Girlfriends in God is a non-denominational ministry that crosses generational and racial boundaries to bring the Body of Christ together as believers. Just as God sent Ruth to Naomi and Mary to Elizabeth, God continues to use women to encourage and equip other women in their spiritual journey. We are doing life together!

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  • Sharon Jaynes
  • Gwen Smith
  • Mary Southerland


Today’s Truth

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.

Hebrews 11:1

Friend to Friend

My husband has had heart problems for years. So I know a lot about irregular heartbeats, cardio versions, heart ablations and defibrillators. We assumed his symptoms were heart related – shortness of breath, extreme fatigue, lightheadedness and inability to climb even a few stairs without wheezing. But when all of the usual tests his cardiologist ordered came back normal, a sliver of fear took root in my heart.

We went to our primary care doctor who ordered a whole new battery of tests. The results of those tests said that Dan had ILD. We were stunned.

Lung disease was a game changer. I had never heard of Interstitial Lung Disease … but it did not sound good. And the more

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Girlfriends in God Support Compassion International

Someone once said, “It takes a village” to raise a child. Here at Girlfriends in God, we have tweaked that a bit. Girlfriends in God is taking a village for Jesus! We have linked arms with Compassion International to help break the cycle of poverty for children in third-world countries…in Jesus’ name. For $38/month, you can provide emotional, social, spiritual, and physical resources to change a child’s life forever. And when you touch a child, you impact his or her entire family.

Connecting Our Hearts, Part 1

Girlfriends in God co-founders Sharon Jaynes, Gwen Smith and Mary Southerland pause to read and discuss a few emails.

"We loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well…" 1 Thessalonians 2:8