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Few Battles Are Won Alone
Jun 4 • 1 min
I’m sure you’ve heard it said that, “God helps those who help themselves”. However, you may be surprised to learn that this expression appears nowhere in the Bible.Written by: Major Frank Duracher
Worry About Today
Jun 1 • 1 min
Maybe you have a lot on your plate right now. Maybe you’re unsure how the next bill will be paid. Take a lesson from some heroes of our faith and remember that God has a plan for you.Written by: Chris Benjamin
Self-Care
May 28 • 1 min
Even Jesus himself took time away from the noise of the crowds to get away to a solitary place to pray.So, take a lesson from our Savior, and take time for yourself. Your life and the lives of others are depending on you to do so!Written by: Glenda White
Take Time to Listen
May 25 • 1 min
How many times have you simply needed someone to listen? We live in a world where many within our journey of faith carry heavy burdens and feel as though no one wants to hear them for fear of being judged or ridiculed.Written by: Adely T. Charles
Distractions
May 21 • 1 min
I think we can agree there are tons of distractions in our world today. Constant notifications on your phone, unread emails, new shows to watch, the list goes on and on. It can be challenging to take a break from all the noise.Written by: Meagan Hofer
Take it Back
May 18 • 1 min
Posting on social media should come with a warning – Post at your own Risk! We have to be mindful of the fact that when we post something, it can’t be taken back or deleted. It’s just out there!Written by: Glenda White
The Simple Things
May 14 • 1 min
The pursuit of happiness can often lead us nowhere. How much time do we spend chasing the next thing?Written by: Meagan Hofer
Don’t Lose Hope
May 11 • 1 min
Hope is defined as a confident expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. Without hope, life would seem pretty meaningless, right?Written by: Glenda White
Amazing Creation
May 7 • 1 min
All around us are incredible mysteries and awe-inspiring beauty. If you’re struggling with belief in God, do you at least see a lifeforce or something beyond our comprehension working behind the scenes in nature?Written by: Chris Benjamin
Life Shapers
May 4 • 1 min
Our friends and community become life-shapers to us. So, who, in your life are helping to shape you and push you to be the best that you can be?Written by: Glenda White
Transformation
Apr 30 • 1 min
When faced with adversity remember: God uses our circumstances to shape us and bring us closer to Him. God turns what Satan intended for harm into powerful transformation.Written by: Chris Hofer
Questions About Faith
Apr 27 • 1 min
All of us, at some point, if we’re honest, have questioned our faith in some way. From age old questions like, “if God is a loving God why do bad things happen to good people?” To more personal questions about unanswered prayers.Written by: Chris Benjamin
In All Things
Apr 23 • 1 min
If you are in a season with lots of unanswered questions, find comfort in knowing that while your circumstances may be unclear, your prayers are being heard.Written by: Meagan Hofer
COVID 19 ENCOURAGEMENT EPISODE 10
Apr 22 • 5 min
In this bonus episode, we are joined by the newest speaker for Wonderful Words of Life’s financial series, Major Mike Harris. We hope that this encouraging message is a tremendous blessing to you today.
BONUS SONG: UNFAILING GOD | TRANSMISSION
Apr 20 • 7 min
Enjoy this special release of Atlanta-based, Salvation Army band, Transmission’s latest single. During these bizarre and stressful times, we feel that this powerful song should be our anthem as we are reminded that we are loved by an UNFAILING GOD.
Money
Apr 20 • 1 min
Of all the topics the Bible discusses frequently, did you know that money ranks very high? If money is important to God, then it should certainly be important to us as well!Written by: Glenda White
Sweet Friendships
Apr 16 • 1 min
God created us for relationships – we are meant to do life together. Proverbs 27:9 says “Sweet friendships refresh the soul and awaken our hearts with joy”.Written by: Meagan Hofer
Tired of Feeling Tired?
Apr 13 • 1 min
Are you tired of feeling tired? Do you feel too exhausted and overwhelmed to even think straight? Bills, work, health issues – it’s all too much to deal with sometimes, right?Written by: Jalane Rolader
Good Friday Bonus Episode
Apr 10 • 9 min
In this bonus episode, Colonel Eddie Hobgood reminds us why we call it “Good” Friday.
COVID 19 ENCOURAGEMENT EPISODE 09
Apr 9 • 4 min
Are you homeschooling for the first time? Stressed? Major Amy Reardon shares an honest and hopeful message.To hear more of these messages, visit https://salvationarmysoundcast.org/
Would You Move?
