Women leaders from the USA:

Phoebe Palmer: Methodist theologian and evangelist

Posted by on Sep 23, 2012 in Evangelicals, Evangelists, Nineteenth century, Stories, United States | Comments Off

Phoebe Palmer transformed the spiritual life of many churches in America and the United Kingdom in her day, and by her preaching led thousands of people to faith in Jesus. She grew up as Phoebe Worrall in New York City, in the early years of the nineteenth century, and was active in the American Methodist Episcopal Church. She married Walter C. Palmer in 1827, and soon began to be involved in the leadership of a weekly prayer and Bible study group, devoted the pursuing Christian perfection. (Following its founder, John Wesley, the Methodist...

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Mary Dyer: Quaker preacher and martyr

Posted by on Sep 4, 2012 in Seventeenth/Eighteenth century, Stories, UK, United States | Comments Off

Mary Dyer was a fearless Quaker preacher in colonial New England, eventually martyred for her faith.

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