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Mission Intentions

The mission intentions of The Salvation Army set the focus. The mission is the cause to be accomplished—what is important and what is not—the people to serve and the direction to follow. The Salvation Army is a Christian movement dedicated to sharing the love of Jesus. We share the love of Jesus by: caring for people, creating faith pathways, building healthy communities, and working for justice.

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Vision Resources

The Living our vision resources unpack the lines of the National Vision Statement and are designed to accommodate the diversity of Salvation Army expressions across our nation. They include posters, sermon outlines, video clips, children’s ministry lesson outlines, small group materials for teenagers, and devotional messages ideal for use in centre staff meetings.

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The Generous Life

How do we feel free in an area that often makes people feel stressed, deflated or hopeless? What do we need to learn in order to feel empowered financially? Why do some people trust God with their finances while others struggle to give? This series will give your church practical tools and insightful Biblical principles to flourish as they worship God with their time, talents and treasure, as they live out a generous life in Christ.

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Anchor Point

Many of us are faced with the challenge of a busy life. This sermon unpacks 2 key spiritual disciplines we can all practise to maintain a vibrant spiritual life in an overly demanding world. Sermon pack includes: Full sermon transcript, outline, PowerPoint slides and artwork.

 
Others: Sermon on humility

Others

Humility is a challenging topic: who is qualified to speak on humility? As I researched this topic, I noticed that it isn’t about being polite or avoiding positive feedback and accolades, but something much more challenging!

Pack Right

Pack Right

This resource pack offers a Sermon Outline, Transcript, PowerPoint Presentation, Video, Testimony and Images to help deliver a powerful sermon to your congregation on the subject of forgiveness.

 
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Soul Kitchen 2015

Jesus said our soul is worth more than anything else in the whole world, and to intentionally protect it. Discover how in this engaging sermon: Soul Kitchen.

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God's Tone

God speaks to us and His tone is one of love and peace. Jesus taught, “My sheep hear my voice, I know them, and they follow me”- John 10:27. The sermon outline and transcript include teaching illustrations throughout to help communicate this message.

 
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The Extra Mile

Volunteering allows us an opportunity to serve God and live out what Jesus taught. “If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles” (Matt 5:41) This Sermon outline includes scriptures teaching about serving.

Founders Day

A variety of sermons and other resources for Founders Day

 

Day of Prayer for Children

A variety of sermons and other resources for Day of Prayer for Children

Anti-Poverty Week

A variety of sermons and other resources for Anti-Poverty Week

 

Christmas Sermons

Your annual Christmas sermon series

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2017: Christmas Sermons - Searching for God

This year's Christmas Sermons are titled 'Searching for God' and include five messages- Simeon's Advent, The Shape of Christmas, Trusting God, Responding to God, and God's Joy. Each sermon comes with beautiful artwork which you can download.

Christmas 2016: Light of the world

Christmas Sermon 2016: Wk. one - Advent

Advent is a wonderful time of celebrating the arrival of Christ and anticipating his second coming as King of kings. This sermon reveals the intriguing meaning of advent, how we can prepare our hearts this Christmas.

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Christmas 2016: Wk. two - Light of the world

Sharing our faith with others can be a daunting task at times. Drawing on the Christmas story, this sermon provides a quick guide to help start faith conversations.

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Christmas 2016: Wk. three - Star of Bethlehem

This sermon ignites our imagination as we explore how the star refers to Christ, the prophetic message it holds, and how God continues to guide us to Christ.

 

Easter Sermons

Your annual Easter sermons series

Easter Resources 2018

2018: Easter

When we think of Easter Friday, we often recall the dramatic imagery surrounding Jesus’ trial and crucifixion. This message seeks to engage our congregation and visitors by exploring another image – Jesus as the door to life.

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2017: The Easter Journey

This pack has several creative resources for you this Easter, including full sermon transcripts, artwork, PowerPoint slides, invitation cards, Saturday devotional material and more.

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2016: Unveiling the Kingdom

Our Easter theme this year is “Unveiling the Kingdom” and celebrates how Christ removed all barriers that seek to separate us from God.

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2015: Whole World Redeeming

Coined from the song written by General William Booth titled "O Boundless Salvation", this Easter Resource helps us to remember what the Lord Jesus did for the whole world.

 

Pentecost Sermons

Your annual Pentecost sermons series

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2018: Pentecost

Do you desire to see your people filled with the purposes of God, speaking God's intention and living an empowered life? This Pentecost sermon will resource you for this purpose. Filled with the scriptures about Pentecost, skillfully woven to show why Pentecost is a significant day on The Salvation Army calendar. Download this complete resource kit which will save you time.

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2017: The Spirit filled life

William Booth once wrote, ‘No matter what else you may lack, or what may be against you, with the Holy Spirit you will succeed…’ This two part Pentecost series explores the characteristics of the Holy Spirit and how we can be filled with God’s empowering presence. For ease of use, each sermon is available in an unformatted Word document. This will make it quicker for you to change text around, select page sizes, reorder points, and more. Resources include: full sermon transcripts, sermon outlines, PowerPoint slides, artwork, memory verse cards, and video clips.

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2016: Insight Series: Pentecost

Celebrate Pentecost this year by searching out the great treasures within God's Word. The first instalment of our new devotional series, this insightful resource includes: an overview of Pentecost:, including its history, key features and developments. A study guide including a chapter outline of Acts 2, verse by verse comments, key words, and reflection questions.

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2015: Great Days

Pentecost is one of the greatest days in God’s redemptive calendar. It is the day when the Church was born and when God's redemptive power was made available for all. In this two part series, you will explore some great questions, especially: "what does all this mean?" (Acts 2:12)