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Christian Ethics

Christianity provides a solid foundation for life that helps us respond to moral and ethical issues.

Resources on moral and social issues

The Salvation Army Moral and Social Issues Council (MASIC) provides discussion papers and other material to help people reflect on the intersection of the Christian faith in everyday life.

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Positional Statements

The Salvation Army publishes Positional Statements on some ethical issues.

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Andrew Wallis and Justine Currell

I am not your slave

22 Sep | 2017

Andrew Wallis was a pastor in the UK city of Bristol when a team from his church visited Ukraine and found themselves paying off a trafficker to free a girl from slavery. Andrew decided to do something—a decade later he has helped change laws in the UK, and change history.

The Salvation Army is not apolitical

15 Oct | 2016

Exploring the non-partisan nature of The Salvation Army’s engagement in the public sphere. What place does politics have in a life of faith?

When words hurt and hinder

18 Apr | 2016

Part of a series of occasional articles from The Salvation Army’s Moral and Social Issues Council.

Is the world changing before our eyes?

21 Oct | 2015

The refugee crisis in Europe is revealing the shifting face of global poverty. Will we confront the reason for this invasion of the desperate?

Room for refugees?

2 Sep | 2015

With the daily news stories of the misery of thousands of refugees, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and helpless. Yet there are signs of things we can do, here in New Zealand, if we have the courage to care.

The Bible, the Church and hospitality

24 Aug | 2015

Part of a series of occasional articles from The Salvation Army’s Moral and Social Issues Council.

Providing safety to vulnerable people

28 May | 2015

Territorial Commander, Commisioner Robert Donaldson, asks people to be more intentional in protecting people from abuse.

2 people holding a flower

The Bible, the Church and Dignity

28 May | 2015

Part of a series of occasional articles from The Salvation Army’s Moral and Social Issues Council

a road junction

The Bible, the church and ethics

26 Feb | 2015

An occasional article from The Salvation Army’s Moral and Social Issues Council.

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