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Tag: Women in Church History

The Cost of Saying, “I Am A Christian”

The Houston Chronicle featured the moving story of a young woman persecuted for her Christian faith.  Sixteen-year-old Julie Afab was working in an office in Pakistan.  A man who came to the office was offended by the silver cross she wo... Read More »

Courage and Conviction: Anne Askew

The life and court of King Henry VIII is a great source for novels and movies.  The stories, plots, and intrigues surrounding Henry’s six wives are more than a novelist would dare to invent, showing history is indeed more fascinating tha... Read More »

Monica: The Mother Who Never Stopped Praying

Probably the one person from the early centuries of the Church who influenced later Church history more than any other was Augustine (430), who became Bishop of Hippo in North Africa. Augustine himself, however, recognized that to a great d... Read More »

The Sacrifice of a Pastor's Wife – Neppie Scarborough

In April, 1940, Dr. L.R. Scarborough, then President of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, asked his wife, Neppie, to speak briefly to the men in chapel explaining why the training and preparation of their wives was so very importan... Read More »

The Cost of Saying, "I am a Christian"…Then and Now

The Houston Chronicle featured the moving story of a young woman persecuted for her Christian faith.  Sixteen-year-old Julie Afab was working in an office in Pakistan.  A man who came to the office was offended by the silver cross she wo... Read More »

A Faith-Changing Vacation

Spring is well under way, and soon summer will be here – Vacation time!  Some of my favorite vacations have been visiting historic places, especially places associated with Christian history.  Seeing the church in Wittenberg where Luthe... Read More »

Voices of the Past: A Mother's Advice

Children are a heritage from the Lord (Psalm 127:3), and a very important role of Christian women is the training of these precious treasures in the faith. Numerous Scriptures speak of the parental responsibilities to train children in God... Read More »