03 May 2017

People do need the Lord

“When will we realize people need the Lord?” —Steve Green It was a routine day for Helen Dunning. She was dropping off and picking up Salvation Army bell ringers in

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03 May 2017

“Love Where You Live”

Hardy and resilient, the little plant has been all over the Northeastern seaboard. It sits in a sun–soaked kitchen, breathing life into Major Jodi Lloyd’s soul. Lloyd, who insists she

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03 May 2017

Building Children’s Lives

While their parents train to be Salvation Army officers just a few buildings away, the children of cadets at the College for Officer Training (CFOT) in Suffern, N.Y., are strengthening

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02 Apr 2017

Being the Change

When Devonte Thompson trains budding young musicians at the Manhattan Citadel Corps in East Harlem, he sees in them a lot of himself. Thompson began attending the corps when he

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02 Apr 2017

Now, I’m ALL In

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity.” —1

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02 Apr 2017

Teaching Kids Church

Felipe Concha and Annabel do Santos are often asked about becoming Salvation Army officers. “Maybe in the future,” says Felipe. “Not right now,” says Annabel. Raised in The Salvation Army,

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01 Apr 2017

The Bunn Family

Music & Service Like many people who walk into The Salvation Army’s Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Philadelphia, Pa., Tracy Bunn looked for a gym, rather than

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05 Mar 2017

Salt of the Earth

“Integrated Mission,” is one of the four Strikepoints continued by Commissioner William A. Bamford, territorial commander.* Salvationists at various corps have committed themselves to being visibly present in their respective

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04 Mar 2017

Jesus only

Jonathon Shaffstall calls himself a “late bloomer” when it comes to drugs. Raised in a Christian home as the son of Salvation Army officers, he didn’t have his first drink

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04 Mar 2017

‘Christ has healed me’

Mike Price’s downward spiral into heroin addiction began innocently when his doctor put him on Vicodin after a wrist operation. “That started my 14–year run of opiate abuse,” he said.

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04 Mar 2017

Redeemed in Newark

When Cadet Joseph Cantrell was growing up in Howell, N.J., someone told him that, as a child of divorced parents, both of whom were on their second marriage, he was

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