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We may look at our full slate of Bible studies and women’s ministry programs and wonder why women who are hurting don’t get involved. What a woman in pain needs is a loving shepherd. Why a shepherd? Because a shepherd responds with compassion and understanding. Bev Hislop believes that an effective women’s ministry should involve women who, under the authority of their church’s leadership, are shepherds at heart. A shepherd skillfully dispenses pastoral care that is timely and appropriate. Most importantly, a woman who is a true shepherd ministers to each woman by leading her to drink—first sips from a teaspoon, then mouthfuls from a cup, the cup of the living water—Jesus Christ. Out of her years of experience ministering to hurting women, Bev offers this book in the hope that, by raising up shepherds equipped to address the issues of a woman’s heart, ministries to women will become more relevant and more vital than ever before.

  • Title: Shepherding a Woman’s Heart: A New Model for Effective Ministry to Women
  • Author: Beverly Hislop
  • Publisher: Moody
  • Print Publication Date: 2003
  • Logos Release Date: 2009
  • Pages: 208
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Church work with women; Women in church work
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-10-03T23:17:28Z

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Beverly Hislop

Dr. Bev Hislop teaches courses on pastoral care to women in the Master of Arts in Ministry and Leadership—with a Pastoral Care to Women concentration—at Western Seminary in Portland, San Jose, and Sacramento. She also served on the board of Network for Women in Leadership, and has been involved in women’s ministries for over 30 years.

She founded the Women’s Center for Ministry at Western Seminary in Portland in 1996, and established the unique Pastoral Care to Women (PCW) programs and courses offered at Western Seminary.

Previously, Dr. Hislop developed and taught a women’s ministry module at Moody Bible Institute in South Florida, established and directed women’s ministries in five churches (on both west and east coasts of America, and overseas), and hosted a weekly radio program, Western Connection for Women, for women in ministry and ministry wives. She also established a ministry just for pastors’ wives.

Dr. Hislop’s newest book, Shepherding Women in Pain, is a vital resource for pastors, women’s ministry directors, and all who have a heart for helping hurting women. Dr. Hislop is also the author of Shepherding a Woman's Heart, and was a major contributing author to the Women's Ministry Handbook.

Dr. Hislop and her husband, Jim, have two married children and six living grandchildren. 

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