04 May 2020

Jump–Start Your Immunity

Everyday habits can either protect or weaken your immune system. Poor immunity can lead to chronic allergies, asthma, and autoimmune disorders, including lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and type 1 diabetes. Smoking

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03 May 2020

Mental health and spiritual formation

My 4–month-old son had been diagnosed with cancer and was undergoing chemotherapy. In between visits to the hospital and the pediatric cancer clinic, I tried to make time for my

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03 May 2020

New life, new home

The Salvation Army operates successfully because of its many volunteers. SACONNECTS  magazine is starting a new department that will feature inspiring stories on these selfless individuals. If you would like

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03 May 2020

Mother of the Kroc

Members of Joanne Small’s community lovingly gave her the title “Mother of the Kroc” because she was a warm, motherly soul with a love for people and boundless energy to

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02 May 2020

Red River Revival

In the late 1700s, a movement took place that would shape the future of The Salvation Army, our country, and Christianity… it all began in Adairville, Kentucky. It’s quiet now

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02 May 2020

Lyell’s House

The bright, well–maintained, two–story brick home near the corner of Madison Avenue and Linden Street in Bethlehem, Pa., could be mistaken for a typical family residence or even a college

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02 May 2020

Facilitating Mental Wellness

The following excerpts are from statements made by Christian mental health professionals during a recent panel discussion in New York City and with one–on–one interviews with SACONNECTS. They offer heartfelt

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01 May 2020

Iran for Christ

Today’s cyber wars include those that involve spreading the gospel to nations where restricted access to internet, radio, and TV is government mandated. So, when Dr. Hormoz Shariat received his

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01 May 2020

Donut Day

On the first Friday of June, National Donut Day is celebrated by store chains, supermarkets, and Salvation Army corps (churches) across the country. A tradition since 1938, the holiday honors

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01 May 2020

Jennifer Groff

Jennifer Groff, the community engagement director at The Salvation Army of Greater New York, talks about how social journalism became her path to fighting human trafficking, why Christmas starts early

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