02 Sep 2017

Finding a Way Out

Combating human trafficking The official Salvation Army statement on human trafficking: The Salvation Army is deeply committed to the modern–day fight against human trafficking (for sexual and labor purposes) and

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02 Sep 2017

A drink from The Well

It was Jenny’s idea. “No one who comes to The Well* should have to drink from a paper cup,” she said. “It’s so temporary. So disposable. So impersonal. No. Every

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02 Sep 2017

Does anyone care?

“Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.” — Bishop Desmond Tutu It all started so innocently for

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06 Jul 2017

Why *Discipleship can’t wait

Do you know that the Greek verb for “make disciples,” matheteusate, is used only once in the New Testament? What makes the concept important, however, is the strategic place it

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06 Jul 2017

Driven to Change

Unlike most people, Doug Hughes actually considers being stopped by the police a kind of blessing. A year ago in Canton, Ohio, an officer pulled Hughes over and charged him

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02 Jun 2017

What God Makes Perfect

On a warm Sunday afternoon in early July 2015, Major Doris Gonzalez sat in her car in Hazleton, Pa., outside the corps building. She reflected on her new appointment and

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02 Jun 2017

Lessons from ‘The Case for Christ’

In our so–called “post–truth” era, where claims of “fake news” are a growing trend and “alternative facts” are frequently debated, more than ever, people crave the truth, the whole truth,

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02 Jun 2017

LEAD: Educate > Empower > Encourage >

“Our purpose is to facilitate a culture of discipleship that radically empowers lay leaders to creatively respond to God’s calling.” —Lay Leadership Vision Statement For the past eight years, we

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04 May 2017

Moms find JAM

“Lasting mission is always a product of authentic discipleship. By intentionally cultivating spiritual disciplines, we will be brought closer to the mind and heart of Christ.” — Strikepoint, Deeper Discipleship

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04 May 2017

Soaring Again

Three years ago, life had grounded Regina Reeves. She may have been finally rising out of an abusive marriage, but Reeves was deeply depressed. All day, she lay in bed,

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03 May 2017

Your devotional life

What works for you? Take a deep breath and imagine: You’re feeling excited, comfortable, and profoundly connected—to the spirit of God. You’re in His presence. The scripture in front of

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02 May 2017

International flavor at OOB

The Old Orchard Beach Camp Meetings always draw vacationing French Canadians, but this year’s event from July 29–Aug. 4 will have a distinctly Canadian and international flavor. Commissioner Susan McMillian,

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