A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Latest Posts from Jessica Pigg

The Subtle Dangers of Social Media

Each day, we walk into a battlefield of comparison. From perfectly posed Instagram pictures to carefully worded Facebook posts, we compare our worst moments to the seemingly “best” moments of others. We scrutinize what our friends and o... Read More »

What’s Keeping You from Using Your God-Given Influence?

There she was. Sitting on a beige sofa in the middle of my living room. Let’s call her Ashley. Ashley had grown up in the church and is still a faithful member. She even serves in the women’s ministry. She is a loving wife, mother, and ... Read More »

Fostering Grace

Unqualified. Insecurity. Doubt. Fear. Those are the things that constantly loomed in my thoughts. Those words could define a number of things for you – for me, those words defined motherhood. In January, my husband and I embarked on an u... Read More »

The “Why” of Modesty

Modesty. It’s an out-of-style word that makes most people cringe, even in the Church. Debates about modesty have divided believers for years. But, no matter how long you search, there is not a list of do’s and don’ts in the Bible pert... Read More »

The Gospel, God’s Presence, and Your Kitchen Table

Have you ever conducted a biblical search on the word table? The first time the word table is used in the Bible is in Exodus 25. In this chapter, God gave Moses very detailed instructions about how the tabernacle was to be designed and furn... Read More »

Staying Spiritually Hungry in 2016

Let’s be honest, January 1st can be the most intimidating day of the year. This is the day of starting, and starting can be scary. New habits, new resolutions, and new goals both stir in us a passion for more and better, and a fear that w... Read More »

A Thanksgiving Worship Guide

The Thessalonians were to practice prayer and giving thanks always, continuously, and in all circumstances. This threefold plan, given by Paul in 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, was based on an understanding of the gospel and the sovereign hand of... Read More »

Life as a Pastor's Wife: Why Did I Sign Up for This?

Do you ever wake up in ministry to ask yourself…Why? Why did I sign up for this? Why do people isolate me? Why do people not trust my husband? If we were all honest with ourselves, we would say that at some point or another, we have a... Read More »

How to Avoid Ministry Burnout

By the age of twenty, I was a young pastor’s wife thrown headfirst into the deep end of ministry. Although I knew what ministry entailed, I thought the difficult times wouldn’t come until at least ten years down the road. That was defin... Read More »

Theology of a Red Door

According to early American history, a red door signified that a home was welcoming. The red door was a way of communicating to tired travelers, traveling by horse and buggy, that this was a safe place to rest for the night and have a warm ... Read More »