A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Jesus

Our Identity In Christ Looks A Lot Like This…

It’s nothing short of jaw-dropping. In the middle of a South American slum, there is music. In the impoverished community of Cateura, Paraguay, where families make a living by recycling trash and selling it, an old oil can or a meat tende... Read More »

Loving The Muslim Woman Like Jesus Loved the Samaritan Woman

Ramadan is the holiest month of the Muslim calendar involving ritual fasting and doing extra deeds to earn favor from Allah. This year, it began on May 15th and ends June 14th.  During this month, Muslims will give extra to the poor, serv... Read More »

Three Women. One 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 »

Come As You Are

The story of “The Fall of Man” in Genesis 3 was never an interesting story to me… until I realized that it was my story, too. I know the story. God creates the world, and it’s good. God creates man, and it’s very good. And then ma... Read More »

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 »