Arriving within a half-hour of the first plane hitting the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City, The Salvation Army was the first relief organization to arrive on the scene at “Ground Zero” and provided extensive support for relief workers and volunteers. The Army continued to support the recovery effort throughout the months-long clean-up process. Over the long term, The Salvation Army assisted thousands of people impacted by the September 11 attacks with practical assistance as well as spiritual and emotional care. This activity continues to this day.I know I shouldn't be proud... but I am. I would encourage you to read the whole article :: Link and then consider the words of James 1: 26 & 27 (The Message)
Anyone who sets himself up as "religious" by talking a good game is self-deceived. This kind of religion is hot air and only hot air. Real religion, the kind that passes muster before God the Father, is this: Reach out to the homeless and loveless in their plight, and guard against corruption from the godless world.Think about it.