In this Salvation Army call to arms, we are reminded the word Salvationist is not a noun. It's a verb. It describes what we do. An Active Faith The whole of Scripture emphasises an active faith. At first glance, Paul's words seem right up The Salvation Army's street! After all, we were born to fight. But here, the phrase "fight the good fight of faith" is not a … [Read more...] about Bible Message Podcast: We Believe | It’s Your Call! (1 Timothy 6:11-21 CEV)
Are we losing the importance of Salvation Army fellowship? Attendances at large events are dwindling, yet we need to meet together regularly. Salvation Army Fellowship This month (September 2018) has seen a flurry of events where Salvationists have met together to worship and enjoy Salvation Army fellowship. Last weekend (23 September) saw the welcome to the 21st General … [Read more...] about Salvation Army Fellowship: Are We Losing It?
The greatest gift The Salvation Army has to give the world is Salvationists sold out on self denial. The self denial spiritual discipline is a Salvation Army essential. Self Denial is Counter-Cultural Why do I say that? Because it is so counter-cultural, particularly in the west. Our culture is me, me, me. It's about what I want to do, what I want to say and what I want … [Read more...] about Self Denial: The Salvationist’s Most Effective Weapon
Are you a radical follower of Jesus? Does your lifestyle look different to most people? Or does your life look like everyone else's, but with a sprinkling of Jesus on the side? Could Salvation Army soldiership help? What role does The Salvation Army soldier covenant play? Denying Ourselves Jesus told his disciples: Then he said to them all, ‘If any want to become my … [Read more...] about Salvation Army Soldiership: A Radical Lifestyle
The Salvation Army has recently embarked on a drive for better accountability. The previous General of The Salvation Army, André Cox worked tirelessly to ensure those in our movement - employees, junior and senior soldiers, active and retired officers, adherents, advisory board members, volunteers and friends are more accountable. Spiritual leaders are subject to … [Read more...] about Accountability: It Cuts Both Ways
The Salvation Army's principal purpose is to save souls. We are an Army at war with sin in the world and in our lives. We are called to work tirelessly to win the world for Jesus. General William Booth said: We are a salvation people – this is our speciality – getting saved and keeping saved, and then getting somebody else saved, and then getting saved ourselves more … [Read more...] about Salvation Army – Saved to Save
Why does The Salvation Army exist? The clue is in the name! We are a Salvation Army, soldiers getting people saved and getting saved ourselves more and more. We are an Army, at war with sin in the world and in our own lives. Declaring God's Praises We have been chosen by God for a purpose: to declare his praises. Our primary purpose is to be saved to save. Everything … [Read more...] about We Believe | Onward, Christian Soldiers (1 Peter 2)