A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Latest Posts from Jessica Pigg

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 »

Gender Lessons from a Happy Meal

In December of 2014, The Guardian (a British national daily newspaper) published an article regarding the push for “No Gender December.” This initiative was to address how toys were being marketed to children and how “children shouldn... Read More »

What's So Bad About The Term "Helper"?

The burning question for women today is that of identity. Who am I? What is my worth? Am I really significant? Can I be used? Beginning in Genesis, we see that, as a woman, we have meaning and significance in the kingdom of God. Not only ar... Read More »

Why God Made Girls

Recently, my husband and I were riding in the car listening to some music when a song came over the radio that caused me to reflect biblically on the message of the song. The artist is a newer voice in country music—Raelynn. The title of ... Read More »

Apple and Cream Cheese Dessert

Ingredients: One package of crescent rolls ½ of an 8-ounce package of cream cheese ½ cup of sugar ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract ½ stick of butter, melted 1 can of apple pie filling Mixture of cinnamon and sugar for sprinkling on top. &n... Read More »

Making Your Home a Place of Delight

We believe that every woman is called to make her home a place of service and that such service is ultimately to Christ (Proverbs 31:27; 1 Timothy 5:14; Titus 2:3-5). A few months ago I was flipping through the stations on the television wh... Read More »

The Aroma of Fall from Your Kitchen Stovetop

One of my favorite things about this time of the year is the wonderful scent that fills the air. There’s nothing better than the smell of fresh pumpkin bread in the oven and a nice warm cup of apple cider. However, you don’t have to hav... Read More »