Category: Salvation

Go for the worst

Last night as I lay down to sleep I was challenged by the Holy Spirit to ‘Go for the Worst!’. William Booth put a challenge to the soldiers of the Salvation Army to go for souls and go for the worst. In my experience we always consider ‘the […]

Thought for Today – Archie Boyle

Matthew 27:62-63 The next day, the one after Preparation Day, the chief priests and the Pharisees went to Pilate. “Sir,” they said, “we remember that while he was still alive that deceiver said, ‘After three days I will rise again.’ The leaders feared He would come back to […]

Go the extra mile

God is calling us not just to impact our homes, neighbourhoods and countries but to impact the world in service to Him and others. It’s easy to get stuck in an attitude of my family, my job, my neighbourhood. God is calling us to step out and step […]

Making the best of bad situation

God involves Himself deeply in human affairs, entering into the whole range of our lives. He could if He wanted to announce His entrance. But He doesn’t. It is up to us to take hold of a victorious Christ. So we can master defects, discard our weaknesses and […]

Did you celebrate Christmas?

Millions of people around the world who celebrated at Christmas did not celebrate Christmas. Many of them have no idea what Christmas is about. Even though in thousands of places carols are sung, nativity plays performed and cards are exchanged depicting the Bethlehem manger scene. Even though gift-giving […]

Practice Self-Control

One of the keys to doing what is right is practicing self-control. Seeing ourselves as God sees us, as loved and valued gives us an honest evaluation of ourselves and leads us to want to apply God’s principles of recovery to our daily living. Healthy self-control is demonstrated in […]

Let God plan your life

There is a way to understand God’s plan for your life. It is through acceptance of Christ as Lord and Saviour and personal relationship with Him. One day He will bring us all together to be with Him forever. To be included you must accept Jesus and all […]


God has made everything beautiful for its own time. He has planted eternity in the human heart, but even so, people cannot see the whole scope of God’s work from beginning to end.  Ecclesiastes 3:11 Eternity we are told in this verse is planted in our hearts. In this […]

Why are you here?

William Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army began its social work because ‘men slept out all night on bridges’. He saw a need and took action to meet it. In 2011 in Melbourne men, women and children still sleep in parks, in cars and under bridges. I […]