The value of having membership across the religious spectrum is in the opportunity it provides for members of one religion or denomination to understand the perspective of others. The diversity of this country provides opportunities to be introduced to faiths, cultures and traditions from around the world. By allowing young men of different background to participate prepares the young men to rely upon their faith and respect the faith of others. This principle will be very important as they become more active as citizens. The member will value the culture and traditions of others while standing confidently upon his own beliefs.
In addition to Reverence for Sacred Things DeMolays follow six other virtues that form the foundation of the organization.