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

31 Jan 2020

Compassion on stage

“Come From Away” is a hit Broadway play. Its script is based on the remarkable true stories of residents of the small town of Gander, Newfoundland. They hosted 6,700 unexpected

18 Jul 2019

Priscilla Shirer:
Actor, Mom, Minister, Daughter

Identity is the theme of “Overcomer,” Priscilla Shirer’s powerful and thought–provoking new movie. Its nationwide release is set for Aug. 23. She plays Olivia Brooks, a persuasive and gifted high

07 May 2019

In God’s Hands

As the controversy regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) legislation continues, two “Dreamers” from the Salvation Army’s Queens (Temple) N.Y., Corps, share their stories. They talk about coming

17 Dec 2018

Meet General Brian Peddle

General Brian Peddle assumed his new role on August 3, 2018. He shares thoughts on his relationship with God, family, The Salvation Army, and the people Salvationists are called to

05 Nov 2018

Hitting the high notes

Danielle Beckvermit is only 25, but the soprano singing sensation has already performed at Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Opera House in the last year alone. She is quick to

31 Aug 2018

I’m a miracle

Former slugger finally finds peace Former baseball great Darryl Strawberry used to play before 50,000 fans on a typical Sunday. Today, Sunday is reserved for the God who saved him.

05 Jul 2018

Tebow Time in Binghamton

“Tee–bow! Tee–bow! Tee–bow!” Tim Tebow, the former NFL quarterback–turned–minor league baseball player, is the designated hitter for the Class AA Binghamton, N.Y., Rumble Ponies, but the crowd treats him more

02 May 2018

An active army: Bible Bowl

When Irene Knighten came to The Salvation Army’s Toledo, Ohio Corps 19 years ago, she was a mother with young children, but still holding on to her youthful habits of

01 Oct 2016

Ron Waiksnoris leaves a rich legacy

The first stop in Ron Waiksnoris’ unofficial farewell tour was at the Old Orchard Beach (OOB) Camp Meetings conducting his last concert as bandmaster of the New York Staff Band