18 Jul 2019

Summer reading for you

Can you see yourself sitting on a bench, feeling a cool breeze, while reading some wonderful books with your friend? Enjoy these suggestions from Spiritual Life Development (SLD) and have

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26 Feb 2019

Fasting By Scot McKnight – Book Review

“My Dear Wormwood,…At the very least, they [humans] can be persuaded that the bodily position makes no difference to their prayers; for they constantly forget, what you must constantly remember,

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20 Feb 2019

Cultivate Cohort 6

The CULTIVATE application deadline has been extended to February 25th.  Send in your applications today! CULTIVATE, the online spiritual formation course, will launch its 6th Cohort in March.  The Spiritual Life

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14 Feb 2019

Fasting Series – A Bit of an Introduction

“So what are you giving up for Lent?”  I hear this question every year, usually on Ash Wednesday or a day or two after.  Reality sets in and I realize

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27 Mar 2017

Book Review – Sabbath As Resistance by Walter Brueggemann

God brings the Israelites out of Egypt and His first course of action is to introduce the people to the rhythm of Sabbath. This rhythm shows up in the Fourth

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01 Apr 2016

My sacred space

My life is chaotic. Home life is crazy—children, toys, tubby–time (that would be the bath), dinner, calendars, dishes, and vacuuming. Not to mention the “other” work—meetings, deadlines, calendars, working with

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15 Feb 2016

FIRST: Discursive Meditation

When you say meditation, I think of either someone sitting on the ground cross-legged, fingers pinched, ohm-ing or maybe someone is in a life group trying to find their “power

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29 Oct 2015

The 2 Minute Miracle

Life can be chaotic!  Going to work, running errands, cleaning the house, feeding the family, ministry at church, (insert your specific thing here), so on and so forth.  The list can

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01 Sep 2015

The Call to War

WE call Salvationists worldwide to join spiritual battle on the grounds of a sober reading of Scripture, a conviction of the triumph of Christ, the inviolable freedom and dignity of

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01 Jun 2015

God ‘bees good to us’

Thanking Him for Community As a parent, I’m surprised at the things my kids pick up. I had one of those “Where did you get that?” experiences recently when Grace,

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04 Dec 2014

‘The Call’ to soldiership

e call Salvationists worldwide to recognize that the swearing–in of soldiers is a public witness to Christ’s command to make disciples and that soldiership demands ongoing radical obedience.”  “We affirm

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