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Actress Tabitha Webb on musicals and fighting poverty

Lead a Bible study? Here's how

Get creative in your praying

Inspiring faith
7   January Notes — a creative way to pray, inspiring reads and other ideas for the month ahead
10 Why worry is a sin — but how God can transform us
16 New Year prayer — Looking to God for the year ahead
17 God will never let you go — What Sharon Grenham-Toze discovered during a dark time in her life
22 How to be a woman after God’s own heart — Our new Bible study series
32 Could you lead a Bible study? — Two women share their experiences

Make life better
12 Make a new start — Three things you need to take with you into the new year
25 A better world for women — Amanda Jackson shares her hopes for the year ahead
36 Practise hospitality — Make this the year you open your home and your heart

Good advice
35 Which tablet is right for you? — Tech advice from Bex Lewis
37 The Single File — Hopeful Girl begins a new series offering advice on a range of issues facing single women
39 Wise Mum — A single parent worries about her son leaving home

Real lives
14 The day my life changed forever — How one woman copes with her son’s disappearance in Nepal
18 Actress Tabitha Webb — talks about her directing debut, working on Les Mis and seeing poverty first-hand
26 Why am I obsessing about my hair? — The real problem behind our culture’s obsession with how we look
28 Beautiful just the way we are —  Four women talk about the pressures to look good
50 Man Alive — R T Kendall looks forward to his return to London

News & views
30 Veronica Zundel — Why feelings are good for us
40 Your letters — on supporting the Suffering Church, widowhood and what’s inspired you
42 You recommend — Great places to stay and holidaying alone
45 Good viewing — A new biblical epic to look forward to
47 More of your letters — on abuse and retirement
48 Book club — What you’re reading this month
51 Next month — Coming soon in our February issue


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