A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Christian Life

What Are We Missing When We Criticize Other Christians?

I hopped on social media Saturday morning (thankfully, after a strong cup of coffee and powerful devotional time with the Lord), and I was shocked to see several different posts, shaming Candace Cameron Bure, for her new show, Fuller House... Read More »

But suppose that what you are up against is a surgeon . . .

The more we believe that God hurts only to heal, the less we can believe that there is any use in begging for tenderness. A cruel man might be bribed — might grow tired of his vile sport — might have a temporary fit of mercy, a... Read More »

What Will Make This Year a Success?

This time of year everyone seems to be looking to start over, to be better than they were at (fill-in-the-blank) in the previous year. Blogs, social media, and other news feeds are flooded with things like, “The Best New Year̵... Read More »

Staying Spiritually Hungry in 2016

Let’s be honest, January 1st can be the most intimidating day of the year. This is the day of starting, and starting can be scary. New habits, new resolutions, and new goals both stir in us a passion for more and better, and a fear that w... Read More »

Will You Make 2016 a Year of Victory?

A new year will soon arrive and with it the opportunity to deepen your relationship with your heavenly Father by trusting your future to Him! Are you viewing 2016 through the binoculars of the media or the Word of God? The media reports tha... Read More »

For When You're Waiting on God

A spirit of resistance cannot wait on God. I believe it is this spirit which is the reason for some of our greatest sufferings. Opposing the workings of the Lord in and through our “problems” only exacerbates them. It is here and now th... Read More »

The One

Last week, I received news one of my former personal training clients went to be with Jesus. She was a college student, and I trained her when she was in high school. Jordan was very introspective & inquisitive. Our PT sessions were oft... Read More »

Come Into the Light

Three months ago, Ashley Madison was not a household name. Now, it’s almost impossible to turn on the TV or get on the internet without seeing some mention of the information leak that happened last month. In case you are one of the few w... Read More »

What Should I Wear?

Recently I was asked to speak at a women’s event in another state. Because I was not familiar with the church I asked, “What is the appropriate dress for this event?” The answer given was: “Something comfortable and cool. It is goin... Read More »

Get Off the Rollercoaster: 4 Ways to Practice Biblical Discernment

I am fascinated with rollercoasters and I love riding them. Did you know that, when a rollercoaster is being constructed, if the builders of the coaster are off even a half inch at the start of the first lift hill, they can be off as much a... Read More »