Girls with Swords Chapter 6

Becoming a Warrior We have had such a progression so far in our study…identifying ourselves not as victims but targets, to recognizing ourselves a heroes on a battleground, and acknowledging the Cross as a sword. We are chosen. Now we move into Part Two: Trained. We’re ready to enter that battlefield, and Lisa would haveContinue reading “Girls with Swords Chapter 6”

Girls with Swords Chapter 4

The Battleground We’re girls, so most of us don’t think like warriors – we’re typically nurturers, organizers, helpers. But if you’re like me, you have enough men in your life that you’ve seen a few movies or heard enough stories that you get the concept of war. Two sides. Opposing views. One winner. I knowContinue reading “Girls with Swords Chapter 4”

Girls with Swords Chapter 3

You Might Be a Hero I’m an 80s girl…I read the title of this chapter and I’m thinking Footloose…”I Need a Hero!” Interesting because this chapter is not about us, women, needing heroes. It’s about US being the heroes. Total shift in thinking, isn’t it? Maybe the hardest thing in this chapter is the notionContinue reading “Girls with Swords Chapter 3”

Girls with Swords Chapter 2

A Sword is Born God’s Word is so full…of truths, promises, and sometimes surprises! Did you have any idea how many passages used “sword”? I have read Genesis 3:24 hundreds of times and never paid attention to the “flaming sword.” One of the reasons I love Bible study with teachers like Lisa Bevere is theyContinue reading “Girls with Swords Chapter 2”

Girls with Swords Introduction

Our next study begins this week! It’s based on Lisa Bevere’s book, Girls with Swords. We have a group of women at our church (New Covenant UMC, http://www.newcov.tv) that meets every Monday morning, but not everyone can make to study so this blog gives you the opportunity to read the book in community! Girls withContinue reading “Girls with Swords Introduction”