Heart-warming stories of people whose lives and spirits have been changed through Christ.
A friendship begun over coffee led Tauranga Salvationist Lianne Bateman to donate a kidney.
At 95 years old, Molly Tootell from Palmerston North became a soldier in The Salvation Army. You are never too old to find a sense of belonging in Jesus Christ, she says.
Sam Parker, children and youth worker at Kapiti Salvation Army, struggled with depression and self-harm. But God restored him and his whole family.
Murray McLaren has gone from a banker loaning millions to giving out microfinance loans through The Salvation Army in South Auckland and he couldn’t be happier.
Kate Geddes (23) has a heart for young people and their potential as ‘fierce warriors’ for God’s Kingdom.
Jan Impey, a Salvation Army officer for 35 years, was diagnosed with incurable cancer last year. She prayed for the impossible, and the impossible happened.
Gary Eder became an alcoholic as a teenager, after his dad took him down to the pub and he got into a dangerous crowd. If it wasn’t for Jesus, says Gary, he wouldn’t be here today.
Major Uraia Dravikula is the first Fijian officer to serve for 25 years and says the passion remains for God who saved a young prisoner plagued by violence and drink.
For Krissy Lindsay volunteering for The Salvation Army Senior Friendship Programme has been a surprising and special experience.