03 Jun 2017

A Deeper Walk

In Washington, D.C.’s Judiciary Square, there is a statue of Albert Pike, the early American journalist and lawyer. The inscription on the statue quotes Pike when he wrote, “What we

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03 Jun 2017

Addiction

Humans are scarred by brokenness. While that is not news, there is a dimension to it that is especially malicious and deceptive, which many people prefer to ignore—addiction. Addiction is

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01 Jun 2017

You are here!

General André Cox, world leader of The Salvation Army, has challenged every soldier on the globe to participate in The Whole World Mobilizing campaign. Commissioner William A. Bamford, USA Eastern

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04 May 2017

Refugees

Abraham, Moses, the Israelites, Jesus, and members of the early Church were all refugees. Scripture is forceful with the admonition to care for the alien and foreigner in your midst

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04 May 2017

Deeper Discipleship

“Lasting mission is always a product of authentic discipleship. By intentionally cultivating spiritual disciplines, we will be brought closer to the mind and heart of Christ.” — Commissioner Barry C.

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01 May 2017

Skilled Leadership

“I leave you with the image of the leader with outstretched hands, who chooses a life of downward mobility. It is the image of the praying leader, the vulnerable leader,

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03 Apr 2017

‘Just give us a chance’

As newly commissioned Salvation Army officers, my wife and I arrived at our first appointment full of energy, passion, and a deep desire to influence our community for Christ. Among

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03 Apr 2017

Racism

Racism is the belief that one’s own race is superior. It is present in us all to some degree and must be rigorously countered. Racism can be subtle and embedded

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03 Apr 2017

Here We Stand

500 years ago on October 31, 1517, Martin Luther, an intense monk, nailed a copy of his 95 Theses (complaints) to the door of the Wittenberg Castle church in Germany

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01 Apr 2017

Learning ‘the ropes’

“A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” — Ecclesiastes 4:12 In the days when mighty winds powered ships at sea, the phrase “learning the ropes” became commonplace. Skilled

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05 Mar 2017

Intertwined with Jesus!

From there, he (Jesus) went all over Galilee. He used synagogues for meeting places and taught people the truth of God. God’s kingdom was his theme—that beginning right now they

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05 Mar 2017

Alcohol

Alcohol consumption is a normal part of US life. More than 70 percent of adults report that they drank alcohol in the past year. In comparison, Salvationists pledge to “abstain

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