A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Women’s Issues

Women’s Programs At Southwestern

When I began to develop a program of women’s studies, I knew that there were two foundational courses essential for every woman who wanted to pursue theological education. Biblical Theology of Womanhood was the one that every woman embra... Read More »

God Is Not Silent About Rape

God is not silent about rape. The Harvey Weinsteins of the world may believe they can keep it quiet because of their power and wealth. The survivor may believe she cannot speak out in safety or security. But God hears it all. And He is not ... Read More »

When the Body Betrays: Reflections on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Walking back from the mailbox last week, I stopped cold in my tracks as I eyed the last envelope in the stack of magazines, junk mail, and bills. I knew what it was before I even opened it; a letter informing me it was time for a mammogram.... Read More »

What You Need to Know About The Nashville Statement

Do you have questions about transgenderism in our culture today? Have you wondered whether the simple truths of Scripture can speak to all of the gender confusion happening in our world? Last week, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commiss... Read More »

Things Christian Women {REALLY} Need to Hear

A couple of weeks ago, the twitter hashtag #ThingsOnlyChristianWomenHear went viral. Sarah Bessey, author of Out of Sorts: Making Peace with an Evolving Faith and Jesus Feminist: An Invitation to Revisit the Bible’s View of Women, sent th... Read More »

Is Sexy a Sin?

“If you got it, flaunt it!” …So goes the advice to women around the world. Read More »

The Secrets of Self-Harm

She sat in my office stiff and straight-backed looking down at my desk as though something was keeping this 16 year old girls’ rapt attention. She twirled her hair. She bit her lip. She looked at her shoes. She fussed with the sleeves of ... Read More »

How I Changed My Definition of Beauty and Learned to Love My Wrinkles

Standing in front of the mirror after my twins were born, the six months of sleepless nights were written in the crevices of my eyes and the sullen appearance of my skin. Motherhood was taking it’s toll on me — mentally, physically and ... Read More »

The Puzzling Case of Maternal Feminism

Have you ever had one of those moments that left you utterly speechless? Rarely has that ever happened to me. That’s not surprising since my childhood nickname was “mouth” (I had many thoughts and opinions to offer my parents from an ... Read More »

David Bowie, Glam Rock, and Gender Rebellion

As many in the world mourn the passing of musical icon and innovator David Bowie from liver cancer on January 10, 2016, the influence of his 1970s, androgynous, glam rock alter ego, Ziggy Stardust, lives on in contemporary discussions about... Read More »