The first of two films based on the novel Mockingjay, the final book in The Hunger Games trilogy.
A think piece on family violence in New Zealand, by Chris Frazer.
According to Scriptures, the ‘rod’ is not for punishing, but for comforting and guiding. Ingrid Barratt examines a biblical view of authority, and finds that God sides with the powerless.
When you talk about social justice, how often do you think about the injustices faced by your fellow Christians around the world?
Terry Murray loves giving back to the community as a Family Store manager.
In 2008, Lesley Elliott lived every parent’s nightmare when her daughter, Sophie, was murdered by an ex-boyfriend. This year, Lesley won the Women of Influence Awards, for her campaign to educate young people about the signs of partner abuse.
Every person who doesn’t resort to violence in their home is making a difference to the future of people’s lives. Every person who encourages someone to seek help is making a difference
The couple on the front cover of this edition is Colonels Barbara and Willis Howell, who arrived in New Zealand from the USA a few months ago. Both are passionate about the White Ribbon campaign, which culminates with White Ribbon Day on 25th November.
Salvation Army partners took to the streets on 10 October - World Homeless Day - sleeping rough to raise money for the homeless.
Christopher Nolan’s new sci-fi epic is a mind bending journey through time, space and emotion.
Most of us think we’re good listeners—but stats tell us that we remember much more about what we say in a conversation, than what the other person has said.
Homework can be a battleground, but here are some tips for getting on schedule and even making it (gasp!) fun—for you and them.
Spiritual retreats can be defining moments in our spiritual journey says Heather Rodwell.
At 87, dedicated Salvationist Eva Hopkins of Invercargill has no plans to retire.
Big, bad motorbikes have become a metaphor for Rob’s evolving spiritual journey, reflected in his latest series, The Survivors Guide to Hell, Part Two.
Brenton Millar on why renewed hope is a powerful thing.
This weekend a 29-year-old American woman called Brittany Maynard plans to die. Brittany has an inoperable brain tumour and lives in a US state that permits assisted suicide. She has decided to die the day after celebrating her husband’s birthday.
A film of the year contender charting the relationship between a promising young drummer and his abusive, obsessive music instructor.
In June, 1267 people completed the New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga Territory’s Same-Sex Attitudes Survey.
This year’s Thought Matters conference was the most popular in its eight-year history, with 104 people attending.