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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04 Mar 2017

I Surrendered My Will to Him

In 1997, Carol Almeida was sitting in a jail cell in York, Pa., exhausted by her life on drugs. She longed to be a free woman again—free from the grip

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03 Mar 2017

Beyond the Wall

SA Cares for the Addicted The Salvation Army has always treated drug addiction as a public health issue, long before the Surgeon General’s 2016 report declared it a “chronic neurological

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01 Mar 2017

Puertas Abiertas (Open Doors)

An outreach to victims The Puertas Abiertas (Open Doors) program at the Salvation Army’s San Juan, P.R. Corps provides professional counseling and guidance to victims of crime, abuse, and trauma.

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