IrisMedina_main
01 Mar 2017

For the least of these

Sixteen years ago, I retired from a government job in Ponce, P.R., at age 57. My employer had offered me a new position, but I said, “it’s time for me

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ronald_foreman_main
17 Jan 2017

Relevents: Major Ronald Foreman

Major Ronald Foreman, divisional commander of the Empire State Division, talks about sports ministry, the Salvation Army’s work with immigrants, and carrying the torch for the Winter Olympics. I enjoy

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whysabbath
13 Jan 2017

Why Sabbath?

Shabbat—the Hebrew word for Sabbath—means “to come to an end, to cease, to stop, to pause.”  Notice these are active commands for which a person needs to take responsibility—something one

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onfile_eng
13 Jan 2017

Sports ministry lessons

I grew up in The Salvation Army and always had a passion for sports. My father loved basketball and football. So, it was common to see us organize games in

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history
13 Jan 2017

Steeped in History

On September 24, 2016, The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) joined the National Museum of the American Indian and National Museum of American History as the

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lopezmabel
01 Dec 2016

Relevents: Mabel López

Soldier Mabel López, creative arts coordinator for The Salvation Army Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands Division, talks with SAConnects about the role of the arts in worship, the book of

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thecrossmaker
01 Dec 2016

The Cross Maker

In 2008, I made a pastoral visit to a patient in a nursing home. She had suffered a nasty fall in the woods while walking her dog. As I ministered

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wherejesuswalked
01 Dec 2016

Where Jesus Walked

“I want to see, smell, taste, and feel the things that Jesus saw, smelled, tasted, and felt.” “I want to be closer to God.” “See the archeological sites.” “Swim in

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jeromewray_main
01 Nov 2016

Relevents: Jerome Wray

Jerome Wray, a youth counselor at Camp Swoneky, talks about his ministry through the sport of archery, the advice he gives other counselors, and the person who helps to empower

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thankyoulord_main
01 Nov 2016

‘Thank you, Lord’

I had always been part of a church, but when The Salvation Army came into the lives of my children, I took Jonathan and Maria to the San Juan, P.R.,

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thejessetree_main
01 Nov 2016

The Jesse Tree

A Christmas tradition to share with your family. This year, I’ll start a new tradition with my family—The Jesse Tree. It’s the story of Jesus’ family tree, beginning in the

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kennethjohnson
01 Oct 2016

Reformation Remembered

It was a brisk day on October 31, 1517, in Wittenberg, Germany. An Augustinian monk walked up to a church door with a document, a hammer, and some nails in

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