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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.

Cover image June 30 - tshirt design coming soon from Salvation Army youth dept

Fix upon your purpose

29 Jun | 2012

The Salvation Army brings together people of purpose, and helps people connect to the greater purposes of God. In this edition we celebrate Founders' Day.

Front cover 16 June 2012 edition

Let's Talk About Death

15 Jun | 2012

As a nation, New Zealand is about to start a conversation around death and dying—specifically around whether we are prepared to give people the right to choose the moment of their death and to assist others to end their lives. This conversation is being sparked by a likely Private Members Bill around end of life choices.

War Cry edition 2nd June 2012

Adopt an attitude of optimism

4 Jun | 2012

As a child, one of my favourite books was Helen Keller’s Teacher. I was profoundly moved by the story of Anne Sullivan who became blind as a child, attended a school for the blind (learning Braille) and whose sight was somewhat restored after an operation. Twenty-year-old Anne was then asked to tutor six-year-old Helen Keller. Helen was left deaf and blind at 19 months after an illness.

War Cry edition 19 May 2012

Power unleashed

17 May | 2012

Pentecost Sunday celebrates the birth of the Christian Church, when the power of the Holy Spirit came on the first Christian believers. This year, Pentecost falls on 27 May.

War Cry Cover 5th May 2012

Making a new picture

30 Apr | 2012

Sometimes in life we need to find a ‘new picture’—a new way of seeing the world in which we live. Carla Lindsey hints at this when she says the picture she had in her mind of her future family life drastically changed when her son was diagnosed with cerebral palsy.

War Cry Cover 21 April 2012

Make a choice to help

19 Apr | 2012

Ask anyone who’s been in The Salvation Army for more than a few years about the Red Shield Appeal, and they can likely tell you a few stories.

War Cry 7 April 2012

A new heart at Easter

4 Apr | 2012

Happy Easter! That’s a greeting you’ll hear a lot this time of year. And Easter is a happy occasion; a time when we celebrate the power to break with sin and live under God’s direction and rule.

Cover of 24 March 2012 War Cry edition

The Sacred Ground of Worship

23 Mar | 2012

'Our finest moments of worship are done in the private place,' says songwriter and worship leader Darlene Zschech.

25 Feb 2012 War Cry

Get to Know the Author

10 Mar | 2012

Since the late 1960s, it has been increasingly popular in literary criticism to speak of ‘the death of the author’. But sometimes the reader needs to get reaquainted with a book's writer.


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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