A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Latest Posts from Terri Stovall

When Fear Falls

Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. ~Isaiah 41:10 Have you ever been going through life, walking daily with the Lord, ... Read More »

Reviewing A Year of Biblical Womanhood

The Bible does not present us with a single model for womanhood and the notion that it contains a sort of one-size-fits–all formula for how to be a woman of faith is a myth (294). This statement struck me when a friend and I traveled to W... Read More »

Searching for Marriage Rules?

On a recent flight, I noticed the woman across the aisle from me was reading a book titled The Rules for Marriage. The subtitle promised timeless secrets to make a marriage last. As soon as I had Internet access, I had to check out these ti... Read More »

Does a Woman Belong in Seminary?

I remember my first day at seminary. Walking into that first class, I was excited. It was Biblical Hermeneutics. (I didn’t even know what “hermeneutics” meant.)  When I finally found the classroom I was one of the last to... Read More »

FORGIVE?! I Don't Wanna!

Have you ever had a day that life gave you lemons but there was no way you could make lemonade? It may be easy to say, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” But, if you have lived for any length of time, you know that there are d... Read More »

Passing the Baton: From One Generation to Another

Then Elijah passed by him and threw his mantle on him . . . Then he (Elisha) arose and followed Elijah . . . (1 Kings 19:19b, 21b) It was four years ago at the summer Olympics in Beijing that both the U.S. men’ and women’s teams were ... Read More »

Go Ahead…Ask! (Eph. 3:20-21)

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 »

Dear Dads

Dear Dads, It seems that much has been said about how important you are to your sons. Studies have been conducted, statistics have been quoted, and the clarion call has been given for dads to turn their attention to rearing sons.  I know t... Read More »

Serving Waffles from Venus

On a recent episode of Grey’s Anatomy, titled “What is it About Men?” the prologue offered a rapid fire series of events with each male character pointing out the differences between men and women.  The dialogue went like this: There... Read More »

Does the Fight for Marriage Really Matter?

In recent months, marriage has taken center stage both on the national level and in discussions among believers. Last week, North Carolina voters approved a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages and joined 30 other states that... Read More »