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Issues

These brand new resources are linked to The Salvation Army positional statements and are ideal for 14 to 16 year olds studying for a Religious Education qualification, but could also be used with youth groups and adults wanting to explore where The Salvation Army stands on a range of moral and social issues.

Alcohol

Environment

Human Genetic Engineering

Human Sexuality

Marriage

Poverty

Work

An A5 booklet that includes all the positional statements as well as an introduction to The Salvation Army. Perfect for pupils wanting to find out more about The Salvation Army’s stance on a range of social and moral issues.

To order printed copies of the booklet or an ISSUES printed resource pack go to our online order form

 

Alcohol

In this lesson students will reflect on and express their own opinions about alcohol as well as understand the consequences of alcohol consumption. Pupils will be able to explain The Salvation Army's standpoint and understand how The Salvation Army helps those suffering with alcohol additions.

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Environment

In this lesson students will explore some of the causes and consequences of damage to the environment. They will also explore what The Salvation Army believes about humanity’s responsibility to care for the environment as well as investigating the biblical teachings that support their point of view.

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Human Genetic Engineering

This lesson gives students the opportunity to explore what human genetic engineering is and what the possible advantages and disadvantages are. Pupils will be able to express their own opinions on this area and will also investigate The Salvation Army’s standpoint on human genetic engineering.

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Human Sexuality

In this lesson pupils will explore what The Salvation Army believes about human sexuality and how the Bible supports this viewpoint. Pupils will also have the opportunity to express their own opinions on sexuality as well as understand how The Salvation Army supports people whose lives have been damaged by the abuse of human sexuality.

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Marriage

This lesson gives pupils the opportunity to explore what marriage is and what the purpose of marriage is within The Salvation Army. Pupils will also reflect on and express their own opinions on marriage and its purpose.

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Poverty

In this lesson students will reflect on and understand what poverty is and will be able to explain how and why The Salvation Army fights against poverty.

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Work

In this lesson students will reflect on and understand what vocation is and will be able to explain what The Salvation Army believes about work as well as how it helps people back into work.

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