These are the profiles of the candidates for General of The Salvation Army.
The outcome broke new ground with the nomination of the first married woman, Commissioner Jane Paone.
Following a day of worship on Pentecost Sunday, including an afternoon of prayer, the 2018 High Council resumed its work on Monday morning.
The Welcome to the High Council and Farewell to General André Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox (World President of Women's Ministries) managed to be spectacular and yet highly personal.
The visit of General André Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox (World President of Women's Ministries) to Sweden and Latvia had two important aims – to encourage and inspire Salvationists and friends, and to make the Army more known.
General André Cox has approved the official opening of Salvation Army operations in the west African country of Gabon from 1 July 2018.
The Salvation Army's world leader General André Cox is calling Salvationists and friends to pray for the escalating situation in Syria, and the resulting strain in international relations.
The Chief of the Staff, Commissioner Brian Peddle, has formally summoned 111 qualifying officers to form the next High Council to elect the 21st General of The Salvation Army.
General André Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox (World President of Women's Ministries) were left in no doubt that the India Central Territory was pleased to see them.