Women Worth Knowing

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Women Worth Knowing

by Cheryl Brodersen and Jasmine Alnutt

Latest Episode: September 09 2020

Join us each week for a lively conversation between author Cheryl Brodersen and history teacher Jasmine Alnutt as they explore the lives of well-known--and not so well-know--Christian women in history. Trust us these are definitely women worth knowing!

Title Date Authors Description
Gladys Aylward: Part 1 8 Apr 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Gladys Aylward: Part 2 17 Apr 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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!

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Mary Slessor 24 Apr 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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.

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Jennie Mitchell 1 May 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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 sixty years of ministry, she traveled the world sharing the gospel, started the GO YE FELLOWSHIP with her husband Andrew, and had a weekly radio broadcast. Her story is both colorful and extraordinary!

-Born on the Nebraska prairie, in 1885 and died in Ethiopia at 93 years old in 1978. 
-Family eventually moves to LA
-Meets Hubert & Elsie Mitchell, who lead her to Christ
- Married Hubert after Elsie’s death, becomes stepmother to his 4 kids
-Attended Biola University and founded Go Ye Fellowship where they successfully sent out many couples to the mission field 
-Traveled the world ministering to missionaries and sharing the Gospel, including moving to Brazil in their 80s
-She performed an exorcism, evangelized at brothels and never let a child pass by her without sharing the love of Jesus.

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Lilias Trotter 5 May 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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.

  • A Passion for the Impossible by Miriam Huffman Rockness
  • Parables of the Cross by Lilias Trotter
  • The Love that was Stronger by I.R. Govan Stewart
  • A Blossom in the Desert: Reflections of Faith in the Art and Writings of Lilias Trotter by Lilias Trotter and Miriam Huffman Rockness
  • Until the Day Breaks by Patricia St John

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Patricia St. John 12 May 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

Patricia St. John:(1919-1993) Patricia was an English nurse, author, and missionary to Morocco. She captured the wonder and adventure of serving God and sought to communicate that to children, young people, and all those she had the opportunity to meet. She was enchanting, effervescent, and enthusiastic in the work of the Lord!

  • Patricia St. John Tells Her Own Story by Patricia St. John
  • Treasures of the Snow by Patricia St. John
  • The Tanglewoods' Secret by Patricia St. John

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Ann Judson 19 May 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

Ann Judson (1789-1826): Join us for the gripping tale of America's first foreign missionaries, Adoniram and Ann Judson, as they brought the Gospel to the nation of Burma in 1813. Not only did they greatly impact Burma for Jesus, but they inspired countless Americans to go into all the world and do the same!

  • My Heart in His Hands by Sharon James
  • Memoir of Ann Judson, Missionary to Burma by Ann Judson
  • To the Golden Shore by Courtney Anderson

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Isobel Kuhn 26 May 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

Isobel Kuhn (1901-1957): Today we feature the story of Canadian author and missionary Isobel Kuhn, who served among the Lisu people of China with her husband, John. Not only did the Lord use her in remarkable ways, but she is one of the most refreshingly transparent women you'll ever meet!

  • By Searching 
  • In the Arena
  • Whom God Has Joined
  • Second Mile People
  • Nests Above the Abyss
  • Ascent to the Tribes
  • Stones of Fire
  • Children of the Hills
  • Green Leaf in Drought (The Story of Arthur and Wilda Mathews)

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net 

Corrie ten Boom: Part 1 2 Jun 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

Corrie ten Boom (1892-1983): Join us for a two-part journey through the incredible life and testimony of Corrie ten Boom, one of the most well-known Christians of the 20th century! From a quiet life as a watchmaker's daughter in Holland to assisting with underground operations to rescue Jews during World War II; from suffering in a Nazi concentration camp to becoming a world-renowned speaker on the power of God's love and forgiveness--you won't want to miss Corrie's captivating story!

