War Cry is a fortnightly 24-page Christian magazine for Salvation Army readers and all those exploring faith issues.
In 2014, we started publishing online through ISSUU. Editions are generally published four weeks after cover date.
It was a strange coincidence to find myself working on this Father’s Day edition in the final couple of weeks of my own father’s life. As Dad was dying, we shared some special family times, with conversations that brought tears and laughter.
These days you wouldn’t believe it to look at me, but I once had a short-lived athletic career as a sprinter!
When reading novels, my mother-in-law has a strange practice: she turns to the back page first for a quick skim, before getting stuck into the story from the start. We mock her, but sometimes there are merits to knowing where a story ends, aren’t there?
When I was five, my parents took me to Disneyland. One of the highlights was the ‘It’s a Small World’ ride. I recall sailing past figurines of children from all over the world singing along to the simple happy tune...
This edition’s feature article introduces US journalist Barbara Bradley Hagerty’s research into the opportunities presented by midlife.
Recently, my friend Jenny and I were travelling along a dark 70 km road, when a car from a 100 km zone—with no lights —hit an island in the middle of the road. I looked in my rear view mirror just as the car smashed into the vehicle behind us.
My brother and sister-in-law just spent two weeks in Iran. The first comment both made to me was how friendly and welcoming Iranians are—something I’ve heard a lot from people who’ve visited the country.
Last week, my husband and I took a big step in our family life: we attended our first class for people interested in fostering and adoption. Where God will take us on this journey, only he knows.
My first job for War Cry was interviewing John Kirwan about his book on parenting and child and teenage mental health. A year and a half later we’re returning to the subject of mental health.
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