Women Worth Knowing

Women Worth Knowing

Join us each week for a lively conversation between authors Cheryl Brodersen and Robin Jones Gunn as they explore the lives of well-known—and not so well-known—Christian women in history. Trust us, these are definitely women worth knowing!

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Clara Brown, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingFebruary 13, 202400:26:011.52 KB

Clara Brown, Part 2

Clara was born into slavery in the year 1800. She was not freed until she was fifty-nine years old. Undaunted by the pain, difficulties, and hardships of life, Clara determined to put Jesus first in all she did. Her story becomes exceptional and inspiring as we follow her life...

Clara Brown, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingFebruary 06, 202400:26:011.52 KB

Clara Brown, Part 1

Clara was born into slavery in the year 1800. She was not freed until she was fifty-nine years old. Undaunted by the pain, difficulties, and hardships of life, Clara determined to put Jesus first in all she did. Her story becomes exceptional and inspiring as we follow her life...

Aileen Alegre, Part 3
Women Worth KnowingJanuary 30, 202400:26:021.53 KB

Aileen Alegre, Part 3

Aileen Alegre is an engaging young woman who presently works in the mountains of Peru rescuing and helping children who have been the victims of neglect, abandonment, and abuse (both physical and sexual). On this program Aileen shares her testimony of growing up as a young Per...

Aileen Alegre, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingJanuary 23, 202400:26:011.52 KB

Aileen Alegre, Part 2

Aileen Alegre is an engaging young woman who presently works in the mountains of Peru rescuing and helping children who have been the victims of neglect, abandonment, and abuse (both physical and sexual). On this program Aileen shares her testimony of growing up as a young Per...

Aileen Alegre, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingJanuary 16, 202400:25:591.52 KB

Aileen Alegre, Part 1

Aileen Alegre is an engaging young woman who presently works in the mountains of Peru rescuing and helping children who have been the victims of neglect, abandonment, and abuse (both physical and sexual). On this program Aileen shares her testimony of growing up as a young Per...

Gloria Chapman, Part 3
Women Worth KnowingJanuary 09, 202400:26:011.52 KB

Gloria Chapman, Part 3

Gloria Chapman knows what it's like to have her whole world collapse on a global scale. On December 8, 1980, the world was shocked by the news that former Beatle, John Lennon, had been shot and killed. The man who pleaded guilty to the murder was Gloria's husband, Mark David C...

Gloria Chapman, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingJanuary 02, 202400:26:001.52 KB

Gloria Chapman, Part 2

Gloria Chapman knows what it's like to have her whole world collapse on a global scale. On December 8, 1980, the world was shocked by the news that former Beatle, John Lennon, had been shot and killed. The man who pleaded guilty to the murder was Gloria's husband, Mark David C...

Gloria Chapman, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingDecember 26, 202300:26:011.52 KB

Gloria Chapman, Part 1

Gloria Chapman knows what it's like to have her whole world collapse on a global scale. On December 8, 1980, the world was shocked by the news that former Beatle, John Lennon, had been shot and killed. The man who pleaded guilty to the murder was Gloria's husband, Mark David C...

Rose Martin, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingDecember 19, 202300:26:011.52 KB

Rose Martin, Part 2

Born to migrant workers, Rose grew up feeling out of place in American culture and yet not fully comfortable in Mexican culture. By the time Rose went to high school, the discomfort drew her to a search for truth, which she heard and received at a Billy Graham Crusade. After h...

Rose Martin, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingDecember 12, 202300:26:331.56 KB

Rose Martin, Part 1

Born to migrant workers, Rose grew up feeling out of place in American culture and yet not fully comfortable in Mexican culture. By the time Rose went to high school, the discomfort drew her to a search for truth, which she heard and received at a Billy Graham Crusade. After h...

Mary Moffat Livingston, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingDecember 05, 202300:26:011.52 KB

Mary Moffat Livingston, Part 2

While Robin was watching a movie about Dr. Livingstone (“I presume”), she was surprised to find out he had a wife. This prompted a deep dive into the life of Mary Moffat Livingstone. Join Robin and Cheryl as they discuss the interesting life of Mary in two episodes. Mary was r...

Mary Moffat Livingston, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingNovember 28, 202300:26:011.52 KB

Mary Moffat Livingston, Part 1

While Robin was watching a movie about Dr. Livingstone (“I presume”), she was surprised to find out he had a wife. This prompted a deep dive into the life of Mary Moffat Livingstone. Join Robin and Cheryl as they discuss the interesting life of Mary in two episodes. Mary was r...

