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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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01 Oct 2016

Relevents: Bill Burke

Bill Burke, the Salvation Army’s National Advisory Board chair, and senior V.P. of marketing for Nationwide Insurance, talks about his visit to Israel and the Army’s presence in his hometown.

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