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Fierce:

Women of the Bible Who Changed the World

By Jennifer Cowart

A Six Week Bible Study

Available September 3, 2019

Learn from the fierce women of God who changed the world.

The word fierce is trendy. It is used to describe women who are extreme athletes, high-level executives, or supermodels. Women at the top of their game. But what about the rest of us? Can we be fierce? Absolutely! In fact, women like us have been changing the world for thousands of years—many who received little fanfare yet lived fiercely anyway. In this six-week study we will look at lesser-known female characters in the Bible and the ways they changed the world by living into God’s calling, including:

  • The midwives of Egypt (Shiphrah and Puah), who made hard decisions in the face of evil
  • Deborah, who was an unlikely and powerful leader
  • Naaman's slave girl, who bravely points others to God's healing power
  • The Woman at the Well, who boldly repented and shared her faith
  • Lois and Eunice, who parented with intentionality and effectiveness
  • Dorcas, who showed kindness to those in need.

As we explore their lives, we will discover how we too can live into our callings, honor the Lord, and even change the world through our courage, faithfulness, and obedience.

Jennifer Cowart is the executive pastor at Harvest Church, a United Methodist congregation in Warner Robins, Georgia, that she and her husband, Jim, began in 2001. Today Harvest serves 3,000 people in seven worship services. With degrees in Christian education, counseling, and business, she directs the Emerging and Discipleship Ministries at Harvest, including more than 350 small groups that meet in homes and workplaces. As a gifted Bible teacher and speaker, Jen brings biblical truth to life through humor, authenticity, and everyday application. She and Jim have co-written several small group studies together, including Hand Me Downs and Living the Five. They are the proud parents of two children.

 

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