By Janet Munn, Colonel– Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven (Matthew 6:10). For several years I lived in an international community, sharing daily life together for eight weeks with Christian leaders from many countries. During that
The Salvation Army International Social Justice Commission (ISJC) hosts its first International Day of the Girl event. Oct. 11 is the International Day of the Girl, themed BE BOLD: From Equality to Equity. The observance—enacted by the United Nations—has taken place
General Brian Peddle has issued a global call to pray for women and girls in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which identified 12 critical areas of concern for women and
It’s safe to say most people have heard of human trafficking. Perhaps you’ve learned about it through social media, at church or even reading through this very magazine. And while it’s an exciting time in the anti-trafficking movement due to
When I first began to learn about human trafficking while I was in college—more than 10 years ago now—I was convicted of two things. First, I knew that this industry that exploits men, women and children needed to be stopped.
The organization sheltered more than 5,300 individuals in its 24-hour shelter from March to July. A dwindling number of Central American migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in the Yuma area has prompted The Salvation Army to close its 24-hour shelter for
Older Adults are the world’s fastest growing population. By 2030, there will be twice as many Americans over the age of 65 as there were in 2000. But are there twice as many services to keep up with the pace?
New age of consent, 18, becomes law. By Karen Gleason - Legislation to raise the age of consent in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, recently became law, thanks in large part to the perseverance of Captain Taylor Santos, Kolonia (Pohnpei) Corps Officer. The
Territorial Youth Department and SA Justice offered 10-day service trip to team of six. By Priscilla Santos - After 16 hours of traveling, the six of us who made up the Service Corps Justice Immersion team arrived in Athens, Greece, the cradle
Each with a burden to ‘do justice’ and desire to bring light into dark places By Erin L. Wikle, Lt. - A year ago, I wrote in retrospect of a weekend spent at AdultCon, Los Angeles’ only X-rated convention, comparing the likes
Ministry aims to let trafficked women know ‘Jesus loves you.’ By Hillary Jackson - When members of a Sweet Prayers chapter gather together to bake, it’s not to eventually partake of homemade cookies, but to serve women trafficked through massage businesses. The ministry
By Lt. Colonel Dean Pallant - This month marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), signed on Dec. 10, 1948, in Paris. This year, around the world, events have been held to mark the anniversary. A few