A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Latest Posts from Diana Severance

Courage and Conviction: Anne Askew

The life and court of King Henry VIII is a great source for novels and movies.  The stories, plots, and intrigues surrounding Henry’s six wives are more than a novelist would dare to invent, showing history is indeed more fascinating tha... Read More »

The Cost of Saying, "I am a Christian"…Then and Now

The Houston Chronicle featured the moving story of a young woman persecuted for her Christian faith.  Sixteen-year-old Julie Afab was working in an office in Pakistan.  A man who came to the office was offended by the silver cross she wo... Read More »

A Faith-Changing Vacation

Spring is well under way, and soon summer will be here – Vacation time!  Some of my favorite vacations have been visiting historic places, especially places associated with Christian history.  Seeing the church in Wittenberg where Luthe... Read More »

Voices from the Past: A Woman. A Poet.

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?... Read More »

Voices of the Past: A Mother's Advice

Children are a heritage from the Lord (Psalm 127:3), and a very important role of Christian women is the training of these precious treasures in the faith. Numerous Scriptures speak of the parental responsibilities to train children in God... Read More »