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‘The most unexpected discovery I’ve made about faith after ten years of sobriety’

2024-04-22T08:00:00+01:00By

Giving up alcohol and drugs was life changing for Lauren Windle and on 22 April this year, she celebrates a decade of freedom from addiction, and a rich connection with God.

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Suffering has a purpose

2024-03-19T14:45:00+00:00By

Joni Eareckson Tada speaks with Jemimah Wright about her extraordinary life, and why she still takes God at his word – almost 60 years after a diving accident left her quadriplegic

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Fall down seven times, stand up eight

2024-02-26T09:38:00+00:00By

Leadership advisor and executive coach Maxine Nwaneri spoke with our editor Tola Doll Fisher about finding purpose and fulfillment – and the unexpected journey God has taken her on 

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Get outside - embracing the benefits of leisure time

2024-02-26T09:35:00+00:00By

We know it is good for our mental health to go for a walk in nature, but have you ever considered going on holiday in the great outdoors? Events and ministry coordinator at the Abernethy in Scotland, Ruth Hutchison, spoke with Jemimah Wright about its fascinating history

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Kate Garraway has just gone back to work after the funeral of her husband, here is my advice to her, as a widow myself.

2024-02-22T09:00:00+00:00By

Tania West lost her husband two years ago. In an open letter to the TV presenter whose husband died two months ago, Tania shares some encouragement in that she has found God to be faithful, even in deepest grief.

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'I studied Church abuse and this is what I think about the Mike Pilavachi allegations'

2024-04-15T00:00:00+01:00By

”When initially faced with allegations the instinct across denominations has often been to protect the leader first,” suggests Rachel Mataraki. She says that instead we must learn to bear witness to the suffering of those that come forward.

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What do the new rules around sex education mean for your child?

2024-05-16T15:12:00+01:00By

Lizzie Harewood, CEO of the Association of Christian Teachers, explains the recent Government proposals on the teaching of RSHE to primary school pupils.

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'I studied Church abuse and this is what I think about the Mike Pilavachi allegations'

2024-04-15T00:00:00+01:00By

”When initially faced with allegations the instinct across denominations has often been to protect the leader first,” suggests Rachel Mataraki. She says that instead we must learn to bear witness to the suffering of those that come forward.

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Are we balanced?

2024-03-19T14:44:00+00:00By

The Engage Network is a collaboration of organisations, churches and individuals, with a vision to: “make singleness or marriage a genuine choice for all Christian women and men, through a church which is gender-balanced and teaches about healthy Christian singleness, dating and marriage”. Co-chair Annabel Wheeldon-Clarke explains how the male/female imbalance in Church affects us all

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