Major Jeff Dennis PTG

Jeff is now present forever with the Lord. A capable officer, husband and father, Jeff has been ill for over five years during which time his health has been declining. With his wife Stephanie and other family members at his side, he left to be with his Lord. The memorial service will be conducted at […]

Open Letter…

To: The USA Western Territory From: Commissioner Jim Knaggs, Territorial Commander Re: Count Me In… We have witnessed a powerful manifestation of the Holy Spirit this past weekend at the Adult Rehabilitation Centers’ Count Me In Convention. If you were there, you experienced the extraordinary response of the over 5,000 delegates to the call of […]

Count Me In…

We are celebrating a gathering of Adult Rehabilitation Center beneficiaries, graduates, officers, employees and supporters. Let the photo give you an idea what the 5,000+ are doing… Hallelujah! Ephesians 2:19 “Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household,”

Lee Strobel

The Salvation Army California Divisions have united this week in Officers’ Councils, an inspirational gathering of SA Officers. These councils can be a spiritual experience, business experience, fellowship, or informational. Sometimes they are a combination. This week, these divisions have met for an inspirational time with Lee Strobel and Major Danielle Strickland of the Canada […]

Colonels Bill and Sue Harfoot

The retired officer ranks in The Salvation Army increased today with the honored retirement of Bill and Sue Harfoot. Called to serve the Lord while soldiering in the USA Central Territory, the entered training as Companions of Christ in September 1975. They served with distinction in their home territory until they transferred to the USA […]

Welcome of Cadets

We welcomed the incoming session of Cadets today in Cerritos, California. Fifty-two Messengers of Light marched into the meeting and took their place in history as God’s answer to our officer needs. The meeting was lively with over 1000 in attendance and another 400 computers connected from 23 countries. The Training Principal gave the message […]


How many officers in The Salvation Army will it take to win the world for Jesus? More than we have now. This weekend past we commissioned 57 new officers. That’s good…very good. The next session has 44 cadets. That’s good too. In August, we expect 55 or so cadets to enter. That’s good. On Sunday, […]

Samuel Logan Brengle

The amazing Lt. Colonel Eddie Hobgood presented Commissioner Samuel Logan Brengle tonight at WBC. You can catch his performance and all of the meetings at Brengle’s story is powerful and meaningful to us today. Many were moved by his life’s ambition to be holy and to serve God. Let us all have the same […]

Door of Hope

This is a great name for what takes place in San Diego with women. The residential campus includes transitional housing, ARC residence for women, residence for foster care pregnant teens, and mothers with their families in dire straits. The newly constructed facilities are a credit to our mission and a welcomed location for people in […]

Officers’ Covenant

Today is Covenant Sunday in the Western Territory. Based upon those who have now completed their requirements, we will commission seventy-three officers next Sunday at Commissioning. Hallelujah! The text below represents the remarkable covenant that Salvationists make to become officers. MY COVENANT CALLED BY GOD to proclaim the Gospel of our Lord and Saviour Jesus […]