A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Mentoring from Your Home

My commitment to mentoring comes from my early years as a young professional when there was an absence of older women who were willing to lend a helping hand.  Many offered criticism, few offered help.  I vowed that if I could grow past t... Read More »

A Love That Endures: The Legacy of Ann, Sarah, and Emily Judson

“Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails,” 1 Cor. 13:7-8a. Edward Judson, one of the sons of Adoniram and Sarah Judson, remarked, “There are very few of those who have gone ou... Read More »

Please…Let Me Know!

Please Let Me Know Your Ways It was the heart cry of a lonely leader faced with a frustratingly familiar scene, surrounded by the volatile voices of an unbelieving nation. This biblical hero with whom the Lord spoke “face to face, as a ma... Read More »

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 »

Dear Dottie, from a Frustrated Pastor's Wife

Dear Dottie*, Since becoming a pastor’s wife, I’ve never felt so exasperated!  I have poured into and loved the women at my church through months of late-night phone calls and crisis counseling. Now I dread having to see them every wee... 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 »

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 »