General André and Commissioner Silvia Cox inspired more than 5,800 Salvationists during a four-city tour of the Midwest this fall. Their solid biblical message and vision for the Army resonated with people, with altars lined time and again, and 118 individuals making a public declaration for officership. People also were drawn to their down-to-earth personas, sense of humor and genuineness. Often throngs lined up with their Bibles and Army flags to be signed and cameras to take the ever-present selfie with the General and Commissioner Cox. It was as if they belonged here and were coming home. Well, after all, we are one big family. *Longer article in full issue PDF on home page


Anticipate…a Song: The Song of Isaiah Advent Worship Series – Week 1 November 30, 2014 Anticipate the Promise   Announcements and Offering Call to Worship: No season, no holiday, no historical event has generated more songs than Christmas.  At Christmas, everyone sings – even the Grinch – and we all have our favorite song.  In the Bible there are songs of Christmas – all sung by individuals who were in very different places, and yet all of them express beautifully the over-arching theme of Christmas: God with us.  The songs of Christmas are ways of getting us to feel Christmas, to experience it with all of our faculties.  The gospel of Christmas is not just something we believe, but something we anticipate …

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Connecting with Centralites Serving Internationally  Send your greetings and notes of encouragement at Christmas and throughout the year to Central Territory personnel serving The Salvation Army in other countries.   Majors Philip & Sheila Davisson Booth University College 447 Webb Place Winnipeg MB R3B 2P2 CANADA [email protected] [email protected] Majors Robert & Rae Doliber The Salvation Army PO Box 407139 Ft. Lauderdale FL 33340-7139 [email protected] [email protected]   Captain Dr. Felix & Major Violet Ezeh The Salvation Army PO Box 248 Port of Spain TRINIDAD [email protected]   Major Wes Green #1 Glassmill Lane Bromley BR2 0EJ UNITED KINGDOM [email protected]   Captains Sergii & Tanya Kachanov 1644 Bob-O-Link Way Nanaimo BC V9S 2P8 CANADA [email protected] [email protected]   Captain Christopher Marques Olive House A-103 …

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