A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Tag: faith

Trusting God in the Middle of the Mundane

I’m a mom of three amazing kiddos, which means most of what I do is considered mundane. Just this morning I fed three little mouths, fixed two beautiful girls’ hair, got those two girls and a husband off to school/work, wiped a snotty n... Read More »

Lessons I Learned From My Purse

In full confession I need to tell you that I don’t actually carry a purse. It’s more like a multifaceted survival kit. It rivals the arsenal for a doomsday-prepper. This purse/tote/bail-out bag is roughly the size of a toddler, potentia... Read More »

Why Bargain With God?

Once there was a woman who loved God deeply. She knew that He was good and she tried to follow Him every day out of gratitude for all that He had done for her. He was all she needed. But this woman had a deep desire to be married. And as he... Read More »

If Only We Realized …

If only we realized that this Almighty God is our Father through the Lord Jesus Christ. If only we realized that we are indeed His children and that whenever we pray it is like a child going to its father! He knows all about us; He knows ou... Read More »

Overcoming the Stronghold of Fear

I was six years old when I came to know Jesus as my Lord and Savior. I remember having a strong conviction over my sin, and I knew I needed Jesus to come into my life to save me. When I was eight years old, my mother was diagnosed with canc... Read More »

Don’t Be An Elephant, Girl! Pick Up Your Shield!

“Why can’t I get over this?” “What is wrong with me that I keep struggling with the same thing over and over again.  Am I an idiot or something?!?!” “This will never cease being a temptation in my life.  I might as well just r... Read More »

Embracing the Portion of God

“The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places…” Psalm 16:6 I was living a beautiful life. Married to the man I love–my best friend–for over 30 years, two wonderful children, a sweet extended family, a loving church fa... Read More »

For When You're Waiting on God

A spirit of resistance cannot wait on God. I believe it is this spirit which is the reason for some of our greatest sufferings. Opposing the workings of the Lord in and through our “problems” only exacerbates them. It is here and now th... Read More »

Waiting in Your "Saturdays"

I don’t want us to be a generation that gives up too easy. My fear is that that is entirely what we have become. I was talking with a friend recently about the dreams and desires we pray for – about how we have yet to see them truly... Read More »

What Should I Wear?

Recently I was asked to speak at a women’s event in another state. Because I was not familiar with the church I asked, “What is the appropriate dress for this event?” The answer given was: “Something comfortable and cool. It is goin... Read More »