His Wisdom for Her World

Holiness in a Hook-Up Culture

By on July 10, 2012 in Culture with 0 Comments

A few months ago I heard an eye-opening presentation by Dr. Joe McIlhaney, a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, who came to speak to our college students at Southwestern about what he has observed over his lengthy career caring for girls and women. His conclusion? Western culture has stopped protecting its girls. He argues that we […]

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Biology, Destiny and "Having It All"

By on July 3, 2012 in Culture, Feminism, Gender, Women's Issues with 1 Comment

In case you’ve missed it, there’s been a lot of talk about the life of a working mom lately and it hasn’t all been pretty. Snowballing the latest conversation on “The Mommy Wars” was this month’s cover story in The Atlantic, leading to an overnight avalanche of responses and rebuttalsto Ann-Marie Slaughter’s personal experience and […]

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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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You Have a Keeper, His Name is Yahweh

By on June 21, 2012 in Faith with 0 Comments

The engulfing waters threatened me, the deep surrounded me; seaweed was wrapped around my head.”  Jonah 2:5 Overwhelmed.  That’s how I felt.  I remember crying out to the Lord and through sobs—the kind that take your breath away—confess that I was completely and utterly overwhelmed by the present storms in my life.  Like Jonah, the […]

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Dear Dads

By on June 14, 2012 in Relationships with 0 Comments

Dear Dads, It seems that much has been said about how important you are to your sons. Studies have been conducted, statistics have been quoted, and the clarion call has been given for dads to turn their attention to rearing sons.  I know that your sons need you. Daughters will marry a son one day […]

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Feminist Fairy Tales

By on June 12, 2012 in Culture, Feminism with 0 Comments

As a young child with a very active imagination, I used to love a good fairy tale, often picturing myself as Snow White or Sleeping Beauty or even Ariel getting rescued by the handsome prince.  And if you, like me, enjoy fairy tales, this has been quite a year in entertainment! ABC’s Once Upon a […]

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The Real War on Women

By on June 7, 2012 in Culture, Feminism with 0 Comments

If this year’s debate about mandated contraception coverage rocked the boat on women’s reproductive issues, last week’s debate on the legality of gender-selective abortions officially tipped it over.  The debut of two incriminating Planned Parenthood interviews, staged by the pro-life activist organization Live Action, jolted a nation’s moral sensibilities to question whether a woman can […]

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Sex and the Single Girl: How Far is Too Far?

By on June 5, 2012 in Dating with 0 Comments

As Christians, we are taught and encouraged to strive for sexual purity before marriage, but what does that mean? Does that just mean abstaining from the act of sexual intercourse, or is there more to it than that? From flirting and holding hands to cuddling and “making out”… How far is too far? Let’s take […]

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Dear Dottie, I'm a better teacher than he is!

Dear Dottie, I’ve always loved to study God’s Word and have taught a Bible study for several years. Because of my husband’s job, we recently relocated and settled into a church that is much smaller than our previous one, and began attending a small group Bible study. The leader of our class is a very […]

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