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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.

Happy New Year!

14 Jan | 2016

Ahead of last Christmas there was an interesting debate about The Salvation Army’s drive to receive donated new toys for children. Some were questioning the policy, with a few even arguing that ‘beggars can’t be choosers’.

Reclaiming Xmas

22 Dec | 2015

Now, before long-time churchgoers gasp in dismay, the large Xmas on the facing page is not an admission of defeat by The Salvation Army that the world has finally succeeded in squeezing Christ out of Christmas.

Celebrating our new officers

28 Nov | 2015

This edition introduces the 26 men and women from New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga who will be ordained and commissioned as Salvation Army officers over the next few weeks.

Don’t be surprised!

14 Nov | 2015

This is an early shout-out that the Christian season of Advent begins soon—on Sunday the 29th of November.

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A long obedience

31 Oct | 2015

Some of our War Cry editions have a unifying theme; others don’t. And sometimes, even though there was no theme intended, a common thread seems to emerge.

How will the world respond?

19 Oct | 2015

It seems as if the world is changing before our eyes. Poverty and conflict are driving refugees from war-torn countries in a desperate search for safety and a more hopeful future for themselves and their families

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It is people

8 Oct | 2015

My husband, Keith, has led Recovery Church in Wellington for five years. And so, reading about its origins in this edition, I am immensely thankful for Kevin and Merilyn Goldsack’s obedience to God’s vision for this remarkable community!

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Hope for the prisoner

19 Sep | 2015

The Salvation Army’s Reintegration Service helps ex-prisoners reconnect with the community in a way that’s safe for them and others. But that’s not always an easy task in a country prone to Not in My Backyard syndrome.

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The power of community

5 Sep | 2015

If there’s one thing the Canterbury earthquakes taught us, it was the richness that comes through community. After the earthquakes, we immediately saw people pulling together to help each other.


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Contact the Editor

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