When communities are redeveloped, who benefits?
by Rebekah McNeillyFeature
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?
Reflections on COVID-19, the way of Christ and living into a new season.
by Kira Stawski JeppesenWomen's Ministries
I could write pages and pages about the “lessons learned” during the last 19 months—about the ways in which the Holy Spirit moved and spoke, revealed and uncovered, shook and stirred myself individually and the world collectively. I have a feeling that on a crisp October day, with a big mug of coffee and a journal in hand, you could write pages and pages as well.
The Salvation Army is helping to bring food security to those without.
by Major Heather MatondoFaith & Friends
October 16 has been designated by the UN as World Food Day. This comes just days after Thanksgiving, when many of us sat with family and enjoyed a large meal together. Maybe this year we will not only give thanks for what we have bu also reflect on the millions of people around the world who have far less than we do. As you will read, The Salvation Army's international development department is involved in many projects around the world, bringing food security to individuals and families.
Sharing hope and encouragement, one double-double at a time.
by Giselle RandallFaith & Friends
In October 2019, Major Morgan Hillier, the Salvation Army pastor at Mount Pearl Corps, N.L., met a friend for coffee at a Tim Hortons. “He was going through some challenges. As we were talking, I gave him some advice, which I wrote on a napkin,” says Major Morgan. Wondering if others would find it useful as well, he snapped a picture
It’s that time of year again. In the midst of all that our world has experienced and continues to wrestle with, we are invited to the table to give thanks together. We pause to celebrate the blessings and to hear again God’s invitation to be a people who bless. Before the arrival of European settlers, First Nations across Turtle Island— how