Tag: OTHERS

  • Let Them Ring the Bells

    Let Them Ring the Bells by June Noble December 13, 2014 When it is the holiday season And the spirit is glowing brightly It is also a time of great dire For the poor and hungry Their only salvation And the guiding light Are the red kettles and shields And the chiming of the bells […]

  • Thoughts from Oklahoma: The Complete List

    It has been an amazing experience in Oklahoma! Here is a complete list of my posts from that experience! May 28: Day 1-Seat at the Table May 29: Day 2-Partners in Service May 30: Day 3-Two Generations of Service May 31: Day 4-Praise You in the Storm June 1: Day 5-New Recruits Joining the Army […]

  • Thoughts from Oklahoma: Day 12-Saying Goodbye but Not Forgetting

    This last post from Oklahoma is dedicated to the all of the officers, soldiers, employees and volunteers. I would also like to include all of the people I had the honor of working with from all of our partner agencies. The weird thing about leaving now is that there has been so much good done, […]

  • Thoughts from Oklahoma: Day 10-Spiritual Care Ground Forces

    Thoughts from Oklahoma: Day 10-Spiritual Care Ground Forces

    The Salvation Army is constantly evolving and changing the way it responds to disasters! Due to the impact that this tornado had on the people in this area, The Salvation Army wanted to make the Emotional and Spiritual Care support to be a priority in our initial service delivery. While Emotional and Spiritual Care has […]

  • 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 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   […]

  • Thoughts from Oklahoma: Day 3-Two Generations of Service

    I have served on, including this one, eleven deployments for disaster services. I have served in various capacities from operating canteens to working in the warehouse to being the Incident Commander. On all of those deployments, I never did something that I have now done. In Oklahoma, I have had the opportunity to serve with […]

  • 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 […]

  • Caring for Others Along the Road (Easter Saturday)

    Title: Caring for Others Along the Road Series: Walking the Road of Easter (Misc. Devotional) Scripture: Luke 23:50-56 Theme(s): Repentance, Compassion, Caring, Stepping Out DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT After the darkest moment in human history, we find a short telling of a man who was faced with an opportunity to act. Joseph of Arimathea is described by […]

  • Mile Marker: The Tip of the Iceberg

    Deuteronomy 29:5 NLT – “For forty years I led you through the wilderness, yet your clothes and sandals did not wear out.” If you are anything like me, reading through Deuteronomy can take the wind out of your sails!  If you have not read Deuteronomy 28:57 yet, I would not start my morning devotions with it. […]