Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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Phillis Wheatley Peters: Groundbreaking Poet with a Purpose

Dannah Gresh: Today on Revive Our Hearts, Dr. Karen Ellis helps us get to know the poet Phillis Wheatley. 

Dr. Karen Ellis: By all accounts, as an African, a woman, and a slave, Wheatley should have remained voiceless in the post-colonial world that surrounded her; yet, she managed to be instrumental in both the temporal revolution and the eternal one. This is radical. She takes what they have to offer her theologically, and then she uses it biblically to hold up the gospel mirror to their faces. 

Dannah: This is Revive Our Hearts with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, coauthor of You Can Trust God to Write Your Story, for Monday, May 9, 2022. I’m Dannah Gresh.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Sprinkled throughout the month of May, we are taking a look at some women whom God has used in extraordinary ways in the past. Now, as I've shared with you …

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About the Teacher

Karen Ellis

Karen Ellis

Karen Ellis is the Director of the Edmiston Center at Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta, where she teaches practical theology courses on Christian endurance in the face of cultural hostility. She holds master’s degrees from Yale University and Westminster Theological … read more …

About the Hosts

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through two nationally syndicated radio programs heard each day—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him. Her books have sold more than five million copies. Through her writing, podcasts, … read more …

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is the co-host of Revive Our Hearts podcast and the founder of True Girl, a ministry dedicated to providing tools to help moms and grandmas disciple their 7–12-year-old girls. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including a Bible … read more …