A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

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 »

Before You Swallow The Pill

Consider these stories that have been in the news recently:  On January 10th, a Texas court overturned the ban against the law that requires a woman seeking an abortion to undergo a sonogram.[1] While this ruling is a great victory, the Ce... 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 »

Does Your Church Look Down on Youth?

Mary Jones was born in Wales in 1784 and came to know the Lord at the age of 8. Her family did not own a Bible, and the nearest one was over 2 miles away. She had such a hunger to study God’s Word that she saved up for years, and it wasn... Read More »

Getting Your Feet Wet

I am not a swimmer. If a life were in danger or if my doctor so ordered I suppose I could swim well enough. Generally, though, swimming is just not my thing – and I have a litany of reasons: I am so near-sighted that, without my glasses, ... Read More »

Overcoming the Elijah Effect

November ushers in the commencement of the holiday season.  Billed as the “happiest weeks of the year” the weeks spanning November 1 to December 31 can be exhilarating or exhausting.  Statistics suggest that when exhaustion settles in... Read More »