A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Latest Posts from Candi Finch

Pornography Goes Primetime

Last month Fox News ran a story about women and pornography that claimed that a book like Fifty Shades of Grey is really nothing more than “mommy porn,” a reference to the so-called “soccer moms” who are seen as the primary consumer... Read More »

How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) in Seminary

A little over eleven years ago, I began my seminary journey as a master’s student with great enthusiasm and anticipation to see what God had in store for me. After spending four years at a secular university where my faith was often ridic... Read More »

Holiness in a Hook-Up Culture

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 ... Read More »

Feminist Fairy Tales

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 ... Read More »

Redeeming the Time

 Summer – it’s a word that causes students to dream of days with no alarm clocks jarring them from peaceful slumber and to dream of nights spent hanging with friends instead of cramming for exams or writing last minute papers.  Three ... Read More »

Should You Teach a Mixed Bible Study?

Should A Woman Teach a Mixed Adult Bible Study? Over the last few years, I have heard many different variations of the question about whether a woman should teach adult men and women in Bible study: Should a woman teach a mixed adult Bible ... Read More »

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

“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 ou... Read More »

Before You Swallow The Pill

Consider these stories that have been in the news recently:  On January 10th, a Texas court overturned the ban against the law that requires a woman seeking an abortion to undergo a sonogram.[1] While this ruling is a great victory, the Ce... Read More »

Does Your Church Look Down on Youth?

Mary Jones was born in Wales in 1784 and came to know the Lord at the age of 8. Her family did not own a Bible, and the nearest one was over 2 miles away. She had such a hunger to study God’s Word that she saved up for years, and it wasn... Read More »

A Living Obituary

What would your obituary say if you were to die today? What would your legacy be? Would people remember your passion for Christ, your love for others, your heart for the outcasts? Or, would they remember your negative attitude, your short t... Read More »