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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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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.

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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

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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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The Bible, church and culture

13 Jan | 2015

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

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Spare the rod

24 Nov | 2014

According to Scriptures, the ‘rod’ is not for punishing, but for comforting and guiding. Ingrid Barratt examines a biblical view of authority, and finds that God sides with the powerless.

Do you care about persecuted Christians?

24 Nov | 2014

When you talk about social justice, how often do you think about the injustices faced by your fellow Christians around the world?

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Same-sex attitude survey

30 Oct | 2014

In June 2014, 1267 people completed the New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga Territory’s Same-Sex Attitudes Survey.

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Let's talk about abortion

14 Oct | 2014

Abortion is a subject that provokes strong views. What is an appropriate Salvationist response?

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