Message from the Editor
War Cry Online
A Holy Battle
William Booth said, “We want to join in a holy battle for the redemption of mankind.” As we seek to join the battle we must have the courage and faith to move forward with purpose and seek to understand and embody the mission of the Army. As we “hold together…there will be giants again even in our own days.”
- The Salvation Army, what is it really?
- A message from the Editor-in-Chief about how he met the Army and “wanted more than anything to be a part of it.”
- General Cox’s work around the world and the impact of the Army’s ministry “when we get the mission right.”
- Champions who fight for the exploited and offer human dignity and strength.
- Sharing the good news on the International Day for the Unreached.
As you read this issue, may you have a deeper desire to learn more about the Army, the mission and its impact and be inspired to mobilize and go forward in the Lord’s Holy Battle for good. Subscribe free today!
New Series of Bible Studies!
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Their Daughter Was A General
Anna Mae Hays, the daughter of Salvation Army officers Majors Daniel & Mattie McCabe, paved the way for equal treatment of women in the military as the U.S. military’s first female general. Read her incredible story of service as an Army nurse through three bitter wars. [...]
Kiss of Death
It’s a bitter irony that Judas’s final contact with Jesus was a kiss–what would normally be a sign of deep love and respect turns into a death sentence for the Savior of the world. Read this month’s article “Kiss of Death” to find out more about Judas Iscariot’s last act of betrayal. [...]
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Kroc Centers — A Look Inside
The San Francisco Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, rising above the mean streets of the Tenderloin District, is also home to a residential facility. Read how these to ministries are changing lives through their service to the community. [...]
The Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Camden, NJ is an oasis of spiritual growth and community in one of the most dangerous places in America. This is the last of the 26 Kroc Centers to be built, bringing to a close a nationwide legacy that was Joan Kroc’s dream. Read more [...]
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