03 Apr 2017

‘Just give us a chance’

As newly commissioned Salvation Army officers, my wife and I arrived at our first appointment full of energy, passion, and a deep desire to influence our community for Christ. Among

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03 Apr 2017

Racism

Racism is the belief that one’s own race is superior. It is present in us all to some degree and must be rigorously countered. Racism can be subtle and embedded

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03 Apr 2017

Here We Stand

500 years ago on October 31, 1517, Martin Luther, an intense monk, nailed a copy of his 95 Theses (complaints) to the door of the Wittenberg Castle church in Germany

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01 Apr 2017

Learning ‘the ropes’

“A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” — Ecclesiastes 4:12 In the days when mighty winds powered ships at sea, the phrase “learning the ropes” became commonplace. Skilled

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05 Mar 2017

Intertwined with Jesus!

From there, he (Jesus) went all over Galilee. He used synagogues for meeting places and taught people the truth of God. God’s kingdom was his theme—that beginning right now they

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05 Mar 2017

Alcohol

Alcohol consumption is a normal part of US life. More than 70 percent of adults report that they drank alcohol in the past year. In comparison, Salvationists pledge to “abstain

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01 Mar 2017

Spiritual Reformation

“The universities, too, need a good, thorough reformation. I must say that, no matter whom it annoys.” — THEOLOGIAN MARTIN LUTHER In our next SAConnects magazine, you’ll take a look

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17 Jan 2017

Crossover

In this issue of SAConnects (magazine), we highlight sports ministry in The Salvation Army. For many years, the Army has offered sports programs in its ministries around the world. Some well–known

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01 Jan 2017

Models for Mobilizing

In March, The Salvation Army Eastern Territory will offer training on the practice of “Integrated Mission,” one of the four Strikepoints continued by Commissioner William A. Bamford, territorial commander (see

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01 Dec 2016

Christmas 2016

For children in many countries around the world, Christmas is a time of great anticipation and excitement. Christmas is rightly emphasized with the joy of children, for the wonderful story

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01 Dec 2016

Merry Christmas

These are the languages in which the Gospel is preached in the USA Eastern Territory. In any language, the message is the same. For a believer, this simple Christmas greeting

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