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Your Duty as a Soldier

As an Officer’s Kid, I have the rare “gift” of being able to recall the melodies of Song Book Songs that I don’t really know. The only thing is that it’s not usually something that I try to do, it just happens, like the song forced itself on my brain… This morning was one of […]


I love it when you come to understand something that you never did before. For me, this morning was one of those times: I never really understood why, in the Old Testament, the Israelites often found it fitting to give a place, or even God, a new name. It always seemed to come out of […]

Tambourine With My Toes

Three Sundays ago I gave the message at my Corps, just before which Lt. Josh Polanco introduced what the new sermon theme was going to be for the next few months: Come Join Our Army. A great part of the reasoning behind this is that we want to make soldiers, right? In his presentation, Lt. […]

Change In, Change Out Celebration Photodoc

Hello. The Change In, Change Out Celebration was a ridiculously rejuvenating reunion! Besides the fact that we raised $3,295.42, God was present and active among us. We learned that Change In, Change Out isn’t just a one year campaign, but a lifestyle! Right? The spare change we find daily should still be given away selflessly, […]

God Is Always At Work

Recently I started going through a devotional series by Henry Blackaby called Experiencing God. His whole push is to get us to realize that the focus of our lives should be on God, and not on ourselves. He points out that we might actually focus more on ourselves than we think. When it comes to […]

Meet William Thomas

Before you read anything about William Thomas, I want to make a point. The reason why Salvation Army profiles are posted is not so that we can merely revel in the “good old days”, mainly because the best days of the Army have to be ahead, and not behind. We look to the past to […]


1 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, 2 for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. 3 Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. 4 Then you will win favor […]