Corps Cadet Day 2007

We had a great Corps Cadet Day on Saturday! Over 150 people from 14 Metro Corps participated in a day of games, testing, worship and teaching. Our special guest was Barb Higgins, from the Territorial Youth Department who encouraged Corps Cadets to be Armed and Dangerous. To all you Corps Cadets out there, we are […]

A Word Of Encouragement – Thoughts On Faithfulness

I have talked with many friends and acquaintances this week that have hinted (or proclaimed) that they are tired, frustrated and ready to give up. Maybe it’s just the change of seasons and the annual it’s-so-depressing-because-it-starts-to-get-dark-around-5pm feeling. Maybe it’s just sincere, actual fatigue. I won’t preach to you (because it’s not the answer, I know, […]

Chicago Temple Coffee House Photodoc

The Chicago Temple Corps had another successful Coffee House last Friday night. These coffee house nights are a lot of fun and this last one was a talent night where youth rapped, danced, shared drama and sang. Stay tuned for the next Coffee House and plan on attending! (Photos courtesy of Melissa Clayborne)

Be Encouraged

Acts 15:12-2112 Everyone listened quietly as Barnabas and Paul told about the miraculous signs and wonders God had done through them among the Gentiles. 13 When they had finished, James stood and said, “Brothers, listen to me. 14 Peter has told you about the time God first visited the Gentiles to take from them a […]

An Equal Opportunity Savior

Acts 15:1-111Some men came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the brothers: “Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by Moses, you cannot be saved.” 2This brought Paul and Barnabas into sharp dispute and debate with them. So Paul and Barnabas were appointed, along with some other believers, to go up […]

Meet Alida Bosshardt

Alida Bosshardt—better known as Major Bosshardt—was a well known officer in The Salvation Army and more or less the public face of The Army’s work in the Netherlands (AKA Holland). Born in 1913 in the city of Utrecht Alida did not grow up as a religious person, though her father was a Roman Catholic and […]

Council of Youth 2007

I just wanted thank all the Youth Representatives, Youth Leaders and Corps Officers that attended the Council of Youth last Friday, October 26th at the Des Plaines Corps. Thank you so much for your time, input and passion. Your help in brainstorming is much needed and appreciated! I know that there were many more who […]