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Salvation Army Missional Focus for 2019

New Year, New Hope

Happy New Year! As we move past the Christmas and Advent Seasons and into the New Year we celebrated Epiphany on Sunday. This day is so significant to the work we do because it reminds us yet again that Jesus came for the WHOLE world; for ALL people. As we enter a new year and …

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New Hope

Later Jesus and his disciples were at home having supper with a collection of disreputable guests. Unlikely as it seems, more than a few of them had become followers. The religion scholars and Pharisees saw him keeping this kind of company and lit into his disciples: “What kind of example is this, acting cozy with …

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A Cold Epiphany

My mind has very much been with the extreme cold weather and how it’s affecting folks with no home. I’ve also been consumed with the thought of yesterday being known as ‘Epiphany’ Sunday in the Christian calendar. It’s a day when we remember that the baby Jesus was being visited and given gifts by Zoroastrian …

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Hoping for a Joy and Peace Filled 2018 for Everyone!

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.  -Philippians 4:8 Allow me to be amongst the first to wish you nothing but good things for the year ahead. As usual, this time of …

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Be Still

He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10 Even though this is the 5th Monday in January, it feels like the month just flew by. February is just around the corner and I for one can hardly …

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Mission & Excellence

Once again I’d like to wish each of you a peace and joy filled 2017! The Advent and Christmas seasons have ended. We have also celebrated the Epiphany this past Friday, which is so relevant to the work that we do. Epiphany Day is the culmination of the Advent and Christmas seasons. On this Day, also known …

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