01 Jun 2016

DIGITAL EDITION: JUNE 2016

  To view all articles contained in this edition of SA Connects Magazine, click here. View all our Publications: http://issuu.com/saconnects About our ‘Digital Edition’ Magazine. With over 21 million publications, Issuu is

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01 Jun 2016

Only One Life

Only one life, ‘twill soon be past, Only what’s done for Christ will last. —C.T. Studd Since discovering this simple couplet written over 100 years ago, it has helped to

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01 Jun 2016

Letters From You

Many thanks for the articles about the Staff Band’s visit to Cuba (SAConnects, May 2016). For Yvonne and me, Cuba is a special place. We had the opportunity of visiting

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01 Jun 2016

Relevents: Major Raphael C. Jackson

Major Raphael C. Jackson is the divisional commander designate for the Northern New England Division (effective June 1). He shares with SAConnects why he is excited about serving there, his

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01 Jun 2016

Universalism

From 3rd century theologian Origen to contemporary writer Rob Bell, Christianity has pondered the very real tension between God’s saving grace and God’s eternal judgment. The narrative of Scripture and

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01 Jun 2016

A Ministry Journey Together

Commissioners Swanson retire They walked hand in hand through soft sands along a Puerto Rican beach, comfortable companions for life. Dressed in casual slacks and short sleeves, the couple may

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01 Jun 2016

The Office

When I first visited Commissioner Barry Swanson’s office at Territorial Headquarters, it was clear that he had already begun to make his mark. His office was modestly appointed. Family photos

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01 Jun 2016

Fingerprints

Whenever my grandchildren come to visit, they leave fingerprints everywhere. I jokingly tell my husband, “I can’t clean the house. There are fingerprints on the front door, on the tables,

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01 Jun 2016

Java & Jesus

cafés open around the territory During the 60’s and 70’s, the Christian coffeehouse movement energized a generation and reached many seekers who never would have set foot in a traditional

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01 Jun 2016

A Boost for Binghamton

Binghamton, N.Y., is emblematic of a depressed upstate economy, where 47 percent of local schoolchildren live in poverty and 87 percent qualify for the free or reduced meal program. The

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01 Jun 2016

Q&A: Bonnie Camarda

In 1967 and at the tender age of 15, Bonnie Camarda left the political turmoil in Cuba with her family to start a new life in Madrid, Spain. She later

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01 Jun 2016

A Chaplain’s Promise

Meeting people at their point of need, particularly in the midst of tragedy, can be one of the most important aspects of being a Salvation Army officer. In June of

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