You are here

Back one level

Soul Food

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

Lucy AitkenRead and family

Wonderthrift

7 Apr | 2014

Lucy AitkenRead is a popular blogger on thrifty and environmentally-friendly living. Now she joins War Cry as a regular guest columnist, giving readers the chance to apply Lucy’s stylish and eco-friendly know-how to their lives.

stones on a beach

Put down your stones

26 Mar | 2014

Darren Elkington asks why we are so quick to judge people who sin differently to ourselves.

2 chocolate rabbits with easter eggs

Looking beyond the bunny

25 Mar | 2014

We’re almost half-way through the season of Lent, but there’s still time to gain something meaningful from this season—and perhaps to give a little, too.

a bath

Where do you pray?

20 Mar | 2014

I’ve learnt there’s no right or wrong, no best or worst place to pray. But there is an instinctive desire in each of us to reach out to God.

John and Andrea Lopdell with son Josh

The radical act of friendship

17 Mar | 2014

The idea of ‘hospitality’ makes many of us stare shame-faced at the floor. The good news is that being a domestic goddess (or god) has nothing to do with the real, radical act of hospitality ... oh, but it does have something to do with our gothy-sweetheart Lorde.

Malala Yousafzai

Inspiring change

6 Mar | 2014

Every year on 8 March, people around the world celebrate International Women’s Day by recognising the advances of women’s rights socially, economically and politically.

The town of Moore, Oklahoma USA after being hit by a tornado.

When all is gone

24 Feb | 2014

Lieutenant Sharon Autry is a corps officer at Oklahoma City Corps in the USA. She recounts the day a tornado changed the landscape of her town of Moore.

Police stand watch during the Springboks vs. Southland game at Invercargill’s Rugby Park on 8 August 1981 (Photographer: Stuart Menzies / Ref: EP-Ethics-Demonstrations-1981 Springbok Tour-01 / Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand)

The Byrds were singing

20 Feb | 2014

Ross Wardle of the Corps Growth and Mission Resources Department looks back on the 1981 Springbok Tour.

Waitangi Day at a marae

Building on our foundation

5 Feb | 2014

Finding a genuine way to honour the Treaty of Waitangi.

Pages