21 February 2017
Carrie and David Grant have four children with hidden disabilities. Carrie tells Catherine Francis about how they manage and how others can learn about people on the autistic spectrum
14 February 2017
Find out what Amy is recommending us to read for March ...
Carrie Grant in the hot seatRemembering Jill Saward and her amazing workRead about Claire Muster's experience of keeping a mother-daughter journalInspiration for holidays with a difference
7 February 2017
Read Hilary Browne's story of compulsive overeating and how she broke free ...
1 February 2017
Learn how to rest wellGet creative with some simple crochetAdrian Plass talks about his new bookLearn more about forgiveness
Anne Le Tissier explores the life of King David and draws out some lessons on how handle stress in a godly way ...
Lyndall Bywater shares her journey of faith and how she coped with waiting for one of her prayers to be answered ...
Make this the year you discover God’s gift of Sabbath. Suzanne Green talks to Shelly Miller about introducing a rhythm of rest in our lives
31 January 2017
Find out what Amy is recommending us to read for February ...
15 January 2017
Find out what Amy is recommending for January ...
6 December 2016
Award-winning saxophonist YolanDa Brown tells Russ Bravo how motherhood has impacted her faith and her music
10 November 2016
Martha Collison in the hot seatRead about our Christian shepherdessHow to organise a nativity play in your townLearn tips for a stress-free Christmas
Martha tells Catherine Larner about life after "The Great British Bake Off" and the opportunities it has given her to work with Christian charities ...
Rob Parsons shares a humorous but helpful look into how we can combat the stress of preparing for Christmas that can threaten to make it feel anything but "a wonderful time of year"
Hazel Southam explains how a horse called Duke was able to bring her comfort and hope during the most stressful year of her life ...
12 October 2016
Learn how to embrace changePen Wilcock explains how to find your "treasures of darkness"Make a festive wreath ready for Christmas
Having struggled with their wealth as Christians, Yolanda Ibbett talks about how she and her husband brought their work and faith together in their multi-million pound enterprise ...
Miriam Dann explains the sobering experience that being unemployed had on her and how she changed how she saw herself and others as a result ...
Susan Williams considers the challenge of change and why we are so often resistant even when things are going wrong ...
12 September 2016
Our cover girl YolanDa Brown in the hot seatEngage scripture creatively using a Bible art journalLearn how to help our honey bees
Find a new way of engaging with scripture using creativity. Deborah Gregg shows us what she has been doing ...
Sharon Grenham-Thompson discusses the gift of second chances that involves us loving others and realising that no-one is beyond the reach of God ...
Make a Difference
Su McClellan explains how running became part of her journey and how she now uses it to help cancer patients in the Middle East ...
15 August 2016
Pam Rhodes tells of her parents' romance and life togetherDoes your prayer position affect your prayers?Three women share their ministry of writing5 great ways to use rosemary ...
Liz Jennings explores ways to tap into your creativity and allow God to speak to you ...
Dr Eve Poole on bringing "Kingdom values" to the business world – and how small decisions can make a big difference ...
Rev Will van der Hart discusses the basis of perfectionism showing it is a male as well as a female issue and how grace is the only antidote ....
12 July 2016
Be transformed this summer ... we have many articles to show you howJoni shares her lessons from a hospital bedLearn five ways to use cucumberMake some fruity chocolate fudge
Jackie Parsons shares some inspiration about how to slow down when we're on our holidays and give God a chance to speak to us ...
Find out how you can put your sewing, knitting or crocheting skills to work to make comfort blankets for sick children. Lyn Alderson explains ...
Sue Williams discusses the difficulties of saying "No" as Christians but the importance of setting boundaries for everyone's best interests ...
8 June 2016
Violence against women: make your voice heardWhy I left the church ... and found my way backThree keys for a life of faithFinding God in unexpected places
Two very different creatures, but God used them both to encourage Jennifer Rees Larcombe ...
Sarah Bessey loved Jesus, but left church disillusioned. She tells Amy Boucher Pye about the struggles she faced – and how she came to return ...
When Therese Hughes MBE began looking for a wig to help a customer, she little knew it would lead to a change of career and an honour from the Queen ...
5 May 2016
A tribute to our QueenMeet some summer festival organisersLearn how to be a cheerful giverFive great ways to use mint
Instead of allowing failure or wrong choices to hold us back. Anne Le Tissier shows how God can offer us second chances ...
The team at the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity (LICC) present a liberating approach to being fruitful in evangelism and discipleship
Carol Bostock reports on her shame of weighing 26 stone, taking drastic surgical measures to lose weight and how she found real healing beyond this
7 April 2016
Uncovering some of the shocking truths about violence against women globallyRaising awareness about pornography among womenCaleb Storkey in the hot seatFive great ways to use coconut oil
Susan Baxter overcame her shyness and discovered she could share her faith through the Treasure Hunt Ministry. Here she explains ...
