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Lauren’s Monthly Update – December 2021 Shalom – greetings of peace and joy to you! We are coming to the end of 2021 and hopefully you will have some time to spend with your family, and rest. This month is an exciting one! I have a TV interview I cannot wait to tell you more about (it will air in December or January). In this interview I share openly about my past fears of failure and how to overcome perfectionism. I also got the amazing news that I won the Global Michael Brown Change Agent Award 2021, for my work with GBV and faith. Last week I hosted a women’s gathering for Chanukah and it was such a blessed event, it’s special to come together with other women even virtually. This weekend (5th December) I will be speaking at the WIZO Ruth Branch Chanukah breakfast. This month I am determined to share important resources on the radio, for those of us who are grieving and feeling the toughness of this year. Don’t forget to tune in every Thursday at 5pm to Radio Cape Pulpit to hear the show. Next week I will be reading my book Bold Bible Girls for some wonderful young girls in primary school (do you know I do readings for girls – I’d love to read to them at your school, too!) Don’t forget to pop me an email if you would like to order a copy of Yehudit or Bold Bible Girls, I would love for you to get one! Until next time, stay safe and many blessings! Lauren

What I'm About

Speaking Out

I’m outspoken and passionate about the burdens Yeshua has woven in my heart, and I want to always use my voice for hope, truth and change in this generation. This calling is to “go to where the silence is and say something.”

Gender Justice

What if we lived in a world where women and men co – ruled and co – reigned, it’s a dream that was reality, right there in the beginning. My eyes have seen many things, and my heart has become connected with the calling for gender equality. I’m an egalitarian, that’s who I am!


The pen is a weapon, it has the power to overcome, to heal, to wage war and reveal truth. It’s a weapon of warfare, and we have to wield it well. At the cornerstone of my purpose is a calling to write, it burns inside of me.

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New Illustrated Children's Book -By Lauren Jacobs

The architect, the builders and challengers. The persecuted, the traveller, the prophetess and myrrh carrier. The apostle, the visionaries, the activist and the deliverers. Meet them all in the pages of Bold Bible Girls, where Lauren takes you on a journey in to the lives of overlooked Bible girls. With a vision to inspire young girls to see themselves as competent and strong, this book is a blessed gift for the young visionary. Accompanied by a devotional section, this book aims to bring mothers and daughters together, to reflect on the examples and themes in the lives of these Bible girls. This illustrated children's book brings to life the lesser known girls of the Bible, through biblical accuracy and storytelling.


Grab a copy of my new book, Bold Bible Girls, Published by Naledi Books.

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Featured Interviews

Creative & Kin Interview

In this episode, Barbara and I discuss the magic and hardship of writing a first book, overcoming self doubt, celebrating your own successes as well as those of others and the fact that there is enough sun for all of us.

She Leads Africa

Forget perfection, embrace what you have to give

What's Her Name Interview

What’s Her Name History podcast is dedicated to telling the lesser known stories of Women from History.

Lauren's Writing Portfolio

Lauren has been a freelance journalist and writer since 2011. Her writing focuses on story-telling, profiling extraordinary people, sharing truth, poetry and magical stories. This section features some of her latest contributions and past writing work. Take a look and we hope one of these articles will be a blessing to you! Lauren is a professional member of PenSa, and is a monthly contributor to Off the Page Magazine and Spice4Life.

Pursuing Yeshua's HeartBeat

Two Hearts, One Heartbeat. His.

Advocating Biblical Equality

Living with the Conviction, Men and Women are Equal in Messiah.

Pursuing Godly Justice

Proverbs 31:8-9

Passionate Story Telling

To Survive one must tell Stories – Umberto Eco

Engaging in Creativity

Encouraging the pursuit of Creativity.