A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Latest Posts from Melanie Lenow

How To Share God’s Love This Christmas

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” (Jn 13:34-35) A few years ago,... Read More »

Making a Difference in Your Jerusalem

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.” (Eph 2:10) It was the beginning of the summer when I first heard of the horrendous videos that were comin... Read More »

3 Back-to-School Prayers for Your Children

I don’t know where I first heard it, but I have always loved the saying, “Having happy children is good, but a parent’s real job is to mold great adults.” It is with this thought running through my mind that I make my list of prayer... Read More »

The Power of Choice

Earlier this spring, I took my daughters to see a ballet of C.S Lewis’s Screwtape Letters. I knew it was a complicated story for children, so, on the way home, I began to ask them what they thought of the story. One of my daughters asked ... Read More »

Consulting the Maker

The scene was a small farmer’s market where my daughter and I had been shopping. We were leaving and she didn’t want to get in her car seat. I was about 9 months pregnant with our second daughter and I had done everything I was physical... Read More »

Maybe You're {Not} Supposed to Do It All

“Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it.” ~Colossians 4:9 In our culture, moms are called on to do more than they have ever had to do before. While we also have more help with smartphones ... Read More »

And God Created… New Year’s Lessons from Genesis 1-3

One of my goals this year is to read the Bible from beginning to end in 2015. Maybe you have that same goal. Whether or not, I do pray that one of your goals is to fall in love with God’s Word more than you have before, for there is nothi... Read More »

What’s “Naughty or Nice” Got to Do With It?

“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” (Eph 2:8) I love this time of year! Love everything about it! If you read my last post, you will understand that my feelings... Read More »

Opening the Sieve

I remember the moment very well. I don’t know the time or date, but I was sitting with my two oldest girls watching a show on our favorite network about people buying and selling houses. The next episode came on and the “couple” buyin... Read More »

How Marriage is A Good Thing

We believe that marriage was created by God as a covenant between one man and one woman for the purpose of communicating the relationship between God Himself and His people; that biblical marriage is the only rightful relationship for sexua... Read More »