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In real life

BY WARREN L. MAYE
Ser'Darius Blain’s faith in Christ has helped him survive abject poverty, the tragic loss of his brother, and a seven–year bout with depression. The Haitian American film and television actor is best known for his role as Anthony “Fridge” Johnson in the “Jumanji” film series. Most recently, he played NFL football star [...]

Juneteenth

BY WARREN L. MAYE
The Salvation Army and many other organizations have designated Juneteenth as a company holiday. Nike, the NFL, Best Buy, and Target have made similar announcements. They join many other business establishments in the United States and in the world in making the celebration a paid day off.

Meditation in movement

BY HUGO BRAVO
In March of 2020, Erin Morgan was in Atlanta, Ga., to complete 100 hours of face–to–face training needed to become a certified yoga instructor. She had already finished the required 100 hours of online training. Now, she looked forward to bringing YogaFaith, a yoga practice that [...]

The unlikely Salvationist

BY ROBERT MITCHELL
“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”—Romans 8:28. “My early knowledge of The Salvation Army was red donation bins and the thrift store that I used to visit as a kid,” recalls Captain Nora McNeil. “I never [...]

Sunday wrap-up

BY WARREN MAYE
Hershey, Pa., Sunday, June 12—By the final day of the Ordination and Commissioning 2022, it was clear that “Together in Perfect Unity” was much more than a slogan; it had become the mantra of the Messengers of Reconciliation session. They enthusiastically embraced their first appointments as Salvation Army officers [...]

Saturday wrap-up

BY HUGO BRAVO
HERSHEY, Pa., —The morning after his concert performance for an audience of 1,800, Christian recording artist Danny Gokey took part in a Q&A session on the stage of the Great American Hall with John Copeland of UNBOUND. When he asked Gokey how he focused on the audience, he compared his style to that of an airplane pilot; constantly aware, and fine tuning [...]

Accord 2022

This Corps Mission Strategy Workshop is a historic moment for The Salvation Army. We are coming “Together With One Accord” to agree on what our key beliefs are, and how to reinforce those beliefs. I personally believe that the two most critical aspects of who we are as The Salvation Army is to be united in our identity, and united in our purpose. Who are we? Why do we exist? We are an army, [...]

They have servant hearts

BY ROBERT MITCHELL
Honesty and Brittin Winters know what it’s like to be in need. Their family is finishing up two years in the Salvation Army’s successful Pathway of Hope (POH) program, an experience that has these teens on fire about giving back. It’s not uncommon to see Honesty and Brittin teach in the after–school program [...]

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