Author Kasey Van Norman

ABOUT

Kasey Van Norman contributes the counselor’s perspective to the Known by Name Bible study series. She is a licensed counselor and Bible teacher who approaches her writing and counseling from a place of being rescued from the pain of abuse, redeemed from the shame of being unfaithful, and healed from the fear of a life-threatening cancer diagnosis. Kasey is a headliner with the Extraordinary Women Conferences, and she and her wonderful husband, Justin, live with their two children in Bryan, Texas.

AUTHOR RESOURCES

Known By Name: Rahab

Don’t Judge Me; God Says I’m Qualified

Rahab’s story is the story of a girl boss, an assertive, confident woman who did what she had to do to provide for her family. She was not a church girl. But when opportunity knocked, she boldly trusted in God. Shed unhelpful labels and fears, and instead revel in God’s unconditional love and acceptance of you—just as you are. You can be free from shame and doubt.

The Known by Name series explores complex women in the Bible and their struggles with tough questions through the lenses of a counselor, a Bible teacher, and a dramatist.

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Known By Name: Hagar

In the Face of Rejection, God Says I’m Significant

Hagar’s story, found in Genesis 16, is a story of cultural victimization. She was betrayed, abandoned, and scorned. Her response? She did what most of us would do when deeply hurt by someone we trust—she ran away. She got defensive. But deep down, she still hoped for redemption. Even when life doesn’t affirm you, God does. What is unresolved is not unseen by God.

The Known by Name series explores complex women in the Bible and their struggles with tough questions through the lenses of a counselor, a Bible teacher, and a dramatist.

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Known By Name: Naomi

When I Feel Worthless, God Says I’m Enough

Naomi’s story, found in the book of Ruth, is a story of lost identity. She lost her husband, her sons, her home—everything. She reacted by becoming bitter. But even in her angry, fearful, rather dramatic season of self-pity and despair, God kept showing his faithfulness. When you go through trauma, loss, and hardship, God remains close. He can and will redeem even the darkest circumstances.

The Known by Name series explores complex women in the Bible and their struggles with tough questions through the lenses of a counselor, a Bible teacher, and a dramatist.

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