At 22, Nesan Kistan had life planned out. He had just finished university and was preparing to start a career in psychology. Then his father was murdered and his mother barely escaped with her life.
The little known story of Peter Norman, an Australian Salvationist who ran the race of his life to win silver in the 1968 Olympics, but gave up his own glory to stand up for justice and for God.
Germany has made space for more refugees than any other European country. Salvation Army officer Captain Ollie Walz and his wife Christiane have been leading The Salvation Army’s response in Solingen, a city of 155,000 people between Düsseldorf and Cologne.
The Salvation Army’s Aspire programme is into its second year, and despite slimming down in numbers, leaders, students and parents say positive results from last year are continuing.
A few years ago, Beany Cho was an award-winning bartender with dreams of owning his own bar. Today, Cadet Beany is studying to become a Salvation Army officer, in his first year at Booth College of Mission.
Next weekend, The Salvation Army will celebrate 30 years of being in Tonga. Along with marking history, Regional Commander Captain Sila Siufanga says they will also be marking a new and exciting phase for the future of the Army in Tonga.
Hotel ministry, visiting pubs, bars, cafés and hotels, is a part of Salvation Army history that is becoming less common in parts of the territory today.
For more than 100 years The Salvation Army has been helping homeless people in Auckland through the Epsom Lodge Supportive Accommodation Unit, giving thousands of people more than just a roof over their heads.
At his lowest point, even hospitals and mental health units refused to see Max as he was too out of control. Today he’s a completely different man, helping others through his experiences.