Catherine Larner interviews beauty entrepreneur Liz Warom about being a Christian in the world of business and encouraging and empowering women
Catherine Butcher considers how we can live our lives fruitfully ...
10 March 2016
Bridget and Adrian Plass: our passion for the work of Scargill HouseHow can we best help homeless people?Joni: my quadraplegia is a blessingFive great uses for yoghurt
Jill Rattle explores the winter season of our souls and has tips on getting through when your faith is weak ...
Nicola Jackson shares how faith has helped her through the disappointment of failed attempts at having a baby ...
Wendy Mann explains how love needs to be the motivating force to help others and see their lives transformed, and how we can find this by connecting with God's love
10 February 2016
Elaine Storkey reports on the horror of honour killingsWhat I learned from my daughter's AspergersFive ways to use camomile
Diane Louise Jordan chats about her life - parenting, faith and slowing down
Russ Bravo discusses whether he is man enough for today's world. Or whether God has other ideas anyway .......
Suzanne Green shares what she has learned about keeping your self-esteem intact
13 January 2016
Women who followed in footsteps of the suffragettesReview your life this New YearSheridan Voysey in the hot seatFive ways to use tea tree oil
Ginny and Thom Gangway attended a Time for Marriage course - Ginny shares their experiences ...
Nicki Copeland reveals the many things we may hide behind to protect ourselves
Sheridan tells Amy Boucher-Pye how he dealt with the disappointments and doubts in his life
10 December 2015
Refugees worker Catherine Ashcroft tells Mandy Pilz why Europe's open door policy is not the answer ...
Helen Jaeger discusses how boys are being left behind in a world that has been concentrating on the girls
Michele Morrison explores how we can change our thinking habits and achieve a 'holier' mind ...
10 November 2015
How do we explain Father Christmas to our children as Christian parents? Trisha Foote explains how her family tackled the issue
Suzanne Green explores why many of us - especially women - groan at the thought of Christmas, and what we can do to love Christmas again
Maureen Mwagale wanted to give Ugandan slum families a Christmas party - read about what happened at this surprising event and what it led to
8 October 2015
Find out five simple things that you could do to help you live out your faith at work
Joyce Njoki Muriuki explains how she moved from being a frustrated farmer to being an adventurous one – with results that have transformed her community
Learn from Kate Middleton (the other one!) why stress can be a particular problem for busy Christians and how we can learn to manage it well
10 September 2015
In our preoccupation with making the 'right' decisions to know what to do next, Lucy Mills suggests the ways that God wants to lead us forward
Find out how Marion Andrews and her family have benefited from their multi-generational living arrangements and made it work
Veronica Zundel explains how she finds 'mindfulness' helpful both mentally and spiritually
10 August 2015
Katharine Hill explains the importance of encouragement to our children, particularly in what is said to them
Learn from Tania Bright how to embrace and move on from our failures
Discover Joyce Passmore's story of how she clung to Jesus during her 15 years confined in a psychiatric hospital
14 July 2015
Hannah Hiles talks to CBeebies' Gemma Hunt about her work and what it's like being a role model
Elaine Storkey explains why she believes that belonging to a local church is essential to our Christian lives
Feel challenged by parenting articles which tell you to treasure every moment? You're not alone, as Ruth Strange explains ...
8 June 2015
Find out how Eileen Heaney made the transition from policewoman to a new vocation as a vicar
As cultural pressure increases on our youth, Tanith Carey explores how parents can help their daughters to tackle these pressures
Lyn Alderson explains how keeping a journal can help combat the stress and worries of our lives
12 May 2015
Jennifer Rees Larcombe reflects on the emotional healing that took place six years before her physical healing miracle in 1990 ...
Martha Collison speaks to Ali Herbert about her faith and life after 'The Great British Bake Off'
A young mother describes how life has changed in Ukraine since the conflict with Russia
8 April 2015
We are bombarded by requests to give financially. Fiona Mearns from UK charity Stewardship offers some advice
Katharine Welby-Roberts, daughter of the Archbishop of Canterbury, talks to Ali Herbert about coping with mental health issues
Paul Tonks was overjoyed when his wife was healed, but then started to have difficulties of his own
11 March 2015
When Lyn wrote out her future hopes, God took them literally ...
An article on food waste shocked Jenny Dawson into action ...
Photographer Jendella Benson is challenging young mum stereotypes ...
