General von 2002-2006 gewählt mit 64 Jahren
Besondere Kennzeichen: Komponist von Heilsarmeemusik: Co-Autor mit John Gowans von 10 Musicals : Take-Over Bid (1967), Hosea (1969), Jesus Folk (1972), Spirit (1973), Glory (1975), White Rose (1977), The Blood of the Lamb (1978), Son of Man (1983), Man Mark 2 (1895), The Meeting (1990).
Autor der folgenden Bücher: Doctrine without Tears (1964), Spiritual Breakthrough(1983), The Man Perfectly Filled with the Spirit (1986), How Your Corps Can Grow (1989), Saying Yes to Life (Autobiografie, 2007), 1929 : a history of the events that took place that year in The Salvation Army.
Name und Vorname der Ehefrau: TURNER Freda, Heirat: 1969.
“In addressing a Salvationist congregation in London, Roy Hattersley, the author of the biography of William and Catherine Booth, gave us, Be what you were called to be, and do what you
were called to do!I believe the Army was raised up by God for a great purpose, and that he wants us to be what we were raised up to be, and to do what we raised up to do. He wants us to be
The Salvation Army – not a pale imitation of some other church. He wants us to be ourselves!Sadly, I detect a Christian Mission mentality at work that wants us to divest ourselves of that which
made us what we are and revert to simply being yet another mission. I urge you to resist that by every means at your disposal. God wants us to be The Salvation Army. Let’s dare to be
John Larsson (Salvationist : 6 November 2004)