During my freshman year of college I rebelled. Though I was a Christian and many people loved me, I alienated myself from my family, my Christian friends and my church. Isolated from the good influences in my life, I followed my desires while rejecting Christ. I was lonely and played games with Christ; hoping He […]

Meet Eliza Shirley

The first successful work in the United States rested on the shoulders of a 17-year-old girl. In the spring of 1879, the newly named Salvation Army in London was so small that all the workers knew each other personally. Eliza Shirley, then 16, joined the Christian Mission and was appointed as an evangelist at one […]

I’ll Fight Fest Update!

If you want to attend I’ll Fight Fest, it’s all up to you. Hassle your Corps Officer/Youth Worker/Parent to make it happen! If you are planning on attending I’ll Fight Fest here’s some information you should know: -Cost: $30.00 for Food, Gas, IFF Ticket. Make checks out to The Salvation Army -Schedule: -Friday 9/23 7pm […]

A Visit To Hammond-Munster

Yesterday I went to the Hammond-Munster Corps to visit their new youth director Jon Bukiewicz. I really have the sense that God is going to do great things in that Corps. Anyway, I wanted to tell you that and mention a new website that Jon made for the kids for the youth of Lake County, […]

SA Dodgeball

For all of you that are interested: A new season of SA Dodgeball begins this Thursday (9/15) at the Oakbrook Terrace Corps (1 S 415 Summit Villa Park, IL 60181-3906). We will play from 7-9pm. The first night is free, after that it’s a buck ($1.00).

The Light of the World is Jesus

Alec Knight grew up in the East End of London, spending his time in bird fighting, boxing, betting, drink and public-house songs, a leader in any group he joined. Confronted by open-air meetings, he organized a Skeleton Army and attacked. He was gravely disturbed when, after hitting a Salvationist, he was told, “God bless you, […]