23 May 2018

Review of the 2018 Employee Reflective Retreat

On April 5, 2018 the Spiritual Life Development Department hosted an Employees Reflective Retreat out at Star Lake Camp for the employees of Territorial Headquarters and ARC Command.  Throughout the

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17 May 2018

Big Box Stores

I cannot be trusted with a membership card to a big box store.  My husband carries the card and therefore I can only go to one of these stores when

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27 Feb 2018

Through the Eyes of a Child

At this time in my life much of my energy goes into my role as a Nana. I often have the privilege of watching my 3-year-old triplet granddaughters and suffice

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02 Mar 2017

Postures In Prayer

A Prayer Experience from Spiritual Life Development “Prayer is far more than words … our bodies can help us engage our total being in fellowship with God.” —Major Lauren Hodgson,

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13 Jan 2017

Why Sabbath?

Shabbat—the Hebrew word for Sabbath—means “to come to an end, to cease, to stop, to pause.”  Notice these are active commands for which a person needs to take responsibility—something one

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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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01 Sep 2016

Read along with us!

What the SLD team is reading now Lt. Colonel Pat LaBossiere is reading Invitation to a Journey: A Road Map for Spiritual Formation by M. Robert Mullholland  A Holy Longing, by Roland

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15 Jul 2016

Leading Me – An SLD Study Guide

In his book Leading Me, Steve A. Brown, President of Arrow Leadership states that, “Personal leadership is our first leadership responsibility. First and foremost, this means intentionally partnering with God and

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10 Mar 2016

When God Becomes Small – By Phil Needham

“We wake up one morning, restless about where we are in life, dissatisfied with ourselves. . .” Author Phil Needham in his book, When God Becomes Small, captures the reader’s

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21 Jan 2016

Songbook Journaling

Would you like an idea for all the old Salvation Army Songbooks now cluttering up your shelves? Try Songbook Journaling.  This takes regular, everyday journaling to a whole new level. 

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18 Jan 2016

FIRST: Breath Prayer

Over the course of my four years at Olivet Nazarene University, Brennan Manning visited twice and had a profound spiritual impact on me. He taught us the practice of “Breath

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