December, 2019

New year, new commitment

In the mid-1700s, John Wesley instituted watchnight services as part of New Year’s eve. The worship services gave early Methodists ...

Pray Around the World — Hong Kong and Macau Command

In the coming week, the international Salvation Army is praying specifically for the Hong Kong and Macau Command. Here is ...

Christmas Eve

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one ...

5, 4, 3, 2, 1 … Grow with Commissioner Sue Swanson

5 true things about your spiritual life: I grew up with a “salvation by works” mentality. Grace reached me. I ...

Advent Day 23

When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go to Bethlehem ...

Advent Day 22

And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord ...

Advent Day 21

In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the ...

Advent Day 20

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. ...

Advent Day 19

When they found him on the other side of the lake, they asked him, “Rabbi, when did you get here?” Jesus ...

Advent Day 18

Then people brought little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them and pray for them. But the ...