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Journeywomen


Mar 12, 2018

On this episode of the Journeywomen podcast, I chatted with my real-life friend Cierra Bragan about sharing life and the Gospel both locally and cross-culturally. We talked about everything from feeling the nervous jitters before we share our faith, to fighting off feelings of inadequacy and trusting that our confidence in sharing should rest in the conviction of who we know Christ to be and what he is capable of. Throughout the entire interview Cierra beautifully articulates the Gospel and encourages us to rest IN the Gospel at all times. She said, “What he requires he supplies, and he’s done that in Jesus. That’s just beautiful. It’s not Jesus plus, or Jesus in addition to my good works, or Jesus in addition to my Sunday School attendance. It is Christ alone.”

 

CIERRA’S RESOURCES

Missionary Biographies

Through Gates of Splendor by Elisabeth Elliot

Journals of Jim Elliot by Jim Elliot

Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot by Elisabeth Elliot

To the Golden Shore: The Life of Adoniram Judson by Courtney Anderson

John Hyde: Apostle of Prayer by Francis McGaw

Let the Nations Be Glad by John Piper

Cross-Cultural Servanthood: Serving the World in Christlike Humility by Duane Elmer

The Valley of Vision (A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions)

 

CIERRA’S SIMPLE JOYS

Warm days to be outside

Bubble bath

Chick-fil-a vanilla iced coffee

 

OTHER RESOURCES

Evangelism Explosion by D. James Kennedy

Romans Road

David Platt - Threads

Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide to Every Nation

Crazy Busy by Kevin DeYoung

 

CONNECT WITH CIERRA

Instagram

Wherever I Lodge Instagram

 

SPONSORSHIP DETAILS

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SPONSORSHIP DETAILS

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