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Band of Survivors 2015 Team Announced!

On behalf of the Youth Department, it gives us great joy to announce that the following people have been accepted to Band of Survivors 2015! God has an intense month of mission and discipleship in store, so congratulate them and pray for them as they get ready for this summer! Students 1. Reggie Brooks (Rockford […]

Zuckerberg Explains Why He Wears The Same Thing Everyday

When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was asked why he wears the same thing everyday at a Q+A at the social networks’s HQ, his answers was very similar to the Salvation Army’s rationale for the uniform: “I really want to clear my life so that I have to make as few decisions as possible, other than […]

Annual Day of Prayer for Victims of Trafficking

Sunday, September 28 will be the Salvation Army’s annual day of pray for victims of human trafficking. Soldiers and officers around the world are encouraged to join in prayer against this terrible evil. International Headquarters, who sponsors the initiative, has put together a number of resources for this event, including a sermon, Bible study, prayer […]

The General Is Coming!

General Andre Cox and his wife Commissioner Silvia Cox are coming to the Central Territory from September 11-14. On September 11, they’ll be spending time in the Metropolitan Division, and will be leading a Cadets’ Welcome and Soldiers’ Rally at Life Changers Church in Hoffman Estates, IL (2500 Beverly Road). You are invited to share […]

New Singing Company EP Given Out @ OBT P&PN

Yes. You read that correctly. I suppose there are really two parts to that tile, though. Number one, the Singing Company did just release their latest EP “I” (Roman numeral 1) recently. It is a six song record that includes songs about storms, faith, doubt, repentance, trust and God’s power. It is currently available on […]

New Salvation Army Freedom Center Breaks Ground

Some of you may be familiar with the Salvation Army’s Harbor Light ministry. The Harbor Light Center in Chicago is one of the largest Salvation Army substance abuse recovery programs in the United States. For more than 70 years, it has been providing comprehensive, specialized services to persons seeking to overcome the disease of alcohol […]

Get details on the Youth Councils 2014 T-Shirt and fundraiser

For a few years now at Youth Councils, instead of giving a shirt away for free, we’ve been selling them and giving the money away to a Salvation Army ministry that we want to celebrate and ensure that their ministry keeps on keepin on. This year will be no different, but, at the same time, […]

Band of Survivors Student Applications Available

Metro Youth, are you interested in a summer where you get rid of spiritual complacency, radically dive into spiritual disciplines, and serve the Lord with your whole heart? Then Band of Survivors is for you. Band of Survivors is a month long summer mission school that aims to see youth love God and serve their […]