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The Light of the World is Jesus

Alec Knight grew up in the East End of London, spending his time in bird fighting, boxing, betting, drink and public-house songs, a leader in any group he joined. Confronted by open-air meetings, he organized a Skeleton Army and attacked. He was gravely disturbed when, after hitting a Salvationist, he was told, “God bless you, […]


I’ve been thinking about how we Christians are often permissive in accepting “grey areas” in our lives. Music, television, obsessions with celebrities and sports, clothing, art, sexual purity in dating, bad jokes, hobbies, violence in the media, politics, what we eat and drink, nationalism and rebellion as “a right of passage”. We even overlook things […]

I am compelled to share with you a portion of “Aggressive Christianity” (the original Catherine Booth version) that I read today:

“It seems to me that we come infinitely short of any right and rational idea of the aggressive spirit of the New Testament saints. Satan has got Christians to accept what I may call a namby-pamby, kidglove kind of system of presenting the Gospel to people. ‘Will they be so kind as to read this […]

Corps United in Prayer (C.U.P.)

I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all men to be saved and to come to […]

24/7 Prayer

Check this out. The S.A. is praying 24/7 in New Zealand. Take a look at the prayer calendar and see what the different corps are doing. I took part in this ministry a few summers ago in Australia and we prayed 24/7 during Band of Survivors. What do you think about going 24/7 in the […]

A Vision Of The Lost

By William Booth (1829-1912) On one of my recent journeys, as I gazed from the coach window, I was led into a train of thought concerning the condition of the multitudes around me. They were living carelessly in the most open and shameless rebellion against God, without a thought for their eternal welfare. As I […]