onestitchatatime
01 May 2016

one stitch at a time

Massillon, Ohio, Combats Human Trafficking Massillon, Ohio, with its tidy homes and midwestern charm, could easily serve as a set for the movie “Pleasantville.” The blue–collar folks who live there

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Bree Barker (standing far right) and other cadets from the College for Officer Training took part in a recent flash mob at the Palisades Center in West Nyack, N.Y., to raise awareness about human trafficking.
01 May 2016

No Longer a Slave

I have always been intrigued by the existence of human trafficking in our world. I’ve often wondered, how could such a heinous crime be so prevalent in a world that

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YouTubeStarDrawsCrowd
01 May 2016

Corps News

In ‘Corps News’ we share grassroots stories of how God is working in your corps and ARCs. Have news? Send it along to us at SAConnects (magazine)!   YouTube star

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Envoy Kenneth Burton (back row, far right), a quintet from West Point, and members of the Phil Ramone Orchestra for Children receive applause for their performance.
01 Apr 2016

Great performances

Young musicians of the Phil Ramone Orchestra for Children, 69 boys and girls, ages 7 to 12, played with a brass quintet from The West Point Military Academy. The event

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Commissioner Barry C. Swanson, territorial commander, speaks to delegates
01 Apr 2016

Coming in, going out

Describing the CFOT’s mission “The thing that is so different about our training college from other ones is—there’s no gate,” said Commissioner Barry C. Swanson, territorial commander. His remarks concluded

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ASalvationistShowman
01 Apr 2016

A Salvationist Showman

“Will you content yourselves with sitting in a chapel, week after week, while countless men and women, boys and girls, die and go in to eternity without ever hearing the

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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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