A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Biblical Womanhood

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 »

Shady Ladies of Scripture

Winston Churchill once said, “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” I am afraid that we can be guilty of this in our study of Scripture when we cherry pick the stories we study instead of looking at the whole o... 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 »

Deborah: Lessons In Extending Influence and Leading in Appropriate Ways

Deborah, whose Hebrew name means “bee” or “wasp,” is a woman to be admired and praised for her commitment to the God of Israel and to His people. She made her appearance in history at a strategic time when her nation was paralyzed b... 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 »