The Battle Line

The Salvation Army NHQ Publications Team

Welcome to The Battle Line, conversations on the collision of faith, community and culture. Join us for a fun look at the world around us through the lens of faith.

All Episodes

Where can we find the story of redemption in our culture today? Join The Battle Line team as we talk about the rise of WitchTok, why more Americans are reading the Bible during the pandemic and the three-legged stool of discipleship. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission. ... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/peer.magazine/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/peer.magazine/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/peermagazine/ Website: https://peermag.org/

Nov 18

53 min 31 sec

This November, The Battle Line podcast celebrates its first birthday! Like a baby learning to walk, we are leveling up! Join the team as we go through some Salvation Army personalities and talk about what was happening in the world when they were born. ... To learn more about Salvation Army history, visit: https://peermag.org/articles/looking-back-a-salvation-army-history-timeline/ Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission

Nov 4

51 min 53 sec

Join The Battle Line team for a conversation about four places where faith and culture collide. We dive into the world of Pumpkin Spice, the top restaurants according to Gen Z, Devious Licks and The Jesus Music documentary. Sit back and have a conversation with us! Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Oct 14

55 min 28 sec

This week, we are joined by Majors Paul and Alma Cain, the Directors of The Salvation Army Student Fellowship (SASF) at Asbury University located in Wilmore, Kentucky! In the discussion, Majors Cain share about their role with the SASF, student visitation weekend, “ring by spring” culture and much more. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission. ... To learn more, visit: asbury.edu/admissions-aid/visit/events/salvation-army/

Sep 30

35 min 24 sec

The Battle Line team is back! Join us for a conversation about how The Salvation Army is responding to disasters across the globe. We highlight the Army's recovery efforts following the Haiti Earthquake and Hurricane Ida. We also explore the history of disaster services and what the Army is doing to provide relief to Afghanistan refugees. To learn more about Salvation Army disaster relief, visit: • https://www.sawso.org/ • https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/help-disaster-survivors/ Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Sep 16

41 min 45 sec

This week, The Battle Line team is joined by the new Territorial Youth Secretaries of the Western Territory, Captains Emmanuel and Jennifer Masango! In their discussion, Captains Masango talk about priorities for the Western Territory, their craziest stories in youth ministry and much more. To learn about the Saynetwork, visit: www.sayconnect.com/ Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission. More from The Battle Line: – https://bit.ly/tbl-jim-sparks – https://bit.ly/tbl-ed-covert

Sep 2

22 min 12 sec

It’s back to school season! To celebrate, join The Battle Line team for some fun as we talk about the end of summer, school memories and much more. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Aug 19

50 min 55 sec

This week, The Battle Line team is joined Katie Seifu, the National Echelon Manager and Logistical Coordinator for Advisory Organization Training! In the discussion, Katie talks about what Echelon is, how it helps The Salvation Army achieve the mission, how to get involved and more. To learn about Echelon, visit: salvationarmyechelon.org/ Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Aug 5

24 min 13 sec

This week, Ed Covert joins the team to talk about The Salvation Army summer camp ministry! Ed is the Camp Manager of Camp Redwood Glen in the Golden State Division and also is the National Camping Liaison for The Salvation Army. In the discussion, Ed shares about the importance of camp, his most memorable camp stories, Creation Care and much more. To learn about Camp Redwood Glen, visit: www.tsaredwoodglen.org/ Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Jul 22

51 min 4 sec

Join The Battle Line team for a conversation about summer camp and the camping ministries of The Salvation Army! We talk about campfires, traditions, conquering fears, relationships, camp songs and much more. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Jul 8

57 min 48 sec

This week, The Battle Line team is joined by the International Children and Youth Secretaries at International Headquarters (IHQ), Captains Marc & Mariska Potters! In their discussion, Captains Potters talk about their funniest stories in youth ministry, trends in The Salvation Army youth ministry worldwide, IHQ’s priorities for young people and much more. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Jun 24

44 min 16 sec

Father’s Day is around the corner! In celebration, The Battle Line team explores the spiritual lessons we can learn from famous television and movie dads. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission. https://peermag.org/the-battle-line-podcast/

Jun 10

52 min 10 sec

Heaven and Hell stereotypes have been shaped by pop culture and not necessarily the Bible. This week, Captains Matt and Jamie Satterlee uncover three common misconceptions and explore how they look in the light of the Truth from God’s Word. ... Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher and YouTube. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission & Mixkit. https://peermag.org/articles/15-heaven-hell-misconceptions/

