Women Worth Knowing

Eliza Davis George

Eliza Davis George (1879-1979): Eliza Davis George may be one of the most remarkable women you haven’t heard of! As the daughter of former slaves, Eliza persevered through innumerable challenges to attend college, become a teacher, and pursue her calling as one of the first…
Cheryl Brodersen
October 20, 2020
Women Worth Knowing

Emma Revell Moody

Emma Revell Moody (1843-1903): Evangelist D.L. Moody was one of the most well-known and effective Christian leaders of the 19th century. But serving the Lord by his side was his incredible wife, Emma, a true partner in the ministry with her own zest for life…
Cheryl Brodersen
October 13, 2020
Women Worth Knowing

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman (1820?-1913): Known as the “Moses” of her people, Harriet Tubman was the most famous and most influential “conductor” on the Underground Railroad in the years leading up to the Civil War. What was the secret of her success? How was she able to…
Cheryl Brodersen
October 6, 2020
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
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