  • The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom 
  • Tramp for God by Corrie ten Boom & Jamie Buckingham
  • A Prisoner and Yet… by Corrie ten Boom
  • Not Good if Detached by Corrie ten Boom
  • The Watchmaker's Daughter by Jean Watson

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Corrie ten Boom: Part 2 9 Jun 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

Corrie ten Boom (1892-1983): Join us for a two-part journey through the incredible life and testimony of Corrie ten Boom, one of the most well-known Christians of the 20th century! From a quiet life as a watchmaker's daughter in Holland to assisting with underground operations to rescue Jews during World War II; from suffering in a Nazi concentration camp to becoming a world-renowned speaker on the power of God's love and forgiveness--you won't want to miss Corrie's captivating story!

  • The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom 
  • Tramp for God by Corrie ten Boom & Jamie Buckingham
  • A Prisoner and Yet… by Corrie ten Boom
  • Not Good if Detached by Corrie ten Boom
  • The Watchmaker's Daughter by Jean Watson

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Amy Carmichael: Part 1 16 Jun 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

Amy Carmichael (1867-1951): Today we will be talking about a woman who probably needs no introduction! Amy Carmichael was an Irish woman who ministered to working class factory girls in Belfast before becoming a missionary to India, where she spent the rest of her life establishing an orphanage for children rescued from child prostitiution. Her profound, insightful writings have made her one of the best-loved missionaries of all time!

  • If by Amy Carmichael
  • Edges of His Ways by Amy Carmichael
  • Rose from Brier by Amy Carmichael
  • Whispers of His Power by Amy Carmichael
  • Lotus Buds by Amy Carmichael
  • Mimosa by Amy Carmichael
  • Gold Cord by Amy Carmichael
  • Gold By Moonlight by Amy Carmichael
  • Things As They Are by Amy Carmichael
  • Candles in the Dark by Amy Carmichael
  • God’s Missionary by Amy Carmichael
  • His Thoughts Said...His Father Said by Amy Carmichael
  • Toward Jerusalem by Amy Carmichael
  • Ploughed Under by Amy Carmichael
  • Figures of the True by Amy Carmichael
  • Thou Givest, They Gather by Amy Carmichael
  • ALSO…
  • You Are My Hiding Place (compiled by David Hazard)
  • A Chance to Die by Elisabeth Elliot
  • Amy Carmichael of Dohnavur by Frank Houghton

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

 

Amy Carmichael: Part 2 23 Jun 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

Amy Carmichael (1867-1951): Today we will be talking about a woman who probably needs no introduction! Amy Carmichael was an Irish woman who ministered to working class factory girls in Belfast before becoming a missionary to India, where she spent the rest of her life establishing an orphanage for children rescued from child prostitiution. Her profound, insightful writings have made her one of the best-loved missionaries of all time!

  • If by Amy Carmichael
  • Edges of His Ways by Amy Carmichael
  • Rose from Brier by Amy Carmichael
  • Whispers of His Power by Amy Carmichael
  • Lotus Buds by Amy Carmichael
  • Mimosa by Amy Carmichael
  • Gold Cord by Amy Carmichael
  • Gold By Moonlight by Amy Carmichael
  • Things As They Are by Amy Carmichael
  • Candles in the Dark by Amy Carmichael
  • God’s Missionary by Amy Carmichael
  • His Thoughts Said...His Father Said by Amy Carmichael
  • Toward Jerusalem by Amy Carmichael
  • Ploughed Under by Amy Carmichael
  • Figures of the True by Amy Carmichael
  • Thou Givest, They Gather by Amy Carmichael
  • ALSO…
  • You Are My Hiding Place (compiled by David Hazard)
  • A Chance to Die by Elisabeth Elliot
  • Amy Carmichael of Dohnavur by Frank Houghton

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net 

Granny Brand 30 Jun 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

Granny Brand (1879-1974): In today's podcast, we will be talking about a courageous woman known as "Granny Brand," mother of Dr. Paul Brand. She entered the mission field and married in her thirties. For over sixty years she ministered in the Mountains of Death in India, fording wild rivers, enduring snake bites, dealing with malaria, enduring untold hardships, setting up medical clinics, building schools, sharing the gospel, and raising up Christian leaders. She was an unstoppable force for God!

