Then–Captain Brian Figueroa welcomes visitors to The Answer.
01 Jun 2016

The Army’s First Café Ministry

In 1967, young people came from all over the country to enjoy the urban and bohemian culture of Greenwich Village in New York City. They sought adventure, social connection, and

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Relevents_DorothyGates
01 May 2016

Relevents: Dorothy Gates

Dorothy Gates, senior music producer for the Salvation Army’s Eastern Territory, speaks with SAConnects about her favorite Irish town, Cuban Salvationists, and how music can be a form of expression

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The Salvation Army in Cuba has stood the test of time and turmoil, and has emerged with a powerful testimony of faith in God. Shown are members of the New York Staff Band painting the headquarters facade in February of this year.
01 May 2016

The Salvation Army in Cuba

In 1918, Cuba and the United States were political allies. Trade between the two countries flourished. Guantanamo Bay had already been leased to the U.S. as part of the Platt

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PhoebePalmer
01 May 2016

Phoebe Palmer

Mother of the Holiness Movement Known as the “Mother of the Holiness Movement,” Phoebe Palmer (1807–1874) stands as one of the most prominent figures of the 19th –century American holiness

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DetoxifyingYourSoul
01 May 2016

Detoxifying Your soul

Striving for Excellence We often confuse the words excellence and perfection. Striving for excellence is a noble aim, but perfection, as the world describes it—being spotless, faultless, and flawless—is humanly

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AMothersTrial
01 May 2016

A Mother’s Trial

I never thought that during my officer training, I would become pregnant at age 44 with our 3rd daughter. At the orientation for married couples enrolling to be officers, I

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01 Apr 2016

relevents: Major Soo Jung Kim

Major Soo Jung Kim, private secretary for the Territorial Commander’s Office, talks with SAConnects about the “halftime” of her officership, how the arts have played a significant role in her

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GodsRelentlessCall
01 Apr 2016

God’s Relentless Call

In 2005, my mom received an invitation to attend the Salvation Army corps in Dover, N.J. Although the spiritual effect of that invitation on my family was immediate, my personal

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Mysacredspace
01 Apr 2016

My sacred space

My life is chaotic. Home life is crazy—children, toys, tubby–time (that would be the bath), dinner, calendars, dishes, and vacuuming. Not to mention the “other” work—meetings, deadlines, calendars, working with

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DetoxifyingYourSoul
01 Apr 2016

Detoxifying Your Soul

Finding a ‘place’ Simplicity is certainly a spiritual discipline that is lacking in this fast–paced, materialistic world. There’s always a lot going on, and many of us seem to be

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GodrulesIassist
01 Apr 2016

‘God rules, I assist’

After being ordained as officers of The Salvation Army, the most noteworthy part of the Appointment Service for my husband and me was hearing, “Lieutenants Lim, you are going to

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Celebratingacentenarian
01 Apr 2016

Celebrating a centenarian!

Lt. Colonel Thomas (Tommy) Gorman “Tommy,” as he’s affectionately known to family and friends, walks into the gymnasium at the Asbury Park, N.J., Corps with a pep in his step

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