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  • The Salvation Army’s New Territorial Strategic Plan Prioritizes People

    Second pillar of Mobilize 2.0 focuses on equipping people for mission. October 25, 2021
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    Design for People is the second pillar of the Mobilize 2.0 transformation project.

  • Yazidi families welcome more refugees to Winnipeg in January 2017

    Putting Down Roots

    Yazidi families settle in Winnipeg with the help of The Salvation Army. October 21, 2021 by Major Ray Harris
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    Six years ago, The Salvation Army partnered with Operation Ezra to welcome Yazidi refugees to Canada. Today, they are thriving and giving back to the community.

  • There Goes the Neighbourhood

    When communities are redeveloped, who benefits? October 19, 2021 by Rebekah McNeilly
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    If you live in any major city across Canada, you have likely seen “pockets” of poverty. Revitalization efforts are popular, in part because of the hope that it will reduce the effects of concentrated poverty. But who does it really help?

  • The Wisdom of the Cross

    The Crucifixion radically reshapes the Christian understanding of power and leadership. October 18, 2021 by Donald E. Burke
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    Ambition and power might be the way of the world, but it is not the way of the crucified Messiah.

  • Illustration: Rivonny Luchas

    How Should the Church Respond to Conspiracy Theories?

    Why critical thinking is crucial to a biblical view of knowledge. October 14, 2021 by Kristin Ostensen
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    Conspiracy theories often flourish in times of uncertainty—and Christians are not immune from these beliefs.

  • Salvationists attend an in-person Officership Information Weekend in 2019

    Kingdom Mission

    Salvationists share how the Officership Information Weekend helped confirm their calling. October 6, 2021 Compiled by Captain Kristen Jackson-Dockeray
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    Salvationists are invited to explore God’s calling at the Officership Information Weekend in October.

  • Trinity Murphy-Dicker (centre) with her mom, Susie, and sister, Kaitlyn

    Every Child Matters

    The Salvation Army honours the survivors of residential schools through Orange Shirt Day. September 28, 2021 by Giselle Randall
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    “The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda is supporting Orange Shirt Day as part of our overall journey of reconciliation,” says Commissioner Floyd Tidd, territorial commander. “We believe the core message of this day, that ‘Every Child Matters,’ and we stand in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples in this initiative.”

  • Captain Colleen Gleadall and Malakai stand back-to-back

    Black Son, White Mom

    What my son becoming a man taught me about racism. September 28, 2021 by Captain Colleen Gleadall
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    I think about those instances when racism snuck into Malakai’s life—the side glances, unfair assumptions and uncomfortable questions. I think about how the actions of others affected him. Most of all, I think about my reaction to those instances and how that was perceived by him. The moments I went along to get along. 

  • Commissioners Wayne and Deborah Bungay

    The Second Call

    Canadian Salvation Army officers reflect on their international service. September 22, 2021 by Giselle Randall
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    Commissioners Deborah and Wayne Bungay have been Salvation Army officers for 37 years, spending more than 12 years in international service. Today, they serve as territorial president of women’s ministries and territorial commander in the Zimbabwe and Botswana Territory. We spoke with Commissioner Deborah Bungay about adapting to new cultures, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and their vision for the territory.

  • Captain Karen Holland wears a “Just Beat It” T-shirt for brain cancer awareness month in May

    A Colourful Ministry

    After a devastating diagnosis, Captain Karen Holland found a new way to pray. September 22, 2021 by Abbigail Oliver
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    Since being diagnosed with a rare form of malignant brain cancer, Captain Karen Holland has found a new way to engage in pastoral ministry.