Stephen Court

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It affects everything.

This small essay was prepared for the Captain’s Course 2015 in the Sweden & Latvia Territory on the theme of Holiness. The main question was “Do people understand what holiness means?” with suggested follow up thought-provokers such as; Why is holiness important? Has holiness teaching disappeared from our corps, and why? Are there good examples … Continue reading

Gems from Spiritual Day

2 Corinthians 7:1 – “Since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.” From Major Stephen Court; Purge yourself of anything that defiles or contaminates body or spirit. Puke up your sin. and… Cultured ≠ Cleansed Habitual ≠ Holy … Continue reading

10 Most Thought-Provoking Quotes from this Week.

“We shouldn’t always take the scriptures literally, but we should always take them practically.” – J.McKenna “Faith is not a mental ascent.” – ht D.Janssen “Justification: to ‘Rightify’.” – ht D.Janssen “Sanctification is that renewal of our fallen nature by the Holy Ghost, received through faith in Jesus Christ, whose blood of atonement cleanseth from … Continue reading

Brigadier Power

She was speaking of an anonymous “Brigadier Power”, but I believe the same is true (to a large extent..?) of Capt. Stephen Court, our highly esteemed Training Principle, 108 years later; “This man is a flame. His theology is of the apostolic brand, comprising a merciful and just God, an atoning Saviour, a full and … Continue reading

Here I Am.

Too much of what I do is motivated by guilt. I need to concentrate on living a pro-active, rather than a reactive life. A life where I say “I intend to..” rather than “I should do..”. A life where I look forward to the challenges, rather than trying to make excuses as to why I … Continue reading

Double Impact & The Machine

DOUBLE IMPACT was a Tri-Territorial Salvation Army Youth Congress in January 2004. It was famous for a few things.. – Captain Danielle Strickland got a tattoo while on stage, as a sermon illustration! – Danielle, and her partner in fun, Capt. Stephen Court preached about Spiritual Masturbation, using a condom as an illustration! – Commissioner … Continue reading

Kathleen Johansson

We shall win.

"The decree has gone forth that the kingdoms of this world shall become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ and that He shall reign whose right it is from the River to the ends of the earth. We shall win. It is only a question of time. I believe that this Movement shall inaugurate the final conquest of our Lord Jesus Christ."
- General Catherine Booth

Things I’ve said.

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