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3 Things Every Woman Needs to Know about Spiritual Mothers, with Robyn McKelvy and Kay Barker

Do you have a spiritual mother? Are you serving as one? Discover three things you need to know about spiritual mothers in this inspiring episode featuring Robyn McKelvy and Kay Barker (Dannah's mom!). 

Episode Notes

“The Mighty Influence of a Praying Mom: Rhonwyn Kendrick’s Story”


Erin Davis: Christian women need spiritual mothers, and I've got a question for you this morning: Do you have one? And are you serving as one? Today we're going to explore three things you need to do and know about having and being a Titus 2 woman. I'm Erin Davis.

Portia Collins: And I am Portia Collins.

Dannah Gresh: And I am Dannah Gresh. 

I've been thinking as we just celebrated Mother's Day, it sure can be a special day. But it can also be a painful day for so many of my friends. And either way, I've decided it's a good reminder that …

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About the Hosts

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is an author, blogger, and speaker who loves to see women of all ages run to the deep well of God’s Word. She is the author of many books and Bible studies including: 7 Feasts, Connected, Beautiful Encounters, and the My Name Is Erin series. She serves on the ministry team of Revive Our Hearts. When she’s not writing, you can find Erin chasing chickens and children on her small farm in the Midwest.

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

When Dannah Gresh was eight years old, she began praying that God would use her as a Bible teacher for “the nations.” When she sees the flags of many countries waving at a Revive Our Hearts event, it feels like an answer to her prayer.

Dannah is the founder of True Girl which provides tools for moms and grandmothers to disciple their 7–12 year-old girls. On Monday nights, you’ll find Dannah hosting them in her online Bible study. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including Ruth: Becoming a Girl of Loyalty, Lies Girls Believe, and a Bible study for adult women based on the book of Habakkuk. She and her husband, Bob, live on a hobby farm in central Pennsylvania.

Portia Collins

Portia Collins

Portia Collins is a Christian Bible teacher and writer/blogger who enjoys studying and teaching Scripture.  Portia is the founder of "She Shall Be Called" (SSBC), a women’s ministry centered on helping women understand and embrace true biblical womanhood through solid study of God's Word. To learn more about SSBC, visit  Portia and her husband, Mikhail, have a daughter and currently live in the Mississippi Delta. 

About the Guests

Robyn McKelvy

Robyn McKelvy

Robyn McKelvy has devoted her life to the care and building up of others—in her home, in the church her husband pastors, and through years of speaking for FamilyLife and at countless women’s events. Robyn has written SOS: Sick of Sex and a devotional book, Say It Loud!: Becoming Your Husband’s Personal Cheerleader. Robyn and her husband Ray are parents of seventeen children: seven in heaven and ten amazing souls here on earth.

Kay Barker

Kay Barker

Kay Barker is a Christian business woman with a special connection to the Revive Our Hearts team. She is the mother of Dannah Gresh. For decades, Kay has been using her platform—first as a local radio station owner and then in the international pyrotechnics industry—to share her faith in Jesus Christ and spiritually mother many. As she reached retirement age, God prompted her to stay the course as a mentor.