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War Cry

War Cry is a fortnightly 24-page Christian magazine for Salvation Army readers and all those exploring faith issues.

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In 2014, we started publishing online through ISSUU. Editions are generally published four weeks after cover date.

Talking about teen suicide

19 May | 2017

In our last War Cry we noted the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. In this edition, we return for a longer look.

Chapter and verse

6 May | 2017

The books of the Bible are divided into chapters and verses, making the Bible easier to navigate. Chapters were added in the 13th century, and verses in the 16th century.

The Army that brings lunch

22 Apr | 2017

Our current Salvation Army Mission Plan is called ‘The Army that Brings Life’. That’s the meaning of ‘The Salvation Army’ when translated into Māori as ‘Te Ope Whakaora’.

Jesus came to give us life

8 Apr | 2017

For this Easter edition, I wanted my editorial to ponder the question: Why did Jesus come into our world?

Will you be a breadcrumb?

25 Mar | 2017

We cover some serious issues in War Cry, but few stories have been as confronting as the story of Wellington police officer Jamie Bradley, diagnosed in December with a brain tumour.

Keep heading forward

10 Mar | 2017

I can relate to Andrew Judd’s story of being a ‘recovering racist’. I’m about the same age as Andrew and grew up in a New Zealand where assimilation was the goal, which meant Māori largely becoming like ‘New Zealanders’ (aka like their Pākehā colonisers).

Show me that God is real

25 Feb | 2017

Essayist Waldo Emerson is quoted as saying, Your actions speak so loudly, I cannot hear what you are saying. A reminder actions speak louder than words.

A place to belong

11 Feb | 2017

I have the greatest admiration for those who get creative about bringing others to Jesus. Even more, for those who do it by removing the obstacles that might stand in the way of such an encounter.

Connect with your community

28 Jan | 2017

The Salvation Army has just launched a year-long ‘The Whole World Mobilising’ campaign, calling Salvationists around the world to better connect with their communities.


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Freelancer and advertising enquiries, plus reader feedback can be directed to the Editor at:

War Cry Editor
Phone: +64 4 802 6269
Email: War Cry Editor