May 27

46 min 34 sec

This week, The Battle Line team is joined by Majors Tim and Cheryl Gilliam, Territorial Youth Secretaries from the Southern Territory! In their discussion, Majors Gilliam talk about the funniest thing that they have experienced in youth ministry, what is unique about the Southern Territory, how camp changes lives, their new plan for youth ministry, and much more. To learn about Youth Down South, visit: https://youthdownsouth.org/ Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

May 13

40 min 26 sec

It's almost Mother's Day! In celebration, join The Battle Line team for a look at some of the most famous and infamous moms from TV and movies. We also talk about how COVID-19 has changed the conversation on moms and the workforce. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Apr 29

47 min 49 sec

Each Spring, Salvation Army officers may get swept up in moving to new appointments in their respective Territories. There are a lot of questions about how the process works, and to pull back the curtain is the National Chief Secretary and National Secretary for Personnel, Colonels Kenneth and Paula Johnson. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Apr 15

55 min 8 sec

Join The Battle Line team for a little fun with church culture when it comes to Easter! We talk about the funny things that happen at Easter including chocolate crosses, Peep wars, Resurrection eggs, Easter clothes, SonRise Service, Easter bops and much more. ... Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission. ... "Beyond the Eggs" by Major Jamie Spalding: https://peermag.org/articles/beyond-the-eggs/

Apr 1

40 min 46 sec

This week, The Battle Line team is joined by Jim Sparks, Territorial Director for Youth Ministries in the Western Territory! In their discussion, Jim talks about his funniest stories in youth ministry, what is unique about the Western Territory, the Saynetwork podcast, and much more. To learn about the Saynetwork, visit: http://www.sayconnect.com/ Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Mar 18

58 min 39 sec

Join The Battle Line team for a conversation about three recent places where faith and culture collided. Topics include sexual misconduct in Christian leaders, social media disagreement, and current streaming/ TV hits. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Mar 4

48 min 57 sec

This week, Captain Mike Hanton and Captain AJ Zimmerman join The Battle Line team! Captain Mike serves as the Territorial Youth Secretary, and Captain AJ serves as the Territorial Assistant Youth Secretary. They talk about a new, exciting ministry called SA Gaming, camp memories, and what is going on among Millennials and Gen Z’ers living in the Midwest today. To learn about the Central Youth Network, visit: centralyouthnetwork.com/ Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Feb 19

1 hr 3 min

We are coming to the close of cuffing season, and Valentine’s Day is approaching. In celebration, The Battle Line team explores love, dating, and relationships in culture. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Feb 4

52 min 56 sec

The Battle Line podcast aims to deal with the faith and culture conversations that millennials and Gen Z battle in daily, and what better way than to explore these conversations than by going right to the leaders who interact in these areas the most. To kick off our interview series, we are joined by Captains Jay and Leslie Knaggs, Territorial Youth Secretaries of the Eastern Territory! They share their favorite camp memories, insight into Morning Online Discovery and Kids Five, and much more. To learn about The Salvation Army's Eastern Territory Youth Division, visit: https://saconnects.org/boothyouth/ Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Jan 21

56 min 4 sec

2021 is here! Hallelujah! Here’s hoping that it will be a million times better than 2020. This week, The Battle Line team talks about New Year Resolutions and how to think through, set, and follow through on your resolutions and goals not only for 2021, but for everyday from here on out. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Jan 7

31 min 5 sec

Loneliness, depression, anxiety, worry, and fear are at record highs among Millennials and Generation Z. This week, Captains Matt and Jamie Satterlee look at the problem and talk about trust, faith, and some solutions God has given us to help us. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Dec 2020

1 hr

The holiday season is here! Join Captains Matt & Jamie Satterlee as they talk all things Christmas music and share how we can discover Biblical Truth in the songs on the radio we hear each holiday season. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission.

Dec 2020

54 min 6 sec

This week, join Captains Matt & Jamie Satterlee as they dive into a Christmas movie discussion while also exploring how you, yes you, could help The Salvation Army help hurting families this Christmas. Learn more: https://bit.ly/thesalvationarmyrescuechristmas Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission. Disclaimer: The views, comments, statements and opinions expressed on this podcast do not necessarily represent the official position of The Salvation Army.

Nov 2020

48 min 10 sec

In the first episode of The Battle Line podcast, join Captains Matt & Jamie Satterlee for a look back at the cultural media highlights in 2020. They talk about what Biblical Truth we can find in “Bad Boys for Life,” “The Bachelorette,” “Blinding Lights” and more. Music: Shout Hosanna (Instrumental) by Transmission. Disclaimer: The views, comments, statements and opinions expressed on this podcast do not necessarily represent the official position of The Salvation Army.

Nov 2020

1 hr 16 min