Of Kites and Thorns

March 8, 2016
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This past Sunday, my family and I went to a local park for the specific purpose of flying my four year old daughter’s kite that she received for her birthday the day before. Along the way, I fielded question after question from her regarding the lack of evidence of wind, and whether or not the.. read more →

KT Corps Cadet Highlight: Robyn Phinizey

March 7, 2016
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          Robyn, age 17, will soon graduate high school among the top 5 students in her graduating class, and is indeed a blessing to her church family. Robyn began attending The Salvation Army as a young student (8) enrolled in the School of Music and Arts program; it is here that.. read more →

BOLD Movie Festival (aka Super DIY)

March 1, 2016
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BOLD Movie Festival (aka Super DIY) As a brigade, you are invited to make a short movie (8 minutes or less) about one of the themes you have recently studied: SOCIAL JUSTICE •PURITY AND SEX •SPIRITUAL GIFTS •SERVICE ABSOLUTE TRUTH •AUTHENTIC FAITH •THE CHURCH Use your creativity to tell your story and deliver your message:.. read more →

Lawrenceville Corps Cadet Shining a Light on Slavery #EndIt

February 29, 2016
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  ‘Thursday, February 25, 2016 was Shine A Light On Slavery Day. This day was selected to raise awareness for Human Trafficking. At our Wednesday night youth meeting, I challenged all of the students to wear red Xs on their hands to school on this day. Allie Swyers of the Lawrenceville, GA Corps really took.. read more →

Peter & The Jesus Lizard

February 23, 2016
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  The Jesus Lizard has earned its name through its ability to run across the top of the water.  Proportionally, if humans could run as fast as the Jesus Lizard, we would run a blazing 70 mph!  If we could just reach those speeds, we could literally run across the surface of the water!  Alas,.. read more →

Let God’s Grace Propel You

February 16, 2016
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A little over ten years ago, I met my wife in Culpeper, VA. It’s a little town located on 29 between Charlottesville and Washington DC that celebrates an eclectic downtown, drawing shoppers from all over Northern VA. At the corner of Main St. and W. Cameron St., is Culpeper Music, a hole in the wall.. read more →

FL Corps Cadet Highlight 2016

February 12, 2016
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The St. Petersburg Corps Cadets with Corps Cadet Counselor Linda Chamberlain, Captains Chris and Heidi Farrell, with Divisional Youth Leaders at recent Corps Cadet Sunday Mentor luncheon.                 MENTORING AT ST. PETERSBURG CITADEL The St. Petersburg Junior Soldier and Corps Cadet Mentoring program began several years ago through.. read more →

A Smooth Sea Never Made A Skillful Sailor

February 11, 2016
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  Over the last few months, I’ve had a few of my students come to me with some pretty heavy issues. Whether dealing with a volatile home life, struggling with maturing as a person, or life questions, their concerns centered on feeling distant from God during a hard time. They each told me how they.. read more →