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  • Thoughts from Oklahoma: Day 6-The MARC of a Good Partnership

    Thoughts from Oklahoma: Day 6-The MARC of a Good Partnership

    The MARC here in Shawnee assists clients through this experience and helps them to begin to rebuild their lives. The Salvation Army is proud to be a part of all four MARC’s serving in Oklahoma.

  • Thoughts from Oklahoma: Day 5-New Recruits Joining the Army of Hope

    Thoughts from Oklahoma: Day 5-New Recruits Joining the Army of Hope

    In every fight or conflict, troops get weary and tired. Fatigue sets in and makes continuing more and more difficult. After someone has been serving for a time, it is time to bring in some new vitality and spirit. You need a fresh infusion of service and love. Let me introduce you to Pam Wedel. […]

  • Thoughts from Oklahoma: Day 4-Praise You in the Storm

    One of the unfortunate things about disaster services is that there are times that while serving in a disaster another one can follow right behind it. And, although they are still assessing the situation from today's storms, we had one challenging night weather-wise here in Oklahoma! Picture from Oklahoma skies on May 31, 2013   […]

  • Rescued from Opposition

    God rescues the people in Red Sea Scripture: Acts 16:16-40 (teaching text), Exodus 14 (historical narrative) Theme:  Rescued from the opposition, second chance, new life Besides the Israelites being delivered from the Egyptians, one of the most well-known stories of rescue in Exodus is the crossing of the Red Sea. In a clear demonstration of […]

  • Rescued from Our Past (Lent Series)

    People of Israel in slavery, not through their own actions Sermon Series: Rescue (Lent Series) Scripture: Ephesians 4:22-24 (teaching text), Exodus 1 (historical narrative) Theme:  Rescued from the past, second chance, new life The people of Israel find themselves enslaved to the Egyptians for over 400 years. The Israelites came to Egypt at the request […]

  • Being a Good Model

    Leadership, as a concept, is easy to accept, but in practice is difficult to maintain. From Scripture, David is a leader who embodies the practices of modeling the way, inspiring a shared vision, challenging the process, enabling others to act, and encouraging the heart. A great passage of scripture emphasizing these characteristics of leadership is […]

  • Top 10 Reasons our Kids Leave Church

    Top 10 Reasons our Kids Leave Church.

  • Special Church Welcome

    Special Church Welcome We extend a special welcome to those who are single, married, divorced, gay, filthy rich, dirt poor, yo no habla Ingles. We extend a special welcome to those who are crying new-borns, skinny as a rail or could afford to lose a few pounds. We welcome you if you can sing like […]

  • tripping over me

    Jesus, friend of sinners, we have strayed so far away We cut down people in your name but the sword was never ours to swing Jesus, friend of sinners, the truth’s become so hard to see The world is on their way to You but they’re tripping over me Always looking around but never looking […]

  • Spread too thin

    For many months, and in some cases years, I have bemoaned and complained about my lack of focus and drive and productivity. I can feel the push to create and share but at times, it seems stifled. What is causing this blockage, this breakdown, in the flow of my mind and heart? Romans 8:28 tells […]