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Drawn to the Heart

A week before Kathy Reichman departed for the National Seminar on Evangelism (NSE), in Glen Eyrie, Colorado, her heart was burdened with her prayer, “Lord, keep me ‘open’ to learn what You want of me.”

“I had no expectations,” Kathy admits, “but to discover new ways of approaching people about Christ without scaring them away.”

Two thousand miles away, Rebby Lucas had a very similar concern.

Hear how their sister-like friendship began the moment they met on campus. [...]

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.  [...]

Sweet Music

Emily Debnar is an amazing young lady with a “can do” attitude. Her love for music has propelled her to try a number of instruments, and the teen is making admirable progress on each.This boundless optimism is all the more remarkable, given the iRony we are about to learn. [...]

Community Care Recipient Comes Full Circle

You’ve heard the old adage, “What Goes Around Comes Around.” Well, Judie’s story is a case in point. Judie Price was a resident of the Avante Nursing Home in Lake Worth Florida. [...]

Transplant Sisters

Major Donna Leedom needed a kidney. Without a donor, her future was uncertain, to say the least. She was placed on a nationwide list, hoping and praying for a miracle. God sent a miracle, all right—just from an unexpected source. [...]

A One-On-One Intervention

For 12 years, Benjamin Segura lived a life that took him to “some very dark places.” Then a friend intervened for him and forced Benjamin to take an honest look at himself. [...]

The Dynamic Duo of Cape Girardeau

Couple Forgoes Lucrative Income To Work With Youngsters

Mike and Debbie Bowers ought to be taking it easy. They’ve both worked hard in very prosperous careers, and they admit that they’re “not getting any younger!” But to see them with the youth of the cape Girardeau Corps in southeast Missouri—well, you’d think they discovered some youthful tonic the enables them to keep up with these teens and young adult [...]

‘Celebrate Recovery’ Continues What Rehabilitation Creates

Jocelynn Norton
Every Friday night, at selected Salvation Army Corps across the nation, a ministry called “Celebrate Recovery,” provides weekly opportunities for men and women addicted to drugs and alcohol to come together for praise, worship and support. [...]

Daughter Saves Mom from Drowning

Dawn Lasserre

“Pathway Of Hope – Dawn Lasserre: Lost mom finds her way on ‘Pathway of Hope’

Two years ago, Dawn Lasserre and her daughter Rachel moved to Hibbing, Minnesota, looking for a fresh start. [...]