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by Cheryl Brodersen - 4 days ago

Florence Nightingale Part 2

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910): We continue today with Part Two of the story of Florence Nightingale, the “Lady with the Lamp” whose medical work among the British troops in the Crimean War made her famous in England and opened doors for her to become the founder of modern nursing. You won’t want to miss this one! ...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 1 week ago

Florence Nightingale Part 1

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910): The name Florence Nightingale is practically synonymous with nursing...yet how did this privileged, well-to-do English woman become a pioneer in what was at the time considered a disreputable and ignominious occupation? Simply because she felt called by God to help people! Join us today for Part One of a two-part series on this fascinating woman whose gifts in mat...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 2 weeks ago

Elizabeth Blackwell Part 2

Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910): It’s Part Two of the story of Elizabeth Blackwell! We continue with her amazing testimony of perseverance in the face of prejudice as she began her career as a woman doctor. At every turn, God gave her the insight and ability to handle opposition with grace, wisdom, and fortitude, and over time He opened doors for her to become a trailblazer in medicine both in Ame...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 3 weeks ago

Elizabeth Blackwell Part 1

Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910): Today as we launch our mini-series on women in medicine, what better place to start than with a two-part series on Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman doctor? Join us today as we begin the story of this determined Quaker woman who overcame constant opposition, prejudice, and rejection in order to attend an all-male medical school and begin to fulfill her calling f...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 1 month ago

Elizabeth Fry Part 2

Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845): Today we continue with Part Two of the fascinating story of Quaker social reformer Elizabeth Fry, looking at how the Lord launched her into prison reform in England and abroad, and then extended her influence to everything from the field of nursing to care for the mentally ill! In spite of opposition, financial crisis and poor health, God gave this humble woman a platfor...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 1 month ago

Elizabeth Fry Part 1

Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845): Elizabeth Fry was such a significant figure in British history that she was featured on the five-pound note, and yet most people today don’t even know who she was...which is why we are doing a two-part series on her life! This little Quaker woman was known as England’s greatest prison reformer, but her influence extended well beyond that. Although she is considered a gia...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 1 month ago

Sarah Yardley

Sarah Yardley: Today we are delighted to have with us “live, in person,” our very own Sarah Yardley! Born and raised in Southern California, Sarah and her family have been very involved at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa for many years. Yet six years ago the Lord called Sarah to Cornwall, England, where she has directed a major Christian outreach event called CreationFest and ministered on many levels i...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 1 month ago

Aimee Semple McPherson Part 4

Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944): As we wrap up the life of Aimee Semple McPherson, we will see that God not only works in and through us, but sometimes in spite of us. Aimee’s later years were marked by controversy, sometimes as a result of her mistakes, but often as a result of attack and opposition to the work God was doing. And yet the Lord was able to redeem even these things for His purpos...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 2 months ago

Aimee Semple McPherson Part 2

Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944): In Part Two of our journey through the life of Aimee Semple McPherson, we look at how the Lord led her to establish Angelus Temple in Los Angeles, which she determined would be a place of worship for all Christians; in fact, her endeavor to bring unity to all Christian denominations made her quite remarkable! Ultimately, her ministry evolved into the Foursquare ...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 2 months ago

Aimee Semple McPherson Part 1

Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944): Born the year Catherine Booth died, Aimee Semple McPherson was raised in the Salvation Army church and ministry. In fact, an early influence in her life was Catherine’s daughter, Evangeline Booth! Inspired to step out and preach the Gospel herself, the Lord eventually led Aimee and her mother into a remarkable evangelistic ministry. Join us for this first of fou...