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Soul Food

Food for thought and soul including observations and reflective opinion pieces on current issues.

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Make room for others

20 Dec | 2013

A Christmas message from Territorial Leaders Commissioners Robert and Janine Donaldson.

Jacob Barratt

A life extraordinary

19 Dec | 2013

The birth of Jesus is the world’s greatest love story, says Ingrid Barratt. It speaks of God’s extraordinary plan for each of us, told through the fragility of a baby boy.

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Jesus, the light of the world

17 Dec | 2013

Christmas Greetings from General André Cox, international leader of The Salvation Army.

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Simeon's Song

4 Dec | 2013

Carla Lindsey examines how Simeon’s song promises salvation for all the world.

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The Christmas Countdown

2 Dec | 2013

An Advent journey fills us with wonder and awe at God’s tenacious love for the world, says Major Heather Rodwell.

Cadet Daniel Buckingham

Foolish or wise?

26 Nov | 2013

Despite human failings and limitations, God continues to show up and work through ordinary people.

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Zechariah’s Song

18 Nov | 2013

Carla Lindsey continues her series looking at songs that are part of the Christmas story. Here she reflects on Zechariah’s song, a magnificent prophetic vision that redefined salvation as greater than the here-and-now, and bigger than the future.

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Worth more than many sparrows

15 Nov | 2013

What God can each us through these everyday little birds.

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Mary's song

11 Nov | 2013

As we head to Christmas, Carla Lindsey begins a series examining songs that are part of the Christmas Story. Here, she reflects on Mary’s song—the Magnificat—and the story it tells of God’s relationship with Mary and with his people.

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