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As a young boy, I had no idea the rarity of my experiences. When my mother decided to return to college in pursuit of a degree in education, she turned to my great-grandmothers and grandmothers to help care for me. Little did I know at the time, but these incredible, gritty ladies could be considered […] Read More

Raquel Contreras summarized her call to leadership, saying, “They needed a mother.” Contreras’ story, which she shared at the Baptist Women In Ministry’s Leading Women 2017 conference, held April 26-28, is one of submission and service, love and loyalty, passion and power. I was moved to hear her journey from pastor’s wife and stay-at-home mom […] Read More