24 Sep 2020

The 1918 Flu Pandemic

Devastation is the only way to describe what The Salvation Army faced in the days leading up to the 1918 flu pandemic and during it. Imagine: the First World War

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23 Sep 2020

Bouncing Forward

updated September 2020 As COVID–19 appears to be slowly flatlining in the Eastern Territory, several companies have launched some rather savvy product advertising. Some are making accommodations for hard times

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22 Sep 2020

Faith Through Covid

If you ask Jean Renel Murat about his COVID–19 experience, he will tell you it was both bad and good. First, the bad. Murat, who helped start the Haitian ministry

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19 Sep 2020

Encouraging seniors during COVID–19

Four years ago, Olive Fagan took on the job of senior program coordinator at the Salvation Army’s Boston Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center’s senior program. “The program was

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18 Sep 2020

A sign of hope

The COVID–19 shutdown caused millions of people to lose their jobs, leaving them without money to buy food and other provisions and afraid to even leave their homes. However, in

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16 Sep 2020

God on the move: Officers redeployed during COVID-19

Every few years, Salvation Army officers are sent to new assignments. When that happens, it’s sometimes hard for them to move, say “goodbye” to old friends, and prepare to meet

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16 Sep 2020

Psalm 46 – Devotional Series

Worship Scripture Psalm 46 ESV – God Is Our Fortress To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. A Song. 1 God is our refuge and strength,

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14 Sep 2020

The HOPEline

Trained volunteers provide emotional and spiritual care during the COVID–19 pandemic. Silence can be deafening. Just ask an Emotional and Spiritual Care (ESC) specialist who is trying to connect with a

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12 Sep 2020

COVID–19: Lessons from 9/11

In 2001, Major Samuel Gonzalez served as a corps officer in Buffalo, N.Y. Every Wednesday, he hosted prayer services for about 25 people. “They were usually the more committed ones

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09 Sep 2020

Hold the Fort – Devotional Series

Those of you who know me will not be surprised to find out that I am a history guy. This curiosity, love (obsession) with history began at a young age.

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09 Sep 2020

Full Zoom Ahead?

COVID–19 forced many church leaders to change the way they held services and interacted with their congregations. Will this be the future in a post–pandemic world? After COVID–19 caused the

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08 Sep 2020

Shine the Light

Federal grant will help Army fight human trafficking. Gratitude looked like a bright smile on Sarah Medina’s face as she thought about the wonderful support that she and her colleagues

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