Message 4: Grow Up & Step Up

Sept. 29, 2017 Susan Hunt speaking at Message 4: Grow Up & Step Up

What does older women training younger women have to do with creation, the fall, redemption, and transformation? Everything, says Susan Hunt. This Titus 2 model might not be the strategy you'd expect to advance the gospel, but this is God’s strategy. “Who but God would have thought of such a strategy,” Susan asks, “using ordinary, weak women to accomplish such an extraordinary mission?”

Running Time: 17 minutes


Susan Hunt: A couple of months ago I was having lunch with a young woman who had just graduated from college. As we were talking, she was talking about transitioning from college life to adult when she said, “I’m making life decisions without the life experience to make them.”

And I said, “Well, Emily, Titus 2 is God’s strategy to provide what you need.”

Emily knew what I was talking about. Her mom has been a spiritual daughter for years. She’s in my Titus 2 discipleship group. So Emily is a spiritual granddaughter, and she’s now in our group.

She smiled and said, “You’re right. I love just to be with all of you. I like to listen to you talk to one another. I like to hear you talk about the various situations you’re in. I like to hear you pray for one another. I learn just from being …


Scripture References

  • Titus 2:3-5

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.