16 Aug 2016

Lectio Divina Part 2: Psalm 91:1-4

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09 Aug 2016

Lectio Divina Part 1: Philippians 3:10-14

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08 Aug 2016

A Deeper Experience: An SLD Lectio Divina series

In our western culture we have become masters at gathering information. We have 24-hour news channels, talk radio, and the news is at our fingertips anytime through the Internet. This

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11 Jul 2016

“Not that word again”

I don’t want to say it’s become a pet peeve of mine because, if I’m honest, I do it myself almost every time I pray. It is really noticeable when

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24 Jun 2016

An Audience of One

by: Cadet Erik Muhs The alarm went off at 6:00 am on a cold February morning. I got up and ready for my “normal” Sunday. The night before, a terrible

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17 Jun 2016

“Are You a Kingdom Man?”

“Are you a kingdom man?” (Excerpted from Tony Evans, Kingdom Man (2012), 145-146) Submitted by Major Young Kim If you are a messed up man, you are going to contribute

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24 May 2016

Passing the Torch – part 1

As is the way of things with the Salvation Army, the Spiritual Life Development Department will be parting ways with our current leader in a few short weeks.  Colonel Janice

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23 May 2016

FIRST: Intercessory Prayer

“Can you pray for me?” I’ve always taken this request seriously. I’ve never thrown out the words “I’ll pray for that” or “I’ll be praying for you” without taking them

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16 May 2016

FIRST: Journaling as a Spiritual Discipline

For many years, I had some boxes stored in my parent’s attic. Having lived out of the country for many years, I had kind of forgotten about them. On a

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09 May 2016

FIRST: Sabbath Keeping

I recall some of the first tries at changing my Friday day off to a Friday Sabbath. A Sabbath is more holy than a day off, right? Prepping for that

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05 May 2016

Out of Focus

It is amazing what you can get used to. As I type this on my computer I am staring at the screen of an old monitor that is out of

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02 May 2016

FIRST: Meditation

We were five years into our appointment without a move in sight. Stagnant was the word of the day. I had given all there was to give: there was no

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