Tag: salvation army

  • Empty Kettles, Full Lives

    Every day, The Salvation Army in locations all around the world, and in your local community, send out bell ringers, red kettles, and shiny bells out into the world in the hopes that the general public would be generous. Each day these empty buckets go out empty. The plan is for them to come back full. […]

  • 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 […]

  • So, You Are Moving! 10 Things to Remember During a Transition

    This weekend is a transition week for The Salvation Army in the South! Officers (ministers) have received their farewell orders and will be leaving their congregations and communities that they have poured heart and soul into for other “harvest fields.” While officers are aware of this reality during the training period, reality still sets in […]

  • 5 Lessons I Learned from the General’s Visit

    Recently, General André Cox visited the southern part of the United States for an annual gathering of The Salvation Army. General Cox is the 20th General of The Salvation Army. As General, he is the international leader of the Army. He was elected into office on August 3, 2013. You can find some more detail […]

  • We Believe: Day 1 – Who Are You Listening To?

    If you have not heard this awesome album, you can listen to it here, or at http://transmission.virb.com/webelieve. Have you ever ridden on public transportation before? Or attended a sports game? Or visited an elementary school? If you have, what do all of these venues have in common? Did you guess it? Noise, sound, voices… Like […]

  • 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, […]

  • espressivo (god.notes)

    Espressivo – A direction to play expressively. Colossians 3:23-24 NLT – “Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Remember that the Lord will give you an inheritance as your reward, and that the Master you are serving is Christ.” Relying on God has to start all […]

  • Twas The Night Before Moves v.2.0

    ‘Twas the night before Moves,when all through the Corps All the people were nervous for what was in store. The cell phones were plugged in their chargers with care, In hopes that tomorrow no calls would they bear. The Off’cers were cowered all stiff in their beds, While visions of bubble wrap danced in their […]