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Amanda Walker

Amanda Walker is a teacher, pastor’s wife, and mother. She holds both a Master of Arts in Christian education with a concentration in women’s ministry and biblical counseling (2006) and a Doctor of Educational Ministry in Educational Leadership (2013) from Southwestern. She lives in Ruston, Louisiana, where she serves alongside her husband, Chris, who is a university and missions pastor. She is passionate about discipling young women to become ambassadors for Christ. However, her greatest joy is training her children Makaylan, Hannah, and Aaron to engage the culture around them with the truth of the gospel. Amanda is the author of the Bible study Discovering God’s Design: A Journey to Restore Biblical Womanhood. In her free time (what is that?), she enjoys a good chat over a cup of coffee.

Mommy Boot Camp

By on July 31, 2012 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

I have several friends whose husbands have gone through the military’s basic training, which is 9-13 weeks of being tested and challenged beyond what one could imagine. They are pushed to their physical, mental, and emotional limit. Just when they think they cannot give anymore nor do one more push-up, sit-up, or mile-run, their officer […]

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Road Trip! (Part 2)

By on June 28, 2012 in Faith with 0 Comments

Is your spiritual life going through a summer slump? Check out the Go Deeper section at the end of Amanda’s study on the Armor of God! Earlier I began a two part blog post about the importance of putting on the full armor of God. (Read Part 1!) Ephesians 6:13-18 is full of practical actions […]

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Road Trip! (Part 1)

By on June 26, 2012 in Faith with 0 Comments

Is your spiritual life going through a summer slump? Check out the Go Deeper section at the end of Amanda’s study on the Armor of God and stay tuned for Part 2 this Thursday! Last month, my husband and I made a trip out to Ft. Worth so I could take a class at Southwestern. […]

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When God Says, "No Ma'am!"

By on April 26, 2012 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

My daughter, Makaylan, is days away from turning a year old. As a result, my husband and I have entered a new phase of parenting – the discipline stage. Right now her biggest temptation is the electrical sockets. Though we have them covered, we still do not want her to play with them. We know […]

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Body Image and The Baby Bump

Body Image. What woman does not struggle with these two words!? Over the past two years, I have found myself struggling with this issue in a way that I have not struggled since I was a teenager. My twenties was a period of intense spiritual growth, and, by God’s grace, I began to find contentment […]

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Battling for Significance

Imagine the scene: You have been home with your children all day when your husband comes home to tell you about his exciting day. He’s been involved in life-changing meetings, made a huge business deal, or had the opportunity to meet and disciple a young couple who plan on getting married. You listen with pride […]

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Cutting Spiritual Teeth

By on January 26, 2012 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

Over the past month and a half, my eight-month-old daughter has been cutting teeth.  You mothers know how painful that can be for both you and your child.  The day Makaylan began cutting her first two teeth she woke up crying, cried throughout the day, and then cried going to bed.  Out of the twelve […]

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Journey from the Office to the Home

I will never forget my first semester in the Women’s Studies program at Southwestern. I decided to tackle the hardest class first…Biblical Theology of Womanhood. I remember sitting in class and hearing the professor teach on the roles of women, and I thought I had stepped back in time. This teaching was not what I […]

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