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This Little Light Of Mine–What If We Let It Shine In Church Meetings?

Churches sometimes teach the children’s song, This Little Light Of Mine.  It goes:  “This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine; let it shine, let it shine, let it shine.  Hide it under a bushel? No! I’m gonna let … Continue reading

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Unorthodox & Innovative Ideas For Christ-Followers!

Innovative & unorthodox ideas for 21st Century Christ-followers: 1) Get on the streets and regularly prayer walk with the Blood & Fire Battle Flag. 2) Regularly post bold declarations about the living, resurrected Jesus Christ on Facebook and other social … Continue reading

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Salvation Army Flag Prayer Walk Report — Nashville’s McFerrin Park Neighborhood

* A Morning Flag-Prayer-Walk In East Nashville’s Mcferrin Park Neighborhood Today! * I left The Salvation Army Berry Street Worship Center walking on Meridian Street and a guy named, Crump (a 60-something man holding a jar 1/2 full of beer), … Continue reading

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Tell it! Boldly Tell The Good News About Jesus Christ!

It is necessary to use words!  “Go tell it on the mountain and everywhere.”  “Speak the truth in love.”  “Shout it from the housetops.”  “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone.”  “The righteous are as … Continue reading

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“Salvation Army Leader Carries Flag of Justice” (Nashville City Paper Article)

By William Williams of The Nashville City Paper (published Sunday, May 8, 2011) On a recent rainy Tuesday, Steve Simms quietly toiled as corps administrator of the Salvation Army’s Berry Street Worship Center in East Nashville’s McFerrin Park. A gray-haired, mustachioed man … Continue reading

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17 Benefits Of Prayer Walking

Prayer walking with The Salvation Army Flag does many things: 1) It increases the amount of intercessory prayer for your neighborhood; 2) It helps you to understand the needs in your neighborhood; 3) It increases your love for the people … Continue reading

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Use Words! Talk About Religion! Testify!

Church is not carefully crafted and controlled ceremonies.  It is a symphony of spontaneous, heart-felt testimonies.  It’s not what we’ve planned, learned, and memorized; but what we have seen and heard! Unfortunately, the work of the living God in human … Continue reading

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Imitator or Radiator? (Awash In The World or Aflame For God?)

Are you a radiator spreading the presence and power of Christ to the people around you or an imitator following the influence of popular culture? Are you transforming your friends, neighbors, coworkers and community by godly influence or are you … Continue reading

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Make A Courageous Act Of Spiritual Warfare

The Salvation Army Flag is known as the Blood & Fire.  It’s not decor for a corps (a Salvation Army church); it’s for feet to walk a beat on the street praying and testifying to the glory of God. It’s … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare & The Christian Battle Flag

The Salvation Army Flag is not a decoration to collect dust inside a chapel or church building.  It’s not a religious relic.  It is a battle flag that belongs on the streets of the world. The first “Blood & Fire” … Continue reading

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