02 Apr 2018

Pathway of Hope

The story is told of a man who stopped to watch a little league baseball game one afternoon. He asked a boy in the dugout, “What’s the score?” The boy

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02 Apr 2018

Relevents: Jim Waters

Jim Waters, a longtime volunteer at the Salvation Army’s Spring Valley, N.Y., Corps, talks about how his food truck ministry has grown over the years, the concept of empaction, and

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02 Apr 2018

War Cry

Sold in pubs and on street corners by the millions and littering corps lobbies in equal numbers, the beloved War Cry magazine stands the test of time. It’s a 139–year–old

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02 Apr 2018

Christianity In Action

Billy Graham and The Salvation Army “Rev. Dr. Billy Graham was an inspirational man of God with an extraordinary ministry and a passion for revival. I am sure that many

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02 Apr 2018

The virtues of volunteerism

At the height of Victorian England’s volunteer movement in 1878, William Booth dictated a letter to George Scott Railton, his secretary. When Booth said, “We are a volunteer army,” Bramwell,

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02 Apr 2018

Like mother, like daughter

Georgette Fields is affectionately known as “grandma” to the children of the Allegheny Valley Worship & Service Center in the suburb of Brackenridge just outside Pittsburgh, Pa. Megan, her daughter,

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02 Apr 2018

A colorful path up

A few months ago, Christine Gordon walked into a Salvation Army food pantry in Chelsea, Massachusetts, hoping to receive a hearty bag of canned and boxed provisions. In the process

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01 Apr 2018

More Than Basketball

Basketball has always been important to Isaiah Salafia. The game not only helped him get a four–year scholarship to Yale University, but also directed him to The Salvation Army, where

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01 Apr 2018

‘We have so much to teach them’

Timothy Simmons remembers the first time he committed a foul in basketball for cursing during a game. “I was playing in a tournament organized by a pastor and he did

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01 Apr 2018

Students of the World

International Social Justice Commission The International Social Justice Commission (ISJC) is an arm of The Salvation Army’s International Headquarters and is based in New York City. It serves as a

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01 Apr 2018

Hue Jackson: Cleveland Browns Coach

The Hue Jackson Foundation, founded by Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson and his wife Michelle, has partnered with The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland to fight human trafficking. In

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01 Apr 2018

A Cuban Influence in Rochester

Digna Betancourt Swingle, director of social services at The Salvation Army’s Albany, N.Y., Corps, reflects on her family’s Cuban heritage and subsequent history in Rochester, N.Y. She tells how her

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