A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Jesus

Hope from a Stump

A couple of years ago, we noticed something odd growing in the middle of our crape myrtle tree. This particular tree is on the side of our house where we hardly ever play or walk, so we hadn’t paid much attention to it in the 6 months we ... Read More »

Before we can begin to see the cross as something done for us, we have to see it as something done by us.

Before we can begin to see the cross as something done for us (leading us to faith and worship), we have to see it as something done by us (leading us to repentance). Indeed, “only the man who is prepared to own his share in the guilt of... Read More »

A New Creation – Life Lessons from Butterflies

Last month was my oldest daughter’s birthday. My sister-in-love, a preschool teacher, decided to forgo the usual gifts of princesses, baby dolls, or crafts, and instead get Makaylan a Live Butterfly Adventure. A few days later we received... Read More »

How the Chains of Grief Break the Bondage of the Heart

I lost my mom in February of last year. It made for a complex 2015, with many lessons I didn’t want to learn and much sanctification I didn’t anticipate. They say hindsight is 20/20 and I really do believe it’s true. As I look back at... Read More »

“Revolution does not seem too strong a word…”

Editor’s Note: Dr. Charles C. Ryrie served for many years at Dallas Theological Seminary as professor of Systematic Theology and Dean of Doctoral Studies. He is also known for the Ryrie Study Bible.  On Tuesday, Feb 16, Dr. Ryrie wen... Read More »

Is Door-To-Door Evangelism Worth It?

The first time I ever went door-to-door to share the gospel with people, I was quite nervous and filled with doubt that this type of witnessing would even work. As a matter of fact, the only reason I was going out was because it was a class... Read More »

The One

Last week, I received news one of my former personal training clients went to be with Jesus. She was a college student, and I trained her when she was in high school. Jordan was very introspective & inquisitive. Our PT sessions were oft... Read More »

Steady My Heart

Evening was here, and the lights in the room were off to beckon sleep, but the lights and sounds from the hallway streamed through the curtain separating our room from the screech-screech-screech of nurses’ shoes and code blues on the IC... Read More »

"They’ll Never Love You Like I Can"

Have you ever listened to a popular song on the radio that just really hits you? Its meaning is deeper than even the artist really understands and it just speaks to your soul and spirit? That’s what I’ve been feeling lately through Sam... Read More »

A Tale of Stained Hands

Once there was a girl. One day, she sinned. But it was only a little sin. Yet, she noticed that after she sinned, she ended up with a drop of red that stained the skin of her hands. The next time she sinned, another small drop of red staine... Read More »