About Beauty for Ashes

Beauty for Ashes Women's Conference is an interdenominational, faith-based, non-profit organisation and has been bringing conferences, resources, encouragement and hope to women in southern Africa since 1996.

Keys to controlling your thought life

2017-09-22T00:54:52+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Bible Study, Devotionals, Heart Issues, Overcoming, Spiritual Growth|Tags: , , , , |

We all battle with our thought life to some extent. Here is a very helpful Bible study compiled by Vicky Chilvers giving some keys to controlling your thought life. Imagine you are helping a psychologist, minister or emotions coach compile a book on Thought Life. What five chapters would you like to see in the [...]

Win one of these books!

2017-09-22T00:57:02+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Categories: Beauty for Ashes, Books & Reading|Tags: |

Win one of these books* This competition is only open to those attending the Beauty for Ashes conference this weekend. Leave a comment on one of our 5 most recent blog posts. We will choose 6 winners from those comments, after checking that they are registered for the conference. We have two copies of God's [...]

Denise Jones from Point of Grace answers our questions

2016-07-20T23:20:05+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Categories: Beauty for Ashes Speakers, General|Tags: , |

Has music always been a part of your life? Yes. I grew up in a very musical family. My grandparents, cousins, and parents all played music. I started singing in church with my 2 older sisters and parents when I was 3 years old. When did you make the decision that you wanted to use [...]

Announcing ‘Write Uncaged’

2016-07-17T18:15:26+00:00 January 23rd, 2013|Categories: Beauty for Ashes, Beauty for Ashes Speakers, On Writing|Tags: , , |

We're thrilled to be hosting a conference on writing and blogging! (And, no, you don't have to be a writer to attend.) Last year an editor told us that she regularly receives manuscripts and when she asks the would-be authors what their platform is, they don’t have a clue what she’s talking about. This got [...]

Hello Ladies!

2016-07-17T18:03:50+00:00 December 15th, 2012|Categories: Beauty for Ashes, Beauty for Ashes Speakers|Tags: , , |

Hello Ladies We are so excited about Beauty for Ashes 2013 and know that you’re just going to love our two speakers, Sue Keddy and Mary DeMuth!  Both these women have known great pain and heartache, but both have found just how much healing and solace Jesus can bring … and they’ll be sharing their [...]

Amazing Early-Bird Special!

2017-01-08T13:59:59+00:00 December 12th, 2012|Categories: Beauty for Ashes|Tags: |

Early-bird special from January until the end of February We are so pleased to be able to give you this really special early-bird deal of only R280 for a whole two months. Please save your Christmas money and get ready to register early in January. We can't wait to host you in May!

Congratulations Iain!

2016-07-17T20:44:38+00:00 June 15th, 2012|Categories: Beauty for Ashes, General|Tags: , , |

Iain MacDonald & Shannon Glover dance at Beauty for Ashes 2012 Baby Shane with big sister Grace   Aren’t they just too cute! Iain MacDonald of the SA Ballet Theatre (now Joburg Ballet) has danced at the Beauty for Ashes conferences many times and is a firm favourite! We were especially [...]

Goodbye, Dear Cathy

2016-07-17T22:17:21+00:00 June 15th, 2012|Categories: Beauty for Ashes, General|Tags: , |

Dear Friends, Welcome to Beauty for Ashes Women’s Conference 2012! I pray that you will be blessed by God this weekend in every way and that He will do ‘superabundantly, far over and above all that you dare ask or think—infinitely beyond your highest prayers, desires, thoughts, hopes, or dreams.’  Ephesians 3:20 (The Amplified Bible). [...]

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