The Joyful Sound of Salvation

The music of the season reminds us of the greatest gift.


May the love of Christ shine brightly through us, leading others to the manger where they, too, can find the Saviour of the world.

The Best of Both Worlds

Neil Thompson had no idea how to be in two places at one time. But God had a plan.


 “ ‘This isn’t the life I have for you. I have much bigger things in mind. You just need to follow me.’ ”

We Couldn’t Do It Without You

From food banks to community services to Christmas kettles, volunteers are the army behind The Salvation Army.


As we celebrate International Volunteer Day, meet three volunteers who play an essential role in the mission of The Salvation Army.

Committed to the Cause

The Army honours retiring Vancouver advisory board members.

(Above) The Salvation Army hosted a celebratory luncheon in September to recognize retiring board members. From left, Thomas Skidmore, Kelly Heed and George Hungerford In 1980, lawyer George Hungerford was approached to join The Salvation Army’s Greater Vancouver Advisory Board, a dedicated group of community leaders positioned to assist

The Spirit of Giving

With the help of The Salvation Army, 12-year-old Sarah Byford raises money to "help children and make them smile."

Faith & Friends

Sarah Byford is known for her many fundraisers in the community. She has collected 250 stuffed bears for kids at the Children’s Hospital Foundation in Victoria; made gift baskets and cards and designed golf towels and T-shirts to raise money; sold candy and hot chocolate, using the proceeds for the Ronald McDonald House; spent her birthday money for people in need; and organized raffles and bottle drives for charity.

“I want to help children and make them smile.”


No needling! Here’s the perfect Christmas ornament.

Faith & Friends

No spooling! Upcycle empty spools, vintage patterns, random buttons and rickrack trim into festive décor with this fun and easy DIY.

Season of Wonder

New devotional book captures the essence of the Christmas story through a unique lens,

Faith & Friends

Making Room in Advent: 25 Devotions for a Season of Wonder is a stunning collection of original paintings depicting the Christmas story as told in the Gospel of Luke, paired with Scripture readings, devotional messages, breath prayers and reflection questions. Whether you are new to the Christmas story or have become overly familiarized with it, this book will help you encounter the Nativity in a fresh and contemplative way as you tune your heart to the wonder of Jesus’ birth this Advent season.

Happy New Year!

Advent marks the beginning of the Christian calendar.

Opinion & Critical Thought

The Christian year is a means of ascribing meaning to time, a focus for worship and thanksgiving, an invitation to formation in the likeness of Christ, a tool for teaching and testifying the faith, and a form of resistance to the emptiness ascribed to time by lifeless philosophies.

September and October issues now available in print and online.