12 February 2015
Ali Herbert interviews Danielle Strickland about her childhood, coming to faith, and ministry among the disadvantaged
Catherine Francis explains five different ways that we can make use of honey
Recipes & Crafts
After years of infertility, Angela Moore celebrates Mothering Sunday this year with her six children ...
12 January 2015
Sheridan Voysey shares some of the ups and downs of life and how we can all have a "resurrection year"
Jackie Parsons shares how God has been teaching her through her grandchildren
Amanda Pilz discusses ways we are taught to build our confidence and self-esteem and shows us how it should be done
15 December 2014
Prison chaplain and radio presenter Sharon Grenham-Toze reveals how she discovered that God holds on to us through all situations
Amy Boucher-Pye suggests ways that we can practise hospitality without the pressure of 'doing it right'
Amanda Jackson from Micah Challenge discusses her hopes and dreams for women across the world in the year ahead
5 November 2014
Mary Berry speaks about her passions in life - her love of baking and how she has balanced her career with her family life.
Suzanne Green speaks to Nancy Writebol about how she contracted and survived the Ebola virus
Trisha Foote takes our cynicisms about Christmas and reminds us that there are still good reasons to celebrate
8 October 2014
Whatever our experiences of church, Amy Boucher-Pye explains why church is God's vessel on earth and we should not give up on it.
Kasey Van Norman reveals how God used her life-threatening physical illness to challenge her faith and make it more real than she had even known before
In a month of remembering the impact of war and hostilities Penelope Wilcock discusses what we can do for peace
11 September 2014
Philip Yancey encourages us to welcome the good news of our faith despite our struggles and doubts
Marion Andrews reports on her work with a charity who help women battling cancer continue to look their best ...
A reader's experience of being groomed on the net shows it is not just the young who are being targeted ...
14 August 2014
Sue Williams discusses ways in which single people don't have to holiday alone
Bex Lewis explains what an 'app' is and how we can make use of them in our everyday lives
Fun and frivolity are essential to our well-being – Penelope Wilcock explains why
15 July 2014
Carol Pemberton, founder of Black Voices, talks about the increasing popularity of community singing
Allison Robinson talks about the pressures of being mum, teacher and pastor's wife on a Sunday
Veronica Zundel discusses those people with who we just 'click', and why we should value our friends
12 June 2014
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is preparing for the Commonwealth Games and talks about her Christian faith
Michele Morrison dicusses how to keep our focus on God to discern what is important rather than just urgent
Meet the woman who is changing lives by bringing music to a deprived area of Cardiff
15 May 2014
Christine Holmes speaks of how she moved on in her life to embrace change after her husband died of cancer
Read how an Essex church meets the need of the community for a local shop
Rob Parsons talks about the joys and challenges of this special relationship
17 April 2014
Trisha Gallagher shares her experience of distributing flowers that would otherwise be discarded
Ruth Flynn explains how the Bible helped her face and overcome her fear of water
Michele Guinness discusses her latest book in relation to the issues facing women in leadership
13 March 2014
Stephanie Pena shares her experience of when she and her family followed an ancient pilgrim way
Jackie Anderson discusses whether women put enough time and energy into maintaining relationships with girlfriends
Liz Babbs looks to faith and lifestyle rather than faddy diets to achieve a fit and healthy body
13 February 2014
It’s the simplest of invitations, but it can make a big difference to someone. Sharon Barnard explores practising hospitality ...
Charlotte Walker reveals the tough challenges for Indian women with leprosy
Pippa Gumbel talks about her marriage with Nicky and her own journey into the limelight
13 January 2014
Patricia Green interviews Heather Keates and finds out how personal experience of debt inspired her to create the national charity Community Money Advice.
Lucy Mills challenges us to deal with the clutter that clogs up our hearts and minds, and suggests helpful ways we can do this ...
Angie Pollard on how she organised a quiet morning with God for a group of women – plus 12 easy steps to doing it yourself
16 December 2013
Claire Musters interviews Nathan and Lou Fellingham about the six months they spent in South Africa working with PJ Smyth and GodFirst church
Amy Boucher-Pye discusses the practicalities and benefits of keeping a spiritual journal
Ellie Philpott joined a group of friends in attending the Captivating course written by John and Stasi Eldredge for women and found it an affirming and helpful experience.
