02 Oct 2017

Stand up for Seniors

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” —Mark Twain— In this issue of SAconnects (the magazine), we’ll explore some of the ongoing

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02 Oct 2017

Human Sexuality

We are sexual beings. Created by God, sexuality is a good, beautiful, and powerful human drive. But it is also fragile. Sexual appetite is part of what it means to

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03 Sep 2017

For Self and Others

Last year when I received my appointments as both Territorial Secretary for Spiritual Life Development and the Territorial Social Justice Consultant, someone said, “Spiritual Life Development is an internal process

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03 Sep 2017

Pornography

The Greek root for pornography is porne—“female captives”—and implies sex for aggression, degradation, and abuse. Today, it more broadly references sexually explicit images and literature. The accessibility of the internet

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01 Sep 2017

Autumn Adventure

Just a few years ago, Florida was known as the primary retirement destination in America. But today, according to recent census data, eight of the top 11 states with populations

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07 Jul 2017

Go!

Most of us are familiar with what the Church refers to as “The Great Commission.” Following His death and resurrection, Jesus appeared to the remaining 11 disciples and commissioned them

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07 Jul 2017

Assisted Suicide

Modern medicine remarkably prolongs life. However, this can sometimes mean prolonged suffering. Nowadays, a mentally competent adult, diagnosed with a terminal illness and a life expectancy of less than six

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06 Jul 2017

Rescue the perishing!

The Day of Prayer for Victims of Human Trafficking will be held on Sunday, Sept. 24. On that day, Salvationists worldwide will help break the “Chains of Bondage” with their

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03 Jun 2017

A Deeper Walk

In Washington, D.C.’s Judiciary Square, there is a statue of Albert Pike, the early American journalist and lawyer. The inscription on the statue quotes Pike when he wrote, “What we

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03 Jun 2017

Addiction

Humans are scarred by brokenness. While that is not news, there is a dimension to it that is especially malicious and deceptive, which many people prefer to ignore—addiction. Addiction is

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01 Jun 2017

You are here!

General André Cox, world leader of The Salvation Army, has challenged every soldier on the globe to participate in The Whole World Mobilizing campaign. Commissioner William A. Bamford, USA Eastern

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04 May 2017

Refugees

Abraham, Moses, the Israelites, Jesus, and members of the early Church were all refugees. Scripture is forceful with the admonition to care for the alien and foreigner in your midst

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