A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Raising Debt-Free Children

Money.  Everybody talks about it.  Almost everybody thinks they need more of it.  Some people have budgets or spending plans.  Many people are in debt; some are deeply in debt.  Most of us wish our children would learn to manage their ... Read More »

Infertility: Where Grief Meets Grace

In a recent Huffington Post article, Melanie Notkin writes about her “secret grief” of being single and childless. She references the seeming difference in response a single woman receives and a married woman receives.  Similarly, Cour... Read More »

Voices of the Past: A Mother's Advice

Children are a heritage from the Lord (Psalm 127:3), and a very important role of Christian women is the training of these precious treasures in the faith. Numerous Scriptures speak of the parental responsibilities to train children in God... Read More »

Cutting Spiritual Teeth

Over the past month and a half, my eight-month-old daughter has been cutting teeth.  You mothers know how painful that can be for both you and your child.  The day Makaylan began cutting her first two teeth she woke up crying, cried throu... Read More »

The Other Face of Abortion

She has a heartbeat. She has a face. She is being knit together in her mother’s womb. Can you see her? Few social issues are as polarizing in today’s culture as abortion. Either side you fall on the subject, your conviction is probably ... Read More »

Fighting for Eden

One of my dearest friends and I had just finished up a delightful afternoon of window-shopping.  I pulled into her driveway, and as it usually happens with close girlfriends, we ended up sitting in my car for another half hour talking.  O... Read More »

Journey from the Office to the Home

I will never forget my first semester in the Women’s Studies program at Southwestern. I decided to tackle the hardest class first…Biblical Theology of Womanhood. I remember sitting in class and hearing the professor teach on the roles o... Read More »

Pink Post-Its and Sacred Secrets

The warm scent of gingerbread and hazelnut wafts through the air as I take my seat at the corner table of my favorite little bakery.  During this time of year, you can usually find me spending my only free morning indulging in a cinnamon r... 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 »

Where Were the Valiant?

The headlines stunned the nation. The accusations of child sexual abuse by former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky have outraged an entire country. We were shocked by the alleged evil of a seemingly respectable man, sickened by the ... Read More »