Category Archives: Loretta Fulton

WOMEN OF SPIRITUAL INFLUENCE

By LORETTA FULTON During March, which is Women’s History Month, Spirit of Abilene will feature posts from contributors about women of spiritual influence in the Bible, in their personal lives, and from history. Below is a story I wrote for the Abilene Reporter-News for Women’s History Month in 2016. It is about a woman who was a giant in the

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WE ARE ALL ‘CREATED TO BE CALLED’

By LORETTA FULTON “Don’t believe the lies,” Hardin-Simmons University President Eric Bruntmyer said during the Texas Baptist Women in Ministry Conference held Feb. 22 at HSU’s Logsdon Seminary. The lies he referred to are about the role of women in society and in ministry, specifically in Baptist ministry. If Ellen Di Giosia had listened to the lies, she wouldn’t be

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GOD QUALIFIES THE CALLED

By LORETTA FULTON In case anyone missed the point, Joseph Tobias made sure they got it. The audience in Hardin-Simmons’ Behren’s Chapel had just heard Scripture read in various languages and watched a parade of flags by students from different countries. They heard “Hallelujah” in several lanugages at once. It was a rousing way to start International Week on campus

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