by Bob Docter
An encounter, by definition, requires an interpersonal connection. There are always at least two involved. You “come upon someone,” or you meet someone unexpectedly. Sometimes, the word implies some kind of a confrontation.
by Bob Docter
I had my twin adolescent grandchildren in the car the other day. They are “great kids.” They’re seniors in high school. I asked them: “What is the number one stressor in your lives these days?” They immediately replied
by Glen Doss, Major L-R: Justin Jernigan, Cadets Blair and Lisa Mielke, and Kyle Jernigan As he shuffled toward his makeshift shelter beneath the abandoned Olive Garden restaurant in Dallas, Tex., Blair Mielke’s heroin-muddled mind was racing. He was scared.
by Steve Smith, Major
For some time I have been drawn to the story about a 1957 Plymouth Belvedere that was buried for 50 years inside a protected vault in front of the Tulsa, Oklahoma courthouse. This beautiful, shiny new car
Just yesterday, a sister in Christ requested prayer support as she prepares to face a task requiring a measure of courage and strength of character that I don’t believe I could ever achieve: she has been named prisoner advocate for
When summer music camps were over, so was the playing of the instruments. They were returned to the corps and locked away until the next year…in the past, that is! In the Southwest Division, corps youth bands are thriving thanks to
In a meeting of the National Advisory Board (NAB) in Portland, Ore., the board unanimously elected Mrs. Charlotte Jones Anderson, Executive Vice President Brand Management/ President of Charities for the Dallas Cowboys, to serve as the chairperson. Beginning in January
The 7.1 magnitude earthquake of Jan. 12, 2010, damaged or destroyed half the homes in Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital city, leaving 300,000 people dead and 1 million homeless. Estimates run as high as 200,000 amputations since the earthquake.
Two Sears stores in metro Denver (Colo.)—in partnership with The Salvation Army—welcomed 220 children and 200 volunteers to their sites on Aug. 14, 2010, for back-to-school shopping sprees. This was the 25th year the program has been running, thanks to
Anaheim (Calif.) Stadium—home of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim baseball team—was the scene for over 500 Salvation Army officers, Salvationists and friends on Sept 24, 2010, who came to watch the Angels take on the Chicago (Ill.) White Sox—and