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Apr 29, 2019

On today’s episode of the Journeywomen podcast, I’m chatting with Dr. Michael Haykin about church history! Dr. Haykin is the chair and professor of Church History at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY and Director of the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies.



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History, libraries, book stores

Spending time with his wife

Spending time with his adult children  



Esther Edwards Burr (1732-1758)

Perpetua (Died 203)

Monica mother of Augustine (332-387)

Macrina (330-379)

Julian of Norwich (1342-1416)

Idelette Stordeur de Bure Calvin (1509-1549)

Brilliana Harley (1598-1643)

Anne Dutton (1692–1765)

Anne Steele (1717–1778)

Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784)

Selina Hastings (1707-1791)

Josephine Butler (1828-1906)

Amy Carmichael (1867-1951)

Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015)

Henrietta Mears (1890-1963)



  • Why is it important to value church history?
  • What is something you learned regarding church history?
  • Identify an area of life where learning about history changed your view of the present?
  • How is your view of the gospel strengthened by history?
  • How has your view of the church been challenged by this episode?
  • What are you going to do or implement as a result of what you’ve learned this week?



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