Godwantstouseourgeneration
01 Apr 2016

‘God wants to use our generation’

The audience at the Friday night Candidates Seminar had just witnessed a powerful drama about the life of Salvationist pioneer Joe the Turk, a courageous evangelist who took Christ’s message

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Cadet Cynthia Martin
01 Apr 2016

Singing for God’s Glory

I give myself away I give myself away So You can use me His name was Chuck Martin and the congregation at the Harlem, N.Y., Temple Corps called him “The

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Beingcalled
01 Apr 2016

Being ‘called’

On Saturday, seminar activities included a unique “Round Robin Rotation” style of sessions. Session leaders offered insight into the roles, challenges, and spiritual practices of Salvation Army officers. Seven officers

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HealinginHonduras_1
01 Mar 2016

Healing in Honduras

For 17 years, the Raymond brothers—doctors Frank, Clifford, Jonathan, Norman, and Russell—led by Major Richard Shafstall, a retired Salvation Army officer, have engaged a team of nurses, medical specialists, and

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Ministryaroundtheworld
01 Mar 2016

Ministry Around the World

The Salvation Army operates in 127 countries and provides services in 175 different languages. For World Services Month, SAConnects interviewed Salvationists who are spreading the Word of God across the

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JoySatisfactionandFaith
01 Mar 2016

Joy, Satisfaction, and Faith in India

Jeevan ‘Roy’ Pitta is a fourth–generation Salvationist and a soldier of The Salvation Army’s Central Corps in Chennai, India. Having seen my father [Lt. Colonel Samuel Rathan] preaching the Gospel

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HeNeedsMeinHonduras
01 Mar 2016

‘He Needs Me In Honduras’

Sara Flores is a soldier at the San Pedro Sula Corps in Honduras. Although I was born in Guatemala, at some point in our lives my siblings and I have

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TragedyinNepal
01 Mar 2016

Tragedy in Nepal

In 2013, Jon Avery, divisional youth program specialist for the PENDEL Division, visited Nepal as part of a yearlong ministry trip to 11 countries. In April 2015, Nepal suffered its

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SpreadingGodsmessageinCuba
01 Mar 2016

Spreading God’s Message in Cuba

Marcos Lopez is a soldier of the San Juan Corps and a member of the Puerto Rican Youth Band that visited Cuba in 2015. Visiting Cuba as a member of

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ContentmentthroughDisaster
01 Mar 2016

Contentment through Disaster: Surviving Cyclone Pam

On the evening of March 13, 2015, Cyclone Pam, a Category 5 event with winds reaching 165 mph, battered the Southwest Pacific island chain of Vanuatu. This country of 240,000

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AnActofFaith_1
01 Mar 2016

An Act of Faith

How a World Services donation helped to start a battle school He spent 11 years in Russia during a time when the country struggled economically, suffered from unrest due to

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TheRussiaCommandToday
01 Mar 2016

The Russia Command Today

On August 1, 2015, a significant change occurred to the structure of the Salvation Army in Eastern Europe with Russia becoming a command on its own under the leadership of

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