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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Mathilda Wrede, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingJune 25, 202400:26:01

Mathilda Wrede, Part 1

Baroness Mathilda Wrede grew up in a wealthy household. Her early years were filled with privilege. However, after coming to know Jesus at nineteen years old, the trajectory of her life took a radical turn toward helping the least-regarded element of society: the prisoner and ...

Jeanna Combs, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingJune 18, 202400:26:07

Jeanna Combs, Part 2

It was great to be able to sit down and talk with Jeanna Combs in studio. Jeanna was born in Hawaii, but was raised by her single mom along with her three brothers in Vista, California. As a young girl, the church became her second family and filled in the vacant role of fathe...

Jeanna Combs, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingJune 11, 202400:26:07

Jeanna Combs, Part 1

It was great to be able to sit down and talk with Jeanna Combs in studio. Jeanna was born in Hawaii, but was raised by her single mom along with her three brothers in Vista, California. As a young girl, the church became her second family and filled in the vacant role of fathe...

Susan Lim, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingJune 04, 202400:26:01

Susan Lim, Part 2

We were so blessed to have Susan Lim in the studio with us for a 2-part series where she shared her story of growing up in a Buddhist family, and how God brought her to Himself. She also shared the way the Lord has used the circumstances of her life, including delays, to bring...

Susan Lim, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingMay 28, 202400:26:04

Susan Lim, Part 1

We were so blessed to have Susan Lim in the studio with us for a 2-part series where she shared her story of growing up in a Buddhist family, and how God brought her to Himself. She also shared the way the Lord has used the circumstances of her life, including delays, to bring...

Amy Orr-Ewing on Dorothy Sayers, Part 3
Women Worth KnowingMay 21, 202400:26:00

Amy Orr-Ewing on Dorothy Sayers, Part 3

Dorothy L. Sayers (June 1893–Dec. 1957) was more than an English crime novelist and contemporary of Agatha Christie. She was also an ardent Christian and apologist. She was one of the first women to graduate from Oxford University; she spoke several languages fluently; was a b...

Amy Orr-Ewing on Dorothy Sayers, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingMay 14, 202400:26:00

Amy Orr-Ewing on Dorothy Sayers, Part 2

Dorothy L. Sayers (June 1893–Dec. 1957) was more than an English crime novelist and contemporary of Agatha Christie. She was also an ardent Christian and apologist. She was one of the first women to graduate from Oxford University; she spoke several languages fluently; was a b...

Amy Orr-Ewing on Dorothy Sayers, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingMay 07, 202400:26:00

Amy Orr-Ewing on Dorothy Sayers, Part 1

Dorothy L. Sayers (June 1893–Dec. 1957) was more than an English crime novelist and contemporary of Agatha Christie. She was also an ardent Christian and apologist. She was one of the first women to graduate from Oxford University; she spoke several languages fluently; was a b...

Svea Flood
Women Worth KnowingApril 30, 202400:26:01

Svea Flood

How could the short life of one woman have such a sweeping impact on an entire nation? The life of Svea Flood is a remarkable story. In 1923, Svea Flood and her new husband, David, and their young son left their home in Sweden and went to the Belgian Congo (currently Zaire). T...

Mary Ann Aldersey, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingApril 23, 202400:25:56

Mary Ann Aldersey, Part 2

Mary Ann Aldersey was a petite woman born into an affluent London family in 1797. She was the youngest of 4 children. From an early age, she was determined to help the plight of uneducated Chinese women. She studied Chinese and looked for any opportunity to go to China. After ...

Mary Ann Aldersey, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingApril 16, 202400:26:02

Mary Ann Aldersey, Part 1

Mary Ann Aldersey was a petite woman born into an affluent London family in 1797. She was the youngest of 4 children. From an early age, she was determined to help the plight of uneducated Chinese women. She studied Chinese and looked for any opportunity to go to China. After ...

Dianne Sivulka, Part 3
Women Worth KnowingApril 09, 202400:26:02

Dianne Sivulka, Part 3

In the next two episodes, Robin introduces us to a lovely woman who is the Development Director for Tirzah International. Tirzah is a faith-based, global, non-profit ministry that provides opportunities for marginalized women through small business training, leadership develop...

Dianne Sivulka, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingApril 02, 202400:26:01

Dianne Sivulka, Part 2

In the next two episodes, Robin introduces us to a lovely woman who is the Development Director for Tirzah International. Tirzah is a faith-based, global, non-profit ministry that provides opportunities for marginalized women through small business training, leadership develop...

Dianne Sivulka, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingMarch 26, 202400:26:01

Dianne Sivulka, Part 1

In the next two episodes, Robin introduces us to a lovely woman who is the Development Director for Tirzah International. Tirzah is a faith-based, global, non-profit ministry that provides opportunities for marginalized women through small business training, leadership develop...

Megan Havelaar, Part 3
Women Worth KnowingMarch 19, 202400:26:01

Megan Havelaar, Part 3

Megan grew up in Denver, Colorado. She still carries an affection for everything outdoors from the years she spent growing up there. As a young girl, she was influenced by the godly example of the youth leaders at her church and challenged to consider serving the Lord in anoth...

Megan Havelaar, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingMarch 12, 202400:26:00

Megan Havelaar, Part 2

Megan grew up in Denver, Colorado. She still carries an affection for everything outdoors from the years she spent growing up there. As a young girl, she was influenced by the godly example of the youth leaders at her church and challenged to consider serving the Lord in anoth...

Megan Havelaar, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingMarch 05, 202400:26:01

Megan Havelaar, Part 1

Megan grew up in Denver, Colorado. She still carries an affection for everything outdoors from the years she spent growing up there. As a young girl, she was influenced by the godly example of the youth leaders at her church and challenged to consider serving the Lord in anoth...

Betsey Stockton, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingFebruary 27, 202400:29:38

Betsey Stockton, Part 2

Betsey was born into slavery around fifteen years after the Revolutionary War ended. It’s believed that her father was a slave owner. She was given to a couple who settled in Princeton, New Jersey. Undaunted by her circumstances, Betsey taught herself to read and, as a teenage...

Betsey Stockton, Part 1
Women Worth KnowingFebruary 20, 202400:31:32

Betsey Stockton, Part 1

Betsey was born into slavery around fifteen years after the Revolutionary War ended. It’s believed that her father was a slave owner. She was given to a couple who settled in Princeton, New Jersey. Undaunted by her circumstances, Betsey taught herself to read and, as a teenage...

Clara Brown, Part 2
Women Worth KnowingFebruary 13, 202400:26:01

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, 202400:26:01

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, 202400:26:02

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, 202400:26:01

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, 202400:25:59

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, 202400:26:01

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...