Women You Should Know

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Women You Should Know

by Cheryl Brodersen and Jasmine Alnutt

Latest Episode: May 04 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 you should know!

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!

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!

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.

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.

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
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
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
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)

 

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