sharperFocus by Kelly Pontsler, Major - The picture isn’t huge, but it makes an impression! Paul Cézanne’s Kitchen Table is the latest painting to really get my attention. I’ve been spending quite a bit of time at the museum lately—courtesy of an annual
prayerPower by Mervyn Morelock, Lt. Colonel - …is why we pray. Archbishop Desmond Tutu wrote, “Hope is fundamental to the way we, as Christians, live our lives.” When my hope fades, or even shifts to someone other than Jesus, then I’m walking
Elsewhere in the world by PAPUA NEW GUINEA—The Salvation Army’s Community Advancement and Reform Enhancement (C.A.R.E) program is rapidly spreading in the Highlands region of Papua New Guinea (PNG). Captain John Kerari and Major David Temine created the program in 2008 when they
Corps receives a touching donation. A surprise awaited kettle workers at The Salvation Army in Salem, Ore., as they emptied the money from one of the red kettles. Rolling out of the Salem Corps' kettle was a note--folded up and taped together
Yakima enrolls junior soldiers Yakima Corps Officers Majors Tom and Chris Morrow enrolled five junior soldiers on Nov. 7, 2010. In the New Year, six more prospective junior soldiers will begin classes from teacher Josie Torres. Shown are (l-r) Jazelle Brown,
Lihue Corps is growing Hawaii's Lihue Corps enrolled 11 senior and junior soldiers-six senior, five junior-on Nov. 7. Majors John and Pam Brackenbury, supported by Captains Neil and Rubina Navarro, conducted the service. Envoys Larry and Joy Groenleer are in charge
2009-2010 Standard of Achievement Each year the Territorial Youth Department announces the Standard of Achievement winners for corps cadets and junior soldiers. The Standard of Achievement involves three levels of awards: blue—the highest—red and yellow. Recipient corps receive a plaque and engraved
Promoted to Glory Major Bonnie Jane Lynch was promoted to Glory on Nov. 23, 2010, from Shoreline, Wash., at the age of 74. Bonnie Hoogstad was born June 7, 1936, in El Centro, Calif. Bonnie was commissioned in the Soul-Winners Session in 1955.