In a presentation to a gathering of officers Dr. Norman Raymond shared these statistics from a pastoral care consortium regarding those in all denominations of ministry. “90% work a 75 hour
Author Shelly Miller was recently introduced to me through reading a favorite blog. Her experience with Sabbath intrigued me to find out more. Here at Spiritual Life Development, we have been
Our founder, William Booth, emphasized the importance of the fourth commandment (“Remember the Sabbath Day by keeping it holy.” Exodus 20:8, NIV) in a November 1901 article in The Field Officer periodical.
‘On the Sabbath Jesus went into the Synagogue, as was his custom.’ LK 4:16 ‘I got rhythm’ wrote George Greshwin, ‘who could ask for anything more?’ Well George, you may
Thou Canst Have All of Me… All My Words… All of My Thoughts… Every Anxiety… Every Relationship… All of My Money My Time My Ambitions By Your Grace, I Surrender
We live in an age of connectivity. We are connected all of the time. It is not a bad thing necessarily in times of emergency or if there is important business.
If you’re seeking to gain knowledge and understanding about what Christ has planned for you, or if you’re like me and coming with a heavy heart and burdens that need answers,
“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” Matthew 6:33 The new year turned the corner and on a
One of my Christmas gifts this year was a Fitbit. This is a watch on steroids. It is not simply a device that tells time. It tracks your steps, the
Shabbat – the Hebrew word for Sabbath – means “to come to an end, to cease, to stop, to pause.” Notice they are all active commands that a person needs to
Walking. Sitting. Reflecting. Reading. Being. Seeking. So many things come to mind when I think of ways that I have practiced Sabbath in my life. Growing up, like most people I