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By his Son, God created the world in the beginning, and it will all belong to the Son at the end. This Son perfectly mirrors God, and is stamped with God’s nature. He holds everything together by what he says—powerful words! Hebrews 1:2-3 (The Message)

What’s your favorite On the Corner?
New Frontier Publications is compiling a selection of Editor-in-Chief Bob Docter’s columns into a book titled A View from the Corner. We’d love to know what our reader’s favorite On the Corner columns are—if you’ve got one, please send the publication date and column title (if it has one) to:

AAYBC youth minister in Mesa
Nineteen members of the San Francisco Asian American Yerba Buena Corps’ worship team, under the leadership of Christopher Toy, descended on Mesa, Arizona, over New Year’s. While at the corps, they conducted fellowships, Sunday school, Sunday worship service, and performed in the all-night New Year’s Eve service. Majors Brian and Gwendolyn Jones are Mesa corps officers.

What do you SAY?
Captain Kyle Smith, territorial youth secretary, reports there are now six Internet locations where folks can check out SAY (Salvation Army Youth) ministries. You can access the the SAY network by typing into your internet address bar:;;; saycamps,com;; and

Congratulations Capt. Hernandez
Captain Moises Hernandez, Jr., corps officer at the Pomona, Calif., corps, has recently earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from Azusa Pacific University. Congratulations, Captain!

Child/Adult Safety grows
Territorial Child/Vulnerable Adult Safety Consultant Anne Calvo, R.N., reports that the Western Territory now has 130 trained safety consultants. The newest consultants are from the Alaska Division and include Divisional Commander Major Doug Tollerud. Tollerud and his wife, Major Sherryl Tollerud are the first divisional leader couple to be trained. Lt. Colonel Evelyn Hunter, former Northwest Divisional Commander, was trained while serving as acting divisional commander in Alaska and serves as a consultant in post-retirement.

Pomona turns 120
On April 11, 2008 the Pomona Corps will commemorate 120 years of service to the community, with a special dinner at the Pomona Fairplex Sheraton. The Army’s work opened in July 1887, when Captain Linguyst arrived and “saw a great need to preach the gospel and reach out to the needy.” For more information on the dinner, check out the corps’ website: or call the corps at: 909-773-4400.

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We welcome submissions of short (50-85 words) news items to Frontlines—let our readers know of events and ministry happening at your corps or Salvation Army unit! Email to:; you can also add us to your corps’ electronic newsletter distribution.

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