13 November 2013
It's a new phase now for songwriter and worship leader Martin Smith
We loved these suggestions to bring meaning to our Christmas preparations
Simplicity is the way to go if we want to rescue the festival, says Penelope Wilcock
14 October 2013
A touching short story by Fran Bovington
Suzanne Green on a simple and sometimes neglected Christian spiritual fruit: kindness
Liz Kovar is inspired by the courage of women in the Persecuted Church
19 September 2013
Amy Grant on touring, tough times and her new album
Three women who blog about the joy of online journalling
10 tips on embracing pivotal points in our lives
14 August 2013
Nicola Hulks on your confidence ... and God's plans
Ali Herbert meets the two women behind luxury fashion brand Beulah London
Debbie Meroff reports on the plight of many Muslim women living here in Britain
12 July 2013
King of the one-liners Milton Jones talks to Ali Herbert
Three women tell Suzanne Green how they spend their summer holiday
Joni Eareckson Tada shares what she has learned from marriage's challenges
28 May 2013
Bishop of London Richard Chartres on the challenges facing the Church in the UK
Ellie Philpott explains how she and her family began to pursue a more organic lifestyle
What we eat can transform our energy levels, says Emma Cockrell
8 May 2013
Speaker and author Liz Curtis Higgs on why she loves encouraging women
Holly Poulter talks about how her faith and business work hand in hand – and the key factors in a great wedding day
What shall we do with mother? Suzanne Green on the questions you need to ask when caring for elderly parents
9 April 2013
Meet the Nottingham street pastor who is helping to provide a safe place for city revellers
Steps you can take to keep your child safe on the internet
Woman Alive and Bible Reading Fellowship are once again hosting a special one day event at this year’s Christian Resources Exhibition in May
7 March 2013
Lady Elizabeth Berridge, the youngest female peer in the House of Lords, talks to Andrew Boyd about being a role model and working for change
Many of us seek relief from illness or disability, but suffering can yield precious things, says Joni Eareckson Tada
7 February 2013
Two busy working mums explain how they live and work for Jesus in the office
We ask our columnist Hopeful Girl about searching for Mr Right - and what the future might hold
Book for our FREE worship and teaching event on 15 May with BRF
7 January 2013
God is always ready to forgive and enable us to move on, says Anne Le Tissier
Discover from Tearfund how the church in Uganda is transforming local communities
There’s no better way of getting to know people than over a meal. Michele Morrison shares her tips for bringing people together
7 December 2012
Discover why being thankful can be a blessing – and how you can nurture a thankful heart
Millions of people have been helped by Stormie Omartian’s The Power of Praying books. She reveals why books have been important for her too
Many people fear dementia, but a retired GP diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s in 2009, chooses to see it as an opportunity to serve God
5 November 2012
Angela Piper talks about her new cookery book, celebrating Christmas and her alter ego Jennifer Aldridge from The Archers
Let's not be too hasty in dividing the sacred and the secular this Christmas, says comedy writer Paul Kerensa
Feeling frantic instead of festive? We have some great ideas to help you relax and keep Jesus at the centre of your celebrations
3 October 2012
Meet Jean Martyn, the unlikely star who shot to fame in the 2011 series of Britain’s Got Talent
How a fraught shopping trip and some creative knitting brought the real meaning of Christmas to Liverpool ONE
We talk to two women whose loved ones have taken their own lives
4 September 2012
Jean Halfacre was rather unprepared for her teaching mission to Mozambique, but found God was able to use her
How 'tearing my hair out' became a literal truth for one primary school teacher
Meet Maria Rodrigues-Toth, the Premier radio presenter who wants to bring women together
8 August 2012
Author, broadcaster and former nun Dr Lavinia Byrne talks about her exciting journeys
Discover how frugality can be the key ingredient of a peaceful and more liberated life
Why anorexia, sometimes described as 'the good girl's drug', affects so many women and girls in our churches
9 July 2012
Olympic Champion Christine Ohuruogu explains why she wants to encourage children
Should Christians seek counselling? Lucinda van der Hart talks to those involved
Meet five women who have been called to lead worship
13 June 2012
Best-selling author and speaker Michele Guinness reveals what she's up to over the summer
How an ex-British Airways crew member discovered a talent she didn't know she had
Meet the rower who took on a tough challenge to highlight human trafficking
8 May 2012
Ideas to help you to be generous, even when money's tight
Not sure you can do much for God? Be inspired by three ordinary women who took a step of faith
Joni Eareckson Tada says the secret of contentment is to be flexible
2 April 2012
How a brush with death gave a pregnant nurse a fresh outlook
Meet Carrie Longton, one of the founders of Mumsnet
It's time to be your own best friend!
4 March 2012
Is love an essential ingredient for a happy marriage?
The healing power of food
We report on the scandalous practice of female genital mutilation
6 February 2012
One family's experiences on their homegrown adventure
Could you take up the challenge to be a Fair trader?
Adopting a Chinese baby - a mum tells her story
5 January 2012
Lou Fellingham on music, motherhood and God
How one woman has helped to restore hope to Seascale
Tips for starting a women's ministry in your church