Monday, August 20, 2012

William Booth... 100 years on

Today marks 100 years since William Booth was "Promoted to Glory" as we say in The Salvation Army. Here is some footage from his funeral in London. It remained the largest attended funeral in that city until that of Princess Diana in 1997. I think that speaks volumes regarding the influence of the man upon that city and indeed the world.


1 comment:

  1. Not many will leave a legacy like that... he certainly carved a path for others to tread... 'ministering to the poorest, the lonliest and the lost'... plenty for us to contemplate in the way he lived his life and served his God.

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