11 Mar 2014

Our Human Needs Index

s leader of one of the Salvation Army’s four U.S. territories, I find it necessary to read extensively to keep up with the incessant flow of information pertaining to The

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11 Mar 2014

Filled With Delight

ew life. If you don’t see it yet, it’s coming! In my part of the country, the crocuses pop up first, followed by daffodils, then tulips. I have a dogwood

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11 Mar 2014

UPFRONT: Typhoon Relief

Philippines: Long Road Back from Yolanda n more than 126 countries, The Salvation Army is a permanent part of the local community. We are a full community partner before, during,

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11 Mar 2014

UPFRONT: Floods, Volcano

ajors Jim and Marcia Cocker, who previously had served in Papua New Guinea (Priority! Summer 2009, Spring 2008), recently arrived for three years of service in Indonesia. Jim, assigned to

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11 Mar 2014

‘Perfect Blend’

I always look forward to reading Priority! when it arrives in my office. It’s a high–quality magazine that accurately interprets our faith, our mission, and our Army activities to even a

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11 Mar 2014

The Super Bowl of Trafficking

n the days leading up to the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., The Salvation Army and other organizations were paying attention to a much more serious

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11 Mar 2014

Students Find Church Home At Puerto Rico Kroc Center

A group of college students from Universidad Interamericana became soldiers (members) of The Salvation Army on dedication day, last October, for the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in

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11 Mar 2014

Elders in Residence ‘Pay It Forward’

f in doubt … ” the speaker called. “Rip it out!” the people answered. This traditional call–and– response echoed throughout the night as octogenarian knitter and crocheter June Metcalf was

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11 Mar 2014

‘Along for the Ride’

aving grown up in church and accepting Jesus into his life at age 5, Craig Johnson of Elgin, Ill., doesn’t remember a time in his life when he didn’t know

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11 Mar 2014

Elgin Brass Band

For 22 years, Craig Johnson has had a strong association with The Salvation Army in his hometown of Elgin, Ill. In 1992, at the suggestion of LaVerne Weber, a musician

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11 Mar 2014

Never Too Late

dysseus is my home boy. That Homeric hero and I have a few things in common: He was a husband and the father of one son. Me too. He was

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11 Mar 2014

A Miraculous Match

ayomia is from the Australian Outback. Austin is from Spokane, Wash. Their first date was in Bali, Indonesia. Five months later, after a whirlwind Internet courtship, they married.  But the match

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