Apr 9 • 1 min
Do you enjoy the place where you call home, your routine, your surroundings, your job? Are you comfortable? Well, what if God told you to leave all of it behind? Would you move?Written by: Glenda White
COVID 19 ENCOURAGEMENT EPISODE 08
Apr 7 • 4 min
In this episode, we’re joined by Major Amy Reardon. She shares a beautiful Holy Week message and reminds us why we continue to have hope. Hear more of these episodes by subscribing to any of our shows here https://salvationarmysoundcast.org/
Branching Out
Apr 6 • 1 min
What’s in your way that’s making you think your growth is being hindered? if you can’t move upward, move outwards and spread your branches!Written by: Shawn Walker
COVID 19 ENCOURAGEMENT EPISODE 07
Apr 4 • 1 min
Forgive the audio quality! :) In this episode, we hear from Major Marion Platt as he took a break from providing food from The Salvation Army Canteen. He brings us a quick reminder that God is ALWAYS with us.
COVID 19 ENCOURAGEMENT EPISODE 06
Apr 3 • 4 min
In this episode, we are joined by Caleb Louden from The Salvation Army’s Atlanta Temple. He shares some encouraging scriptures starting with Isaiah chapter 26.
Don’t be Anxious
Apr 2 • 1 min
According to a recent study by Amazon, Philippians 4:6-7 is the most “highlighted” scripture in the Bible. Is there any question as to why?Written by: Chris Benjamin
COVID 19 ENCOURAGEMENT EPISODE 05
Apr 1 • 3 min
In this episode, Major Jerry Friday offers some beautiful encouragement through Elijah’s story. You may feel worn out, scared and unsure of your future right now. But God will continue to provide.
Left or Right?
Mar 30 • 1 min
Most of us, generally believe we’re on the right path in life. However, all may seem well until the road twists and turns with anxiety, fear and worry. How did something so certain change so quickly?Written by: Jalane Rolader
COVID 19 ENCOURAGEMENT EPISODE 04
Mar 30 • 5 min
During this time, The Salvation Army would like to share additional messages of encouragement with you from some of our shows’ hosts. In this message, Lt. Colonel Eddie Hobgood, shares a powerful illustration about our Father carrying us through this…
COVID 19 ENCOURAGEMENT EPISODE 03
Mar 27 • 6 min
During this time, The Salvation Army would like to share additional messages of encouragement with you from some of our shows’ hosts. In this message, Major Cheryl Gilliam (Wonderful Words of Life), speaks to the realities of navigating our new normal…
Worry About Today
Mar 26 • 1 min
Maybe you have a lot on your plate right now. Maybe you’re unsure how the next bill will be paid. Take a lesson from some heroes of our faith and remember that God has a plan for you.Written by: Chris Benjamin
COVID 19 ENCOURAGEMENT EPISODE 02
Mar 25 • 2 min
During this time, The Salvation Army would like to share additional messages of encouragement with you from some of our shows’ hosts. In this message, Meagan Hofer (HEARTBEAT), shares some advice on three things you can do right now to experience more…
COVID 19 ENCOURAGEMENT EPISODE 01
Mar 23 • 7 min
During this time, The Salvation Army would like to share additional messages of encouragement with you from some of our shows’ hosts. In this message, Captain Heather Dolby shares some beautiful encouragement and wisdom.
Who Told you?
Mar 23 • 1 min
Who are you allowing yourself to hear from? Who are you allowing to influence your life? God is our father and He wants us to recognize His voice at all times.Written by: Shawn Walker
Self-Care
Mar 19 • 1 min
Even Jesus himself took time away from the noise of the crowds to get away to a solitary place to pray.So, take a lesson from our Savior, and take time for yourself. Your life and the lives of others are depending on you to do so!Written by: Glenda White
A Message of Encouragement from The Salvation Army
Mar 17 • 3 min
In these stressful times, as so many of our brothers and sisters around the world are being impacted by COVID-19, we’d like to share a message of encouragement from Salvation Army officer and Territorial leader, Commissioner Willis Howell.
