- Acceptance (or Inclusiveness)
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
I was recently asked (again!) what I thought the "non-negotiables" of The Salvation Army were. I thought my reply might interest others and so I have included it below... I always find the discussion regarding "non-negotiables" somewhat amusing. It seems to be a perpetual one that has become more prevalent in the last ten years or so. I can remember the then Commissioner Shaw Clifton (now General) speaking at the Coutts Memorial Lecture when I was in college (2003) on this very topic. His talk from that occasion is now the first chapter of his book New Love. He shared his 8 "non-negotiables" on that occasion...
An interesting online conversation I was in the other day got me thinking about the relationship between "tradition" and "scr...
Jesus reclines at the dinner table of a powerful man in the community. He’d been invited to join with them, but he had to earn his place...
I’m a married to a loving wife. I’m a white male living in middle class Australia , with two kids, two fish and a cat. I live in an inner ci...
Let me just say at the outset that if my wife were ever elected as General of The Salvation Army I would happily and faithfully fulfil my r...