By: Nancy Barton – from Christianitytoday.com “But it’s easy to build community in the women’s ministry; women are so relational.” That comment from a male colleague reflects a pervasive fallacy. While women may generally be more sensitive and verbal than men, we still struggle to develop relationships that foster true community. Recently our church planned […]

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“Since becoming the Corps Officer (at Peoria Citadel) I’ve had several conversations with older women at the corps about some of their personal experiences in the christian community of the corps.  One of those conversations was with a 70 year old African American woman. She has been attending the corps since she was a child. […]

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As described on the Centre for Spiritual Life Development website: Sanctified – A Lifestyle is inspired by a short series of studies on the book of Philippians with the desire to create a resource written by young adult Salvationists made for young adult Salvationists. The nine contributors to this study come from all over the world and […]

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There are some sisters out there doing some pretty cool stuff. They are recognizing the authentic friendships and conversations we need to have as sisters in Christ. Reminding us to slow down in our often over-churched over-programmed lives and to have friendships together. Friendship that doesn’t leave out Christ, that is intentional about discussing our […]

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You don’t have to look far in society to stumble across a hypocrite. Humans, Christian or not misrepresent themselves all the time. But as a Christian let’s together, work towards eliminating this characteristic in the Christian community. Don’t misrepresent Christ. 

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Ever been hurt by a Christian? Of course you have, we all have. But if we blame God for a persons behavior and actions, we’re really misunderstanding who God is. Check about Major Danielle Strickland’s commentary on God’s gift of free will. It may just change your mind about God…

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Community and friendship is never all happy times and coffee dates. It seems, especially in Christian friendships, that the challenge in friendship is even greater. As Christians we have chosen to live lives of grace, forgiveness, holiness (in pursuit of) and love (among many other unmentioned characteristics). Holding one another accountable to this lifestyle is […]

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