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.
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.
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.
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.
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