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Marriage Crisis Webinar — May 9 & 18, 2017

This free webinar sponsored by the Religious Alliance Against Pornography (RAAP) will explore the extent of the problem of pornography within the faith community, address the addictive nature of pornography, and present practical strategies for hope and restoration. For more information [...]

SCHEDULE: May 9, Noon EDT and May 18, 8PM — The webinar will last an hour. REGISTER

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Beware the Imposter Syndrome—Especially Women

Ever been afraid that you will be found out? You’re not alone. Psychologists identify the very real fear—one to which women in leadership are especially susceptible—as the Imposter Syndrome. The current issue of “War Cry Online,” magazine.thewarcry.org, explains what it is and how to defeat it. Also in this issue:

  • The new “Case for Christ” movie—issuing a verdict on Christianity
  • “Case for Christ” author Lee Strobel explains why he found his wife Leslie’s conversion threatening
  • International leaders serve dump collapse victims in Sri Lanka

May these and other stories strengthen your convictions and examine your true identity. Subscribe free today!

iRONY

Third Time’s The Charm

It rarely happens, but every once in a while, a Salvation Army Officer might be appointed to a post or position where they’ve served before. It’s possible, and sometimes it does happen—but by and large the majority of Officers serving in one city will probably never be reappointed there. Isn’t it iRonic, then, for Majors Juan and Lydia Mercado to have the unique distinction of being named as Corps Officers in Guayama, Puerto Rico three times! [...]

Drawn to the Heart

Kathy Reichman (at left) and Rebby Lucas were ‘drawn to the heart’ from the outset of the National Seminar on Evagelism (NSE), despite coming from homes a half a continent apart. Hear how their sister-like friendship began the moment they met on campus. [...]

Salvation Stories

Definitely Not A Motorcycle ‘Gang’

Normally when you hear or see a motorcycle gang, the image of fierce, mean renegade outlaws could be what you conjure up. But not the “Sons Of The Savior” Motorcycle Ministry, some of whose members are also soldiers of the Hendersonville, North Carolina Corps. When they are not taking on a project to benefit the community or their corps, they are roaring down the open-road—and even then their witness is most evident by the Gospel-patches adorning their leather jackets. [...]

‘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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