31 July 2020
God gives clear signs to those who need them
Susan Wright, 75, is the mother of five children and grandmother to nine. She became a Christian in her 20s then married John, now 86, in 1974. She has battled dyslexia and low self-esteem, but has held onto God’s faithfulness through the trials of life, including her husband having cancer twice, two years of unemployment – and even him being sent to prison
3 April 2020
We need to pray for our nation
Pastor John of Strengthen the Faithful felt God guide him to write the Wartime Miracles Leaflet and circulate it around thousands of churches and prayer groups. It calls for Christians to earnestly intercede with Almighty God for our nation, in the knowledge of how he so clearly answered similar prayers of faith during the Second World War
25 March 2020
What, no cheese? A vegan guide to building up your immune system
With many fresh food counters closing and self-isolation becoming the norm, some of us will be facing an involuntary vegetarian or even vegan diet. But it’s not all bad! Here are 3 plant-based staples you can try today to support your immune system...
17 December 2019
“The God I’ve encountered is different to what you’re making him sound like now”
Katia Adams spoke to Claire Musters about a childhood begun in Iran, seeing the radical faith of her parents and grandparents outworked, feeling called to be a leader – and why she had to wrestle with the gender debate for herself.
26 November 2019
IN CONVERSATION WITH ABBY EATON
Singer Abby Eaton seemed to have it all. She loved making music, her husband Chris was writing songs for big-name artists and the couple had a lovely home. But when they had a baby Abby found herself struggling with postnatal depression and tackling the taboo that often surrounds mental illness. She talks about her daily battle with anxiety and the joy of creating new music.
23 October 2019
Kingdom vs Chaos
Alistair McIver investigates how two women and the church are supporting the fightback against anti-social behaviour in the country’s most violent street
Everyone seems to want their 15 minutes of fame, these days. And when you, your work, or your location finally make it into the headlines of a national newspaper, that would appear to be ‘mission accomplished.’
Make a Difference
17 September 2019
Elaine Storkey puts us straight on the Samaritan woman who met Jesus at the well
Our years at Scargill: one couple's experience of living in community
'Cancer taught me to make time for what is important'
Modern slavery: the Sheffield charity helping vulnerable women rebuild their lives
13 August 2019
Christy Wimber - 'I have had to rethink what I believe'
Man Alive: Adrian Plass on the compensations of age
'I love my community' - why one young woman chose to live in a deprived part of inner city Manchester
How one church is combatting loneliness in their community
9 December 2018
What Christmas means to me
Rev Kate Bottley is a priest in Nottinghamshire and passionate about bringing stories of faith and belief to the widest audience possible. She currently presents Good Morning Sunday on Radio 2 and is a regular on Songs of Praise. Rev Kate is also supporting The Children Society’s Christmas campaign.
13 March 2018
Living with a life-limiting illness
Ruth van den Broek was diagnosed with the degenerative disease cystic fibrosis (CF) as a baby and grew up knowing she would not live to a ripe old age. Now in the ‘twilight years’ of her late twenties, she tells Sharon Barnard why she is able to look to the future with hope
9 January 2018
February 2018 – New Look Issue
Baroness Elizabeth Berridge – on her calling to politics, making an impact and the importance of prayer
Love on the mission field – Dating in a different culture has very different rules, as two young missionaries discovered
Ideas and inspiration – Make the most of spring Great ideas to celebrate the season of hope
21 November 2017
Six things I am learning
In September Laura Treneer was appointed Chief Executive of Woman Alive’s parent company, the charity CPO (Christian Publishing & Outreach), where she has been Innovation Director for the last three years. Her husband is pastor of a large Baptist church in Brighton where they live with their family.
Make a Difference
7 November 2017
Great ideas for Christmas – practical, spiritual and creative
Facing the year ahead: Anne Le Tissier has some tips from God's Word
Katherine Welby Roberts on motherhood and mental health
Out of my comfort zone – new CPO chief exec Laura Treneer on what she's learning
3 October 2017
Help, we're losing our grandchildren - advice from Katherine Hill on when your child's marriage fails
Secret believers – A moving testimony from a former Muslim living on the West Bank
Veronica Zundel says it's time we all stopped complaining
Natural ways to lower your risk of heart disease
19 September 2017
Never say never - a teashop story
In January 1994, we ran a short feature about the teashop at Lee Abbey in Devon, which had recently been given a star rating in the Egon Ronay guide, Just a Bite. It was managed by Mollie Foster. Now, 24 years later, Mollie shares her story and explains how God has led her back to the teashop …