02 Jan 2018

Relevents: Edgar Garcia

Edgar Garcia, AKA “Black Rhythm,” is a soldier at the Salvation Army’s San Juan Corps in Puerto Rico. He talks about the importance of serving his community, surviving asthma, and

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02 Jan 2018

Covenant

Covenant. It’s such a religious word! Not lightly dropped into a conversation. Yet, we instinctively know it has heft, something deep and unshakeable, and we’re mysteriously drawn to that. A

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02 Jan 2018

A Coat of Protection

Since its inception, The Salvation Army has helped victims of poverty, low social status, physical and psychological abuse, and natural or man–made disasters. Over time, this calling has inspired countless

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02 Jan 2018

‘HE’ scores! in Stapleton, NY

If you’re headed to Staten Island, N.Y., be prepared to cross a bridge. The Salvation Army there has learned all about building bridges of a different kind, including one that

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01 Jan 2018

WARNING: Pickleball is Addictive

That cautionary statement comes from a group that meets each week at the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Camden, N.J. They play the fast-growing paddle–ball sport, which

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01 Jan 2018

Rich Mahler III

As assistant chaplain for the NBA’s New York Knicks, and main chaplain of the Westchester Knicks, the NBA’s G (minor) League, Rich Mahler III is a spiritual mentor to athletes

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01 Jan 2018

A Starting Place

What is spiritual formation? The phrase spiritual formation may be unfamiliar to you. Perhaps you’re not really sure what it means. So, we thought we’d start the New Year by

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02 Dec 2017

Relevents: Rafael Nuñez

Rafael Nuñez, a soldier at the Manhattan Citadel Corps, talks about why Thanksgiving and Christmas are his favorite holidays, the importance of leaving hard times in God’s hands, and the

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02 Dec 2017

In the Aftermath of MARIA

The U.S. Virgin Islands Hurricane Maria was on the way as Alastair Bate reached the U.S. Virgin Islands. As a member of a Salvation Army disaster relief team, he saw

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01 Dec 2017

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And the LORD answered me: “Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so he may run who reads it.” – Habakkuk 2:2 SAconnects (the magazine) would be remiss if

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01 Nov 2017

‘Put me to work’

Jennifer Steinbrenner–Swindal donates a check for $250,000 to The Salvation Army. In doing so, she continues her father’s legacy of philanthropy to the Army’s ongoing effort to help people in

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01 Nov 2017

Relevents: Lieutenant Esther Cherubin

Lieutenant Esther Cherubin, corps officer at The Salvation Army Riverhead Corps in Riverhead, N.Y., talks about vocation ministry in Haiti, what waiting for an amusement park ride taught her about

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