A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Christian Life

How I Learned About Rejoicing in the Sock Aisle at Target

This is the story of how I ended up crying my eyes out in the sock aisle of Target … and I learned about rejoicing. Oh, the adventures a woman can have at Target, am I right ladies?! The possibilities are endless, even when the payche... Read More »

I Have a Serious Question: Have You Really Met God At This Level?

It is quite easy for Christian people somehow to avoid the sense of battle and conflict and to take their ease. “Woe to them that are at east in Zion,” says Amos 6:1. Many of us quite readily become so occupied with material things and ... Read More »

It Takes 5 Seconds to Get Right With God

“It takes 5 seconds to get right with God.”  I said as she stared at me blankly. “5 seconds.  Not an hour, not a week, not a day, not 30 minutes, not even one minute.  Just five seconds.” It had been an hour since Patty knocked o... Read More »

A {Real} Solution to a Complaining Heart

“What are you writing about, momma?” one of my daughters asked innocently as I began working on this piece. “Complaining,” I replied. With a concerned look on her face, she said, “Oh. Are you going to name any names?” While I in... Read More »

How to Lay Hold of Lasting Hope

Hope: The Anchor for Your Soul What an anchor provides for a ship, hope provides for the soul. Both provide necessary stability amidst the storms of life, something to hold on to should you find yourself floundering in the ditch of despair.... Read More »

How to Overcome Anxiety

Editor’s Note: What do you worry about? What floods you with a sense of panic or dread? Underneath our chronic worry, we often find a driving need for control – control over our future, our family, our health, our finances, ... Read More »

How Would Your Life Change If You Did “This One Thing”?

Editor’s Note: If ever there was a man who knew his purpose in life, it was Paul. By all outward appearances, he had it all together. His religious resume was perfectly pristine (Phil 3:3-7). Yet, for Paul, all of his accolades and... Read More »

How This Mindset Could Change {All} of Your Relationships

Editor’s Note: Is there a relationship in your life that feels fraught with conflict? It might be unresolved tension with a family member, a broken fellowship with a friend, or a friction with a coworker. Paul’s instruction ... Read More »

How Do You See the Difficulties In Your Life?

The words “joy” or “rejoice” appear 15 times in the short book of Philippians. But when the Apostle Paul wrote his letter to the believers at Philippi, he was sitting in a prison…not exactly happy circumstan... Read More »

Does Your Search History Know You?

I was sure that I’d been hacked. There was no way that could have appeared on my Facebook page…and consequently on several hundred other people’s news feeds. But somehow, through the all-knowing Google Search which connected to an unk... Read More »