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’s a joy to greet you in the opening weeks of 2017. Every year brings wonderful opportunities as well as fresh challenges, yet none of us know what lies ahead.
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.
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.
I’ve developed a fun new hobby, which I describe to my family as ‘setting people free from roundabouts’.
Just a few weeks ago, The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga converged on Wellington’ for a congress held under the banner ‘Now is the Time’.
I recently watched the Japanese film Wood Job, the story of a lazy school-leaver who flunks his exams and can’t get into university, so on a whim heads off on a year-long forestry internship.
Recently, I was chatting to some overseas tourists full of praise for New Zealand’s beautiful scenery. The point was made that New Zealand is a country that never looks ugly.
Each year, The Salvation Army holds a global day of prayer for the victims of human trafficking. Please take the time to pray the following, which is penned by Major John Read.
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.
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