In Genesis 2, God says: “It is not good for the man to be alone” (Genesis 2:18). Humans are inherently social, but the past two years have perhaps been the most isolating in a century. What role can the church play in building authentic community?
During Emergency Preparedness Week in May, the Government of Canada announced $150 million in funding to support non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in their humanitarian response to COVID-19 and other large-scale emergencies.
In these days, we cannot deny the grief and loss that so many are experiencing. As we approach Easter, we are reminded that grief and loss go together with vision and hope because they are the story of the cross and Christ’s Resurrection.
Gratitude is best cultivated when we take whatever time necessary to sit with our grief, embrace suffering and resist numbing out in the face of hardship. It’s these very things that become the means to cultivating an intimate and more honest connection with God.
The unequal impact of public health measures on lower-income households.
by Dani ShawCOVID-19Web Exclusive
For those who are unbanked, underbanked or live on limited incomes and rely on cash, the shift toward cashless payments and online purchases can mean the difference between readily accessing and living without essential items.
In meeting COVID-19's challenge, Judy Peifer leaned on faith to impact the people of Swift Current.
by Kimberly McIntyreFaith & FriendsCOVID-19
As the administrative assistant at The Salvation Army’s church in Swift Current, Sask., July Peifer's personal mission to make everyone’s day better and to express the love of God to every person she interacts with.
In March, The Salvation Army recognized the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization’s declaration of a global pandemic by joining together for a territorial day of prayer. Major Colin Bain, assistant executive director, Toronto Housing and Homeless Supports, shared the following poem he wrote to acknowledge the contributions of Salvation Army personnel who serve on the front lines to share the love of Jesus.