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A pivot in the right direction
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A pivot in the right direction

How sport and the Salvos brought Jared back to God. I didn’t grow up in a Christian family and although I knew about God, I was never encouraged to have a relationship with him. Despite this,...

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It’s worth doing your homework
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It’s worth doing your homework

Here’s some tips for saving money on school costs from The Salvation Army’s award-winning financial program, ‘You’re the Boss’. Back-to-school costs can be a big fi...

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Recognising the Messiah
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Recognising the Messiah

Are we ready for Jesus to come again, and will we recognise him when he does?  If Jesus turned up in your town, would you recognise him? What would give him away — and what would your res...

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Finding hope in the heart of a disaster
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Finding hope in the heart of a disaster

Volunteering to serve others changed Elaine's life. When our Salvo officer (minister) asked for volunteers from the region to go to Glen Innes for a couple of days to join The Salvation Army Emergenc...

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The wilderness inside us
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The wilderness inside us

Loneliness is on the rise in our fragmented society. “Ever wondered where the worst place in the world is? Loneliness.” This was the updated Facebook status of someone with a caring spo...

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Filling the void
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Filling the void

Working at Salvos Stores led to a living faith in Jesus. I moved from Tasmania to Townsville in 1999 with my now ex-husband, who is in the military, and our two young children. It was a move I didn&#...

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In every face there is a story
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In every face there is a story

Hearing God’s voice through the lives of others. Growing up in a family where being an active member of the Christian church was part of our family rhythm, I knew God was real from the time I...

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Loving Dad
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Loving Dad

It was dark by the time I arrived. Dinner had already been served and the nursing staff had settled my dad into bed. He was resting but not quite asleep. The lighting in the room was slightly dimmed,...

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Be the boss of your finances
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Be the boss of your finances

The Salvation Army’s Moneycare program provides practical and effective advice on money management. Do you feel financially secure? If you don’t, you’re not alone — more t...

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You are not alone
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You are not alone

The Salvos offer wide-ranging assistance through the bushfires and beyond. As we conclude the first month of 2020, the lives of so many Australians have been, and still are being, impacted by th...

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