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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.

Archived Copies

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

More astonishing than the baby

14 Dec | 2016

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.

26 November 2016 War Cry cover image

Move yourself away from anxiety

28 Nov | 2016

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.

12 November 2016 War Cry cover image

Try a little kindness

12 Nov | 2016

I’ve developed a fun new hobby, which I describe to my family as ‘setting people free from roundabouts’.

What's the return on our Congress investment?

27 Oct | 2016

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’.

What will be left for our children?

18 Oct | 2016

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.

Do we see and care about the ugly?

1 Oct | 2016

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.

See the vulnerable

17 Sep | 2016

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.

Cherish the memories

7 Sep | 2016

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.

Part of a winning team

20 Aug | 2016

These days you wouldn’t believe it to look at me, but I once had a short-lived athletic career as a sprinter!


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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