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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01 May 2017

Mystics Get a Bad Rap*

There was a time in my life when my spiritual journey was stuck. My prayers seemed to be hitting the ceiling. Nonetheless, I dutifully went through the spiritual rhythms expected

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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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10 Apr 2017

The Gift of the Sabbath

Isaiah 58 is a foundation statement to modern Christians as we move into a brave new era. The NRSV titles the section “False and True Worship”. The Lord tells the people

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