Interview

‘God Gave Us the Bible’ author Q&A 

Author Lisa Tawn Bergren has a new children's book, “God Gave Us the Bible,” out for 3–7 year olds. Featuring 45 stories from the Bible, it is a Bible storybook...

Missing person no more

The Salvation Army helped reunite a sister with the brother she didn’t know existed. After her mother’s death in March 2015, Lisa Bayard, 60, found a single ...

A text for help

Crisis Text Line engages with texters in moments of crisis and compiles data on the anonymous raw language texters use to teach us when crises are likely to hap...

Reframing how we talk about service

The social services sector aims to transform how the public sees it, and garner the support it needs to grow.  Widely hailed “The father of broadcasting,” Da...

Reaching in

“When I was in jail the last couple of times, I was questioning everything I thought that was right. I found the Bible and God...It was a break from the madness...

Expanding minds

App collection lets kids create, test, play and learn Much like the way a good book can offer a new window to what is beyond our own domain, so too can inter...

Share and share alike

New research into the sharing economy illustrates how companies can better serve the underserved. It’s easy to see ridesharing companies Lyft or Uber as a sa...

From gray to green

“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” - Gary Snyder Cities around the country are using innovative urban planning to turn dead zones into vibrant civic...

Painting a better picture

Art helped a former Los Angeles gang member find God It wasn’t until the beating stopped that 12-year-old Fabian Debora realized he was officially a gang mem...

Mentoring success

Corporate leader Diane Paddison founded an organization to mentor Christian women in the workplace. Salvation Army National Advisory Board member Diane Padd...
Photos courtesy of Waves for Water

Sustainable surfing

Waves for Water partners with surfers, teachers and government agencies to bring clean water to developing countries.  Professional surfer and Waves for Wat...
Sandy and Erik Weber stand in front of The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in San Diego, Calif.

Without limits

Author, Olympian and recent law school graduate Erik Weber continues to defy the odds. Erik Weber interrupts his whirling dance to throw his arms around his ...
Actor Ty Burrell of "Modern Family" with Kids In The Spotlight participants.

Script to spotlight

Kids In The Spotlight trains young filmmakers and connects them to industry opportunities. Kids In The Spotlight Founder Tige Charity Dressed in a golden...

Fighting for success

“I died and came back—overdosed actually,” Ian Butler said. “My vision was getting blurry and I was getting ready to go, getting ready to die so I said my last ...

Plotting a new course

Teens Exploring Technology works to curb youth involvement in gangs. Oscar Menjivar’s parents knew they needed to leave El Salvador––an epicenter of Central ...

Remaining true

When Richard did arrive, she told him he could only visit the kids one day a week. Edith said each time he visited she would do a “proof and search” to ensure h...

Immersive leadership

Derrick Engoy, the soft-spoken poet, pastor and nonprofit advocate seems nervous when I first meet him. Dressed in a gray fedora, navy blue buttoned shirt and...

Rising above abuse

President and director of Christian Legal Aid tells a story of struggle and strength. Patricia Oliver knows what it's like to struggle. Her story is one that...