Chirping crickets, one of nature’s very own lullabies, resonate through the woods at Salvation Army summer camps, blanketing children in their soothing song before “lights out.” But surprisingly, they don’t
Jim Caviezel risked his acting career, his happiness, his health, and even his life to pursue a dramatic role that he believed was more than a job or even a
Rosemary St. Denis For close to three decades, the home of Rosemary St. Denis and her husband Bruno has been known by Ontario County, N.Y. as a welcoming foster home
Grace Eisenhart “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.” —Proverbs 22:6 Grace Eisenhart will probably have
Virginia Downing Major Virginia Downing, who is retired after 42 years as a Salvation Army officer, is still very active at the Oil City, Pa., Corps. Some of the people
Mother’s Day is a time to reflect on the love and commitment of mothers. Highlighted here are four women who have made a lasting impression on their families and communities.
Filled with uncertainty, challenges, and risks, most immigrants would say coming to the United States is worth it. People seeking a better existence for themselves and for their children eagerly
A clear shot at a new kind of open–air meeting “I have to preach, where?” I asked. “You want me to preach my sermon on the street corner?” As a
If the walls at the Hilltop Corps in Columbus, Ohio, could talk, they would have nothing on 76–year old Patricia Sexton. “I was brought here when I was two weeks
Henri J.M. Nouwen writes, “I keep expecting loud and impressive events to convince me and others of God’s saving power … Our temptation is to be distracted by them …
Christmas lights. Turkey dinners. Family. It was the Christmas season, but I felt lost. Patty and I had taken the year off for sick leave. We didn’t have the usual
Finding a Church Home When Lisa Tryon applied for Christmas assistance from the Salvation Army in Oswego, N.Y., last year, she was well aware that the Army is a church.