His Wisdom for Her World

Becoming the Women We Want To Be By Practicing Reverence

By on July 11, 2017 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

A Sacred Existence Various translations capture this exhortation from Paul as instructing us “to live in a way that is appropriate for someone serving the Lord” (NLT 1996) and to be “reverent and devout in [our] department as becomes those engaged in sacred service.” (AMP). Commentator William Barclay’s rendering of this verse is similar: “Charge […]

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How Do You See the Difficulties In Your Life?

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

The words “joy” or “rejoice” appear 15 times in the short book of Philippians. But when the Apostle Paul wrote his letter to the believers at Philippi, he was sitting in a prison…not exactly happy circumstances. During Paul’s imprisonment, he was unable to proclaim Christ in the synagogues as he usually did; he was – by all appearances […]

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Happy 4th of July from BW

By on July 4, 2017 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Happy Fourth of July from your Biblical Woman Team – “When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and […]

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“The Same Amount of Faithful”

By on July 3, 2017 in Faith with 2 Comments

Maybe you’re familiar with this chaos of nothing certain. Maybe you’ve gone to bed not knowing what the next morning will bring, checking for signs of life the moments you wake up. A pregnancy or a child, a spouse or a friend; perhaps a relationship on life support. You’ve been given a particularly bitter cup […]

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Does Your Search History Know You?

By on June 29, 2017 in Christian Life with 4 Comments

I was sure that I’d been hacked. There was no way that could have appeared on my Facebook page…and consequently on several hundred other people’s news feeds. But somehow, through the all-knowing Google Search which connected to an unknowingly employed Yahoo Reader App, which connected to my social life on a webpage a.k.a. Facebook, the […]

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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 1 Comment

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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