A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Latest Posts from Pat Ennis

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

As the days shorten and calendar pages are turned, thoughts of holiday celebrations begin to occupy our minds.  Amidst your planning may I pose a question—who will comprise your holiday guest list this year? Before you respond, consider ... Read More »

The Single Woman’s Home

As a Christian woman, trained as a Home Economist, I never expected to be single past my mid-twenties. However, the Lord had a much different plan for me and has gently matured my attitude toward singleness, as well as the purpose of marria... Read More »

Is Cleanliness Really Next to Godliness?

My mother was the original Martha Stewart!  Our home was always a special blend of comfort and cleanliness.  She firmly believed the statement that “cleanliness is next to godliness!”  As an only child I “shadowed” her daily as s... Read More »

Bringing the Mission Field to My Dining Room Table

The twenty-first century church has cultivated highly sophisticated procedures and tools for missions and evangelism—training sessions, online and media resources, seminars, manuals, and methodology books are readily available.  However,... Read More »

Seasons of Mentoring

It’s spring! The trees are budding, the grass is greening, flowers are bursting forth with color – allergies are afflicting those who are sensitive to pollen!  As a new Texas resident this spring I experienced allergies for the first t... Read More »

Mentoring from Your Home

My commitment to mentoring comes from my early years as a young professional when there was an absence of older women who were willing to lend a helping hand.  Many offered criticism, few offered help.  I vowed that if I could grow past t... Read More »

Balanced Bodies and Satisfied Souls

Soon a new year will stretch before you filled with the potential to deepen your relationship with your heavenly Father and to increase your ability to fulfill the special plan He has just for you!  You are more likely to fulfill that plan... Read More »

Overcoming the Elijah Effect

November ushers in the commencement of the holiday season.  Billed as the “happiest weeks of the year” the weeks spanning November 1 to December 31 can be exhilarating or exhausting.  Statistics suggest that when exhaustion settles in... Read More »