Bev Hislop

Bev Hislop

Bev Hislop has initiated church/​community ministries for women on the west and east coasts of the U.S. and overseas. She authored Shepherding Women in Pain and Shepherding a Woman’s Heart, Moody Publishers. Bev currently teaches Pastoral Care to Women courses at Western Seminary in Oregon and California (and online) and is founder of the Women’s Center for Ministry. On her day off Bev might be seen riding a motorcycle with her husband near Mt. Hood or enjoying mocha at a local coffee shop with friends. They have two married children.

Posts by Bev Hislop:

Loving Others: Lice or No Lice

“Hugging a homeless person may give you lice.  I’ve had lice several times. But there are medicines that will rid you of the lice.” Cathie’s opening sentence grabbed our attention. She went on to tell us of a recent encounter she had with a homeless […]

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Middle C Doesn’t Change

Madeline has a piano recital in a couple of weeks. She wanted to play her piece for me. It was a beautiful start. Somewhere in the middle it took a shift. She checked the key signature and the timing — both on target. She was using […]

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Caught in the Crossfire of Someone Else's War

Caught in the crossfire of someone else’s war. Used and abused. Treated like a soiled, worthless dishrag. Used for someone else’s pleasure or purpose. Mistreated. So she fled. Hagar fled from Sarai and Abram. She was caught in the crossfire of Sarai […]

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Living in the Moment

My mom was happy to see me. It had been months since we were together We live on opposite sides of the continental USA. Mom has severe dementia and I’m never sure if she will know who I am when I fly in […]

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