From personal reflection about the Christian response to childlessness, I have learned two things. Firstly, in denominations where complementarianism or patriarchal values are upheld, a woman’s value is believed to be tied in to her role as a wife...
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Gender Blog Posts
I recently spoke at Stellenbosch University, Theology Faculty on reproductive health. The two day discussion conference was intensive with many different speakers from across 5 different universities. I spoke about my journey as a childless by choice woman, whose...
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.Full Portfolio
Award Winning Yehudit, Chosen by God-By Lauren Jacobs
As a daughter of Israel, Yehudit has always loved and trusted in Yahweh, the God of her people. But personal tragedy and the threat of a mighty enemy pose challenges to her faith. God is with her and will use her in her weakness to deliver an entire nation from evil. Accompany Yehudit on her journey from being a young girl defeated by tragedy to becoming a mighty warrior. Along the way, you will discover how the same God who strengthened her can heal your own wounds and shape your destiny. (Also available in Afrikaans.)
** Yehudit Chosen by God won the Prestigious Desmond Tutu - Gerrit Brand Prize for a debut Christian book by a promising author in 2017, it's time you grabbed a copy to find out why!**