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Catherine Booth

Catherine Booth (1829-1890), the Mother of The Salvation Army and wife of William Booth, talks about achieving true peace, how our hearts can be made perfect, and what a Christian can learn from one of Napoleon’s soldiers.*
None of our hearts are born perfect by nature, but they can be renewed to be made perfect. For this, first, a heart must be loyal to God. It should be thoroughly given to Him, irrespective of consequences. Second, a heart must be obedient. A perfect heart does not pick and choose which commandments to obey. Hearts that do so are partial, not perfect. Third, at the root of all perfect hearts, is trust. Look no further than Abraham to see a heart perfect in its trust. Abraham believed God almost to the blood of his son Isaac, and God showed Himself strong in his behalf.
Our charity must be divine and focused on the soul. Sentiments of pity and acts of generosity towards man is sometimes done all without a spark of divinity in one’s heart. Or worse, it may be simply ..


Taking the Lead

Women assume the role of president at prestigious Christian colleges around the country. by Retta Blaney
With a sense that they have been called, and with an appreciation for the groundbreaking role they are assuming, women have been taking over the leadership of Christian colleges and universities in slowly increasing numbers. Religious schools still lag far behind secular institutions in the appointing of female presidents, but the ceiling has been broken in schools across the country that were established in the holiness tradition.
“The idea has been that only one population, gender or ethnicity makes all the decisions,” said Deana L. Porterfield, who in 2014 became the first female president of Roberts Wesleyan College and Northeastern Seminary in Rochester, N.Y. “We’re better when we’re diverse. I do believe it’s what God’s calling us to do. Full representation is important if you really believe all are made in the image of God.”
While being the first woman president is an hono..


Camp Gotta Crop 2015

We are excited to share with you about our upcoming Camp Gotta Crop! We have an entire webpage dedicated to the event.  You can either click on the above poster or head up to the sidebar on this page and click on “Camp Gotta Crop”. You will find the Newsletter, forms to be filled out and more […]


Community Care during December

Christmas time in The Salvation Army is a very busy time. With gift distributions, food pantries, Christmas programs and visitations around the community, there are many ways to give back.  Here are two examples of activities through local Community Care Ministries. In Citrus County, the littlest CCM volunteers were out spreading joy and giving out teddy […]


You’re Here

Mary…what a role she has in the Christmas story!  “To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary. And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among […]


Peace on Earth

First appeared on our devotional blog on December 1, 2011: Christmas Bells written by: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! And thought how, as the day had come, The belfries of all […]


Reminiscing on Veterens Day

We are so thankful for our veterans! As we prepare Christmas visits to VA hospitals around Florida, here’s a reminder of how The Salvation Army celebrated our vets on Veterans Day this year. Daytona Beach The Salvation Army of East Volusia & Flagler Counties was very active in several events throughout the two counties.  We […]


Corps Highlight: Panama City Annual

Recently,[column col=”1/4″]ADD_CONTENT_HERE[/column] Panama City Corps had their annual luncheon, themed around David’s prayer found in Psalm 51, Verse 7: “Purify me from my sins, and I will be clean; wash me and I will be whiter than snow.” The main message they wanted for people to take was about the need we all have to be […]


Corps Highlight: Fort Lauderdale Coffee Shop

In the Fall, the Home League in Fort Lauderdale had a great Educational and Fellowship time when Majors Lucy and Luis Viera prepared a Coffee Shop Program. A coffee history video was shown and the room was converted into a fancy coffee shop. The office staff served the ladies and took coffee orders, which included […]


Camp Gotta Crop 2015

We are excited that Camp Gotta Crop is coming in February!  Registration has closed and we have over 225 women coming together to enjoy cropping, fun, and fellowship! Details will come soon for attendees!