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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.

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What are you watching?

4 Jun | 2014

I can be an annoying person to watch a movie with. I frequently argue with the plot, criticise the casting and complain about the script. If it’s a mystery, I like to predict the ending. If it’s a romance, I like to point out to my children the unrealistic nature of the scenario that’s being played out.

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Too much unfairness

30 May | 2014

Every parent has had to adjudicate over the issue of ‘fairness’. It sometimes seems like the constant preoccupation of small children desperate to ensure that some other sibling doesn’t get better treatment than they do.

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When love hurts

2 May | 2014

Mother’s Day is almost upon us, a day when people keenly feel the absence of mothers that have passed away. I so appreciate the sensitivity of Salvation Army church services in honouring absent mothers and making this day a little easier for those who feel sad.

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Resurrecting corpses

15 Apr | 2014

The word ‘army’ in our name reminds us of God’s call to Christians to battle sin in the world, but it also reminds us of other principles of warfare, such as the need to make sacrifices that serve a greater purpose.

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Jesus recycles

4 Apr | 2014

‘Let nothing be wasted.’ It’s a principle we learn from the life of Jesus. How much in this world do we make and consume that we don’t really need? How much do we replace simply because we’re obsessed with something newer and more modern?

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It takes a village

19 Mar | 2014

Three young leaders feature on our War Cry cover this week. Philip White, Joel Knight and Daniel Buttar attend the same Salvation Army church and youth group, and this year they’re all head students at their respective high schools.

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Not my gift?

14 Mar | 2014

I confess that the subject matter of this edition’s feature had me somewhat flummoxed. Hospitality. It’s something my mother-in-law excels at, but to which I am not similarly gifted.

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Life after a disaster

26 Feb | 2014

It’s been three long years since a devastating earthquake struck Christchurch, causing loss of life, property and security. In this edition, the head of our work in the South Island pays tribute to the hard work of The Salvation Army after the earthquake and speaks frankly about some of the challenges that this year may bring.

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Take good care

13 Feb | 2014

I’ve been enjoying listening to the Christmas present my husband bought me last year. It’s a CD by Australian troubadour Paul Kelly and Kiwi music icon Neil Finn. The pair performed in an Australian tour last year and the CD (with DVD—how’s that for value!) I received for Christmas is a recording of the amazing performances that resulted.


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