recovery

The lessons disaster brings  

Two of the biggest natural disasters ever struck back-to-back—delivering a host of obstacles and shedding some light on why The Salvation Army does what it does...

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...
Mike Beaudreau|Photos by Kelly Elaine Photo

Learning to suit up

Mike Beaudreau Mike Beaudreau starts his day on the docks of the warehouse in Anaheim, Calif., at 6:30 a.m. He checks the trucks, and looks over 14 routes h...

Riding through recovery

While the road to recovery from addiction or trauma is particularly long and bumpy, any road is better traveled on a bicycle. Gearing Up offers women in tran...

Addict to attorney

With nowhere to go but The Salvation Army, Tracy Hughes makes the most of his recovery. My mother and father were divorced when I was very young. I was raise...

Transforming water

A book you won’t put down From a straw filter to household water filtration units, borehole wells, pump repair, water systems and water source fencing, t...

Finding comfort in suffering

Suffering, pain, trauma, devastation and hardship can disillusion one’s relationship and trust with a loving God. It can usher in doubt of whether he is truly b...

Army responds to China quake

Following an earthquake that struck Dingxi City in the Gansu Province of China the morning of July 23, The Salvation Army mobilized a disaster assessment te...