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Are you caught in the materialism trap? Anne Graham Lotz on her rejection from Christians Joni discusses the power of words Learn how to make a Passover salad

People, places & passions

12     Anne Graham Lotz on coping with rejection and hurts from fellow Christians
18     Mothers and Daughters – Michele and Abby Guinness are among those discussing this special relationship
26     Walking the Way of St James – One family’s experience of the ancient pilgrim way
28     ‘My journey of healing’ – How a visit to a retreat centre offered a safe place to rebuild a relationship with God
31     A local church’s ministry to their community – ‘We give people a place to tell their stories’
36     The Church’s ministry of healing – What we can expect and hope for
50     David Marshall, founder of The Meaningful Chocolate Company, talks about chocolate and challenges

Make life better

6     Say a prayer – An Easter thanksgiving
7     Seek peace – How we can model a different way of living
11    Share a word of encourage­ment – Joni Eareckson Tada on the difference a timely word can make
14    Be content with what you have – Resisting the lure of materialism
17    Get control of your finances – Try the 21-day financial fast
22    Transform your eating habits –Liz Babbs discovers faith and fitness are the keys to losing weight
32    Pursue a right relationship with God – He promises that when we hunger and thirst for righteousness, we will be filled

News, views and ideas

8     Your letters include finding a ministry, good reads and why you love Woman Alive
25    Veronica Zundel says exercise is good, but let’s not overdo it
35    Wise Mum tackles discipline in the home
37    Would Like To Meet – Is it OK to date a non-Christian?
39    Is someone missing you? Why friendships are important
40    Notebook – Ideas of things to do, make, read and see this month
44    Bookclub – Recommended reads and an interview with Anna Schmidt
51    Next month – Coming soon in our May issue

Giveaway books

13    Wounded by God’s People, by Anne Graham Lotz
17    The 21 Day Financial Fast, by Michelle Singletary
23    The Thing About Calories and Transformed by the Presence of Jesus, by Liz Babbs
40    A selection of books on women and ministry

Competitions

43    Solve our Su Doku – you could win one of ten pots of body cream
45    Send in a book review to our book club and you could win our recommended reads
48    Find our advertisers and you could win a coffee table book about trees, forests and wood in the Bible

 

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