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The Do Gooders Podcast

Jul 25, 2022

This is a good word from the Good Word with Commissioner Doug Riley. 

Commissioner Riley is the Territorial Commander of The Salvation Army in the western U.S. You may remember him from previous episodes of this podcast on gratitude and the Christmas story

Here, he preached at this year’s commissioning and...


Jul 18, 2022

Have you ever dreaded a conversation?

Maybe you hit a difficult topic or needed to address a sticky issue, but you knew it would be a tough one.

Chances are it’ll happen again, so go ahead and bookmark this episode now.

Kathy Lovin is the Public Affairs and Communications Manager for The Salvation Army in the western...


Jul 11, 2022

If you’ve ever donated gently-used items to The Salvation Army or shopped in one of our thrift stores, then you’ve directly supported addiction rehabilitation in your community.

Across the U.S., The Salvation Army has more than 130 residential treatment facilities which equip more than 150,000 people a year to...


Jul 4, 2022

“The sound of gentle silence.”

That’s how 1 Kings 19 describes the voice of God.

Which might explain why hearing him speak can be really hard.

But Pete Greig is out with a new book to help us do just that. It’s called “How to Hear God: A Simple Guide for Normal People.”

You may remember Pete from Episode 71...


Jun 27, 2022

According to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics, there have been 700,000 drug overdose deaths in the U.S. since 2000.

Sharira Thomas was nearly one of them.

For 30 years, she lived a life of addiction that landed her in prison.

And three separate times, she returned to The Salvation Army for help.

For more...