A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: House and Home

Biblical Hospitality From Her Bed

Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.” (Rom. 15:7). …as Christ has welcomed you. In her book, Table Life: Saving the Hospitality of Jesus in your Home, author Joanne Thompson says “opening up ... Read More »

Making Your Home A Place of Delight

A while ago I was flipping through the stations on the television when I came across a show on HGTV that was all about how to accomplish big style in small spaces. They were featuring beautiful lofts and studio spaces in several prominent c... Read More »

I Never Dreamed God’s Plan for Me Involved Using My Kitchen!

The clinking of coffee cups and the amalgamation of female voices echoes melodically off the kitchen walls; I’ve been awakened too early for my liking, but I don’t mind…especially when my wits are gathered and I realize that t... Read More »

Burnt Aprons and The Gospel

My Anthropologie apron and I have been through a lot together.  Its charred yellow polka dot fabric, singed teal ruffle, and frayed fuchsia waist ties tell stories of my many battles with macaroons, meringue pie, and Crock-Pot Mac ‘n che... Read More »

The Single Woman’s Home

As a Christian woman, trained as a Home Economist, I never expected to be single past my mid-twenties. However, the Lord had a much different plan for me and has gently matured my attitude toward singleness, as well as the purpose of marria... Read More »

Easy Salad Wraps

Back to school is an exciting but often stressful reality for students, moms, and student wives. One of the easy things to let slide in the first weeks of school is our nutrition. We’re too busy, tired, or broke to make healthy decisions ... Read More »

Lasagna and Beyond

Did you know that even in the summer a hot, spicy meal can reduce stress? Research suggests that hot foods trigger the release of endorphins, the natural chemicals that trigger feelings of euphoria and well-being, thereby reducing stress.[i... Read More »

I’m Single – Why Should “Homemaking” Matter to Me?

You’ve probably heard that, starting tonight, Southwestern is hosting The Art of Homemaking Conference.[1] As I’ve talked about this conference series with our students, I keep getting two pretty different reactions. Some women who ... Read More »

Mary and Martha's Home Management Tips

I grew up in the era when clothes were actually ironed and I was always intrigued when Mom would take a wet, wrinkled garment and, with the combination of the iron’s heat and her pressure transform the garment from an unacceptable to a we... Read More »

Resolution. . .Get Organized in 2015!

As you approached 2015 were you thinking about changes you wanted to make in your life? Was one of the changes to become more organized? Perhaps frustration immobilized this resolution because you didn’t know where to start. Perhaps you h... Read More »