Entries by Beth Desplancke

February 2022 Inspire Newsletter

February 14th is Valentine’s Day, a day we focus on love. Let’s spend the whole month of February focusing on God’s love for us, and our love for others. This month’s symbol of hope is the dove. Find out why doves are often pictured on Valentine’s and how they symbolize hope. Also included in this […]

February Bonus Resource: Let’s Love Like He Loves

By Major Julie FeistKalispell, MT Corps – Northwest Division For those who have women who are homebound or are unable to attend, here is a simple program that can be duplicated and mailed or delivered to women. A small Valentine goody could also be included. This program can also be adapted to be a devotional […]

God’s Love Letter

By Major Beth Desplancke Back when my husband and I were dating, early on in our relationship, Frank had to go out of town for a conference and was gone for almost two weeks. In that time, I remember receiving a long love letter from him. In this letter he talked about his dreams for […]

February 2022 Craft & Devotional: Love Your Neighbor

By Captain Ryan BoydMissoula, MT Corps – Northwest Division On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?” He answered, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and […]

February 2022 Bible Study: Love in Style

By Captain Susan CassinAnacortes, WA Corps – Northwest Division When it comes to shopping there are two prevailing mindsets around this activity. There are those who love it and those who only endure it out of necessity; hoping to get in and out of the store as quickly as possible and with as little impact […]

February 2022 Korean Devotional: Blessing is Channel of Love

By Captain Eunha KimEastside, WA Corps – Northwest Division 하나님은 우리에게 성경을 통하여 사랑을 말씀하신다.성경책은 사랑의 책이라고 하여도 맞을 것이다.요한복음에서만해도 사랑이라는 단어는 50번을 넘게 우리에게 말씀하셨다.주님은 왜 우리에게 사랑이라는 말씀을 계속하셨을까?그것은 아마도 사랑한다는 것이 쉬운 것 같아도 어렵기때문일것이다.왜냐면 원수도 사랑하기 힘들고 나를 괴롭히는 사람, 나를 싫어하는 사람, 내가 미워하는 사람도 사랑하기 힘들기 때문이다그런데 하나님은 우리에게 […]

February 2022 Devotional: Choose Love

By Lt. Isabella GreenBellingham, WA Corps – Northwest Division Twenty-four years into my life and I’ll finally admit it, I was an angry kid. I had a short fuse that my sister especially was great at lighting. She would say something, push just the right button, and I would go off on her. Then, in […]

She Leads… With Inspiration to Serve

By Captain Felicia GrantSeattle, WA Social Services Director – Northwest Division From its humble beginnings, the Founder of Home League (1907), now Women’s Ministries, coined it a “help one another society.” Women in social work is one of the continuous strands of ministry for The Salvation Army. We see Women’s Ministries impact and significance throughout […]

January 2022 Inspire Newsletter

Happy and Hopeful New Year! A new year is 365 days of new opportunities and freshness. Check out this month’s newsletter for an inspiring devotional reminding us that we have new opportunity for forgiveness of sin each and every day of the year. As far as the east is from the west, so far has […]

She Leads… With Purpose and Grace

By Captain Jan PembertonDivisional Women’s Ministries Secretary – Cascade Division When we think of the call the Lord has put on us, we cannot discount those that spoke into our lives. There are many leaders, friends, and loved ones that speak into our lives daily. Sometimes we realize it, and sometimes we do not. There […]