15 Nov 2018

Invitation to Retreat – A Book Review

Invitation to Retreat Author: Ruth Haley Barton Having read a number of Ruth Haley Barton’s writings as well my own personal desire for a time of retreat, when the opportunity

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08 Nov 2018

A Few Thoughts on Pain

Do you know the saying, “Time flies when you’re having fun”? When you’re in pain, it seems that the complete opposite is true. The moments crawl and you feel every

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05 Nov 2018

Spiritual Life Development

Since its inception, the Salvation Army’s duel mission of saving souls and serving suffering humanity has been undergirded by the spiritual lives of soldiers and officers serving in its ranks.

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01 Nov 2018

Our True Home

If I’m being honest, watching the national news these days feels like a full contact sport. Our heightened awareness of abuse of all kinds, the cutthroat widening of the political

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01 Oct 2018

Keep Showing Up

October is a magical time of year with Major League  Baseball’s (MLB) playoffs and World Series. It’s also a time when we remember great players and pennant races from the

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12 Sep 2018

Are You a Prayer Warrior?

It was late afternoon. I was finishing up a few things when my phone rang. It was my office phone and it hardly ever rings so I was a little

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05 Sep 2018

The Gift of Rest

The Gift of Rest: Rediscovering the Beauty of the Sabbath by Senator Joe Lieberman When someone asked Senator Joe Lieberman: “How can you stop all your work as a senator

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31 Aug 2018

Double–check?

Micah, my grandson, came home with a message from his kindergarten teacher. “Mrs. Dowd wants to know if we want to donate any of my books to the classroom library.”

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30 Aug 2018

Many Other Things

Jesus did many other things (wonders) as well. If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have room for the books that

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23 Aug 2018

Keep Showing Up

Cal Ripken Jr., nicknamed “The Iron Man”, is a former American baseball shortstop and third baseman who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Baltimore Orioles (1981–2001). Ripken

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30 Jul 2018

In Remembrance of Lt. Colonel Lyell M. Rader: The Salvation Army’s George Fox

Lt. Colonel Lyell Rader (1939-2018) was a gift from God to me so that I would be shown a clear path of how I should follow Christ as His servant. God

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27 Jul 2018

Shouting & Tongsung Kido

The concept and strength of shouting in Brengle’s writings can be easily connected with the Korean Christian heritage of Tongsung Kido. In Helps to Holiness, as a separate chapter, we find

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