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by Cheryl Brodersen - 7 months ago

Amanda Berry Smith

Amanda Berry Smith (1837-1915): In today’s podcast we will be telling the fascinating story of Amanda Berry Smith, a woman born into slavery in Maryland who became an evangelist, international preacher, missionary to Liberia and founder of an orphanage for African American children. You definitely will not want to miss her powerful story! The Story of the Lord’s Dealings ...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 7 months ago

Harriet Beecher Stowe: Women Worth Knowing

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896): When Abraham Lincoln met Harriet Beecher Stowe, he exclaimed, “So this is the little lady who made this big war!” While her novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, certainly played a critical role in bringing the abolition of slavery to the forefront of the American conscience before and during the Civil War, what the history books don’t always discuss is the fact tha...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 8 months ago

Sojourner Truth: Women Worth Knowing

Sojourner Truth (1797?-1883): Join us today for the incredible story of one of America’s most well-known 19th century abolitionist figures, a former slave named Sojourner Truth. She truly passed "through many dangers, toils and snares" on her way to experiencing the transformative and amazing grace of God in her mid-40s, and she spent the rest of her life proclaiming it throughout the nation! ...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 8 months ago

Joanne Shetler: Women Worth Knowing

Joanne Shetler (1936-Present): Join us today as we explore the incredible ministry of Wycliffe Bible translator Joanne Shetler, who witnessed a powerful work of God’s Spirit among the unreached Balangao people of the Philippines. As Jo spent twenty years translating the Word of God into Balangao, she watched Him bring radical deliverance from demonic oppression, perform miraculous healings, and ef...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 8 months ago

Christina Moir Forsyth: Women Worth Knowing

Christina Moir Forsyth (1844-1919): Erroneously called "The Loneliest Woman in Africa," Scottish missionary Christina Forsyth never felt alone with the Lord by her side as she served faithfully among the Mfengu people of South Africa for 30 years. In spite of discouragement and oppression, Christina experienced the fruitfulness of faithful and consistent discipleship among the people she so dearly...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 8 months ago

Mildred Cable: Women Worth Knowing

Mildred Cable (1877-1952): Our episode today features the fascinating story of Mildred Cable, a missionary to China who, along with her friends Evangeline and Francesca French, became the first white women to cross the Gobi Desert and--more importantly--bring the Gospel to that rough and dangerous region. Even more remarkable is the fact that they did all this in their 50s and 60s! Mildred’s story...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 9 months ago

Susannah Spurgeon

Susannah Spurgeon (1832-1903): Charles Spurgeon, the “Prince of Preachers,” was one of the most significant Christian figures of the 19th century. Yet serving alongside this great man was a very special woman, his wife Susannah. Today we will learn not only about their beautiful marriage but about the unique calling and ministry God gave Susannah! ...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 9 months ago

Priscilla Studd: Women Worth Knowing

Priscilla Studd (1864-1929): What is it like to be married to a radical pioneer missionary? And what do you do when that calling creates conflict? These were the questions that faced Priscilla Studd, wife of famed English cricketer-turned-missionary C.T. Studd. Join us as we explore Priscilla’s journey through her daunting challenges and the victorious, radiant testimony that God developed through...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 9 months ago

Lettie Cowman: Women Worth Knowing

Lettie Cowman (1870-1960): Many of us are familiar with the popular devotional, Streams in the Desert. But do you know the story of the woman who compiled this beloved Christian classic? Join us today as we discover the remarkable story of Lettie Cowman, author, speaker, and missionary who, along with her husband Charles, was compelled to bring the Gospel to every creature! St...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 9 months ago

Betty Stam: Women Worth Knowing

Betty Stam (1906-1934): Tragedy or Triumph? This is the story of Betty Stam, a young American woman who, along with her husband John, served with the China Inland Mission at the start of the Chinese Communist regime. Their testimony of surrender to God’s plans and their pursuit of the kingdom of God to the uttermost is sure to inspire and encourage you to “seek first the kingdom of God” as well!...