Blood & Fire Challenge Creative Adaptations

February 2, 2017
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So, not too long ago the Youth Department issued the geocaching Blood & Fire Challenge to the whole Territory to get our youth groups & Corps Families out of the Corps building and carrying the SA flag out into the community.  This was met by a great response from all of you!  Not only have.. read more →

It’s Game Time!

October 26, 2015
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So far through this blog we regularly cover devotional topics, encouragement,  & youth ministry info but from time to time you just have to have a little fun.  Working with young people always brought about one of my favorite activities: the ice breaker games.  I understand these typically make those of us who are introverts.. read more →

NCV Corps Cadet Highlight 2015

April 24, 2015
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The Hampton Roads Kroc Corps Cadets are an amazing bunch of young people. They are a tight-knit group that loves each other like family. They participate and lead various activities at the corps, including: character building programs, Gospel choir, drama, timbrels, dance, Community Care ministry and much more. They regularly participate in worship services and.. read more →

KT Corps Cadet Highlight: Anthony Vannarath-Nashville South

March 16, 2015
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Anthony Vannarath started attending the Salvation Army 4 years ago and that is where he first met and established his relationship with Jesus Christ and his life has been forever changed as a result. As Anthony grew in his faith he became increasingly convicted of some of his life choices and his tendency to use.. read more →

Don’t Let the Mountaintop Be A Cliff

March 9, 2015
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I love working in Youth Ministry. Some of my favorite moments have come at Youth Councils either at the altar, during hang out time or night time devotions. If you are from KT, you have just gone through this and for everyone else…it is coming very quickly. This is a time where we have tremendous opportunity to.. read more →

Authentic Relationships

March 2, 2015
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Hypocrite. This was a word regularly used in youth groups around the time I was growing up to describe the way we developed different faces for the different crowds we were around at the time. You acted a certain way based on where you were, who you were with and what situation surrounded you. It.. read more →

Family Centered Youth Ministry

February 23, 2015
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You may have heard or it may be your inclination to really get the parents involved in their child’s youth ministry. A lot of times that is left up to a nebulous idea and is never fleshed out in a practical way that you can use and develop in your own situation. Hopefully, we can.. read more →

Find Your Niche

January 26, 2015
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If you have ever held a job and been paid by someone then you more than likely have had to do something that you did not like.  This is a simple fact of adult life.  This is not a job-specific issue; everyone deals with it from time to time.  Whether it be a task you.. read more →

GA CORPS CADET HIGHLIGHT 2014/2015

January 21, 2015
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SAMANTHA EDMONDS is deeply involved in ministering to the youth of the Albany Corps. While Sami graduated from Corps Cadets in 2014, she has not completed her time with the program. Without being asked, Sami went to her Corps Officer and asked to lead. She is now the Corps Cadet Counselor for her corps’ brigade. Sami.. read more →

CC Highlight: South Hillsborough Corps

December 17, 2014
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The South Hillsborough Corps has one of the most active Corps Cadet brigades in the Florida Division. During the past few months, the Corps Cadets got together and started to evangelize throughout the community and share the good news of the Lord to those around them. They are dedicated to wearing their uniform every Sunday… read more →