“Our time on earth is so short, but our prayers are eternal.” What an impact we can make through prayer and through encouraging moms to pray! Today we complete our Moms in the Bible series, looking at the life of Elizabeth. Listen in as Stacy talks with Sally Burke, President of Moms in Prayer International, about the gift of godly mentorship. We all need women like Elizabeth in our lives, but where do we find them? You won’t want to miss a moment as Sally answers this question.
Scripture on Elizabeth found in Luke 1
At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child you will bear! But why am I so favored, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy. Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!” Luke 1:39-45 (NIV)
As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend. Proverbs 27:17 (NLT)
Books by Sally Burke & Cyndie Claypool de Neve
Unshaken: Experience the Power and Peace of a Life of Prayer
Raise Them Up: Praying God’s Word Over Your Kids
Start with Praise: Living Empowered Through Prayer
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About our Guest
Sally Burke is a dynamic speaker, teacher, author and the President of Moms in Prayer International. She leads a worldwide ministry that equips and encourages women in the transforming power of prayer. As a child growing up in Florida, Sally was fascinated with the space program and began her career as a space shuttle engineer with a Master of Science in Management. After her marriage and the birth of two children, Sally and her husband came to faith in Christ, and Moms in Prayer soon became a top priority. She and her husband Ed now have four grown children, a son-in-law, two daughters-in-law and four grandchildren. In her leisure time, you’ll find Sally on a walk or run, curled up with a good book, or enjoying the company of friends.