The newest and bestselling releases from Shield Books - the official publisher of The Salvation Army.

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Our books

Titles to encourage and equip.

A Curate’s Promise

A republication of a novel from 1921 which gives a glimpse of the work of The Salvation Army during the First World War.

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

A Christmas carol Advent devotional, with lyrics from carols old and new.

Keys of the Kingdom

Nigel Bovey delves into every significant occasion that Jesus says: ‘The Kingdom of Heaven’ or ‘the Kingdom of God’.

That Contentious Spirituality

Melvyn Jones explains that while we are called to unity in the body of Christ, it is not a one-size-fits-all unity. Rather, it is unity in diversity.

Big Questions for Small Groups: Our Identity

A small group study on the new mission statements, vision statement and intention for the United Kingdom and Ireland Territory.

Big Questions for Small Groups: The Bible

Ian Barr explores some of the big questions surrounding the Bible and helps make the wonder of God’s word ever more real to us.

Big Questions for Small Groups: Prayer

Lyndall Bywater explores some of the big questions surrounding prayer and tries to tackle some of the seemingly illogical bits too.

Big Questions for Small Groups: Truth

Phil Garnham explores truth from the perspective of the Christian community to see if we can bring any clarity to this big question.

Big Questions for Small Groups: The Environment

Hayley Still explores the biblical basis for caring about the environment and the role of the Church.

In Darkest England: 130 Years On

A celebration and reflection on Booth’s proposed reformation of social and welfare services from his bestselling book.

Browsing the Bible

In Browsing the Bible Major Nigel Bovey gives chapter and verse on the Scriptures, with a concise overview of all 66 books.

Second Helpings

Second helpings by Peter Mylechreest is a book to dip into for intriguing insights, anecdotes and food for thought.

On the Altar

Written by Salvationist editor Leiut-Colonel Jonathan Roberts, On the Altar investigates the importance of sacrifice.

Flourishing in the Wilderness

Flourishing in the Wilderness by Alice Swain seeks to show how God is with us and teaching us through trials and tribulations.

Growing Gracefully

Growing Gracefully by Catherine Wyles aims to challenge the mind-set that older people are past their best-before date.

Prodigal Mum

Major Catherine Wyles, shares her own experience of a child leaving the faith and examines her personal response.

Blood on the Flag

In Blood on the Flag, Major Nigel Bovey details the history of the Skeleton Army's opposition to Booth's fledgling Salvation Army

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