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BW Reads: Spiritual Warfare for Women

By on March 20, 2012 in Education with 0 Comments

Spiritual warfare is real, but how serious is it and what do the enemy’s attacks look like? How do I battle them? Leighann McCoy addresses these questions and more through scripture and personal testimony in her book Spiritual Warfare for Women: Winning the Battle for Your Home, Family and Friends. After ministering to women for […]

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Why I Broke Up With The Bachelor

By on March 15, 2012 in Culture, Personal Growth with 0 Comments

Take a stroll through any grocery store checkout lane and you’ll see an array of scintillating headlines testifying to that American female obsession popularly known as The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. While the names and faces change with each season, our vicarious interest is unfailingly piqued by the drama, the dates, the drama, the romance, […]

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Voices from the Past: A Woman. A Poet.

By on March 13, 2012 in Faith with 0 Comments

What do you do when you are terribly ill and racked with pain?  When your child is so ill she faces death? When your husband is away on business for months, leaving you with the children and household affairs?  When your house burns down?  The seventeenth century Puritan Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672), facing these and many […]

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Where'd You Get Those Shoes?!?

By on March 6, 2012 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

We women are subtle creatures.  We communicate entire paragraphs with a glare and furrowed brow. But the funny thing about mastering the art-of-the-subtle is that we can go a long time without ever having to confront what’s below the surface and truly in our hearts. Yes we women are often sophisticatedly subtle and we’re equally […]

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Dear Dottie, Is the OT Unfair to Women?

Dear Dottie, This year my goal is to read the Bible from beginning to end for the very first time. As I’ve plodded through Leviticus and Numbers I found myself confused (and I must confess, a little offended) by some of the embarrassing laws women were subjected to–being “unclean” during their monthly periods, a public […]

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The Contraception Mandate and A Woman's Voice

By on March 1, 2012 in Culture, Women's Issues with 0 Comments

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof… ~ Amendment 1 to The Constitution of the United States On February 16, a congressional hearing was held in which Southwestern Seminary professor Craig Mitchell testified regarding the Obama administration’s mandate that all health insurance plans must fully cover […]

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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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BW Reads: The Role of Women in the Church

By on February 21, 2012 in Education with 0 Comments

Ryrie, Charles. The Role of Women in the Church. 2nd ed. Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group, 2011. What can a woman do in the church? What roles are we permitted to have? What does God say about serving in this century and in the past? How did Jesus interact with women in ministry? These questions […]

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Mentoring from Your Home

By on February 20, 2012 in House and Home, Ministry with 0 Comments

My commitment to mentoring comes from my early years as a young professional when there was an absence of older women who were willing to lend a helping hand.  Many offered criticism, few offered help.  I vowed that if I could grow past these experiences, I would be willing to help others on their spiritual […]

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A Love That Endures: The Legacy of Ann, Sarah, and Emily Judson

By on February 14, 2012 in Education with 0 Comments

“Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails,” 1 Cor. 13:7-8a. Edward Judson, one of the sons of Adoniram and Sarah Judson, remarked, “There are very few of those who have gone out from this country as missionaries who are not indebted to Mr. Judson for his […]

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