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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.

It’s a small world

23 Jul | 2016

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...

Put a pause in your life

9 Jul | 2016

This edition’s feature article introduces US journalist Barbara Bradley Hagerty’s research into the opportunities presented by midlife.

Car crash and calling

27 Jun | 2016

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.

Welcome home?

13 Jun | 2016

My brother and sister-in-law just spent two weeks in Iran. The first comment both made to me was how friendly and welcoming Iranians are—something I’ve heard a lot from people who’ve visited the country.

Fostering love

30 May | 2016

Last week, my husband and I took a big step in our family life: we attended our first class for people interested in fostering and adoption. Where God will take us on this journey, only he knows.

Avoiding the Topic

14 May | 2016

My first job for War Cry was interviewing John Kirwan about his book on parenting and child and teenage mental health. A year and a half later we’re returning to the subject of mental health.

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Living up to our name

30 Apr | 2016

Over January I spent three weeks with my big brother and his family as I transitioned to my new appointment here in Wellington, and we keenly awaited the birth of their fourth child and the first girl in the family.

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Wars and rumours of wars

18 Apr | 2016

We’re currently commemorating the centenary of the First World War, the ‘war to end all wars’, but there’s no doubt humanity is still too often drawn to warfare as a way to solve conflict.

Blessed by mercy

7 Apr | 2016

While at high school, my English class spent one entire term reading through Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’. Every lesson, we simply swapped parts and read through the play.


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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