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    Complete Surrender Cadet Patrick Penton had to give up everything to pursue his passion for officership.

    Interested in Serving Overseas?

    International Headquarters releases new service opportunities list.

    Territorial News
    The Salvation Army is active in more than 130 countries worldwide. With such a wide scope of ministry, there are many service opportunities for both officers and lay personnel interested in serving overseas. Below is a list of available positions in other Salvation Army territories, prepared by the IHQ personnel department.

    The Language of Lament

    We can’t escape grief, pain or suffering—but Scripture gives us a way to respond.

    If we’ve learned anything from the COVID-19 nightmare of 2020, it’s that we can’t escape pain or suffering. This has been a year of suffering on a global scale, a year when we learned the true meaning of lament, described by theologian N.T. Wright as “asking the question ‘why’ in the midst of our suffering and not getting an answer.”

    The Ministry of Music

    I came to The Salvation Army through banding, but I found so much more.

    There is no greater gift than using my abilities to worship God and helping others to do the same.

    New International Appointments Announced

    Appointments will come into effect on May 1, 2021.

    Territorial News
    Colonels Edward and Shelley Hill, officers of the USA Western Territory currently serving respectively as Chief Secretary and Territorial Secretary for Women’s Ministries, Canada and Bermuda Territory are appointed as International Secretary and Zonal Secretary for Women’s Ministries, Americas and Caribbean Zone, International Headquarters. They will take up their new appointment responsibilities with the rank of Commissioner: Colonel Edward Hill on 1 May 2021 and Colonel Shelley Hill on 2 May 2021.

    From Kenya to the Caribbean

    Canadian officers serve faithfully wherever God sends them.

    Lt-Colonels Morris and Wanda Vincent have been serving internationally with The Salvation Army since January 2017, first in the Kenya West Territory and now in the Caribbean Territory. Read more about their experiences.

    A Word of Thanks

    One single expression can be the key to facing perilous times.

    Faith & Friends
    Like nothing else, being thankful is the key to facing perilous times. It produces the peace and abiding joy of knowing that God is at work in us, even in the hard days

    The Lord's Prayer

    Drawing Heaven and Earth Together by Donald E. Burke.

    Opinion & Critical Thought
    At a time when, as Canadians, we are confronted with our colonial past, we pray, “Forgive us our debts, our sins," says retired Salvation Army officer Major Ray Harris in his review of Donald E. Burke's "The Lord's Prayer: Drawing Heaven and Earth Together."

    Toronto Grace Hospital Extends Care in COVID-19

    Specialized Care Centre at Toronto Convention Centre to address urgent need for long-term care beds.

    Territorial NewsCOVID-19
    As COVID-19 cases hit an all-time high in Ontario, The Salvation Army’s Toronto Grace Health Centre (TGHC), in co-ordination with the Ontario government, has temporarily set up a Specialized Care Centre at the Toronto Congress Centre in Etobicoke.

    Stand Up, Step Up, Speak Up

    Salvation Army launches modern slavery and human trafficking campaign.

    The Salvation Army is launching a campaign called “Stand Up, Step Up, Speak Up" for Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month.

    A Simple Answer

    To the one question that matters.

    “And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6:8).

    Up in Smoke

    How to prevent burnout while serving others in crisis.

    Remembering to care for ourselves has become increasingly important just as it is becoming more challenging. But there’s reason to have hope. Implementing some changes to our routines can make a big difference in mitigating fatigue, and potentially in preventing burnout altogether.

    The Unwritten Page

    As we welcome a new year, we pray for courage and faith.

    Web Exclusive
    If there was ever a time in history when our world needs the presence, ministry, love and service of The Salvation Army, it is now! It is my prayer that in 2021 we will be an Army that is out there, not confined to barracks by COVID or any other oppression, but that we will be a people mobilized by the Spirit, compelled by love and battle-ready. Because God is with us.