01 Jun 2016

Q&A: Bonnie Camarda

In 1967 and at the tender age of 15, Bonnie Camarda left the political turmoil in Cuba with her family to start a new life in Madrid, Spain. She later

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01 Jun 2016

A Chaplain’s Promise

Meeting people at their point of need, particularly in the midst of tragedy, can be one of the most important aspects of being a Salvation Army officer. In June of

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01 May 2016

‘Beautiful’ Outside and Inside

Hours before their historic concert in Cuba, members of The Salvation Army’s New York Staff Band (NYSB) traded their brass instruments and uniforms for paintbrushes and T–shirts. Joining them was

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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