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by Cheryl Brodersen - 5 days ago

New Episodes - Women Worth Knowing

EP 39 - Leona Karni: In today’s episode, we are so excited to bring our friend Leona into the studio with us to share her riveting testimony of the work of God in and through her life! For over 40 years, Leona has served on the mission field in a variety of countries--but you would never expect it from the course of her life before she came to know Jesus! Leona’s story is a powerful picture of the...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 3 weeks ago

Christmas Episode--Joann Ogburn, Denise Carlsen & Charlotte Day

Merry WWK Christmas! Today we present a special episode featuring stories contributed by our listeners! These testimonies serve as a wonderful reminder that the God who worked in and through the lives of women in the past is not finished working yet. May we all be encouraged by the fact that the same Jesus whose birth we celebrate this Christmas is still raising up women worth knowing today! ...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 1 month ago

Hannah More Part 2

(1745-1833): Join us for Part Two of the fascinating story of Hannah More, one of the most influential women of her generation, whose love for God and mankind led her to become one of Victorian England’s greatest reformers! Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More by Karen Swallow Prior ...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 1 month ago

Hannah More Part 1

Hannah More (1745-1833): Hannah More was so remarkable that she should be more well-known than she actually is...which is why we are taking two podcast sessions to talk about her! Known by some as “the first Victorian” of the Victorian Era, Hannah was a well-known playwright, poet and reformer who was profoundly influential in the abolitionist movement in England. She also played a key role in the...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 1 month ago

Anna Spafford Part 2

Anna Spafford (1842-1923): Anna’s life was so unusual and eventful that we felt we needed another podcast to cover it all! Join us for Part Two of the story of Anna Spafford! –––...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 1 month ago

Anna Spafford Part 1

Anna Spafford (1842-1923): While we have talked about many exemplary and admirable women worth knowing, every now and then it’s good to look at the stories of those whose testimonies were less than stellar as an example of what NOT to do! Such is the case with Anna Spafford, wife of Horatio Spafford, most famously known as the author of the beloved hymn, “It Is Well With My Soul.” While Anna and H...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 2 months ago

Various Hymn Writers & Poets

Various Hymn Writers & Poets: Have you ever heard of Charlotte Elliot or Anna Warner? How about Adelaide Pollard or Ellen Lakshmi Goreh? While you may not have heard of these women, there’s a good chance you have heard of the poems and hymns that they wrote! Join us today for NINE (yep, nine!) stories behind some of the best-loved poems and hymns of all time. You will be encouraged and amazed at h...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 2 months ago

Frances Ridley Havergal

Frances Ridley Havergal (1836-1879): Sometimes the most significant fruit in our lives is borne out of seasons of hardship and suffering. Such was the case with the powerful hymns of Frances Ridley Havergal. Hampered by illness from her youth, Frances joyfully served the Lord by writing books, poems and hymns, leading many to Christ and strengthening believers all over the world. Her victorious testimony is one yo...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 2 months ago

Fanny Crosby

Fanny Crosby (1820-1915): Fanny Crosby was blinded at infancy--yet this didn’t stop her from becoming one of the most prolific hymn writers and important figures in the history of American worship! Join us as we talk about this incredible woman who chose to glorify God in spite of her blindness and found that in her weakness, He was made strong! Safe in the Arms of Jesus by Chester & S. Ann H...

by Cheryl Brodersen - 2 months ago

Edith Studd Buxton & Mary Warburton Booth

Edith Studd Buxton & Mary Warburton Booth: Today we are joined by a VERY special guest, Debbie Alnutt, who shares with us about not just one, but TWO remarkable missionaries! Debbie highlights a critical period in the lives and ministries of Edith Buxton and Mary Warburton Booth as they learn through totally unique circumstances the truth that everything in the Christian life is done “not by might...