01 Jul 2016

‘Only a click away’

As the staff of The Salvation Army’s SAConnects magazine celebrated their Award of Merit received at the Evangelical Press Association (EPA) Convention in May, Colonel Cheryl A. Maynor, the first

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01 Jun 2016

Only One Life

Only one life, ‘twill soon be past, Only what’s done for Christ will last. —C.T. Studd Since discovering this simple couplet written over 100 years ago, it has helped to

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01 Jun 2016

Letters From You

Many thanks for the articles about the Staff Band’s visit to Cuba (SAConnects, May 2016). For Yvonne and me, Cuba is a special place. We had the opportunity of visiting

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01 Jun 2016

Universalism

From 3rd century theologian Origen to contemporary writer Rob Bell, Christianity has pondered the very real tension between God’s saving grace and God’s eternal judgment. The narrative of Scripture and

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01 Jun 2016

Evidence of His Love

In the July/August issue of SAConnects (magazine), you’ll witness how the Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Centers (ARC) continue to help rebuild troubled lives. You’ll also see new evidence that the

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01 May 2016

Elevator etiquette

Elevators can be uncomfortable places. Recently, I was riding in an elevator with about eight young people. I was the only old person, the only “unknown” in the group. An

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01 May 2016

Salvationism

What are the features of The Salvation Army that stand distinct from sister denominations and other Christian families? The answer is often expressed in that quite wonderfully evocative word, “Salvationism.”

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01 May 2016

walking in love

After you read the next issue of SAConnects (magazine), you’ll probably want to choose a beautiful day and then take a nice long walk with the person you love. For

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01 Apr 2016

Making a better place

In my daily work, I’m tasked with managing the resources of our Army. There are times when that can be difficult. Since the fall of 2015, the world’s economies have

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01 Apr 2016

Wesleyanism

…the rock from which we are cut. Within the global Protestant community, The Salvation Army is part of the Wesleyan family. Wesleyans are a large group of 80 denominations, with

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01 Apr 2016

shattering assumptions

I will joyfully remember the Caribbean child who engaged me in conversation one day. She asked, “Where are you from?” When I said, “I’m from Ohio,” she narrowed her eyes,

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01 Mar 2016

the language of heaven

We sang in the Garden of Gethsemane.  I was with a group of tourists. We were a homogenous group, all Salvation Army church members from the Midwestern United States. A

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