A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Holiday

When Christmas Doesn’t Feel Merry

It’s the most wonderful time of the year With the kids jingle belling And everyone telling you be of good cheer It’s the most wonderful time of the year It’s the hap-happiest season of all With those holiday greetings an... 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 »

A Holiday Prayer Challenge

During the holiday season, our schedules are filled to the brim with travel and traditions. As believers, we typically begin this season with every intention to make Christ the center of our gatherings, and most importantly, the center of o... Read More »

Loving Others Well This Holiday Season

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” (Jn 13:34-35) Several year ago... Read More »

Beholding the Beauty of the God Who Became Man

With the arrival of the Christmas season (glory hallelujah, deck the halls and let the jingle bells rock!), our world is now filled with the smell of peppermint, Hallmark movies, hot cocoa, and a probably not-so-white Christmas (hello, Texa... Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving!

Praise the LORD! I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart, in the company of the upright, in the congregation. Great are the works of the LORD, studied by all who delight in them. Full of splendor and majesty is his work, and his... Read More »

Exchange Stressed for Blessed This Holiday Season

It’s that special time of year again, and like so many of you, it is one I look forward to all year long.  The warmth of home. The love of family. The joy of friends.  As a self-proclaimed “celebrator,” I love everything abo... Read More »

Day 25: The Word Made Flesh

Today’s Scripture Reading:  John 1:1-18 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that... Read More »

Day 24: The Nativity

Today’s Scripture Reading: Luke 2:1-20 1 And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. 3 So a... Read More »

Day 23: The Magi

Today’s Scripture Reading: Matthew 2:1-12 1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jew... Read More »