A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Biblical Womanhood

I Am Woman…I Don’t Have To Roar

Woman’s strength, even invincibility, are among the qualities that our culture identities as giving a woman value, especially in considering her value as a man’s equal.[1] Consider the “We Can Do it!” poster featuring Rosie the Rive... Read More »

What A Type-A, Driven, Military Woman Thinks About Biblical Womanhood

I have always been the bearer of Type-A personality. As a military member, such a personality pays dividends. “Type-A’ers” recognize problems and thrust themselves into developing solutions. Due to possessing the gift of l... Read More »

Celebrating Women

These 12 aspects of biblical womanhood are the counter-cultural convictions that guide us as we strive to live out His wisdom in our world. Read More »

Submission: A Beautiful Picture of the Gospel

Last weekend I had the privilege of speaking at a women’s retreat. I spoke on my favorite topic: biblical womanhood. Of course, there are many facets to being a biblical woman, and today I want to address one of those. Submission. Dependi... Read More »

Worshipping God as Women in His Image

We live on a conservation where the canopy of trees stretches back as far as I can see. Sitting on my back porch, I’m immersed in nature. I can hear grasshoppers chirping in unison while the breeze rustles through the leaves. Occasional b... Read More »

How I Changed My Definition of Beauty and Learned to Love My Wrinkles

Standing in front of the mirror after my twins were born, the six months of sleepless nights were written in the crevices of my eyes and the sullen appearance of my skin. Motherhood was taking it’s toll on me — mentally, physically and ... Read More »

What does Lydia’s example show us about women in ministry?

Women in Paul’s Ministry Women are also part of the ministry God gave Paul. Paul has received a lot of negative attention for his teaching on women in ministry. He has been accused of being a sexist, male chauvinist pig who sought to ... Read More »

You = Woman of Influence

Last fall I got to lead a study on biblical womanhood with a fabulous group of student wives. As we looked at everything the Bible has to say about being a woman, a definite pattern emerged. In the lives of all the individual women we read ... Read More »

What's So Bad About The Term "Helper"?

The burning question for women today is that of identity. Who am I? What is my worth? Am I really significant? Can I be used? Beginning in Genesis, we see that, as a woman, we have meaning and significance in the kingdom of God. Not only ar... Read More »

Why I Run Like a Girl

Last month I ran, and finished, a full marathon. At 50 years of age, it was my first marathon. Over the past year, I ran several half-marathons, but the full marathon at 26.2 miles seemed daunting. I trained. I prepared. And, like a girl, I... Read More »