The myth of Christmas is cosy, comforting, family togetherness. But those of us who come from actual families, know it’s just that—a myth.
It’s time to get to the heart of the Christmas story—God with us in our broken world.
For Krissy Lindsay volunteering for The Salvation Army Senior Friendship Programme has been a surprising and special experience.
When Bernie Knowles woke up from a coma, he couldn’t remember who he was. He didn’t know his family or that he was a Salvation Army officer. He couldn’t walk or talk. The only thing he could remember was a single name. And that name was Jesus.
Some people prepare for Christmas months in advance. I tip my hat to these uber-organised souls, but I’m not one of them.
We had friends join us for dinner the other evening. It had been a while since we’d caught up, and the thing that really struck me about their family was how much their daughter had grown.
Open your eyes to your hunger for God. Open your heart and mind to the possibility that God exists.
Selwyn Bracegirdle’s work in the Archives and Heritage Centre is bringing our rich history to life.
Just after midnight on 14 November, many around New Zealand had a rude awakening. A 7.8 earthquake struck 20 km south-east of Hanmer Springs and was felt up and down the country. I
The life of officership is a life of being surprised by God. In retirement, Malcolm and Laurel Herring have just spent 16 months heading up the work of The Salvation Army in the Solomon Islands.
Many of us will be facing a busy few weeks before Christmas. Certainly for The Salvation Army there’s a lot to be done, with preparations already underway to help people.
The words of an angel helped Mary keep going when the path was hard.
After 25 years of addiction, Darrell Rurawhe got the life tools he needed from The Salvation Army.
We ask New Zealand’s quirkiest TV reporter Tim Wilson to ‘take us home’. And we discovered he is not only the likeable guy on the telly, but a best-selling novelist who found love later in life. Most of all, he’s a man transformed by faith.
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett’s announcement of $300 million to support people in severe housing need is very welcome, says The Salvation Army.
As the New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga Territory kicks off a year of non-stop prayer, it's time to rediscover our prayer voices.
We’re great at saying sorry when we bump into someone on a crowded street, so why is it so hard to say sorry for our real mistakes?
The fascinating story of what may well have been the world’s first fair trade beverage, Hamodava tea and coffee, started by Herbert Booth in 1897. And how a unique Salvation Army partnership in New Zealand is bringing it back to life.
Senior Salvation Army staff have paid tribute to an ‘unsung hero’ of The Salvation Army in Auckland after more than three decades of work.
Former All Black Norm Hewitt lets us into his private world, and the moment he got on his knees in prayer for the first time. It was the beginning of a transformation.