be the uniform.
A PRIMITIVE MODEL FOR WINNING BACK THE CITY
The town or neighborhood where a Corps exists is divided into a number of districts. Each of these districts is called a Ward, and each Ward then is comprised of all the Soldiers living in that district.
Asked, “What is a Salvation Army Corps?” General William Booth replied, “it is a band of people united together to attack and Christianize an entire town or neighborhood.
Available for download here is a modern reprint of Chapter XXXI. WARDS – A primitive model for winning back the city – Excerpted from: The Why and Wherefore of The Salvation Army Rules and Regulations. 1914.
There are many who are interested in the cause of Christ, and who are pleased to see it prosper in their corps, their church, their city, their country. But there are few who bear the burden of the world upon their souls day and night, who make His cause in every clime their very own, and who, like Eli, would die if the ark of God were taken; who feel it an awful shame and a consuming sorrow, if victory is not continually won in His name.
– Samuel Logan Brengle
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