Behind the Shield

The Salvation Army’s Behind the Shield is a weekly, 1-hour show highlighting the work The Salvation Army is doing in communities throughout the USA. With guests ranging from recipients of Salvation Army programs to local government officials who support The Salvation Army, this show hopes to be an education into what happens behind each Salvation Army Shield.

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Friday Sep 08, 2023

On this episode Ron sits down with Leslie Danehy of Operation Hope to discuss their program and how they are partnering with The Salvation Army Knoxville Area Command!
This episode is recorded live at the First Horizon Bank of Alcoa, TN and also features Katie Fox, the Banking Center Manager in Alcoa at First Horizon. This episode is filled with new insights into a lot of work that goes on to help families recover financially and avoid homelessness for generations to come.

Monday Aug 28, 2023

On this episode Dr. Kevin Ellers joins Ron and Major Henderson for a talk about Emergency Disaster Services, how Dr. Ellers began his career with The Salvation Army and all the work being done near and far. The Central Territory also has volunteers aiding in the recovery work in Maui!

Friday Aug 18, 2023

On this episode Beans and I are joined by the Pathway of Hope team from our studios in Knoxville, TN!  We discuss all of the elements to the Families First initiative and how generations are being changed for he better and set free from generational poverty.  Also, ...Ed called Beans by a new nickname!  Here we go!

Friday Aug 11, 2023

On this episode we learn all about the men's and women's shelters from the Program Managers, Kent Jones and Kristi Willingham.  We also learn about the programs within each!  Also, we learn about how men can also be victims of domestic violence.
Here we go!

The Majors Henderson

Friday Aug 04, 2023

Friday Aug 04, 2023

Get ready to meet the Magnificent Majors Cameron and Paula Henderson! We get to learn even more about them and their calling into The Salvation Army as well as Ms. Donna Wright, aka "Ms. Donut", and the work that impacts so many lives every day here and around the world!

Friday Jul 28, 2023

Here we go!  On this episode we take a look back at the 2022 Christmas Season, Angel Tree and Kettles.  Wow!  And just a few more months until we get to do it all over again!

Friday Jul 21, 2023

On this episode of The Salvation Army's "Behind the Shield" we meet some of the brand new staff working in the Pathway of Hope program that is dedicated to the prevention of homelessness for so many families in our communities.  We meet Ed Sullivan, Autumn Williford and Alex Hooker... aka "Alice Cooper"!  Get ready to hear what Pathway of Hope is doing and how you can become a part of changing lives for the better!

Friday Jul 14, 2023

On this episode of The Salvation Army's "Behind the Shield" we meet Annette Brocamonte!  We get to hear her inspiring story of overcoming domestic abuse and making the move with her son all the way from Southern California to Knoxville, TN to find recovery, restoration and her career!!  Join us for this amazing story of how Jesus Christ can take someone from surviving to thriving!

Friday Jul 07, 2023

Ron & Beans had a great time talking with Zach Lagodney and all that he is doing with the Men's shelter ministry! We learn about Zach's encounter with Christ and how that continues to take him to new heights.
This is a fun episode and we are excited to introduce you to Zach and something called "Frisbee Golf"??  Here we go!

Friday Jun 30, 2023

Behind the Shield's own Ron & Beans sit and talk with Zye & Marcella!  These 2 delightful young ladies share a little about themselves and there wonderful experiences here at The Knoxville Salvation Army!  Also, Major Cameron Henderson continues his Devotional Series on Psalm 27!  Here we go!


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