22 Sep 2020

Faith Through Covid

If you ask Jean Renel Murat about his COVID–19 experience, he will tell you it was both bad and good. First, the bad. Murat, who helped start the Haitian ministry

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19 Sep 2020

Encouraging seniors during COVID–19

Four years ago, Olive Fagan took on the job of senior program coordinator at the Salvation Army’s Boston Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center’s senior program. “The program was

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18 Sep 2020

A sign of hope

The COVID–19 shutdown caused millions of people to lose their jobs, leaving them without money to buy food and other provisions and afraid to even leave their homes. However, in

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16 Sep 2020

God on the move: Officers redeployed during COVID-19

Every few years, Salvation Army officers are sent to new assignments. When that happens, it’s sometimes hard for them to move, say “goodbye” to old friends, and prepare to meet

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14 Sep 2020

The HOPEline

Trained volunteers provide emotional and spiritual care during the COVID–19 pandemic. Silence can be deafening. Just ask an Emotional and Spiritual Care (ESC) specialist who is trying to connect with a

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12 Sep 2020

COVID–19: Lessons from 9/11

In 2001, Major Samuel Gonzalez served as a corps officer in Buffalo, N.Y. Every Wednesday, he hosted prayer services for about 25 people. “They were usually the more committed ones

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09 Sep 2020

Hold the Fort – Devotional Series

Those of you who know me will not be surprised to find out that I am a history guy. This curiosity, love (obsession) with history began at a young age.

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09 Sep 2020

Full Zoom Ahead?

COVID–19 forced many church leaders to change the way they held services and interacted with their congregations. Will this be the future in a post–pandemic world? After COVID–19 caused the

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08 Sep 2020

Shine the Light

Federal grant will help Army fight human trafficking. Gratitude looked like a bright smile on Sarah Medina’s face as she thought about the wonderful support that she and her colleagues

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06 Sep 2020

Ministry in Masks: Territorial leaders reflect on COVID–19

“The face mask will forever be a symbol of this time in history. Although it is typically used to hide one’s identity, our people have used it to reveal who

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05 Sep 2020

A back–to–school gift

The annual Back–to–School Distribution of backpacks at TD Garden, hosted by the Salvation Army’s Massachusetts Division, is usually a day–long celebration. The stadium, home to the Boston Celtics and Boston

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03 Sep 2020

A Message of Thanks to Salvationists

General Brian Peddle, The Salvation Army’s international leader, issued a call to prayer, urging Christians to pray into the current coronavirus situation with urgency. In particular, Sunday April 19, 2020

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