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NEW Digital Magazine: War Cry Online
From the poverty stricken communities of Tanzania to the Civil Rights struggle in Memphis, the new edition of “War Cry” online poses challenging questions and offers solid answers:
- What can we learn from how people in non-Western cultures see God?
- What are the traps to avoid so marriage doesn’t end in a bad good-bye?
- What does a daughter caring for her dying mother learn from the realities of pain and frailty?
- How do you move beyond the usual observances of Lent to experience real transformation?
May you find answers in this edition that draw you closer to the love that longs to emanate through everything great and small. Subscribe free today!
An NSE Love Story
The National Seminar on Evangelism (NSE) is held every year in early-August. Its venue is the breathtaking countryside of Glen Eyrie, Colorado. As the name implies, NSE is a weeklong format of instruction and practical application for Salvationists from all four USA Territories to utilize to sharpen skills in evangelism.
One would not necessarily think of NSE as a place to find love—but that is exactly what happened to Majors Mike and Cathy Himes, currently stationed as corps officers in Schenectady, New York. [...]
‘Mother-Figure’ To Memphis Kroc Kids
Maggie Robinson has a big family. Besides her four sons, “Miss Maggie” is the self-appointed mother-figure to literally hundreds of children and teens attracted to activities at the Memphis Kroc Corps Community Center (Tennessee).
Her introduction to the Army bagan under the ministry of Brigadier Gertrude Perdue (OF) back in the turbulent 1960s. Despite the prevalent racism she encountered, she and her four sons felt “right at home” and “welcomed” at The Salvation Army’s Southside Corps. [...]
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