Empowering Women Month: The Round Up

Part of Jesus’ Economy’s mission is to empower people to live lives of hope—hope in Jesus, and in a better future. For the month of July, we focused on empowering women, telling you their stories and the stories of biblical women. Here’s a round up of our journey.

I SAW JESUS ONCE

What does it mean to truly follow Jesus? John Barry tells us about the strength of Kari, a woman in Bihar, India, and Mary, Jesus’ mother. Both of these women are extraordinary examples of what it means to be a true disciple, but what does that mean for us?

MARY IS MUCH MORE THAN JUST JESUS’ MOTHER

John Barry discusses Mary’s character in this VLOG. He explores who Mary really was, and what it means to be a follower of Christ.

HOW TO CREATE JOBS IN BIHAR, INDIA

For this video blog, we tell about Jesus’ Economy’s plan for empowering women and creating jobs impoverished Bihar, India.

HOW WE BECOME WHO WE ARE MEANT TO BE

What is a hero? In this “Living for Jesus” post, John Barry talks about 
the faith of Deborah the prophetess, and how God used her to do great things.

BECOMING A HERO: DEBORAH THE PROPHETESS

3 WAYS TO END SEX TRAFFICKING AND 6 GROUPS FIGHTING TRAFFICKING

In this empowering women post, Lucy Maude presents the tragedy of sex trafficking, and shares a plan to stop and fight the growing epidemic.

WHAT STRENGTH REALLY LOOKS LIKE

Priscilla was a strong woman and disciple. Charlotte VanWerven explores Priscilla’s ministry of supporting Paul, and discusses what true strength looks like.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO CO-LABOR WITH GOD?

In this video blog, we talk about Priscilla and how her story demonstrates what it means to co-labor with God.

FAIR TRADE EMPOWERS WOMEN

A fair trade business model is more than just good economics. It’s a moral imperative. Guest writer Leah Wise shares with us how fair trade is impacting communities and empowering women.

FINDING HOPE DURING TRAGEDY

Tragedy often defines us. Charlotte shares the story of Anite, an artisan that Jesus’ Economy empowers, and how she chose to stay strong in the midst of trying circumstances.

BEING A MISSIONARY AT HOME

 

In this “Living for Jesus” post, Charlotte gives us a picture of Dorcas from the Bible, and shows us how we can all be missionaries wherever we are.

LETTING OUR DREAMS FOLD INTO GOD’S DREAMS

In this video, we hear the story of Tabitha (Dorcas), and how she shows us what it means to surrender our dreams to God.

THE STRENGTH TO REBUILD YOUR LIFE: JANET’S STORY

There is true strength in being able to face a disaster and push forward—in working hard despite everything that’s gone wrong. Charlotte tells us the story of Janet Ntakirutimana of Rwanda, who exudes this kind of strength.

THE MODERN FAMILY AND GOD’S FAMILY

Some people are blessed with supportive families. For others, this has never been their reality. Sarah Reeves talks about our family in Christ as she shares the story of Esther.

TO JOURNEY INTO THE UNKNOWN: RUTH’S STORY

The biblical character Ruth provides us with an example of what it means to follow God—even in the most dire circumstances. In this video, Chief Projects Officer Kalene Barry shares why she has always admired Ruth.

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