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More than mentoring
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More than mentoring

Matt, left, and James have continued their mentoring journey for over 10 years. More than 10 years ago Matt Gluyas, then a young Salvos leader, asked James Condon, a senior Salvos officer (pastor) at...

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Investing in the next generation
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Investing in the next generation

Sharing what it means to be a man Words Dean Clarke My friend’s 14-year-old son is involved in a school program that requires students to have an adult speak into their life as they transition...

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Restoring hope and peace in the neighbourhood
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Restoring hope and peace in the neighbourhood

Richmond Salvos offers a safe place for all in a diverse and eclectic community Words Simone Worthing “Geographically, Richmond Salvos is perfectly situated as the place where many ‘worl...

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Walking alongside our youth
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Walking alongside our youth

Salvos chaplain Daniel Smith is there for young people as others were for him. Salvo Daniel Smith is a chaplain with The Salvation Army Youth Services in Western Australia, primarily in Perth. He prov...

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One man, his daughters and his dog
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One man, his daughters and his dog

Housing program reunites a family Words Don McCrae I met Chris around 12 years ago when he was in his 30s. I was working at a centre for homeless men in Hobart, running a program for men coming out of...

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Salvos loans get violence survivors back on their feet
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Salvos loans get violence survivors back on their feet

Alison King is the Salvos NILS Project Officer who oversees the new Salvos loans initiative. Words Lauren Martin The Salvation Army Moneycare financial counselling service has added to its range of pr...

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Making simple changes in a complex world
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Making simple changes in a complex world

Playing our part in protecting the world and its inhabitants Words Sandra Pawar Climate change is increasingly becoming a threat to the global community, especially to the most vulnerable among us. It...

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The Salvaging Army
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The Salvaging Army

Exploring the connections between recycling, the Salvos and taking care of the world we all share Words Matt Seaman For much of human history, recycling has been more through necessity rather than aim...

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Changing my cranky pants
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Changing my cranky pants

The deliberate choice of kindness Words Belinda Davis We have a saying in our house when someone appears to be a little crankier than normal. It started when the kids were really little and were actin...

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