07 Sep 2016

Psalms in Nature

The beauty of God’s creation draws us to delight in God’s goodness and his loving presence in the moment.  And the prayers of the Psalmist gives voice and shape to

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01 Sep 2016

In need of a new read?

The Spiritual Life Development team has some recommendations. The Common People’s Gospel by Gunpei Yamamuro Review by Major Young Kim Gunpei Yamamuro (1872–1940) was the first Japanese Salvation Army commissioner.

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30 Aug 2016

Lectio Divina Part 4: Psalm 37:3-7

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23 Aug 2016

Lectio Divina Part 3: Ephesians 3:16-20

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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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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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17 Jun 2016

“A Great Chew: Holiness & Power”

As a cow chews its cud, so I continue to chew on the rich holiness teaching that was thoughtfully spread before me at the 17th Annual Holiness Symposium for Officers

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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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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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25 Apr 2016

FIRST: Journaling Scripture

My faith life was failing. My Bible reading time had tanked. I needed something to give me a boost in the right direction. In all honesty I was hoping for

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