A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Latest Posts from Terri Stovall

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 »

Where Do Women Serve?

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 »

Sisters, What Happened To Your Dreams?

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 »

The Secret Lives of Christian Swingers

A few years ago, the Ashley Madison website made waves through the Christian community.  The site told people that having an affair would, in fact, be good for a marriage rather than harmful.  Most who spoke against it talked about the so... Read More »

Alone at the Leadership Summit

I have heard leadership likened to mountain climbing: Depending on the height of the mountain, the closer to the summit one climbs, the harder it gets. The air is thinner, the winds blow stronger, and the burdens rest on your shoulders more... Read More »

…But Love the Sinner

There is a popular statement among Christians, “Hate the sin but love the sinner.” A cliché that rolls easily off the tongue, too often this can become a banner that we wish to fly whenever we encounter people who are involved in life ... Read More »

Adultery, Divorce, and The Believer

She sat in my office and tearfully told me she was leaving seminary to go fight for her marriage. This promising student, let’s call her Shari, had discovered her husband was the epitome of unfaithfulness. The details are not important ot... Read More »