You are here

Back one level

Recently added

23 August 2014 War Cry cover image

Gratitude brings people together

There’s a lovely phenomenon of gratitude doing the rounds on Facebook at the moment, with people challenged to ‘give thanks daily, for three things for fi ve days’, and to nominate three friends to do the same.

Southern Showdown venue

Southern Showdown 2014

At the annual Southern Showdown event in Dunedin, local personalities don gloves to raise funds for charities throughout the city. This year on 27 September, 18 contenders will step into the ring to support 16 charities including The Salvation Army.

The Dark Horse movie image

The Dark Horse

The inspiring true story of Genesis Potini, the Gisborne speed-chess prodigy and bipolar sufferer, who taught disenfranchised Maori youth the life-benefits of learning to play chess.

Imperfectly perfect faith - Part 3

The greatness of our faith is not measured by great successes, but in our so-called ‘failures’, reflects Darren Elkington, in the final of his three-part series.

Jeremy Teulon of Woodville Corps.

A father to the fatherless

Jeremy Teulon has seen how being a ‘father to the fatherless’ can change the culture of a community.

Cadet Oleg Samoilenko

I came for the cookies

Ukrainian cadet Oleg Samoilenko says there is nothing better than doing God’s will.

Cadets training day in Russia

Planting seeds of hope in Eastern Europe

The Salvation Army is changing the world—and the opportunities have never been greater in Eastern Europe, where the breakdown of the old political system has opened up many possibilities.

Gospel manifesto cartoon man image

Be A Better World Neighbour

Ahead of the New Zealand General Election on 20 September, we are publishing material from a Christchurch-based group of Christians suggesting a ‘Gospel Manifesto’.

Getting to a better place

I often share stories about The Salvation Army’s work with recovering alcoholics and drug addicts with readers. That’s because my husband works in Addiction Services, and most Thursday nights I go along to support him at the Recovery Church he leads at The Salvation Army in Newtown

Salvation Army centres are assisting families with finding safe and secure homes

Bringing hope to families on the edge

An increasing number of Salvation Army clients are living precariously, the most acute cases living in vehicles, unlined garages or in overcrowded, substandard houses.

some people looking quizzical

Imperfectly perfect faith-Part 2

Darren Elkington examines stories from the New Testament gospels and finds there is no formula for faith—only a powerful God.

Ray O'Hara

Making something beautiful

After going through hardships and rejection from his family, Ray O’Hara thought he was no good. But God is making something beautiful of his life.

Mofa of the Salvation Army in Dar es Salaam

Mofa's hopeful future

Mofa’s life has been transformed, and hope has blossomed in the place of rejection and near death.

Capt Iain Ganisford in Tanzania

Planting seeds of hope

Eighteen months ago, my wife Liz and I touched down in Dar es Salaam to take up new positions with The Salvation Army in Tanzania. Suddenly we were doing something new and often strange.

Still image form the film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Film review - Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dawn of The Planet of The Apes is an engaging and surprisingly believable story, which is not your typical futuristic sci-fi fi.

author Matthew Vine

God and the gay Christian

Harold Hill opens the pages of Matthew Vines’ defence of gay Christianity.

TV journalist and producer Tim Wilson

The media is not the enemy

Media Prayer Day, organised by the Christian Broadcasting Association, is on 10 August. It’s simply a chance for Christians to come together as individuals and communities of faith, to pray for our media.

26 July 2014 War Cry cover image

Are the Sallies too political?

The New Zealand General Election of 20 September is growing ever closer. The Salvation Army is preparing a series of short election videos designed to help people think about important issues facing all New Zealanders.

NZCU Baywide 'CAN DO' poster

NZCU Baywide 'CAN DO' 2014

Throughout August, NZCU Baywide will be encouraging its members and the wider community to donate much-needed cans of food for their local food bank

The General Andre Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox with leaders in Singapore

Reception for Salvation Army's International Leaders

British High Commission in Singapore hosts reception for international leaders.