01 May 2018

Mother: A home for all

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

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01 May 2018

Mother: Family

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

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01 May 2018

Mother: A Tribute

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

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01 May 2018

Mother

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.

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02 Mar 2018

Coming to America

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

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01 Jan 2018

REBOUND

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

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02 Dec 2017

Another Set of ‘officers’

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

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02 Dec 2017

The ‘small signs’ of God’s Presence

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 …

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02 Dec 2017

Making Christmas Memories

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

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02 Dec 2017

Yuletide Stories from Kentucky to New York

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.

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02 Dec 2017

Lessons from the Kettles

For more than four decades, Roxie Brought has attended the Salvation Army’s York Citadel Corps in York, Pa. In 1995, she became the corps kettle coordinator. The 2017 kettle season

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02 Dec 2017

Driven to Help

The Amish don’t drive cars, but they sure know how to make sturdy high-end furniture. Don and Loretta Shaver, soldiers at The Salvation Army in Punxsutawney, Pa., have formed a

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