29 Jun 2017

Challenge by Choice

I envisioned our recent SLD Department Retreat day as “an adventure waiting to happen.” As with prior departmental retreat days, we tend to bond in nature or in some form

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27 Jun 2017

Superficially or deeply rooted…

Creek, crack, snap and kaboom were the sounds heard while taking in the beauty of the trees, birds of all kind and the serene lake of Rockland Lake State Park.

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08 Jun 2017

Flawless

Several years ago I decided to learn how to quilt. My instructor always emphasized two rules: – Measure twice, cut once – Sew a scant ¼” seam If you don’t

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05 Jun 2017

A Sacred Space

My daughter and I enjoy sitting on the couch and together. A few weeks ago, she got to the last page in the chapter, close to 80% blank, and she said,

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29 May 2017

The Sabbath in Today’s Salvation Army

There seem to be decades of silence as it concerns the subject of Sabbath keeping in Army publications. Articles addressing today’s non-stop lifestyle and its results on the spirit, soul and

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26 May 2017

MY SABBATH: A PERSONAL REFLECTION – Col. Janice Howard

Guests, gifts, food, conversations, love. Yes, those were the components I remember of our wedding reception, which took place almost 38 years ago. A few years later it was decided that

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24 May 2017

A Sabbath How-To (Corporate & Personal)

Sabbath must be a concentrated time where we disconnect to connect with the deep things of God. It must be ordered and focused. It is the priority in our lives not

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04 May 2017

An Invitation to the 2017 Holiness Institute for Soldiers

Save the dates for the 2017 Holiness Institute for Soldiers and send your people to this Spirit-filled event! For more than a decade, “The Holiness Institute” has been a significant

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02 May 2017

Spiritual Retreat

Emilie Griffin, author of Wilderness Time: A Guide for Spiritual Retreat reinforces the importance of Sabbath keeping with times of spiritual retreat. Finding time for retreat is as difficult as finding time

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25 Apr 2017

2017 Holiness Symposium Reflection

Event: The Holiness Symposium 2017 (April 5-6) Theme: “Holiness and the Means of Grace” Speaker: Dr. Jonathan S. Raymond I recently had the opportunity to sit under the teaching of

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24 Apr 2017

Sabbath Reading List

We’ve put together the following list of quotes and further reading resources for your continued study and experience with Sabbath-keeping. We hope you’d consider reading at least one of the following books

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17 Apr 2017

Sabbath: A Singular Focus

The seventy-year duration of the Babylonian captivity was not a random number; it had significant meaning. The book of 2 Chronicles explains that the Exile fulfilled “the word of the Lord…until the

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