Friday, when the Fadhili ladies came to the retreat center, was possibly my favorite. We had everyone tell us a special skill they had, without repeating anything said before them. The responses were so fun! We even had a dance-off!Read More
What power can form one global family out of women and men from many nations? What force can raise us up above those things that divide us? What love can cause us to experience a joy so deep, so real and so satisfying that we feel we are tasting heaven?Read More
Did you miss our first Coffee Q + A last Friday?
Well, do not fear! We recorded the whole thing for ya!
We had 17 people join us from all around the US!
Listen in to hear Judy and Esther answer questions emailed in by the Tirzah network covering a range of topics:Read More
She came from a wealthy, well-educated London family and had an incredible talent for painting. As her art flourished, many encouraged her to commit her life fully to artistic endeavors. An art critic and friend said if she would do so, "she would be the greatest living painter and do things that would be Immortal." Instead, she put a pause on her painting career - if she was going to devote her life to one thing fully, it would be to loving the Lord.Read More
On International Women's Day, we asked the question "Who Am I?"
We know that many women around the world receive an answer to this question that is not from God’s heart. They are told they are not important, told that what they want doesn’t matter, told they are disposable.
Every two years, women leaders from 15 countries in West Africa gather to ask and answer this question for themselves. Later this year, two thousand women from West Africa will gather to feel the strength and power that comes from unity in a part of the world that is difficult for women and difficult for Christians.Read More
Up until a month or so ago, that was the full extent of my familiarity with the West African country at the center of our attention for March, women's history month. In June of last year, I finally got to hug Madeleine Gouentoueu. Madeleine is Tirzah's regional leader in Francophone Africa.Read More
Rose is a core part of our partner program in Kenya and ministers to the Fadhili women, budding entrepreneurs and widows living with HIV. The Fadhili women are a group of 30 (graduating in classes of 15 every 3 years) at Homecare in Nairobi, Kenya. One key aspect of transformation that happens when women are in this program is their view of themselves becomes based on scripture, not on how the world around them has treated them.