A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Faith

How Much of Jesus Do We Want?

This past Sunday I got to share the Lord’s Supper with my church family. I always enjoy this time, but there was something different about this one. Instead of quiet contemplation and examination, I was more distracted by my oldest daught... Read More »

Three Women and The Cross

As we prepare our hearts to celebrate resurrection of our Lord this Sunday, I am reminded of three women who stood at the cross of Christ – women who were just like you and me. While we may not truly know their thoughts or their words... Read More »

Sometimes All I Can Pray Is, "Help!"

I read a tweet today that said, “Sometimes the only prayer you can muster is, “Help!”” Amen to that. I’m rarely one to nap. But some days, when long weeks are followed by early weekend mornings, the universe leaves me no ... Read More »

3 Truths About God That Got Me Through 16 Years of Sickness

This month marks two years since I spent nearly two weeks at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. going through a battery of tests in basically every medical department there is. The answers we found there were different than what we had exp... Read More »

Did You Bring Me Out Here to Die?

How many times have we said, “I think I’m gonna die!”? Most of us have used that phrase at the end of a long run, in the middle of a spinning class, after every Thanksgiving meal, after an all-nighter with a newborn, in the middle of ... Read More »

The Cost of Saying, "I am a Christian"…Then and Now

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 »

Refueling in the Burn Out

“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 »

3 Things to Remember in Facing Your Fears

One of my favorite scenes in Indiana Jones occurs at the end of the Last Crusade. Indiana Jones comes to the edge of a cliff with no way forward. He glances to the side, but there is no way around. He rereads the clue that tells him that... Read More »

Because Sunday's Coming

On this Maundy Thursday, we pause to remember the Last Supper between Jesus and His disciples. Many around that table had no idea what the next 24 hours would bring.  But, I often wonder what was going through the hearts and minds of those... Read More »

Because Sunday’s Coming

On this Maundy Thursday, we pause to remember the Last Supper between Jesus and His disciples. Many around that table had no idea what the next 24 hours would bring.  But, I often wonder what was going through the hearts and minds of those... Read More »