A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Guarding Your Heart…On Purpose

Amanda, how do I guard my heart in a world that wants to rip me apart? This is the question that has been asked of me several times this month. A few years ago my husband and I began the Every Man’s/Woman’s Battle with our college group... Read More »

What Are Women Worth?

What are women worth? When you value something, you protect it. God values women. And God wants women to be protected. Whenever the question of the value of women comes up, it reminds me of a story in the Old Testament. Actually, it’s a s... 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 »

Our Identity In Christ Looks A Lot Like This…

It’s nothing short of jaw-dropping. In the middle of a South American slum, there is music. In the impoverished community of Cateura, Paraguay, where families make a living by recycling trash and selling it, an old oil can or a meat tende... Read More »

How I Recognized And Repented Of My Own Racial Prejudice

Over the last few years, there have been numerous articles, books, sermons, and conferences on racial reconciliation from a Christian worldview. And they’ve called to my mind some of the things that God has taught me personally about ... Read More »

Abide in His Love

“I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit. You are already clean because of the word wh... Read More »

The Gritty, Grace-Filled Virtue of Self-Control

“She’s so transparent,” “She is so quick to give grace,” “She’s a great listener,” “She’s got…so much….self-control.” Not the most sought-after compliment for a Christian woman these days; it’s akin to something ... Read More »

Every Assignment Is Measured and Controlled For Your Eternal Good

Jesus slept on a pillow in the midst of a raging storm. How could He? The terrified disciples, sure that the next wave would send them straight to the bottom, shook Him awake with rebuke. How could He be so careless of their fate? He could ... Read More »

Loving The Muslim Woman Like Jesus Loved the Samaritan Woman

Ramadan is the holiest month of the Muslim calendar involving ritual fasting and doing extra deeds to earn favor from Allah. This year, it began on May 15th and ends June 14th.  During this month, Muslims will give extra to the poor, serv... Read More »

You Don’t Have to Burn Out In Serving Jesus

By the age of twenty, I was a young pastor’s wife thrown headfirst into the deep end of ministry. Although I knew what ministry entailed, I thought the difficult times wouldn’t come until at least ten years down the road. That was defin... Read More »