06 Mar 2017

Book Review – Rhythms of Rest by Shelly Miller

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

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27 Feb 2017

The Founder on Sabbath-Keeping

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.

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20 Feb 2017

My Sabbath: A Personal Reflection – Col. Richard Munn

‘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

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13 Feb 2017

Disconnecting and Menuha

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.

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06 Feb 2017

Keeping Sabbath in View

“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

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30 Jan 2017

What is Shabbat?

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

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23 Jan 2017

My Sabbath: A Personal Reflection – April Foster

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

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16 Jan 2017

Book Review – Sabbath by Wayne Muller

For many in today’s society, busyness is worn like a badge of pride and exhaustion is the trophy to show for it. The ability to withstand relentless stress is often

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09 Jan 2017

Sabbath: A Divine Pattern

When we look at the very beginning of the Bible, I believe that God gives us a clear admonishment that is foundational not just for Old Testament covenant followers. After completing

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02 Jan 2017

A Closer Look at Sabbath

I remember it very clearly: my husband and I would each drive a 15 passenger van (remember those?) on two different routes around the city and pick people up for church

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