A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Faith

RESOLUTE: “ADMIRABLY PURPOSEFUL, DETERMINED, AND UNWAVERING”

Change doesn’t happen unless you decide to put in the effort. This may seem like a “no-brainer” fact of life, but if you’re anything like me, you sometimes go to bed with the ridiculous notion that tomorrow will be different, not be... Read More »

Unlikely Moments of Ministry

Since becoming a mother, Christmas has taken on a new significance. Before giving birth to my precious girls, I did not think about what it must have been like for Mary to carry and then give birth to her Messiah. What was going through the... Read More »

Three Back-to-School Prayers For Your Children

I don’t know where I first heard it, but I have always loved the saying, “Having happy children is good, but a parent’s real job is to mold great adults.” It is with this thought running through my mind that I make my list of prayer... Read More »

What My First Week at Seminary Taught Me

I stood on the curb like a frozen statue staring at my brand new world from across the street. Less than a hundred yards away was my future. The last pieces of my previous life had just boarded a connecting flight back to Tampa, and here I ... Read More »

What Would Happen If You Asked In Faith?

On my desk at work sits a stuffed, purple dragon with orange horns and wings. His name is Figment, as in a Figment of your Imagination. He is a Disney-created character that can only be found at Epcot in Walt Disney World. Figment is a favo... Read More »

Every Assignment Is Measured and Controlled For Your Eternal Good

Jesus slept on a pillow in the midst of a raging storm. How could He? The terrified disciples, sure that the next wave would send them straight to the bottom, shook Him awake with rebuke. How could He be so careless of their fate? He could ... Read More »

How to Overcome Spiritual Burnout

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” Acts 1:8 “Ladies and Gentlemen we are sorry for the delay but it... Read More »

The Cost of Saying, “I Am A Christian”

The Houston Chronicle featured the moving story of a young woman persecuted for her Christian faith.  Sixteen-year-old Julie Afab was working in an office in Pakistan.  A man who came to the office was offended by the silver cross she wo... Read More »

Faithful Until Death: The Sacrifices of Three Southwestern Women

The New Testament records that as the church grew, women were among the first converts (Acts 5:14, 8:12, 17:4,12). Scripture also records that women were among the first persecuted for their faith (Acts 8:3; 9:22; 22:4). And from that time ... Read More »

The Father May Let You Wander, But He Will Never Let You Go.

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been in multiple conversations with weary and wounded friends who have called it quits. Whether past or present, they’ve reached the point where their life’s circumstances have proven too brok... Read More »