A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Latest Posts from Katie McCoy

What Are Women Worth?

What are women worth? When you value something, you protect it. God values women. And God wants women to be protected. Whenever the question of the value of women comes up, it reminds me of a story in the Old Testament. Actually, it’s a s... Read More »

Our Identity In Christ Looks A Lot Like This…

It’s nothing short of jaw-dropping. In the middle of a South American slum, there is music. In the impoverished community of Cateura, Paraguay, where families make a living by recycling trash and selling it, an old oil can or a meat tende... Read More »

Are You A Woman of Kindness…Or A Nice Woman?

Are you a kind person or a nice person? If you thought those two adjectives were basically the same thing, think again! Kindness and niceness might look similar, but underneath the surface, the two attributes are completely different. And t... Read More »

5 Things A Woman Considering An Abortion Needs to Hear

We know that abortion is wrong. We know we must defend the unborn. But when we’re face-to-face with a woman who is considering an abortion, we don’t always know what to say. Here are five ways to start a conversation with her: 1. “You... Read More »

You Have More Influence Than You Realize

Ever surveyed the different women in the Bible? There are quite a few. And whenever I study the women in Scripture, I’m reminded of pattern that emerges. In the lives of all the individual women, there is one theme running through the... Read More »

Let Us Be Women: A Call for Women’s Theological Education

The incomparable Elisabeth Elliot once said, “The fact that I am a woman doesn’t make me a different kind of Christian, but the fact that I am a Christian makes me a different kind of woman.” Her words echo down through the decades as... Read More »

Why Women Are Critical To the Mission of the Church

While Scripture teaches that God has given the responsibility of the pastoral role to men (1 Timothy 2:12; 3:1-13, Titus 1:6-9),[1]  there are a myriad of meaningful ministries for women. Unfortunately, many women mistakenly associate bein... Read More »

What A Bloomless Tree Taught Me about Trusting God

There’s a lovely little tree in the front yard of my parents’ house. Well…it used to be lovely. After it had been transplanted from their backyard, all of the clusters of pink flowers were completely snipped off. It looked dead. I was... Read More »

God Is Not Silent About Rape

God is not silent about rape. The Harvey Weinsteins of the world may believe they can keep it quiet because of their power and wealth. The survivor may believe she cannot speak out in safety or security. But God hears it all. And He is not ... Read More »

More Than Marriage: What’s Behind Polyamory In the Church

When I first heard the term “polyamory,” it sounded like one of those eyebrow-raising issues you hear about on daytime talk-shows – shocking, extreme, and on the fringe.[1] Less than a decade later, it’s creeping out of the shadows ... Read More »