A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Culture

Opening the Sieve

I remember the moment very well. I don’t know the time or date, but I was sitting with my two oldest girls watching a show on our favorite network about people buying and selling houses. The next episode came on and the “couple” buyin... Read More »

What Do You Think of Beyoncé and the "New Feminism?"

What exactly does it mean to be a “feminist” in Hollywood these days? Beyoncé, a world-known fashion and music icon, gave a 15-minute shout out to feminism at the close of the VMS’s this past Sunday night. Just seconds after doing so... Read More »

More Than a Bucket of Ice

The Ice Bucket Challenge* is sweeping across social media. My husband gave me the Ice-Industrial-Garbage-Container Challenge! He used my daughter’s wheelchair crane to dump 55 gallons of ice water on me to show our support and solidarity ... Read More »

Why Ban Bossy is a Good Start

There is a positive element to the “ban bossy” campaign. But does it teach girls to lead like Jesus? Read More »

ObamaCare, Contraception, and the War on Women

Guest Post from Evan Lenow, contributor at www.TheologicalMatters.com, who have graciously  shared this article with BiblicalWoman.com. What is the war on women? The phrase has been used by various political groups to characterize attitude... Read More »

Have You Facebook-Proofed Your Marriage?

Social networking – few things have so defined and shaped our culture. From Facebook to Twitter to Pinterest, it seems like everyone who is anyone has one, if not multiple, ways to stay connected. Whether it is looking at pictures of ... Read More »

Being Women in a Miley Cyrus World

Thomas Couture was an 18th century French artist best known for his work, Romans in the Decadence of the Empire.  At the center of the painting, a woman lays outstretched, drawing all eyes to her. Surrounding her are people engaged in all ... Read More »

Teens, Sex, TV . . . and Laughter?

Last week the Parent Television Council’s 4 Every Girl campaign released the results of a study on the incidences of teen sexual exploitation depicted on prime time television shows.  A statement by Tim Winters, President of the Parent T... Read More »

Intolerance Against Christians in Europe and the US

There’s a disturbing trend happening in Europe and it’s making its way to the United States. More and more European Christians are facing cultural persecution and political intolerance. Since it’s largely unreported, it’s unlikely t... Read More »

On DOMA, Prop 8, and Being Faithful

Today the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) handed down a landmark decision regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).  Couched in language that moves this decision from a financial benefits issue to r... Read More »