21 Dec 2017

Cultivate Cohort 5

CULTIVATE, the online spiritual formation course, will launch its 5th Cohort in February.  The Spiritual Life Development (SLD) Department is accepting applications now!!!  Learn more and find the applications below. God

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15 Dec 2017

The One Year Bible Reading Plan

No Bible, No Breakfast! No Bible, No Bed! The One Year Bible Reading Plan for Salvationists Under the slogan “No Bible, No Breakfast! No Bible, No Bed!”, we have prepared

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15 Dec 2017

Your ways, Your thoughts

It was quite the beautiful sunny, but breezy and chilly day when one of our grandsons wanted to watch “Bubble Guppies,” a children’s cartoon. When he asked his mom to

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30 Nov 2017

Enough

Whether we are ready or not, the Christmas season is upon us. Even before the last “trick or treat” was pronounced at my front doors, stores were gearing up with

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29 Nov 2017

A Christmas Prayer Walk – A Group Worship Experience

This prayer walk should not be experienced alone.  Since Christmas is often celebrated with family and friends, this prayer walk is best experienced with family members, with a partner or small

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21 Nov 2017

To Wait for Thee

The spiritual discipline of prayer and contemplation relies heavily on the practice of silence. One of the highlights of my life was participating in a one-day silent retreat at St.

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