Through this page we want to help you find useful resources for the ministry and mission of The Salvation Army.

International Mission Statement: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in his name without discrimination. (Click here if you want to know more about the international vision statement and mission priorities)

The faith and mission of The Salvation Army is based on the Bible. Follow this link to get free acces to the Bible in many differnt languages http://www.Biblegateway.com

Salvation Army Handbook of Doctrine and other books published by International Headquarters www.salvationarmy.org/ihq/salvationbooks

Books and materials used around the world:

A variety of books and teaching materials are used in different parts of the world and in different languages. In the attached excel spreadsheet (see attachment) you can find a helpful overview of what is availbale in your country and language, categorized as:

  • Baby and toddler groups (including baby song, parenting and Bible teaching)
  • Sunday school
  • Kids’ clubs
  • Bible teaching material for children
  • Junior soldiers’ course
  • Youth discipleship and Corps Cadets course
  • Material for teenage programmes
  • Scouts and guides
  • Teaching for new converts and soldiership preparation classes
  • Adult Bible studies
  • Women’s Ministries
  • Men’s Ministries
  • Salvation Army history (incl. William and Catherine Booth, biographies, history of The Salvation Army in individual countries)
  • Holiness teaching
  • Discipleship training ( incl. teaching on the Sacraments, Giving to God, leadership, church growth)
  • Outreach programmes and community service
  • Social justice
  • Devotional books
  • Videos

Continually new teaching materials are being produced around the world. If you are looking for more in formation on the Christian faith, discipleship, Bible studies, devotional reading, Salvation Army History, Soldiership in the Salvation Army, teaching materials for youth and children or mission outreach, please go to one of the following Salvation Army web pages:

Dance Manual

Corps resources from Australia Southern http://www.sarmy.org.au/
Corps resources from Australia Eastern http://my.salvos.org.au 

Ministry Tool Kit from USA Southern Territory http://www.tsamtk.org/

Ministry helps in Canada www.ministryhelps.ca

Teaching materials from Norway www.perleportalen.no

Materials in Spanish from Mexico www.ejercitodesalvacionmx.org

USA East saconnects.org

Teaching materials in Chinese may be available from Taiwan http://www.salvationarmy.org.tw or from Hong Kong and Macau Command, http://www.salvationarmy.org.hk

The GCMTC (Global Chinese Ministry Training Centre) has been set up in HKM Command and information about on-line (distant learning) courses are available at this web page. http://www.salvation.org.hk/gcmtc/Course%20Arrangement%281%29.htm

Especially for youth and youth leaders

from Southern Africa www.sasaf.org.za

from Canada www.sendthefire.ca

from New Zealand www.firezone.co.nz

from United Kindom and Ireland alove.salvationarmy.org.uk

Teaching materials in French and German from Switzerland www.salvy.ch


Help us to improve this page by keeping us informed of new publications. For more information, questions or comments, please contact us by this email address IHQ-MissRes@salvationarmy.org

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