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What the Church of England’s evangelical leaders have in common with Dad’s Army

Dad's Army, the BBC comedy about the Home Guard during World War Two(Photo: BBC)The classic character comedy 'Dad's Army' has been a staple of British TV screens now for about half a century. The programmes filmed between 1968 and 1977 are still regularly repeated in the UK and are beloved of different generations. It is also... Read more

Dramatic increase in UK slavery survivors being supported by The Salvation Army

Car washes are one area where modern slavery thrives.PixabayRecord numbers of UK nationals have been helped by The Salvation Army after escaping from modern formsof slavery.  New figures show a 79% increase in British slavery survivors being helped by the Church's specialist support services, despite a fall in referrals during lockdown.  Of the 243 Britons helped... Read more

Salvation Army warns of homelessness crisis without long-term funding plan

(Photo: Unsplash/Tom Parsons)The Salvation Army has warned of a homelessness crisis if the Government takes a "short-term approach" to spending on support services.  In its report, 'Future-Proof the Roof', The Salvation Army warns that homelessness levels will only increase if the Government does not invest in measures aimed at permanently reducing homelessness and rough sleeping. ... Read more

Salvation Army Starts Red Kettle Program Early amid ‘Tsunami of Human Need’

Salvation Army Starts Red Kettle Program Early amid 'Tsunami of Human Need' (RNS) The Salvation Army is kicking off its annual red kettle campaign more than two months early this year in hopes of meeting an increased need for assistance during the coronavirus pandemic.The Salvation Army recognizes that there is literally a tsunami of human... Read more

Jesus Army accused of abuse cover-up in leaked report

Jesus Army's Northampton centreA report leaked to the BBC claims that the abuse of women and children in the now-defunct Jesus Army was covered-up by senior members of the organisation.  Jesus Army was dissolved in May last year after six people from the controversial church were convicted that month over the assault of former members between... Read more

‘God Can Use All of Us,’ Tony and Lauren Dungy Chair Salvation Army Campaign for New Emergency Shelter

'God Can Use All of Us,' Tony and Lauren Dungy Chair Salvation Army Campaign for New Emergency Shelter Tony and Lauren Dungy are offering help to Hillsborough County in Tampa, Florida as part of the Salvation Armys campaign to raise funds for a new state-of-the-art emergency shelter.According to ABC Action News, the non-profit... Read more

Asylum seekers and refugees help Salvation Army respond to coronavirus food poverty

Fadi (L) and Lina (R) have been cooking traditional Syrian food for their neighbours during the lockdown.Asylum seekers and refugees are among the volunteers assisting The Salvation Army as it responds to food poverty across the UK during the coronavirus crisis.They are part of an army of volunteers packing essential food parcels and cooking meals... Read more

The Salvation Military Has Responded to the Chick-fil-A Controversy | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] The Salvation Military has launched a press release in response to the current controversy surrounding their former company associate Chick-fil-A. Earlier this week, the quick meals chain made headlines when it introduced it willnotbe donating cash to the Salvation Military or the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. From our earlier report: These two... Read more