Be Bold in Your Pursuit of God
Mar 16 • 1 min
What are you desperately believing God for? And what are you willing to risk? Whatever you do, be bold in your pursuit of GodWritten by: Shawn Walker
Seeing God
Mar 12 • 1 min
Christ brings clarity to our view of God.Heartbeat Series 43 Episode 26
Silence is Golden
Mar 9 • 1 min
We are so used to being surrounded by noise that we not even realize how noisy our lives have become.Heartbeat Series 43 Episode 25
Grease Fires
Mar 5 • 1 min
What’s the best way to put out a fire in our personal lives?Heartbeat Series 43 Episode 24
Humming Birds
Mar 2 • 1 min
We all have weaknesses. We hope nobody notices but God sees all and yet His love never wavers.Heartbeat Series 43 Episode 23
God Never Changes
Feb 27 • 1 min
The more things change, the more they stay the same…Heartbeat Series 43 Episode 19
Lift Up Your Head
Feb 24 • 1 min
If you’re anything like me, a rainy day may tend to bring you down. Heartbeat Series 43 Episode 14
Time Heals
Feb 20 • 1 min
I’ve heard it said that time heals all wounds. But does it really?Heartbeat Series 43 Episode 1
Have Faith
Feb 17 • 1 min
Sometimes, in the middle of a stressful situation, the best piece of advice we can receive is simply, “have faith!”Heartbeat 47:08
Few Battles are Won Alone
Feb 13 • 1 min
I’m sure you’ve heard it said that, “God helps those who help themselves”. You may be surprised to learn that this statement appears nowhere in the Bible. Heartbeat 47:07
Sunshine
Feb 10 • 1 min
Who inspires you to be a brighter light to those around you? Heartbeat 47:06
Strength
Feb 6 • 1 min
It doesn’t matter how strong you are on your own when you realize that you can do all things through Christ who gives you strength.Heartbeat 47:05
Even Death on a Cross
Feb 3 • 1 min
The very essence and substance of God’s love for you was demonstrated on the cross.Heartbeat 47:04
New Things
Jan 30 • 1 min
Are you carrying around guilt from your past? Are you afraid of future failures? If that’s the case, it’s time for something new.Heartbeat 47:03
Community
Jan 27 • 1 min
Jesus calls us to be in community with one another. Uplifting each other and supporting each other. Who do you surround yourself with?Heartbeat 47:02
Be Still
Jan 23 • 1 min
No matter how chaotic your life may seem at times, don’t worry; God doesn’t panic like us. Instead, He reminds us to BE STILL and know who He is.Heartbeat 47:01
Good and Bad Years
Jan 20 • 1 min
I had a friend ask if I believed in good and bad years. While I don’t agree that an entire year can be full of bad luck, I do acknowledge that life moves in seasons.Heartbeat Series 45 Episode 30
What Ever Happened to Meh?
Jan 16 • 1 min
Social media has allowed all of us to have strong opinions about every topic. What ever happened to “Meh”?Heartbeat Series 45 Episode 23
Wanderer
Jan 13 • 1 min
The most beautiful things in life often come wrapped in a crown of thorns.Heartbeat Series 45 Episode 22
Winter
Jan 9 • 1 min
You may feel like you’re in the middle of a cold winter in life. But we’re not forsaken in those darker moments. Warmer days lie ahead.Heartbeat Series 45 Episode 21
Facing Challenges
Jan 6 • 1 min
God doesn’t send the storms into your life, but He will calm them. He doesn’t dispense disease but He’s a God of healing.Heartbeat Series 45 Episode 14
Anxiety
Jan 2 • 1 min
Anxiety has more control over some of our lives than it really deserves.Heartbeat Series 45 Episode 13
Trust the Coach
Dec 30, 2019 • 1 min
When experiencing a trial in life, we need to learn to trust God’s assessment on the situation.Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 31
Setbacks
Dec 26, 2019 • 1 min
There have been many times in my life where God has used, what I thought was a setback, for a setup for something even better.Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 30
Honeybees
Dec 23, 2019 • 1 min
In Biblical times honey was treated as a rare commodity like silver or gold. Likewise, the world is depending on us to exude sweetness to a world in desperate need of hope.Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 29
Active Rest
Dec 19, 2019 • 1 min
Many of us don’t prioritize giving ourselves a day to rest. But God encourages us to take a sabbath from our busy lives and refocus on our families and Him.Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 28
Regrets
Dec 16, 2019 • 1 min
It’s ok to have regrets- it’s part of being human, as long as they don’t hold you back.Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 27
Stillness
Dec 12, 2019 • 1 min
I’m so used to staying busy. But sometimes, God calls us to be still and allow His Spirit to restore us. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 26
Hope and Construction
Dec 9, 2019 • 1 min
In life, we may find ourselves frustrated with the current situation. But this is the purpose of our faith and it never makes sense in the present. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 25
Loneliness
Dec 5, 2019 • 1 min
Everyone has struggled with loneliness at some time. But remember, that in Christ, you are never alone. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 24
Sponges
Dec 2, 2019 • 1 min
When reading the Word of God, let’s be open to soak in as much as possible like a sponge. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 23
Set Apart to Step Aside?
