01 Oct 2018

Impactful Worship

Encourage Spirit–focused, well–planned, diverse worship that draws people to God. In his book, Celebration of Discipline, Richard Foster defines worship as “… a breaking into the Shekinah (glory) of God,

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01 Oct 2018

Alexis Baergas

Alexis Baergas, president of the Salvation Army Student Fellowship (SASF) at Houghton College, talks about mission trips to the Columbus Ohio Corps, hosting parties for the community, and seeking guidance

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01 Oct 2018

Commissioned

It makes for stirring pageantry–uniformed people standing in front of banners, receiving orders, and publicly binding themselves to mission. It happens in plush auditoriums. It happens in humble outposts. Commissioned—it’s

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01 Oct 2018

Gardens

The Williamsport Salvation Army’s Red Shield Community Garden is a unique ministry that is on its way to becoming the largest community garden in Pennsylvania. “Williamsport is not really a

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01 Oct 2018

Shattering Poverty
in Corning, N.Y.

“We are pilgrims on the journey We are brothers on the road We are here to help each other Walk the mile and bear the load.” —The Servant Song by

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01 Oct 2018

The American Dream
Pottstown Works, pulling people out of poverty.

Last winter, Damaris Martinez of Pottstown, Pa., slept in a car. It was parked in the driveway of a relative who had given her 8–year–old son a bed in the

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01 Oct 2018

Stars are Born in Ironbound

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Newark, Ironbound Community Center in Newark, N.J. reaches its youngest residents with after–school and summer programs, social groups, and performing arts classes.

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01 Oct 2018

God reigns!

September 8, 2018—On a rooftop in Manhattan, worshipers gather under a night sky and pouring rain to praise God. “This is a cool location, but it’s more than that; we

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01 Oct 2018

Strut Their Stuff

“Why don’t we do something with shoes?” Those seven words were the impetus behind the popular “Shoe Strut,” an annual fundraising luncheon at the Harrisburg (Citadel), Pa., Corps. The spectacle

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01 Oct 2018

Jamie Manirakiza

Jamie Manirakiza, who has worked in the field of anti–human trafficking for nine years, became the territory’s specialist in this area earlier this year. Before coming to Territorial Headquarters (THQ),

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01 Oct 2018

Leadership Milestones

“What goes into making a leader?” I asked John Rondon, who is a longtime member of The Salvation Army’s Brooklyn, N.Y., Bay Ridge Corps; a New York City public school

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01 Oct 2018

Freedom for the captives

“Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.” —Hebrews 13:3 (ESV) Today’s world is

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