15 Jan 2017

Athletes and Officers

For many years, The Salvation Army has developed young people through sports ministry. Some of them have reached iconic status as internationally known athletes. David Robinson, Julius (Dr. J) Erving,

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14 Jan 2017

A Beacon of Light

Terrel Davis uses his knees for more than long jumping at the University of Hartford. He also uses them for prayer. “Every night before I have a meet, I pray

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01 Dec 2016

Willing to pay the price

Price Hill neighborhood is one of Cincinnati’s worst—a mix of drugs, gangs, prostitution, and transients. Heroin overdoses are setting records. “It’s not a safe place when the sun goes down,”

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01 Dec 2016

Women at ‘The Well’

“Thank you for saving my mom’s life.” — daughter of a client Jenny Clark had been living in Portland, Maine, for just one week. While attending an evening service at the

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01 Dec 2016

Do you have the Christmas spirit?

And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.  —Luke

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01 Dec 2016

Christmas a time for giving

by Robert Mitchell and Hugo Bravo photography provided by Red Shield Toolkit Adopted family gives thanks Last year in Carlisle, Pa., a family’s Christmas looked bleak. So the parents requested

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01 Nov 2016

Bridging the gap, investing in lives

You simply can’t stand there and preach at today’s kids. That doesn’t work for this generation,” says Captain Bryan DeMichael. “You need to build a connection with him or her.

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01 Nov 2016

The Safe House

remembering the forgotten The Salvation Army’s Middletown (Citadel), Ohio, Corps was renowned in its early years for sending soldiers to the College for Officer Training. Today, the corps is also

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01 Nov 2016

30 ways to say ‘thank you’

At my 50th birthday party, I gave each guest a booklet listing 50 ways to celebrate with me. I did not want any presents. Instead, I wanted us all to

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01 Nov 2016

Senior moments in Bensonhurst

A unique Salvation Army corps seems hidden in plain sight along busy 18th Avenue in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn. The attractive storefront entrance, complete with music wafting into the

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01 Oct 2016

Play it loud, fortissimo!

In 2007, Majors Richard and Linda López, then corps officers at the Salvation Army’s San Juan Corps in Puerto Rico, saw a need for music education in the community. So,

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01 Oct 2016

‘Sonrise’ at OOB

People in record numbers hear the Gospel at Old Orchard Beach Camp Meetings 2016 Salvationists attending the 134th Old Orchard Beach (OOB) Camp Meetings literally marched into the history books.

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