A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Christian Life

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 »

Overcoming an Offense

The last couple of years have been difficult for me, my family, and our ministry.  Our church has experienced an onslaught of attacks (from within and from without), which have caused much heartbreak. During this season, there have been c... Read More »

Is it a New Passion and Purity? Reflecting on Elisabeth Elliot

Editor’s Note: Elisabeth Elliot remains one of the most influential women of 20th century Christendom. Her classic book, Passion and Purity, continues to guide a new generation of women navigating issues of the heart within Christ-... Read More »

Lessons I Learned From My Purse

In full confession I need to tell you that I don’t actually carry a purse. It’s more like a multifaceted survival kit. It rivals the arsenal for a doomsday-prepper. This purse/tote/bail-out bag is roughly the size of a toddler, potentia... Read More »

We’ll See You in Phoenix for Tea at 3

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from A Woman Seeking God by Dorothy K. Patterson, just one of the resources graciously donated for this year’s Tea at 3 at the Southern Baptist Convention in Phoenix, AZ. Fatigue – Every Woma... Read More »

How God Sees Your Unnoticed Work

We all know the age-old question, “If a tree falls in the middle of the forest, does it make any noise?” What is really being asked is this, “If something happens and a person does not see it, did it really happen?” Many days, this ... Read More »

How to Live Life Without an (*)

If you are a sports fan (or your husband is) you know the importance sports records hold with fans. I have heard many animated discussions over the records of players, especially in the sport of baseball. A relatively new phenomenon related... Read More »

Running Headlong {Into} Your Weakness

Life is a strange mix of successes and failures, wins and losses, ups and downs. And human nature tends to shift constantly toward those circumstances, people, hobbies, jobs, etc. that allow us to succeed, because – hey – we all... Read More »

I Want To Be … But I Am Not (Struggling With Sufficiency)

I want to be a God-fearing wife who respects and lovingly submits to her husband. I want to be a mom who shows patience, kindness, and leads her children to be followers of Christ. I want to share the gospel with my neighbors and love other... Read More »

Degrees of Surrender

“Are we back here again?” She looked at me with conflicted eyes. “I thought I surrendered this? I thought I had dealt with this? Why can’t God just take this out of my life?” I stood there staring back at Sarah, searching for the ... Read More »