Traveling to various cities coast to coast on their latest 2012 tour, popular Christian band Newsboys are on a mission to tell listeners that ‘God’s Not Dead’.
And with their ticket sales for their April 21 show in Springfield, OH show benefiting the children’s program of the local Salvation Army, the band is certainly proving that God is alive in the spirits of those who are ‘Doing the Most Good’ for others in need.
The following was contributed by guest blogger Teresa Engel, Director of Communications and Marketing at The Salvation Army Portland Metro – Cascade Divisional Headquarters.
Several thrift store outfits made a flashy comeback on Saturday, March 10th when Mrs. Lauralee Balash, Mrs. Portland 2012, who is a soldier and a volunteer leader at The Salvation Army Portland Tabernacle, competed for the title wearing outfits she found at her local Salvation Army Family Store.
Commissioner William Roberts, National Commander of The Salvation Army, was a recent contributor to the Huffington Post’s Impact Blog. We are so appreciative of this opportunity to share about our recent report titled “Growing Up in a Downturn” – an internal study that we conducted to better understand how our youth programs have been affected by the economic recession.
You might be surprised to learn that music is deeply rooted in the history of The Salvation Army and still plays a huge part in the organization’s everyday culture.
Why is this so? Beginning in the late 19th century, music was a method for The Salvation Army to minister to people about the Gospel. The brass instruments would grab the attention of passersby on the street!