“Well, I think often family. Their husband may not be in favor of it or [he may be] competitive. I think that can be a big problem that has to be settled. The family issue has to be settled.
“[But] if God has called you … it’s not your problem. It’s His problem. And that’s what the Lord said to me at the very beginning when I was called.
“I said, ‘Lord, women don’t preach. They don’t like women.’ [And] the Lord said to me, ‘That is not your problem; that is mine. Your problem is your faith in Me.’
“Family issues have to be settled, that’s for sure. But if God has called you, He’s going to make a way.”
Do you see many younger women being raised up?
“Yes. Yes. And I think it’s very exciting–and it’s their season too. And that’s delightful to us. … I know when I was in Bahrain there was a woman there from Nigeria. She is a princess from some tribe. Her first name is Helen. She is being mightily used as a prophetess with healing.
“I see women all over the world. I see women in Pakistan, and Pakistan is not a country that is open to women particularly, but God is opening doors to them.”
Marilyn Hickey is founding pastor,
with her husband, Wally,
of Orchard Road Christian Center
Founder and president
of Marilyn Hickey Ministries
Phone: (303) 770-0400
Fax: (303) 770-2752