30 Jul 2018

In Remembrance of Lt. Colonel Lyell M. Rader: The Salvation Army’s George Fox

Lt. Colonel Lyell Rader (1939-2018) was a gift from God to me so that I would be shown a clear path of how I should follow Christ as His servant. God

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27 Jul 2018

Shouting & Tongsung Kido

The concept and strength of shouting in Brengle’s writings can be easily connected with the Korean Christian heritage of Tongsung Kido. In Helps to Holiness, as a separate chapter, we find

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05 Jul 2018

5 Bs for Spiritual Growth and Vitality
as Salvationists

(This chart is prepared for Salvationists to help and encourage them to in the fruitful ways of spiritual formation. The “5 ‘B’s” of this chart are: Bible, Book, Bench, Boots,

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06 Jun 2018

Thank You, John Paul

Pope John Paul II was head of the Catholic Church from 1978 to 2005.  He was known for his energy and athleticism as he enjoyed jogging, weight training, swimming and

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31 May 2018

Review of the 2018 Holiness Symposium for Officers

Theme: Holiness and Mission Special Guests:  General Paul A. Rader (ret.) and Commissioner Kay F Rader I recently had the privilege to sit under the teaching and ministry of General

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24 May 2018

Salvationist Quadrilateral: 4 Authoritative Sources for Salvationists

There are four authoritative sources for Salvationists that help to sustain and define our faith and our self-identity as the people of God. The first source for Salvationists is The

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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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06 Mar 2018

Praying Our Goodbyes – A Book Review

Praying Our Goodbyes By Joyce Rupp Book Review by: Major Lauren Hodgson   Life on earth is transitory; birth and death, showers and funerals. We live in a transient society,

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01 Mar 2018

Turtles & Dragonflies

It was a beautiful, sunny, Sunday afternoon. After a wonderful time of worship, I was looking forward to a quiet afternoon on the lake, in my kayak, communing with God

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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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22 Feb 2018

To follow Christ

As God’s faithful soldier for His kingdom mission, I affirm, the whole purpose of the Salvationist’s missional self-identify is not only to represent individual lives committed to holiness but also

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