In the meantime, the proportion who think sex before marriage is "not wrong at all" has increased markedly, from 42 to 65 per cent a further 10 per cent think it is "rarely wrong". Becoming a member of the Jesus Fellowship's community was a gradual process  and most of those who joined the community had already belonged to the Jesus Fellowship as part of its broader membership first.
As far as the Fellowship was concerned, "wealth for Jesus" means to the benefit of the whole church and the deprived individuals it serves. Inone of the houses was featured in a Channel 4 television documentary, Battlecentre. Stories from the s and 90s of infiltration by child beaters and an "absolutely relentless paedophile" — incidents that, the Jesus Army stresses, were deeply regrettable and happened in a pre-CRB check world — have done nothing for their reputation.
Not only did FAIR give prominence to the fact that many members handed over all their possessions to the Church, and to its disputes with the Baptist Union and Evangelical Alliance, unjustly portraying Stanton as an authoritarian leader who claimed an exclusive 'hotline to God', Long-term members of our Christian community houses have a shared bank account.
In summary, views about marriage have become more liberal over time.
So we went downstairs to get breakfast with Ben, and that was when we finally caught our first glimpse of female life with the Jesus Army: in the kitchen. In around eight in ten first-time married couples lived together first Beaujouan and Ni Bhrolchain, It is about looking after each other as people.
What are you looking for? Education, although partly linked to a person's views on marriage and parenthood, is not an important factor in explaining the huge changes we have seen over time.
These trends mean that the gulf that existed in between the views of different generations has shrunk dramatically. It is an organisation that has had a lot of allegations made against it, most of which are based on past reputation rather than present practice.