William Booth embarked upon his ministerial career in 1852, desiring to win the lost multitudes of England to Christ. He walked the streets of London to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ to the poor, the homeless, the hungry and
The Salvation Army celebrates Founders’ Day each year on July 2. The occasion recognizes the birthday of the organization started by William and Catherine Booth in poverty-stricken east London in 1865. But what led to that first tent meeting? Just north of
A tribute to the Founder at the centennial of his death. By Diane Winston - “Do something!” William Booth told his son Bramwell in the apocryphal story of the night when the Salvationist leader saw homeless men huddled under the London Bridge.
2015 edition released on Founders’ Day, July 2 By Christina Tyson, Major - Almost 30 years after the last Salvation Army song book was published, a new “user-friendly” edition is being released in the Army’s 150th year. The Song Book of The
The Salvation Army celebrates Founders' Day July 2 remembering the incredible step of faith taken by William and Catherine Booth to set in motion what is now an international church and charity. This year, the day takes on extra significance