Danielle Strickland

Challenging evil

Reaching into The Salvation Army’s DNA I was born into a Salvation Army family. Both of my parents were “rescued” by The Salvation Army from poverty and expl...

The way of Christ

Reflections from Lebanon I flew into Lebanon shortly after polishing off a quick book on its incredible past. The Middle East is a part of the world I, like...

Intentional living

I’ve been discovering the deep peace that is found in being fully present. A few things have helped. I’ve been experimenting with an app, Headspace, that teache...

Confused at Christmas

Confused at Christmas? Me too. We’ve hallmarked the hell out of Christmas. We really have. We’ve smoothed over all the rough spots and photoshopped and fair...

Stay hungry

I was reading a book this weekend that peers into the inner-life (or obvious lack of it in today's world) of Christian leaders. I’ve been reflecting on my own p...

In-between as a way of life

Apparently Dante’s version of hell had many levels. One of them was called limbo. Catholics call it purgatory—it’s where you aren’t where you’re going but you’r...