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More than mentoring
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15 June 2021

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 the time, to be his mentor. The relationship continues today. Salvos Magazine recently spoke to Matt about mentoring, the impact it has had on his life and its role in the lives of young people today....

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Investing in the next generation
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15 June 2021

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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15 June 2021

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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15 June 2021

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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Making simple changes in a complex world
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8 June 2021

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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7 June 2021

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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Canberra's $4m man hangs up collection box
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2 June 2021

Alan Jessop is reluctantly hanging up his collection box for the Salvos. Words Jessica Morris Thirty-two years ago, Alan moved from Maitland (NSW) to Canberra. “I went to Canberra City Temple (...

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Creating a safe place for reconciliation and healing
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2 June 2021

Uncle Vince, left, with Nova Peris, centre, Diane Hobbs, centre left, Peter Hobbs, centre right, and staff and students from the local school. Words staff writers At Bellarine Peninsula Salvos, set up...

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'Sisters in life and service to others
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31 May 2021

Robyn (above) enjoys helping others and making people laugh. Rockhampton Salvos Robyn and Sandra love to serve together. Despite their cultural differences, they see themselves as 'sisters' in service...

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