The Salvation Army prepares Positional Statements that briefly state the view of the organisation on moral or social issues. These statements are not binding on Salvationists but are published for their guidance and for the information of the general public.
Use the left-hand menu to access Positional Statements published by The Salvation Army New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga Territory.
The Salvation Army also publishes a series of International Positional Statements on such topics as human trafficking, suicide prevention and gambling. These are prepared by the International Moral and Social Issues Council (IMASIC) and approved by The Salvation Army's General.
When these statements fit well within a New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga context, The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga does not publish its own Positional Statements on the same topic.
International Positional Statements are published on the following topics:
The Salvation Army Moral and Social Issues Council (MASIC) prepares discussion papers and other resources to help people reflect on the intersection of the Christian faith in everyday life.
Click here to send an email to the chair of the Moral and Social Issues Council if you have questions about any of the issues raised on this page.