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Our People, Our Stories

Stories from our people who are experiencing life changing opportunities through our work and services.
Daryn and Jess Bishop

10 Years Healed

26 Sep | 2014

From the time she was nine, Jess suffered from a debilitating form of illness called fibromyalgia. This year, she celebrates 10 years since she was miraculously healed. Now a Salvation Army officer (pastor), Jess tells her story of fierce faith and freedom.

a man with an axe chopping wood

The downside of staunch

15 Sep | 2014

When I left school, I entered the ‘hard man’ culture of the forestry and freezing works industry. All my life I wondered: What does it mean to be a man? But God took my heart of stone and gave me back a heart of flesh. He taught me how to be a real man.

Salvation Army in Papua New Guinea

Planting seeds of hope in Papua New Guinea

22 Aug | 2014

A phone call from the Army’s International Headquarters in London started our journey to the ‘Land of the Unexpected’. ’

Cadets training day in Russia

Planting seeds of hope in Eastern Europe

14 Aug | 2014

The Salvation Army is changing the world—and the opportunities have never been greater in Eastern Europe, where the breakdown of the old political system has opened up many possibilities.

Mofa of the Salvation Army in Dar es Salaam

Mofa's hopeful future

30 Jul | 2014

Mofa’s life has been transformed, and hope has blossomed in the place of rejection and near death.

Capt Iain Ganisford in Tanzania

Planting seeds of hope

30 Jul | 2014

Eighteen months ago, my wife Liz and I touched down in Dar es Salaam to take up new positions with The Salvation Army in Tanzania. Suddenly we were doing something new and often strange.

Womens Services Manager Jo Ralston and female clients of Epsom Lodge

A safe place to start again

14 Jul | 2014

The leafy middle class streets of Epsom, the Act Party’s electoral stronghold, are an unlikely place of refuge for the dispossessed and homeless, but this is the location of The Salvation Army's Epsom Lodge.

Sai and Mere Gina

God's love is like an umbrella

4 Jul | 2014

All going to plan, Sai and Mere Gina will be ordained and commissioned as Salvation Army officers (ministers) in December next year. Sai took time out from his studies to talk to War Cry about his journey with God.

Ann Stewart

A life more colourful

13 Jun | 2014

I would describe my journey as a 360-degree circle. I’m an alcoholic who is discovering new life, every day.