Nov 28, 2019 • 1 min
Have we spent so much time surrounding ourselves with other Christian “things” and Christian people that we’ve left the world behind? Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 22
Authority
Nov 25, 2019 • 1 min
Throughout the Gospels, Jesus was often questioned about His authority. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 21
Finances
Nov 21, 2019 • 1 min
God has blessed you with a lot. Sometimes, we need to keep in check our generosity with what we’ve been given. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 20
Identity Theft
Nov 18, 2019 • 1 min
Over 40% of consumers have been targets of identity theft at least once. Spiritually, don’t allow someone to steal your true identity. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 19
Annoying Noises
Nov 14, 2019 • 1 min
Are you tired of the negativity bombarding us from every direction? Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 18
Be Bold
Nov 11, 2019 • 1 min
God has not given us a timid spirit. Be bold in who you are as you proclaim the Gospel of God. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 17
The Corner Mailbox
Nov 7, 2019 • 1 min
The mailbox is a part of something bigger than itself because it’s connected to the United States Postal Service. What are you connected to? Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 16
At Dawn
Nov 4, 2019 • 1 min
Perhaps you’re in the middle of a dark period in life. But, just as the calm comes after the storm, so will your salvation. There are better days ahead. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 15
Finding Joy
Oct 31, 2019 • 1 min
Do you have a case of road rage? Even in the midst of traffic, God can restore your joy. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 14
Forgive
Oct 28, 2019 • 1 min
We live in a world where one mistake can bring on severe consequences, maybe even for a lifetime. Is there someone you could set free with forgiveness? Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 13
What’s the Plan?
Oct 24, 2019 • 1 min
I am a planner. But there have been many times when God had an even better plan. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 12
Self-Care
Oct 21, 2019 • 1 min
At the end of a busy week, imagine actually taking time for yourself to just rest. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 11
God’s Peace is a Guard
Oct 17, 2019 • 1 min
Picture the peace of God as an armed guard; guarding your heart, mind and thoughts. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 10
Encourage
Oct 14, 2019 • 1 min
Our words are so powerful. Choose to use yours to build someone up today. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 9
Have Faith
Oct 10, 2019 • 1 min
Sometimes, in the middle of a stressful situation, the best piece of advice we can receive is simply, “have faith!” Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 8
Few Battles are Won Alone
Oct 7, 2019 • 1 min
I’m sure you’ve heard it said that, “God helps those who help themselves”. You may be surprised to learn that this statement appears nowhere in the Bible. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 7
Sunshine
Oct 3, 2019 • 1 min
Who inspires you to be a brighter light to those around you?
Strength
Sep 30, 2019 • 1 min
It doesn’t matter how strong you are on your own when you realize that you can do all things through Christ who gives you strength. Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 5
Even Death on a Cross
Sep 26, 2019 • 1 min
The very essence and substance of God’s love for you was demonstrated on the cross.Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 4
New Things
Sep 23, 2019 • 1 min
Are you carrying around guilt from your past? Are you afraid of future failures? If that’s the case, it’s time for something new.Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 3
Community
Sep 19, 2019 • 1 min
Jesus calls us to be in community with one another. Uplifting each other and supporting each other. Who do you surround yourself with?Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 2
Be Still
Sep 16, 2019 • 1 min
No matter how chaotic your life may seem at times, don’t worry; God doesn’t panic like us. Instead, He reminds us to BE STILL and know who He is.Heartbeat Series 47 Episode 1
Marriage Advice 1
Sep 12, 2019 • 1 min
Some of us may set impractical expectations when looking for a partner in life.Heartbeat Series 46 Episode 18
“Holy”
Sep 9, 2019 • 1 min
What do you think of when you hear the word, “HOLY”? Is someone who never lets a bad word slip out? Or, is it not so much what you do as who you are?Heartbeat Series 46 Episode 15
10,000 Hours
Sep 5, 2019 • 1 min
They say it takes 10,000 hours to perfect a skill. How much time have you spent working on your relationship with God?Heartbeat Series 44 Episode 11
Paying it Forward
Sep 2, 2019 • 1 min
What are some of the little ways we can pass on the blessings shown to us. A free grocery cart?Heartbeat Series 42 Episode 9
Practicing Patience
Aug 29, 2019 • 1 min
When was the last time your patience was tested?Heartbeat Series 44 Episode 19
Sacred Tools
Aug 26, 2019 • 1 min
Ugh, how I loathe doing the dishes. But, when I realize that any tool or task becomes sacred when used to care for someone else, it makes this menial task so much more tolerable. Heartbeat Series 44 Episode 14
Coffee and Psalm 23
Aug 22, 2019 • 1 min
How do you start your day?Heartbeat Series 44 Episode 13
Absurd
Aug 19, 2019 • 1 min
Has life turned out exactly as you thought it would? If you’re following the direction of the Holy Spirit, maybe you’ve had to make some decisions that looked absurd to everyone else.Heartbeat Series 44 Episode 2
Where is God?
Aug 15, 2019 • 1 min
Where is God?Heartbeat 46:30
Road Rage
Aug 12, 2019 • 0 min
Road RageHeartbeat 46:29
The Bright Side of Broken
Aug 8, 2019 • 1 min
The Bright Side of BrokenHeartbeat 46:26