His Wisdom for Her World

Katie McCoy

Katie McCoy serves as Assistant Professor of Theology in Women's Studies at Scarborough College of Southwestern Seminary. She holds a PhD in Systematic Theology from Southwestern (2016). Her research focused on Old Testament laws about women's personhood and what they teach us about women's dignity and social justice.

The Church and The Transgender Next Door

By on July 31, 2014 in BW Statement, Gender with 0 Comments

Gender – We believe that gender is God-given, not socially constructed or self-determined; that gender distinctions are rooted in creation and manifested in biological differences, transcending social customs and cultural stereotypes; that being created as a woman is an essential aspect of our identity (Gen 2:18-25; Matt 19:4; Mark 10:6). In January 2012, UK couple […]

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What Are Women Worth?

By on June 2, 2014 in BW Statement with 7 Comments

We believe that every woman has been created in the image of God and is infinitely valued by and significant to Him (Gen 1:27; Ps 139:13-16; Isa 43:6-7; Matt 19:4-9; Eph 5:31-33). What are women worth? When you value something, you protect it. God values women. And God wants women to be protected. Whenever the […]

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BW Statement Video

By on April 24, 2014 in BW Statement with 0 Comments

Check out the BW Statement Video, featuring women of Southwestern.

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Hey Moms – Got 8 Minutes? Listen to This!

By on March 14, 2014 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

I stumbled upon this and just had to share it with you! If you’ve got 8 minutes, listen to this: It’s Dorothy Patterson’s 2012 Plenary Speech at the World Congress of Families in Madrid, Spain. I think my favorite quote is: “As a mother I have found fulfillment in denying myself on some occasions and preparing the […]

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Overcoming My 7th Grade Self

By on February 20, 2014 in Faith with 0 Comments

So what do you need to say to your 7th grade self? What has God said about you that you need to believe about you?

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What Your Daughter Needs to Know About Justin Bieber

By on January 28, 2014 in Faith, Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

Last week, Justin Bieber fans woke up to some unpleasant news. The 19-year-old teen heartthrob was arrested, charged with driving under the influence while drag racing in a Lamborghini and resisting arrest. Oh, by the way…he’s still underage. For the parents of teen girls who dreamed they’d be his “one less lonely girl,” Bieber’s blunder […]

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What Happy People Do Differently

By on January 7, 2014 in Emotions with 0 Comments

I recently stumbled upon a list of the things happy people do differently. I was intrigued to hear their secret. Interestingly, it wasn’t the typical “self-help,” pep-talk kind of advice you might expect. In fact, it sounded more than a little familiar. Several of these secular secrets to happiness look a lot like the Creator’s blueprint […]

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Of Blooms and Roots

By on October 18, 2013 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

There’s a lovely little tree in the front yard of my parents’ house. Well…it used to be lovely. You see, after it had been transplanted from their backyard, all of the clusters of pink flowers were completely snipped off. I was curious as to why, just after this cute little tree was planted right where […]

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Why We Love Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl

By on September 12, 2013 in Dating with 13 Comments

It isn’t easy to take an honest, vulnerable look at your dating experiences. Try publishing it for everyone to read. In Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl: On Her Journey from Neediness to Freedom, Paula Hendricks describes how her revolving door relationship with “cute, innocent crushes,” eventually became costly investments. The writing manager of Revive Our Hearts and frequent blogger […]

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A Rubbish Redeemed

By on August 20, 2013 in Faith with 0 Comments

It’s nothing short of jaw dropping. In the middle of a South American slum, there is music. In the impoverished community of Cateura, Paraguay, where families make a living by recycling trash and selling it, an old oil can or a meat tenderizer is recreated to make a concert-quality instrument. (Seriously, you’ve got to see […]

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