The original aims of the newspaper were:
- News – Spreading news between churches – can we pray intelligently for one another?
- A Voice – To promote evangelical unity – not part of the wider ecumenical movement.
- An encouragement –good evangelical reading- strengthen those faithful to scripture – spiritual nourishment – at a level all can enjoy.
- To stand against worldliness and doctrinal decline.
- Mission – encourage support for missionary endeavour.