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Official crest of The Salvation Army.

I think that I am close to making a decision about the Salvation  Army and my future with them. I have been actively attending and involved with a Calvary Chapel for some time now and have made many good friends there. It took me some time, though, to make those friends. Often I hear people say that it is not the friendliest church and I am forced to agree with the assessment. A little more focus on visitors and new people would certainly help. That's not for me to really say, since I am not willing to put more time in there right now to make that happen. While my time is precious between work, family and other obligations, the most important time is that which is reserved for God. I think the best place mine can be utilized right now for His service may well be the Salvation Army.

There is still some thinking to do on the subject, though. Some of their theology is different than I have been taught-- and that I understand the Bible to teach. However, no matter where I look, there are always differences and they are not enough to separate me from that part of the body of Christ. It is possible that they are right about some things and I am the one who is wrong. Certainly, there are things that merit study and discussion.

I suspect this will be the subject of more than this post! Right now, I have the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season to contend with. It can be a little crazy-- but all in all, I love it.

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