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,”

American Youth Leaders

Even today at The Salvation Army Pine Summit Camp, Divisional Youth Leaders from every US Division are in meetings, seeking God, sharing His wonders and enjoying His fellowship among them.  I was there last night for a worship service led by our Territorial Youth Leaders, Majors Paula and Roy Wild. The meeting was a blessing […]

Divisional Youth Leaders

I like the Divisional Youth Leaders and Candidates’ Secretaries in the USA Western Territory. They are a lively bunch of effective officers with a hope to minister best to the young people and their leaders in the territory. We met today to discuss a few things. How about a new Youth Councils? It will now […]

GNY Family Camp Sunday

Thank you, Lord for the way you led us through the day with your Spirit. We are so grateful for those who have drawn closer to you and have made lifelong commitments today. I pray that the music, testimonies, worship, and celebration of Candidates for Officership honored you. It is a joy to serve you […]

Family Camp – GNY

All over the States, The Salvation Army conducts family camps, or Labor Day Camp Meetings, or Deeper Life Conference Weekends. They all are an amazing opportunity to finish Summer and begin the Fall season with a celebration of fellowship, worship and affirmation. It’s all good. Today we are at the great Star Lake Camp where […]

Western Music Institute 2014

B/M Neil Smith, Territorial Music Secretary, is leading a wonderful week with over 200 students and staff at this annual gathering of interested musicians. B/M Andrew Blyth and his wife Susan are the guests for the occasion with their capable contributions in music, spirit, and leadership. Most other Divisional Music Leaders are supporting the encampment […]

What does The Salvation Army believe? (10 of 11)

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. The tenth doctrine of […]

Western Youth Institute 2014

It all sounds rather stuffy being an institute and all, but it’s far from that. If you want to get a sense of pulsating worship and faith, go to the site to watch one or two of the meetings. Each meeting has a dynamic speaker arranged around a constant theme by the territorial youth […]