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Empowering Women 

Elaine R Kelly Author is empowering women with Christian fiction about women in the Bible and early church and Christian blogs about women in leadership, church history and doctrine.

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Forgotten Followers
from Broken to Bold

After years of submission, Mara is afraid and unsure about everything—especially her nephew, Jesus. Then he is chased off a cliff, and Mara is forced into the unknown.

At the same time, Joanna grapples with hiding her mixed-race heritage or losing her family and community.

Despite trauma, abuse, racism, and inequality, they join other women following Jesus, but will his bold opposition to the establishment endanger their lives?

Forgotten Followers brings love and encouragement to anyone who has felt alone, rejected, or simply out of place. Instead of dismissing women of the gospels as unimportant, author Elaine Ricker Kelly lifts them up as empowered and vibrant characters. Wherever you are on your faith journey, readers can find healing and hope in this CIPA EVVY award-winning religious fiction, the first in her Broken to Bold series. ​

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The Sword

The Sword: A Fun Way to Engage in Healthy Debate on What the Bible Says About a Woman’s Role

Front Cover of The Sword by Elaine R Kelly

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The Sword uses 104 flashcards to show opposing views on gender and the Bible.

These snapshots give the rationale for various interpretations, make memorable hands-on discussion starters, and are an ideal way to introduce education on women in the Bible. The 180 End Notes let you continue your journey studying gender and the Bible.


Contact Elaine R Kelly for discussions or e-news of latest blogs and writing updates. 

Forgotten Followers from Broken to Bold is a historical fiction about women in the Bible, healing from trauma, and God reaching out to the marginalized. It shares the Bible's message that God offers healing and hope without favouritism by gender, race, class, or orientation. The fictional stories in this biblical fiction are framed by true events described in the Bible and are intended to stimulate deeper contemplation of the Scriptures.  

The Sword is a nonfiction book of flashcards showing a variety of interpretations of biblical passages about women in leadership in church and society. 

Christian blogs by Elaine R Kelly HBA MBA provide insights into women in the Bible, women in leadership, church history and doctrine. 


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