  • Granny Brand, Her Story by Dorothy Clarke Wilson

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Darlene Diebler Rose 7 Jul 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

Darlene Diebler Rose (1917-2004): Join us today as we follow the incredible journey of Darlene Diebler Rose! From serving with her husband as a pioneer missionary in New Guinea, to suffering in a Japanese POW camp during World War II, to being released at the end of the War and returning to missionary service in New Guinea--you won't want to miss this amazing story of the overcoming power of God!

  • Evidence Not Seen: A Woman’s Miraculous Faith in the Jungles of World War II by Darlene Deibler Rose

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Betty Stam 14 Jul 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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!

  • The Triumph of John and Betty Stam by Mrs. Howard Taylor
  • John Betty Stam: Missionary Martyrs by Vance Christie
  • The Faith of Betty Scott Stam by Betty Stam

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Lettie Cowman 21 Jul 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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!

  • Streams in the Desert by Lettie Cowman
  • Springs in the Valley by Lettie Cowman
  • Charles E. Cowman: Missionary Warrior by Lettie Cowman

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Priscilla Studd 28 Jul 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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 her surrendered life!

  • No Sacrifice Too Great (AKA C.T. Studd & Priscilla) by Eileen Vincent
  • The Cambridge Seven by John Pollock
  • C.T. Studd: Cricketer & Pioneer by Norman Grubb

Women Worth Knowing is the revised title for a podcast produced by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in conjunction with KWAVE radio.  Women Worth Knowing is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the website Women You Should Know. The official Women You Should Know website can be found at: https://womenyoushouldknow.net

Susannah Spurgeon 4 Aug 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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!

  • A Basket of Summer Fruit
  • Ten Years of My Life in the Service of the Book Fund
  • Ten Years After!
  • Autobiography of Charles H. Spurgeon
  • A Cluster of Camphire: Words of Cheer and Comfort for Sick and Sorrowful Souls
  • Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon by Ray Rhodes Jr
Mildred Cable 11 Aug 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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 demonstrates the fact that age is never a barrier to the work of God!

  • Something Happened by Mildred Cable & Francesca French (**RARE BOOK)
  • The Gobi Desert by Mildred Cable & Francesca French
  • The Story of Topsy by Mildred Cable & Francesca French (**RARE BOOK)
  • China: Her Life and People by Mildred Cable & Francesca French (**RARE BOOK)
  • Through Jade Gate and Central Asia by Mildred Cable & Francesca French (**RARE BOOK)
  • Mildred Cable: Through the Jade Gate by Geoff & Janet Benge
Christina Moir Forsyth 18 Aug 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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 loved. Hers is a beautiful testimony you won't want to miss!

  • Christina Forsyth of Fingoland by W.P. Livingstone
Joanne Shetler 25 Aug 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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 effect the spiritual transformation of an entire people through the Gospel message. It’s no wonder she entitled her autobiography, And the Word Came With Power!

  • And the Word Came With Power by Joanne Shetler
Sojourner Truth 1 Sep 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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!

  • Narrative of Sojourner Truth by Sojourner Truth & Olive Gilbert
Harriet Beecher Stowe 8 Sep 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

 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 that the basis for Harriet’s incredible novel--and indeed the foundation of her entire life--was an understanding of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and His heart for the oppressed and downtrodden. Join us today for the TRUE “behind the scenes” story of one of the most influential writers in American history!

  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe 
  • Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America by David S. Reynolds
Amanda Berry Smith 15 Sep 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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 with Mrs. Amanda Smith by Amanda Berry
Harriet Tubman 22 Sep 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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 free hundreds of slaves without ever being caught? Join us today for the powerful testimony of a woman whose willingness to listen to and quickly obey the voice of God not only made her an effective rescuer of slaves, but a beloved American icon.

  • Harriet, the Moses of Her People by Sarah Hopkins Bradford

  • Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom by Catherine Clinton

Eliza Davis George 29 Sep 2020 Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

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 ever female African American missionaries in history. Join us today for Eliza’s inspirational story of resilience and perseverance as she ministered to the tribal peoples and children of Liberia, leaving a legacy that continues to this day!

  • When God Says Go: The Amazing Journey of a Slave’s Daughter by Lorry Lutz