Purpose, Object, Motto
The Purpose Statement
The purpose of The Boys' Brigade in Australia is to provide, in co-operation with the local church;
a supportive Christian community for boys and young men to assist in their
* Christian growth
* Balanced personal development
* Leadership training; and
* to assist the Church reaching out into the community.
The BB Approach
Based on the twin pillars of Religion and Discipline, B.B. seeks to provide a meaningful and enjoyable program that balances the four areas of your life: educational, physical, social and spiritual. The B.B. aims at taking up all that enters into healthy life and dedicating it to God's service through a sound Christian lifestyle.
The advancement of Christ's Kingdom among Boys, and the promotion of habits of Obedience, Reverence, Discipline, Self-Respect, and all that tends towards a true Christian Manliness.
This has been the Object of the Movement since 1893. The original Object did not include the word "Obedience.
The Logo & Motto
"Sure and Stedfast."
Derived from Chapter 6, verse 19 of the Book of Hebrews,
"Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast". King James Version
Peter Shave (9 Jun 2006)