Tag: woman in ministry

A woman who has a divine appointment with Jesus!

Does God call specific women for ministry? Are you called by God? How do you know you are called? These are some important questions Christian women ask. We can learn from famous woman Bible characters and contemporary woman “ministers” (servers). In this post I will explore one famous example. The Samaritan woman is a good … Continue reading A woman who has a divine appointment with Jesus!

entry ticket to this somewhat unusual Kainos world of mine!

vintage "Here is my heart" Here is the ticket: For those new to my blogs (under the pen name “Crosslife Spaces”), read at least an article in each blog to enter this somewhat unusual/Kainos (Strong's Greek 2537: Fresh, new, unused, novel) world of mine! Yes, I hunt and keep secret treasures. Often I give some … Continue reading entry ticket to this somewhat unusual Kainos world of mine!

a woman whom Jesus loved: a capable, responsible and bold woman of faith

Martha, Mary and Jesus Is Martha less spiritual than Mary? Today we read what Jesus really says about her. Martha is a capable, proactive, and mature woman of faith. Jesus loved the two women, namely Martha, her sister (Mary) and their brother Lazarus dearly. (John 11:5) The three are presumably young, not yet married, affluent, … Continue reading a woman whom Jesus loved: a capable, responsible and bold woman of faith

Woman of faith: 48 years of diamonds

Be encouraged and lifted up by the quotes from Joni Eareckson Tada: "I can’t believe I’ve lived in a wheelchair for almost 50 years. At times it is hard. God has taken me down a rough road – living with paralysis isn’t easy. But on that rocky path, I have discovered many diamonds in the … Continue reading Woman of faith: 48 years of diamonds

woman of faith (3): Love is larger

"God does not have problems. Only plans," proclaimed Corrie ten Boom when a clerical error allowed her to be released from a Nazi concentration camp one week before all women prisoners her age were executed. Corrie and her family helped Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust during World War II and, by all accounts, saved nearly … Continue reading woman of faith (3): Love is larger

woman of faith (2): Keep free to follow the will of God

THE GENDER ISSUE “I saw that God had given me a specific commission . . . but the one objection was the fact that I was a woman. There was no quarrel with the message . . . no denial of the divine seal . . . no getting away from the evidence of the … Continue reading woman of faith (2): Keep free to follow the will of God

woman of faith (1): stepping out

"God delights in His children stepping out over the void with nothing under their feet except the Word of God." Dr. Lilian B. Yeomans (1861-1942) was a medical doctor, evangelist, college educator, and author. Her father was a physician and they moved to the United States in 1862, when he became doctor for the Northern … Continue reading woman of faith (1): stepping out

a writer’s portrait (with quotes)

engrossed in her world she records her time in ink composing a view ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “When I say work I only mean writing. Everything else is just odd jobs.” —Margaret Laurence “If a nation loses its storytellers, it loses its childhood.” —Peter Handke “A book is simply the container of an idea—like a bottle; what is … Continue reading a writer’s portrait (with quotes)

God sent a precious gifted wife

There are times when a woman believer hears God better. She takes the spiritual lead and steps out in faith boldly. This is a testimony of such a woman who lived 2000 years ago. The Bible record of Priscilla, wife of a Jew named Aquila. Excerpts quoted from an article about this couple: "this Christian … Continue reading God sent a precious gifted wife

God sent a woman when He couldn’t find a man to fulfill a vision

today we look at how God sent a woman instead of a man to fulfill His call. Awesome ! Acts 16:6-15 New Living Translation (NLT) A Call from Macedonia 6 Next Paul and Silas traveled through the area of Phrygia and Galatia, because the Holy Spirit had prevented them from preaching the word in the province … Continue reading God sent a woman when He couldn’t find a man to fulfill a vision

A woman’s worth: she asked the price and gave all she had

"I wasn't God's first choice for what I've done for China… I don't know who it was… It must have been a man… a well-educated man. I don't know what happened. Perhaps he died. Perhaps he wasn't willing… and God looked down… and saw Gladys Aylward… And God said - "Well, she's willing."  - Gladys … Continue reading A woman’s worth: she asked the price and gave all she had

Christian woman testimony: casting starry crown

Mary Slessor Mary Slessor wrote to a friend who had long prayed for her: "I have always said that I have no idea how or why God has carried me over so many funny and hard places, and made these hordes of people submit to me, or why the Government should have given me the … Continue reading Christian woman testimony: casting starry crown

Christian woman testimony: she cannot love without giving

“Give me the Love that leads the way The Faith that nothing can dismay The Hope no disappointments tire The Passion that'll burn like fire Let me not sink to be a clod Make me Thy fuel, Flame of God” ― Amy Carmichael “You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.” ― … Continue reading Christian woman testimony: she cannot love without giving

Christian woman testimony: Let me be a woman

“This love of which I speak is slow to lose patience - it looks for a way of being constructive. Love is not possessive. Love is not anxious to impress nor does it cherish inflated ideas of its own ideas. Love has good manners and does not pursue selfish advantage. Love is not touchy. Love … Continue reading Christian woman testimony: Let me be a woman

Christian woman testimony: teacher of the soul

“You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” ― Helen Keller, The Story of My Life “For one wild, glad moment we snapped the chain that binds us to earth, and joining hands with the winds we felt … Continue reading Christian woman testimony: teacher of the soul

Christian woman testimony: When I look upon that wonderful face of Jesus

Kathryn Kuhlman Kathryn Johanna Kuhlman was born in Concordia, Missouri, to German-American parents. She was “born-again” at the age of 14 in the Methodist Church of Concordia, and began preaching in the West at the age of sixteen in primarily Baptist Churches. Kuhlman traveled extensively around the United States and in many other countries holding “healing … Continue reading Christian woman testimony: When I look upon that wonderful face of Jesus

three women, three stories of worth

I would like to introduce three Christian woman missionaries in this post and encourage readers to read further about these unique women who made history. Their lives made interesting and touching stories. (1) Jane Elizabeth "Jennie" Faulding Taylor (6 October 1843 – 31 July 1904), was a British Protestant missionary to China with the China Inland … Continue reading three women, three stories of worth

Christian woman testimony: she asked no more

Ann Hasseltine was born in Bradford, Massachusetts (in the same year the young United States began its government under the Constitution) 1789. When she was a teenager Ann accepted Christ as her Savior and began to spend time in Bible study and prayer. She wanted to serve God and prayed: "Direct me in Thy service, and … Continue reading Christian woman testimony: she asked no more

a Christian woman’s worth: she speaks of love

Here are some random quotes from the book "Compelled by Love" by Heidi Baker; quite challenging to the spiritual mind -I encourage all who long to walk deeper with Jesus into the depth of the vast ocean even in the midst of storm, where the fishes are, to read this book. She speaks of the love of … Continue reading a Christian woman’s worth: she speaks of love