All the World
Issue Date: 1 October 2008
Editorial: Words Fail Me; From the Top: The Chief of the Staff shares some thoughts; Myanmar: Replacing homes destroyed by Cyclone Nargis; Hong Kong: Students inspired to go for gold at the Special Olympics; Fair Trade: ‘Sally Ann’ moves into new markets; Jamaica: Learning to love on an unforgettable mission trip; Brazil: Bringing people to faith through the Scout movement; Back Cover: Still Growing.
October - December 2008
Vol 46 No 4
|In this issue:|
|Words Fail Me|
Words are powerful, but some things are 'better felt than telt'
|Everyone's a Winner|
The sheer fun of participating in a competition, meeting up with friends and making new ones, can make everyone a winner.
|A Time for Life and a Time for Death|
The Salvation Army has a presence in Myanmar and its people reacted quickly when Cyclone Nargis swept through the Ayeyarwady Delta region and the country’s largest city, Yangon, distributing food and other items to affected people in eight townships
|Going for Gold|
At last year’s Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai, China, five current and former students of The Salvation Army’s Shek Wu Special School, Hong Kong, came away with a total of 11 gold medals in various sports
|Sally Ann – from Aid to Trade|
Paul Pirie, Business Manager of 'Sally Ann' Fair Trade, explains how making money can change the lives of the world's poorest people.
In June 2008, Elaine went to Jamaica with eight others from USA Southern Territorial Headquarters to undertake relational ministry and manual labour for The Salvation Army. It was at the Army's School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, however, that she found her purpose for this mission trip.
|A Troop of Witnesses|
The work and long-term goal of Salvation Army-run Scout troops all round the world can be seen clearly through the 29th Scout Troop of The Salvation Army in Brazil, based at the corps (church) in Torre Recife.
A poster illustrating the growth of The Salvation Army from 1865 up to early 2008