Special Report: Hurricane Harvey

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General Cox Lauds SA Disaster Response

General Cox sees first hand the enormity of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. As he offers encouragement to those who have lost their homes and possessions, he is encouraged by the covenant-fulfilling service by area soldiers many of whom are also victims. This storm is big, but our God is bigger. Read more [...]

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The Feeding of the 5000

In the story of the loaves and fishes, Jesus used His hands to miraculously feed the 5,000. In a similar way, we are God’s hands and He uses us to bring hope and sustenance to people who are hungry and afraid. Read more [...]

First Words

Message from the Editor

War Cry Online

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A Ray of Hope

When the world seems to be breaking apart, the Lord’s hand is present, lifting us up and helping us lift each other up. The latest issue of the War Cry Online points out hope in the dark places.

  • Salvation Army Responds During Harvey’s Swath: Emergency teams dispense light in the face of fear and devastation.
  • The Salvation Army Addresses Urgent Needs in Sierre Leone: Salvationists provide food, water and temporary shelters but needs remain critical after devastating floods and landslides.
  • Respect, Results, Truth: Listen in on a conversation with our new National Commander, Commissioner David Hudson, as he shares his perspective on the Army’s mission.

May these and other stories lift up your heart. Subscribe free today!

Bible Study

New Weekly Series of Bible Studies!

In, “I Am,” Commissioner William Francis explores the nature of Jesus as described by one who knew Him best—the author of the Gospel of John.

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Part II: The Bread of Life

What did Christ mean when he declared Himself the Bread of Life? Read this week as Colonel Francis illuminates this phrase. [...]

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Chronicles of Salvation

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Saved at a Biker’s Party!

One hardly imagines that a person would find Christ as his Savior at, of all places, a biker’s party. But then God is in the business of doing the unimaginable. Read how this born-again biker traded those biker’s grubs for red epaulets and a Salvation Officer Uniform. [...]

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A Secretive Test

“Secular music, do you say, belongs to the devil? Does it? Well, if it did I would plunder him for it, for he has no right to a single note of the whole seven!…” — William Booth Isn’t it iRonic, then, Salvationists still these songs of Zion, using tunes retrieved from the devil’s arsenal, all because of the Founder’s secret test? [...]

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Kroc Centers — A Look Inside

A Boon For Beantown

If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Stay Out of the Kitchen!

The Boston Kroc Center knows how to dish out successful graduates into the culinary world. Their two exceptional ministries — the Culinary Arts School and a first-time offenders rehab program, Bridging The Gap have transformed lives. Read more [...]

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