Women Worth Knowing

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…
Cheryl Brodersen
September 29, 2020
Women Worth Knowing

Harriet Beecher Stowe

 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…
Cheryl Brodersen
September 22, 2020
Women Worth Knowing

Sojourner Truth

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…
Cheryl Brodersen
September 15, 2020
Women Worth Knowing

Christina Moir Forsyth

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…
Cheryl Brodersen
September 8, 2020
Women Worth Knowing

Joanne Shetler

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…
Cheryl Brodersen
September 1, 2020
Women Worth Knowing

Mildred Cable

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…
Cheryl Brodersen
August 25, 2020
Women Worth Knowing

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,…
Cheryl Brodersen
August 18, 2020
Women Worth Knowing

Lettie Cowman

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,…
Cheryl Brodersen
August 11, 2020
Women Worth Knowing

Priscilla Studd

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…
Cheryl Brodersen
August 4, 2020
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