02 Dec 2017

Lessons from the Kettles

For more than four decades, Roxie Brought has attended the Salvation Army’s York Citadel Corps in York, Pa. In 1995, she became the corps kettle coordinator. The 2017 kettle season

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02 Dec 2017

Driven to Help

The Amish don’t drive cars, but they sure know how to make sturdy high-end furniture. Don and Loretta Shaver, soldiers at The Salvation Army in Punxsutawney, Pa., have formed a

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01 Nov 2017

Will Power

  “Some men’s ambition is art. Some men’s ambition is fame. Some men’s ambition is gold. My ambition is the souls of men.” — William Booth— The Salvation Army’s financial

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01 Nov 2017

It’s about Others!

  Brad McCurtain’s goal was to make $1 million before age 35. The Portland, Maine, stockbroker reached that goal a year early, but it didn’t bring him fulfillment. “For a

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01 Nov 2017

Give Thanks in all Circumstances
1 Thessalonians 5:18

  Thanks be to God for his inexpressible gift! —2 Corinthians 9:15 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your

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01 Nov 2017

‘Mom’

As a young married woman, Tanya Cameron had suffered two miscarriages and wondered if she would ever be a mother. Today, Cameron has two children of her own and recently

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02 Oct 2017

The Army’s Ministry to Seniors

According to recent census data, eight of the top 11 states with populations having the oldest median age are in the USA Eastern Territory, with Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire

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02 Oct 2017

A Ministry of Presence

Seniors enjoy Star Lake Ask Majors Deborah L. and James C. Kisser about their new appointments as chaplains at the Star Lake Conference Center and Lodge in Bloomingdale, N.J., and

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02 Oct 2017

Joy After Retirement

During the frenetic flurry of 2017, Major Stella McGuire had hurtled towards her official retirement date like a rider on a zip–line. After a 22–year career as a Salvation Army

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02 Oct 2017

Family of a Different Kind

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night can keep Catherine Turner from attending church at the Cincinnati Center Hill Corps. After all, she lives in the Booth

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02 Sep 2017

The Daughters of God

Amid the pulsating rock music and flashing strobe lights of a New Hampshire strip club, exotic dancers perform on stage. The club’s clientele are men, but on this night, two

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02 Sep 2017

Doors to Salvation

An hour before the doors open, there’s already a line of women waiting on the sidewalk outside the Salvation Army’s “New Day Drop–In Center” in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.

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