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Who He Is

Exodus 20:1-17 — The Ten Commandments1 And God spoke all these words:2 “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.3 “You shall have no other gods before me.4 “You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or […]

New Journal of Aggressive Christianity

The new issue of Journal of Aggressive Christianity is out.You may be interested to know that two writers from the Central Territory (and for that matter, the Metropolitan Division) were published in this edition.If you’re looking for articles about Christmas, souvenirs of Salvationism, papers on a model for social/spiritual marriage and Officership, stuff on community, […]

The Biggest Loser

I’m a sucker for reality TV shows. Though I’ve only watched a few episodes (and am watching the finale right now) I really love The Biggest Loser. It’s incredible that these people have the opportunity to exercise and diet with professional trainers for a few months. They change their eating habits, learn what to do […]


In 1879, just one year after becoming The Salvation Army, 4000 soldiers in the heat of revival fires attended the first Council of War. One warrior implored them: “The time has come for fire. All other agents have been tried: intellect, learning, fine buildings, wealth, respectability, numbers. The great men and the mighty men and […]

The Praise That Jesus Walks On

Matthew 21:6-11The disciples went and did as Jesus had instructed them. They brought the donkey and the colt, placed their cloaks on them, and Jesus sat on them. A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. The crowds that went […]

The Light of the World is Jesus

Alec Knight grew up in the East End of London, spending his time in bird fighting, boxing, betting, drink and public-house songs, a leader in any group he joined. Confronted by open-air meetings, he organized a Skeleton Army and attacked. He was gravely disturbed when, after hitting a Salvationist, he was told, “God bless you, […]