Kendall Kula, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingNovember 21, 202300:26:041.53 KB

Kendall Kula, Part 2

Kendall was content excelling in her career as an elementary school teacher. However, after an unexpected opportunity opened to study the Bible in Austria, Kendall’s life was turned upside-down. After one year, and then another, Kendall joined a ministry team in Hungary. It wa...

Kendall Kula, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingNovember 14, 202300:25:531.52 KB

Kendall Kula, Part 1

Kendall was content excelling in her career as an elementary school teacher. However, after an unexpected opportunity opened to study the Bible in Austria, Kendall’s life was turned upside-down. After one year, and then another, Kendall joined a ministry team in Hungary. It wa...

Lynne Kelly, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingNovember 07, 202300:26:001.52 KB

Lynne Kelly, Part 2

As a young woman, Lynne became somewhat jaded to Christianity because of a negative experience her parents had with a church. She only agreed to go to Bible college because her best friend was going and it afforded her the opportunity to live in Southern California. When Lynne...

Lynne Kelly, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingOctober 31, 202300:26:081.53 KB

Lynne Kelly, Part 1

As a young woman, Lynne became somewhat jaded to Christianity because of a negative experience her parents had with a church. She only agreed to go to Bible college because her best friend was going and it afforded her the opportunity to live in Southern California. When Lynne...

Elizabeth Emuku, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingOctober 24, 202300:26:021.53 KB

Elizabeth Emuku, Part 2

Elizabeth shares with us what it was like to be a woman growing up in Uganda. As a young woman, Elizabeth learned to be content with abundance and poverty. Receiving Jesus in high school, she felt called to study medicine. Elizabeth met her husband in medical school through th...

Elizabeth Emuku, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingOctober 17, 202300:26:001.52 KB

Elizabeth Emuku, Part 1

Elizabeth shares with us what it was like to be a woman growing up in Uganda. As a young woman, Elizabeth learned to be content with abundance and poverty. Receiving Jesus in high school, she felt called to study medicine. Elizabeth met her husband in medical school through th...

John Dickson, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingOctober 10, 202300:25:581.52 KB

John Dickson, Part 2

John Dickson is the first male guest ever invited to share on Woman Worth Knowing! John holds a doctorate in ancient history and has discovered the existence and stories of women who have had a great impact and influence on the church. We invited John to Woman Worth Knowing to...

John Dickson, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingOctober 03, 202300:25:551.52 KB

John Dickson, Part 1

John Dickson is the first male guest ever invited to share on Woman Worth Knowing! John holds a doctorate in ancient history and has discovered the existence and stories of women who have had a great impact and influence on the church. We invited John to Woman Worth Knowing to...

Mary Ann Bickerdyke, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingSeptember 26, 202300:25:451.51 KB

Mary Ann Bickerdyke, Part 2

Mary’s early life was filled with loss. Nevertheless, unlike many other women born in the 1800s, Mary was determined to go to college. She graduated from Oberlin college, married, became a step-mother, and birthed two sons before experiencing the loss of her beloved husband. D...

Mary Ann Bickerdyke, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingSeptember 19, 202300:26:001.52 KB

Mary Ann Bickerdyke, Part 1

Mary’s early life was filled with loss. Nevertheless, unlike many other women born in the 1800s, Mary was determined to go to college. She graduated from Oberlin college, married, became a step-mother, and birthed two sons before experiencing the loss of her beloved husband. D...

Marlene Rice, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingSeptember 12, 202300:25:081.47 KB

Marlene Rice, Part 2

Are you ready for part two of the interview with Marlene Rice? Her vulnerability endeared us to her as she shared how God drew her out of a hippie commune in the 70’s and into His family. For the past forty years she has served on staff for ministries including Luis Palau, Ope...

Marlene Rice, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingSeptember 05, 202300:26:221.54 KB

Marlene Rice, Part 1

We’re so glad we were able to have Marlene Rice in studio for two episodes. Since 2005, Marlene has served as the Director of Development for the Maui Food Bank, a non-profit that networks closely with the churches and aid agencies on the island. You’ll be encouraged by her re...

Letters from Listeners Part 2
Women Worth KnowingAugust 29, 202300:28:471.69 KB

Letters from Listeners Part 2

Thank you, beautiful listeners! You have sent in touching stories about women you wanted us to know, and this week Cheryl and Robin will share about a few of them. We have encouragement from a 16-year-old homeschooler; a poignant piece from one of our favorite guests, Michelle...