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Soul Food

Food for thought and soul including observations and reflective opinion pieces on current issues.

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Mary's song

11 Nov | 2013

As we head to Christmas, Carla Lindsey begins a series examining songs that are part of the Christmas Story. Here, she reflects on Mary’s song—the Magnificat—and the story it tells of God’s relationship with Mary and with his people.

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How Do You Feel? The Rise of Workplace Chaplaincy

8 Nov | 2013

After the central New Zealand earthquakes earlier this year, employers turned to workplace chaplaincy for support.

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Less is more

5 Nov | 2013

What if we were radical enough to say 'I have enough'?

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Are you afflicted by hurry sickness?

7 Oct | 2013

Heather Rodwell recommends a liberating, restful approach to the praying life.

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Single Parents

4 Oct | 2013

In praise of single parents, the unsung heroes among us.

ultra runner Claire Akin-Amith

Wonder woman

11 Sep | 2013

Ultra-runner Claire Akin-Smith regularly blitzes races of 100 kilometres or more. Faster than a speeding bullet she may be, but Claire believes anyone can get their body moving.

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Searching for treasure

11 Sep | 2013

Following the trail of breadcrumbs to God.

Jesus is not for sale

5 Sep | 2013

Jesus is not for sale, but it seems that’s how we often talk about him.

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Blanket books

3 Sep | 2013

A cup of cocoa, a warm blanket and a good book … we asked the War Cry team to tell us their favourite ‘blanket books’.

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