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November 2018

The challenge to live generously

Hopeful Girl on where to find single Christian men

Chine McDonald on calling, challenges and being a new mum

Man Alive: Paul Kerensa and family welcome a new bundle of joy

 

 

 

CONTENTS

Cover stories

GOOD ADVICE

22    The Church and domestic abuse – How we can all make a difference
38    Where to find single Christian men – Hopeful Girl encourages singletons to ‘think outside the pew’
41    Make praise a priority – and experience more of God’s presence, power and joy

REFLECTIONS

7    Be with me, Lord – Amy Boucher Pye writes our prayer for the month
14   The secret of contentment – It’s something we can all learn regardless of our situation
16    Light up the darkness – Penelope Wilcock on the challenges and opportunities winter brings
26    The challenge to live generously – How the story of the poor widow challenges us today
35    Veronica Zundel – Why I’m taking care of my body

REAL LIVES

10    Chine McDonald – on finding her calling, facing challenges and being a new mum
18    Life lessons – Three women in ministry share the truths they have learned
25    Mary Kissell – The simple choices that have changed my life
36    Travelling solo – Jo Cundy shares how she has learnt to embrace new opportunities
50    Man Alive – Comedian Paul Kerensa and his family welcome a new bundle of joy

NEWS AND VIEWS

8    Your letters – on moving house, dreams, mental illness and more
9    Next month – It’s our Christmas issue
42    Woman Alive Readers’ Choice Award – The results are in!
48    Great reads – Amy Boucher Pye selects an historical romance in our book club

IDEAS AND INSPIRATION

28    Make this winter the season you ... cultivate gratitude, give yourself some time, embrace silence, celebrate Advent and introduce some colour and creativity
44    Weekend – What to do and see this month
47    The Church of the Rock – A reader recommends a visit to Helsinki’s unique church

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