Turn Your Faith Into Relationship – September 2017

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Welcome back from summer vacation ladies! We’ve been planning several September events to turn your faith into relationship. Here’s a summary of upcoming events…

Prayer Study: Discerning the Voice of God by Priscilla Shirer –>

Several women asked us to lead an online Bible study on prayer, so we’ve selected the updated version of Discerning the Voice of God by Priscilla Shirer. You may know this author as the actor on the War Room Movie, or perhaps you’ve joined us for her Armor of God study. We’ve been leading her studies here since 2010 and are thrilled to go through this study again. Join us!

40 Day Sugar Fast –>

We have a committed group of women who are starting a 40 day spiritual fast on September 1st, 2017. Many are excluding sugar from their diet, while a few others have decided to fast from coffee, bread, or specific foods. There are no rules for this fasting group. Jump in and begin a 40-day fast with us. If you have a medical condition don’t fast from sugar or food without a doctor’s approval. 

Christian Leadership Coaching –>

Turn your calling into ministry with our monthly leadership coaching! If you’re an author, speaker, small group leader, or someone called into ministry- get into this group! If you’re too busy, send your virtual assistant or intern and I’ll coach them how to support you.

Monthly Book Club –>

We have a monthly book club with discussions on specific books. Pick any book from the list, read before the end of the month, and then we start again the next month. Our goal is to read 12 books in a year, or if you speed read, 52 books (or more) in a year. Join us for book of the month discussion questions, meet the author, and fun book-related events!

September 2017 Book Club Selections and Discussion Days






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We are heartbroken over the flooding in Texas and our Bible Cafe friends in the path of Harvey. Please know that we are praying for you constantly and you are not forgotten!

Our Monday small group leader Barbra is stepping down from leadership as her cancer is more aggressive.

Our Tuesday small group leader Renee is recovering from recent surgery.

Our Saturday small group leader Lisa is recovering from open heart surgery and will be on sabbatical for the next study.

Former small group leader Chasity is preparing for her toddler son’s open heart surgery in mid September.


Author Cheri Gregory is joining us as a small group leader on Saturday’s


Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of undeserved privilege where we now stand, and we confidently and joyfully look forward to sharing God’s glory. Romans 5:2 NLT

Write down this verse… then ask yourself “What is my place of undeserved privilege?” Are you “confidently and joyfully” looking forward to the future, or dwelling in the past?




 Interviews Womens Bible Cafe Founder Christine Abraham

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Shortly after posting this comment on Twitter, I was contacted by the BibleGateway team for an interview.

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Their response: We think the Bible Gateway App is a great tool for Bible reading and study. But when we read about somebody using it to complete dozens of Bible studies and a theology degree, we had to know more. So we got in touch with Women’s Bible Cafe to learn a bit more about the work they do, and how the Bible Gateway App helps them do it.

The interview was very enjoyable and the article is now published. Read it here:




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Thank You to Our Volunteer Leaders and Site Sponsors!

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thank you womens bible cafePeople often ask me, “What makes Womens Bible Cafe so successful?” For those of you that know me, you know once I start talking about WBC, there is no stopping me! But if you drill down to the single most important difference it’s the leaders in our ministry. Women who volunteer their time and share their hearts in small group discussions each week.

He must become greater, we must become less -John 3:30

None of our accomplishments would be possible if we did not have the absolute best volunteers pouring their hearts and souls into our online Bible studies. I would like to extend a very special thank you to the following volunteers:

WBC Core Leaders (since 2011):  Carla Brooks, Carla Richards, Christine Abraham (Founder), Heather C. King (Book Club Director), Lakecia Harris, LaTanya Knight, Mary Beth Floyd, Shari Lewis, Sheree Poole (Inductive Studies Director), Sonya Nelson (WBC Co-Director), Stasia Nielsen (WBC Co-Director), Tina Cooley (Prayer Team Director) 

WBC Group Leaders (current): Alice Theobold, Barbra Jackson, Caroline Hawthorne, Carrol Warkentin, Christine Johnson, Dora Lewis, Flyfisher Scholl, Gina Windle, Jeanne Ridderman, Jennifer Moye, Jessica Campbell, Julie Reed, Karen Douglass, Laura Ackerman, Lauren Martinez, Mary Youngmiller, Melissa Gray, Mindy Chenault, Rebecca Rojero, Renee Foley, Rhonda Collins, Rosette DeGuzman, Sajna Kuruvilla, Sheila Watson, Sherilynn Matsumoto, Tamica Reynolds, Tracey Anderson, Tricia McWilliams and Vickie Bowen.

WBC Prayer Team: Barbra Jackson, Isabel Irizarry, Jeanne Ridderman, Sherilynn Matsumoto, Sonya Nelson, Tina Cooley

WBC Group Leaders (former): AdeleAlys Spil, Christine Weckerly, Cindy Plummer, Cindy Webster, Darlene Thaxton, Debbie Oliver, Gayle Cox, Ile Plaza, Jennifer Deffendall, Jennifer Strohpaul, Kay Stairs, Kelly Washington, Laverne Aslam, Lori Jorgenson, Melinda Benn, Mercy Stone, Pam Hagen, Patti Achee, Sarah Falconer, Sharon Sullivan, Sherrese Moore, Sunnygirl Peace, Susan Humphreys, Tanya Villani, Traci Pollard, Wanda Kok, Wilma Marler, Yvonne Martinez.

WBC Site Sponsors: Abingdon Women, iBloom, Laurie Cole, Lifeway Women, Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas, Lorraine Hill, Mindy Ferguson, Nancy Leigh DeMoss. 

WBC Scholarship Fund: private donations from WBC students and leaders

I want to extend a thank you to each of our volunteers for leading small groups, praying for our students, joining leadership discussions, sharing updates on social media, and most importantly- reflecting Christ in YOU.

Our passion for providing FREE online Bible studies at the #BibleCafe for women around the world is every bit as strong as when we opened our first online study in 2009.

Please take the time to thank your small group leaders this week!

It’s also a wonderful time to show your commitment to our success and partner with us by making a donation to help cover the costs of running a large ministry. Click “Support This Ministry”

Our community will continue to Study. Connect. Grow. There are no limits on WBC as long as we join God where He is working!

With Love,

christine abraham

We are a 100% volunteer ministry! We’re reaching 200,000+ women around the world without the expense of an administrative staff, marketing team, or salary! With God all things are possible!