A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Latest Posts from Terri Stovall

What Would Happen If You Asked In Faith?

On my desk at work sits a stuffed, purple dragon with orange horns and wings. His name is Figment, as in a Figment of your Imagination. He is a Disney-created character that can only be found at Epcot in Walt Disney World. Figment is a favo... Read More »

How You Prepare And How You Run Determine How You Finish

Every runner who trains for a race must train with purpose to run the race at her best. Whether training for a triathlon, a marathon, a 150-mile bike race, or a simple 5k, how she prepares and how she runs determines how she finishes. Paul ... Read More »

Faithful Until Death: The Sacrifices of Three Southwestern Women

The New Testament records that as the church grew, women were among the first converts (Acts 5:14, 8:12, 17:4,12). Scripture also records that women were among the first persecuted for their faith (Acts 8:3; 9:22; 22:4). And from that time ... Read More »

Three Women. One Cross.

As we prepare our hearts to celebrate resurrection of our Lord this Sunday, I am reminded of three women who stood at the cross of Christ – women who were just like you and me. While we may not truly know their thoughts or their words... Read More »

8 Things We Can Learn From “This Is Us”

This Is Us, the hit show on NBC, was lighting up Facebook Sunday night. Women couldn’t wait for the Super Bowl postgame coverage – which was pushing the start of this much-anticipated episode 30 minutes late – to end. Many were settli... Read More »

Set Apart and Sent: The Impact of Southwestern Women Around the World

Women have been created in the image of God and have been given a role to fulfill. Women can do anything they have been gifted and called to do within the boundaries and guidelines that God has placed. We serve a loving, creative God who i... Read More »

Three Ways To Keep a Spiritual Focus This Holiday Season

I have a confession to make. Christmastime transforms me into a giddy child all over again. I love everything about Christmas. I love the music, the lights, the nativity scenes, the advent candles, the smells, the food (can you say, “Chri... Read More »

When the Body Betrays: Reflections on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Walking back from the mailbox last week, I stopped cold in my tracks as I eyed the last envelope in the stack of magazines, junk mail, and bills. I knew what it was before I even opened it; a letter informing me it was time for a mammogram.... Read More »

Four Myths of “Living Together”

I still remember the week of my wedding. I had just graduated from seminary and needed to move out of student housing. So, Jay, my then-fiancé, moved me into the home he had just rented for us. My family was in town for the wedding, and af... Read More »

How to Live Life Without an (*)

If you are a sports fan (or your husband is) you know the importance sports records hold with fans. I have heard many animated discussions over the records of players, especially in the sport of baseball. A relatively new phenomenon related... Read More »