Spiritual Mothering

Nov. 5, 2011 Susan Hunt speaking at Spiritual Mothering

Do you have a spiritual mother? Is your church preparing you to be a spiritual mother? Is the church or the culture telling the next generation of women what it means to be a true woman? Susan shares ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.


Susan Hunt: We have twelve grandchildren. When my name’s sake Susie was about 4 years old, she slid down their stairs one day on her pillow just as her mother walked around the corner and said, “Susie! Don’t ever do that again.”

And Susie said, “Did you do this when you were a little girl?”

And her mother said, “No. My mother wouldn’t let me.”

Susie said, “Who is your mother?”

Catherine said, “Susie, MeeMommy is my mother.”

Susie said, “Uh-uh. She’s an old lady.” (Sounds of laughter)

It gets worse. Susie is now sixteen, and I think we have a picture. Susie is the one in the fancy dress. This was her homecoming doings and the other is another granddaughter Cathy. But actually Susie is right, and the only thing I can think of that qualifies me to be up here speaking on spiritual mothering is that I am …


Scripture References

  • Titus 2:5

About the Speaker

Susan Hunt

Susan Hunt

Susan Hunt is the widow of Gene Hunt, the mother of three, and the grandmother of thirteen. She is the former coordinator of women’s ministry for the Presbyterian Church in America and has written several books for women including Life-Giving Leadership, co-authored with Karen Hodge, and Aging with Grace: Flourishing in an Anti-Aging Culture, co-authored with Sharon Betters. She loves time with her family, sitting on her porch with younger women, and tending the flowers her grandsons help her plant in her yard.