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Discover, deepen & deploy-Spiritual life development

Welcome to Spiritual Life Development 

Spiritual Life Ministries exists to assist territorial leadership in the prioritization of the spiritual lives of Salvationists. It does this by:

  • Planning, leading or participating in events that are spiritually enriching and that help form people in Christlikeness.
  • Providing resources to cultivate spiritual life development, and
  • Encouraging implementation of intentional and systematic opportunities for spiritual growth through the territory.
- See more at: http://www.sarmy.org.au/en/Ministry/Spiritual-Life-Development/?id=14719_55926&idkeep=True&epslanguage=en#sthash.luXBVdOJ.dpuf

Spiritual Life Development Ministries exists to assist territorial leadership in the prioritization of the spiritual lives of Salvationists. Please check back regularly to see what events and resources are new.  

The 24-7 Prayer Calendar is available for you to book your Prayer Events.

Events heading

Santa Casa -Beach at Queenscliff

Silent Retreats 2015

June Friday 12 - Sunday 14 Preached retreat Millgrove Vic
August
Friday 21 - Walking Retreat Victoria
September Tuesday 1 - Friday 4 Directed retreat Queenscliff Vic
September
Friday 18 - Sunday 20 Preached retreat SA
October Friday 2 - Sunday 4 Preached retreat Queenscliff Vic

Applications available from
mission.resources@aus.salvationarmy.org

24-7 prayer logo

24/7 Prayer Calendar

Did you know that the 24/7 Prayer Calendar is a tool for your use? You can create Prayer Events and invite members of your Church/ Corps to choose one or more times to pray for the event. This is a great way to call people to Prayer 24/7

Go to Prayer Calendar

Boundless Bible Reading Challenge logoBoundless - The International Bible Reading Challenge

The challenge runs from the 5 January till end of 2015. View discussions on the passages including pages for children and Apps so you can do the daily reading challenge on your mobile device. Go to the Bible Challenge

Imagine Workshop


IMAGINE Prayer Seminar

and workshops

Contact
Marney Turner Mission Resources Dept

for dates

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28 Apr 2015

Prayer for Nepal and those impacted by the earthquake

Please pray for the people of Nepal, and others who have lost loved ones or been caught up in the devastation of the April 25 earthquake.... Read More

06 May 2015

Pray for peace in war-torn countries

Please pray for peace around our world. Many wars exist including in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Chad, Nigeria, Cameroon and Niger. Smaller conflicts ar... Read More

18 Mar 2014

General requests non-stop prayer

General André Cox is calling The Salvation Army to one year of non-stop prayer as part of the on going Global Call to 24-7 Prayer.... Read More

 Spirtual Life Development Secretaries

Evangelism & 24/7 Prayer Coordinator

Marney Turner

Major Marney TurnerComing to Christ at The Salvation Army in 1978 is a testimony of God’s own gracious dealing with Marney Turner. Under the conviction of the Holy Spirit she responded to the call of God and entered Training to become an officer in 1980. In the thirty plus years that have followed Marney and her husband have spent a total of twenty years in Corps ministry and now enter their twelfth year in administrative ministry.

Marney was appointed to Evangelism and 24/7 Prayer Coordinator in 2010. Her heart's desire is to live for Jesus and promote his praises for it is her strong belief that if he is lifted up he will draw all people to himself.  This appointment gives great opportunity to equip officers in their evangelistic effort and prayer focus and to also draw alongside officers to encourage them in their personal journey.

Postal Address
The Salvation Army
Mission Resources Department
PO Box 479
Blackburn 3130

P: 03 8878 4768
E: marney.turner@aus.salvationarmy.org | sarmy.org.au/247

Discipleship

Heather Jenkins

Heather JenkinsHeather became Spiritual Life Development Secretary – Discipleship in Jan this year.   She has been an officer for 30 years, spending much of this time in Corps leadership. 

Having discovered a  sense of ‘coming home’ in attending a retreat in 1995, Heather has participated in many different styles of retreats, including silent retreats, retreat days and retreats in daily life  as well as joining an Ignatian inspired small group to develop her own awareness of God and  relationship with Him.

Her delight is in journeying with others, helping them to discover that the depths of God’s grace are sufficient for all our needs.

Heather is available to speak at corps and divisional events, to lead silent retreats and quiet days.

Postal Address:
The Salvation Army
Mission Resource Department
PO Box 479
Blackburn 3130

P: 03 8878 4772
E: heather.jenkins@aus.salvationarmy.org

In 2005 the Australia Southern Territory appointed the then Major Frank Daniels to a specific role in Spiritual Life Development. This was the first such appointment in the territory.  It arose out of an emphasis on the more contemplative aspects of spirituality - See more at: http://www.sarmy.org.au/en/Ministry/Spiritual-Life-Development1/History-of-SLD/?id=37061_99057&idkeep=True&epslanguage=en#sthash.mwdzu87P.dpuf
History of Spirtual Life Development
In 2005 the Australia Southern Territory appointed the then Major Frank Daniels to a specific role in Spiritual Life Development. This was the first such appointment in the territory.  It arose out of an emphasis on the more contemplative aspects of spirituality.

The Approach to Making Disciples

Under this banner of the mission intention, Making Disciples, the following thematic approach to spiritual development in the territory was established as a continuum, of Discover, Deepen and Deploy. These themes are outlined...
Spiritual Life Development