FOCUS – How does the world see us?
by Ted Horwood, Captain - Three years ago, I was invited to participate as an “international observer” to Malawi’s presidential election. Malawi was having only its second democratic election, and to say that the incumbent president was very keen to be
Body Builder by Terry Camsey, Major - My good friend Lt. Colonel Don McDougald recently sent me an article published in REV magazine (November/December 2003) about treatment of people who visit church for the first time. To those who have studied the
From a dreamer of dreams
by Sharon Robertson, Lt. Colonel - Dreams—I love ‘em! For as long as I can remember, my nights have been filled with wonderful, challenging adventures that flow on the wings of imagination, sometimes credible—sometimes not—but nearly always exciting, intriguing; challenging the
On the Corner
A fable for today by Robert Docter - Once upon a time in a land far away there lived a young boy full of energy and ideas. He loved his land and revered its history. He knew of its heroes and their
Jennifer Sweeney: I give God all the glory!
IN PROCESS “Me! Ex-prostitute? Ex-crack addict? God’s not going to forgive me! He has no purpose for me!” When she first heard the words of promise, Jennifer Sweeney was incredulous, stunned, yet the words stuck in her mind. Over the days
FRONTLINES – NEWS BRIEFS OF THE WEST
by Sue Schumann Warner “Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers
“Response ability” and revival
by Lt. Colonel Raymond Peacock - Did you hear about the preacher who replaced his altar calls with alter calls? No, that is not a misspelling. The altar calls were receiving little response. The preacher thought how, when the Israelites crossed the
Promoted to Glory
Promoted to Glory Brigadier Alma Crotty Brigadier Alma Crotty was promoted to Glory on January 28th, 2004 from her hospital bed at the Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She was 92 years old. Alma Crotty was born in Braeside, Ontario
Letters to the Editor
(Ed. Note: The following letter was written in response to Lt. Colonel Debora Bell’s column of September 13, 2003) Each fall, Walnut Hills Elementary School sponsors a Geography Club that culminates with a “Geography Bee.” To make the Bee more meaningful,
Gregorys retire from active duty
Majors Robert and Marilyn Gregory After serving a combined total of nearly 90 years, Majors Robert and Marilyn Gregory recently retired from active duty as Salvation Army officers. Cadets Bob Gregory and Marilyn Bawden entered the School for Officer Training in
El Paso finds a way to share
by Jean Rigney Major - VOLUNTEERS CLEAN AND repair light fixtures at the Army’s homeless shelter in El Paso. “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you.
Crestmont honors Weaver at Dinner Theater
Beloved characters from TV land of yesterday sparkled onstage at Crestmont College recently, as cadets presented the annual “Dinner Theater” fundraiser to benefit World Services and the college. The “Honeymooners,” “Brady Bunch,” “Home Improvement,” “Star Trek,” “Jeopardy,” and other familiar spots