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by Jasmine Alnutt - 1 year ago

Lilias Trotter: Women Worth Knowing

Lilias Trotter (1853-1928): Today we will look at the life of Lilias Trotter, a lovely Victorian woman who gave up her life of privilege and potential fame as an artist to make Jesus known to the Muslims of Algeria. ...

by Jasmine Alnutt - 1 year ago

Jennie Mitchell: Women Worth Knowing

Jennie Mitchell (1885-1978): Today we will be looking at one of Pastor Chuck Smith’s favorite speakers, leaders, and visionaries. She was a frequent speaker at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa during the “Jesus People Movement.” Jenny was born on the plains of Nebraska. Her father was a horse thief. After moving to Los Angeles at the turn of the century, she was called by the Lord into full-time service. During her 60 ye...

by Jasmine Alnutt - 1 year ago

Mary Slessor: Women Worth Knowing

Mary Slessor: This is the story of "God and one redhead"--Mary Slessor, the courageous 19th-century Scottish missionary who opened up the Calabar region of Nigeria to the Gospel. –– Join us each week for a lively conv...

by Jasmine Alnutt - 1 year ago

Gladys Aylward Part 2: Women Worth Knowing

Gladys Aylward: Part 2- We open our podcast with the incredible, captivating story of "the small woman," Gladys Aylward, who served as a missionary to China in the early 20th century--such an amazing story that we needed two podcasts to tell it! ...

by Jasmine Alnutt - 1 year ago

Women Worth Knowing: New Podcast by Cheryl Brodersen

Gladys Aylward: Part 1 We open our podcast with the incredible, captivating story of "the small woman," Gladys Aylward, who served as a missionary to China in the early 20th century--such an amazing story that we needed two podcasts to tell it! ...

by Jasmine Alnutt - 3 years ago

Where Did the Pope Come From?

Where did the Pope come from? How did he become so important? These are questions many people ask today. While the history of the Papacy in Rome is long and complex, as with most things it did not start out that way. In a previous article we saw that, as society transformed unde...

by Jasmine Alnutt - 4 years ago

A Thousand Year Tug of War: The Marriage of Church and State

In many ways, the reign of Constantine over the Roman Empire was one of the most far reaching and influential in western history. One of the most significant aspects of his influence was his perspective of Church and State. When Constantine brought the Church and State together in socie...

by Jasmine Alnutt - 4 years ago

The Era of Constantine: When Church Met State

For the first three hundred years of its existence, the Christian Church was generally viewed by the Roman Empire as either an enigma, a fringe group or as a legitimate threat. Therefore, Christians did not consistently enjoy the rights and privileges of other people in the Empire; in fact, on many occasions they were stripped of any rights at all! Never was the Church fully accepted or given complete freedom of w...

by Jasmine Alnutt - 4 years ago

Now Let Me Burn Out For God: The Life of Henry Martyn

“Now let me burn out for God.” This was the impassioned prayer of a young Cornishman named Henry Martyn (1781-1812), missionary to India and Persia, a man who lived his short life with a sense of urgency that is rare in our generation. Martyn was born in the town of Truro in the beautiful Cornwall region of southern England. Although he was a rather small and frail boy, he possessed a keen intellect, ...

by Jasmine Alnutt - 4 years ago

The Early Church: The Danger Within

Christians often say that whenever a great work of God or a move of the Holy Spirit is taking place, there are sure to be rampant attacks from the devil. This was certainly the case with the Early Church! As we have seen, the spread of the Gospel and the growth of the Church led to an array of external attacks, most notably in the form of false doctrine and physical persecution. However, sometimes the most unexpec...