17 Jan 2020

Anointed, Affirmed, Agitated

I’ve been experiencing spiritual growing pains in the past few months. While it is a good season to be in, it also has opened space for uncertainty and self-doubt. I’m

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03 Jan 2020

One Thing for 2020

OK…this is not another New Year’s resolution pep talk, but a “let’s-get-down-to-what-really-matters” boost. Here are some meaningful steps to a more purposeful new year. Maybe God is speaking to you

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12 Dec 2019

When it’s Hard to Celebrate

It is not my intention to bring a melancholy tone to the holidays, but let’s face it, Christmas isn’t always “Merry.”  All of us have grieved the loss of someone,

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22 Nov 2019

Christ Was An Immigrant!

The idea of Christ being an immigrant may sound like blasphemy, but that is what Christ was.  Instead of coming to earth as Creator, He chose to leave heaven and

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07 Nov 2019

Not Going Home

John MacArthur, a prominent evangelical pastor, caused controversy when he weighed in on whether the Southern Baptist Convention should allow women preachers and said that Beth Moore, an evangelist and

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30 Oct 2019

The Believer and Hardships

I have been around long enough to remember the ground-breaking invention of Teflon.  It is a layer of resin that is baked onto cookware to help keep food from sticking

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16 Oct 2019

Testimonial Report for 2019 Holiness Institute

“Rebecca, would you like to attend the Holiness Institute?” When my corps officers first asked me, it was met with a resounding and exaggerated no! I have so many responsibilities

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11 Oct 2019

Book Review: The Eternal Current, by Aaron Neiquist

The Eternal Current: How a Practice-Based Faith Can Save Us from Drowning – Aaron Niequist   Every church and religion have its faith traditions that are sacred.  Imagine if we embraced

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24 Jul 2019

The Two Unhealthy, Even Dangerous Misconceptions of The Christian Life and Holiness: PART 1

In my spiritual journey as a child of God, I see there are two particular perceptions against the biblical principle of holiness should be considered as the unhealthy, even dangerous

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20 Jun 2019

Through the Eyes of a Child

One of the delightful roles in my life these days is Pre-K Sunday School Teacher. Every Sunday I have the privilege of teaching a gaggle of full-of-life kiddos between the ages

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30 May 2019

Beautiful Retreat

Belle Haven Marina, The Potomac River Alexandria, Virginia April 8, 2019 The first paddle of the season. No hurry. Time alone with Jesus. Breathing in His grace. Breathing out distractions.

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25 Apr 2019

Fasting Series Wrap Up

For the last several months, the SLD Department has posted blogs on the topic of fasting. We’ve heard from various people around the territory (officers and soldiers and a cadet).

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