Candidates Blog - Salvation Army Canada
  • Carriers of God's Grace

    August 2, 2019 Captain Joyce Downer - Divisional Secretary for Candidates
    We are today invited to being living evidence of the grace of God – to be ‘messengers of grace’ to the world who needs to hear and see what that means.  As the accepted candidates of the ‘Messengers of Grace’ session prepare to commence their training at CFOT, may we all be reminded that we are called to be messengers of God’s grace where we are.
  • A Fresh Start

    What fruit has God called you to bear? January 9, 2019 Major Jennifer Hale
    It’s a time for me to re-evaluate my priorities, give some thought to where I’m spending my time, money, and to seek God’s guidance and direction for the year ahead. For me, it’s kind of like pressing the reset button....
  • Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus!

    Advent - a time to prepare for Christ's coming into the world December 6, 2017 Major Jennifer Hale
    ... and may the Lord use every kettle shift, every food and toy hamper, and every cup of hot chocolate as an opportunity for us to share the message of the Gospel...
  • For This I Have Jesus

    A Steely-Eyed Endurance November 6, 2017 Major Jennifer Hale phrase in particular that caught my attention as I listened to that song again. It’s found in the third verse – “a steely-eyed endurance.” I have spent the last two weeks reflecting on that phrase. One of the definitions of steely is strength. Merriam Webster’s dictionary refers to a steely determination. ...

  • Welcome Messengers of Compassion

    Blood and Fire Spirit September 18, 2017 Major Jennifer Hale
    I was captured by the phrase “Blood and Fire’ spirit – that great zeal for the lost that is empowered by the Holy Spirit. Yes! That is the kind of Officer I long to be – and more are needed! 
  • Come Into Our World

    Carrying God's Presence To The Lost September 11, 2017 Major Jennifer Hale
    In recent days, I have become increasingly aware that the world needs Jesus! As I look around me I can’t help but think of the lyrics from Joy Webb’s song ‘Come Into Our World”...