Central Connection Featured Articles

Redeemed for a purpose

Theodric Coleman is amazed at how God has redeemed his life. Once a homeless, hopeless drug addict wandering the streets ...

We are the “re” generation

by Chaslyn Shiels Like many other delegates of Regeneration 2019, I came to Wonderland Camp with a heavy heart. I ...

Care after incarceration

by Craig Dirkes Minnesota’s rate of criminal recidivism—a person’s relapse into criminal behavior—is one of the nation’s highest. The Twin ...

Central in historic Tournament of Roses march

by Beth Malovance The Tournament of Roses Parade brings to mind images of floral beauty, grand floats, marching bands  and ...

The power of a persistent witness

It was the persistent witness of an elderly widow to Linda Mullins, her home healthcare provider over the last five years, ...

Breaking bread, building friends

by Colonel Janice A. Howard, Territorial Secretary for Women’s Ministries MEALS around a kitchen counter, in various restaurants, at the ...

A catalyst for hope

“Our vision is that our people will feel equipped and capable in their everyday lives to share their faith,” said ...

Heatwoles keep calm and carry on

Into their fourth year of serving at International Headquarters (IHQ), Commissioners Merle and Dawn Heatwole find themselves in a new ...

It’s all in the “ask”

by Ruth Stoel Early in my career when I worked in the mortgage department of a bank, we hired a new administrative ...

Out of the barracks in Davenport

“Becoming a soldier means making a commitment first of all to God,” said Major Jolinda Shelbourn, Davenport, Iowa, corps officer. ...