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Fanny Crosby

By November 4, 2020May 2nd, 2022Christian Living, Podcasts1 min read

Fanny Crosby (1820-1915): Fanny Crosby was blinded at infancy–yet this didn’t stop her from becoming one of the most prolific hymn writers and important figures in the history of American worship! Join us as we talk about this incredible woman who chose to glorify God in spite of her blindness and found that in her weakness, He was made strong!

  • Safe in the Arms of Jesus by Chester & S. Ann Hearn
  • Fanny Crosby the Hymn Writer [Heroes of the Faith] by Bernard Ruffin
  • Blessed Assurance: The Life & Hymns of Fanny J. Crosby by John Loveland


Join us each week for a lively conversation between author Cheryl Brodersen and history teacher Jasmine Alnutt as they explore the lives of well-known—and not so well-known—Christian women in history. Trust us—these are definitely women worth knowing! Visit

Cheryl currently oversees the Joyful Life women’s Bible study at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. She also hosts a weekly podcast called “Women Worth Knowing,” highlighting women from all walks of life, past and present, and the lives they led for the Lord. Cheryl is also a frequent speaker at women’s retreats and conferences around the world.

Jasmine Alnutt is from Washington State and graduated from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA.