A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Gender

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 »

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 »

Gender Lessons from a Happy Meal

In December of 2014, The Guardian (a British national daily newspaper) published an article regarding the push for “No Gender December.” This initiative was to address how toys were being marketed to children and how “children shouldn... Read More »

Why God Made Girls

Recently, my husband and I were riding in the car listening to some music when a song came over the radio that caused me to reflect biblically on the message of the song. The artist is a newer voice in country music—Raelynn. The title of ... Read More »

The Church and The Transgender Next Door

Gender – We believe that gender is God-given, not socially constructed or self-determined; that gender distinctions are rooted in creation and manifested in biological differences, transcending social customs and cultural stereotypes; tha... Read More »

Is Male Headship a Result of the Fall?

One of my favorite things about being married to a college pastor is building relationships with the girls in our group. Inevitably, there are two young people who fall in love, consider marriage, and decide they need marriage/relationship ... Read More »

On DOMA, Prop 8, and Being Faithful

Today the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) handed down a landmark decision regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).  Couched in language that moves this decision from a financial benefits issue to r... Read More »

Aurora Heroes and Real Men

This morning’s headlines still have us stunned by the senseless evil of the shooting in Aurora, CO. But even in the wake of the tragedy, we hear about the everyday heroes. Like 21-year-old Stephanie Davies, who covered the neck wound of h... Read More »

Biology, Destiny and "Having It All"

In case you’ve missed it, there’s been a lot of talk about the life of a working mom lately and it hasn’t all been pretty. Snowballing the latest conversation on “The Mommy Wars” was this month’s cover story in The Atlantic, lea... Read More »

Serving Waffles from Venus

On a recent episode of Grey’s Anatomy, titled “What is it About Men?” the prologue offered a rapid fire series of events with each male character pointing out the differences between men and women.  The dialogue went like this: There... Read More »