His Wisdom for Her World

Overcoming an Offense

By on June 27, 2017 in Christian Life with 3 Comments

The last couple of years have been difficult for me, my family, and our ministry.  Our church has experienced an onslaught of attacks (from within and from without), which have caused much heartbreak. During this season, there have been countless opportunities for me to become offended at misunderstood circumstances, deceitful actions of others, and words uttered out […]

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Is it a New Passion and Purity? Reflecting on Elisabeth Elliot

By on June 22, 2017 in Christian Life with 1 Comment

Editor’s Note: Elisabeth Elliot remains one of the most influential women of 20th century Christendom. Her classic book, Passion and Purity, continues to guide a new generation of women navigating issues of the heart within Christ-controlled purity. Abigail Howell is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Paige Patterson, President and First Lady of Southwestern Seminary. As a teenager, […]

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Lessons I Learned From My Purse

By on June 20, 2017 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

In full confession I need to tell you that I don’t actually carry a purse. It’s more like a multifaceted survival kit. It rivals the arsenal for a doomsday-prepper. This purse/tote/bail-out bag is roughly the size of a toddler, potentially should be on wheels, and, as I have discovered, is too large to fit in […]

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If You Had To Pick Just One…

By on June 15, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments

… WHICH CLASS WOULD IT BE? With six women-specific classes online this fall, there’s something for you, no matter where you are. Click here for more details on Women’s Programs Fall 2017 Classes. Click here for more info about online classes at Southwestern.   Basic Christian Doctrine II. Taught by Dr. Katie McCoy. (Tuesdays or […]

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Is Mothering Part-Time, Full-Time, or All-the-Time?

Being a mother is both demanding and rewarding—and equivalent to a professional pursuit. No teacher, psychologist, or spiritual leader has the opportunity to mold minds, heal spirits, nurture bodies, and develop potential as does a mother. Despite pressures and difficulties, this job can be amazingly productive and overwhelmingly rewarding. The results of competent mothering will […]

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How To Make the Most Out of Your Summer Season

By on June 8, 2017 in Personal Growth with 1 Comment

It’s like I blinked and summer was over! This is what I sound like pretty much every August just before the school year starts. Ever been there? You start the summer months with all of these fabulous ideas and projects in mind, only to feel like the entire season was a blur! Maybe you tend […]

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We’ll See You in Phoenix for Tea at 3

By on June 6, 2017 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from A Woman Seeking God by Dorothy K. Patterson, just one of the resources graciously donated for this year’s Tea at 3 at the Southern Baptist Convention in Phoenix, AZ. Fatigue – Every Woman’s Enemy He makes me to lie down in green pastures. (Ps 23:2 NKJV) Some […]

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How God Sees Your Unnoticed Work

By on June 1, 2017 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

We all know the age-old question, “If a tree falls in the middle of the forest, does it make any noise?” What is really being asked is this, “If something happens and a person does not see it, did it really happen?” Many days, this is a question that is unconsciously dancing in the back […]

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How to Live Life Without an (*)

By on May 30, 2017 in Christian Life with 2 Comments

If you are a sports fan (or your husband is) you know the importance sports records hold with fans. I have heard many animated discussions over the records of players, especially in the sport of baseball. A relatively new phenomenon related to sports records, however, is the introduction of the asterisk (*).  An asterisk next […]

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Running Headlong {Into} Your Weakness

By on May 25, 2017 in Christian Life with 2 Comments

Life is a strange mix of successes and failures, wins and losses, ups and downs. And human nature tends to shift constantly toward those circumstances, people, hobbies, jobs, etc. that allow us to succeed, because – hey – we all like being winners. I, too, have this urge. But the current season in which I […]

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