We need to regularly preach these stories (and others) to remind our congregations that the most important qualification for leading God’s people is not a Y-chromosome, but a faithful heart.
The problem with assuming we know the details is that often reality differs significantly. Then it becomes easy to question our calling.
The bravery, chutzpah, faithfulness, love, and kindness of these women remind us that leadership in the kingdom of God comes in many forms, if only we have eyes to see.
If the church as a whole is not working together to live out the truth of the gospel, then the warrior of God will become emaciated.