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March 2018

Bishop Libby Lane on new opportunities, being a pioneer and the importance of prayer
Confessions of an accidental stepmum
Your responses to Veronica’s article on sexual harassment


Contents

Cover stories

REFLECTIONS

7     A prayer to spur us on, by Amy Boucher Pye
21   Penelope Wilcock – On life’s big surprises
40   Veronica Zundel – Why money presents a challenge for all of us
42   Man Alive – Rob Parsons considers what a difference it makes when we know we are loved and valued

IDEAS AND INSPIRATION

14   What the women of the Bible can teach us today – Our great new Bible study
30   Tried and tested – Recommended resources for women’s groups
38   Cleaning is our ministry – How an enterprising woman and a local church have taken practical action to help others

REAL LIVES

10   Bishop Libby Lane on new opportunities, being a pioneer and the importance of prayer
17   Singled Out – Why Hopeful Girl and Country Man didn’t get their ‘happily ever after’
18   I thought God was interested in the ‘on the go’ me, not someone who was too sick to do anything – One woman’s testimony
22   Confessions of an accidental stepmum – What my unexpected family life has taught me
26   The quiet artists – Penelope Wilcock introduces her two daughters, who are seeking to develop their artistic skills
32   Working their way out of poverty – Why the future is looking brighter for farmers in Northern Kenya

NEWS AND VIEWS

8     Your letters – on what’s inspired you in recent issues and your responses to Veronica’s article on sexual harassment
29   Women’s ministry – Two opportunities to meet with like-minded women this month
37   Make a difference – The challenge of Fairtrade Fortnight
41   Next month – What’s inside our April issue
44   Bookclub – A new book from Francine Rivers and other good reads
46   Weekend – Things to do and treats to win this month

GOOD ADVICE

24   Inside a marriage – Kay Warren talks candidly about making a marriage last
34   Now is the time to improve your health – Be inspired by three women who say they are healthier and happier after making some changes.
36   Wellbeing – How to improve your digestion and beat the bloat

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