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    General Bramwell Tillsley Releases New Book

    It Is Written is an inspiring collection of writings from a lifetime of ministry. July 5, 2016
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    General Bramwell Tillsley launched his latest book, a compendium of his writings entitled It Is Written: The Collected Works of Bramwell H. Tillsley, on June 25. General Tillsley was on hand to sign copies at the Canada and Bermuda Territory's commissioning and ordination weekend in London, Ont., and at a special chapel service at territorial headquarters the following week.

    It is Written - angle“Few Salvationists have proclaimed, taught and penned The Salvation Army's Wesleyan theological underpinnings, and in particular those concerning the biblical teaching of holiness, more than … General Bramwell H. Tillsley,” writes Commissioner William W. Francis, former territorial commander of Canada and Bermuda, in the foreword.

    It Is Written brings together three of the General's books, Manpower for the Master (1978), Life in the Spirit (1986) and This Mind in You (1990), along with two War Cry series, Troublesome Texts (1964/65) and The Beatitudes (1997).

    “General Tillsley's writings cover a broad range of topics,” notes Geoff Moulton, editor-in-chief and literary secretary of the Canada and Bermuda Territory, “including the work of the Holy Spirit, profiles of Jesus' disciples, the Beatitudes and difficult scriptural passages. With its deep Bible knowledge and lively anecdotes, this is a book that students of the Word will return to again and again.”

    The book also includes a brief original biography that traces General Tillsley's journey from his early years in Kitchener, Ont., to becoming the 14th international leader of The Salvation Army.

    It Is Written: The Collected Works of Bramwell H. Tillsley is available in paperback at, 416-422-6100, For the e-book, visit 


    “To those who live and lead in challenging and opportunistic times, I recommend these writings as rock-solid truth with personal growth potential….”
    —Commissioner Brian Peddle, Chief of the Staff

    “General Bramwell Tillsley is a Canadian treasure. This compilation of his writings and messages is a valuable ministry tool for officers and soldiers alike….”
    — Commissioner Susan McMillan, Territorial Commander, Canada and Bermuda Territory

    “This book of carefully crafted writings draws a new generation of readers into the Scriptures and thereby into the glorious revelation of God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit ... and challenges us withthis question: What does God expect of me?”
    — Dr. Roger J. Green, OF, Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts

    About the Author

    In 1993, Bramwell H. Tillsley was elected 14th General and international leader of The Salvation Army. Together with his wife, Mrs. General Maude Tillsley, World President of Women's Organizations, Bramwell travelled throughout the Army world nurturing Salvationists in their faith and highlighting the work of The Salvation Army.

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