A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Tag: fear

RESOLUTE: “ADMIRABLY PURPOSEFUL, DETERMINED, AND UNWAVERING”

Change doesn’t happen unless you decide to put in the effort. This may seem like a “no-brainer” fact of life, but if you’re anything like me, you sometimes go to bed with the ridiculous notion that tomorrow will be different, not be... Read More »

The Heart of An Anxious Mom in the Hand of A Sovereign God

I was sitting on the conveyor belt in the baggage claim area of the Jackson International airport when the tornados came through Jackson, MS. The airport staff had directed us to take shelter there until the storms passed. I had already hea... 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 »

Are You A Woman of Kindness…Or A Nice Woman?

Are you a kind person or a nice person? If you thought those two adjectives were basically the same thing, think again! Kindness and niceness might look similar, but underneath the surface, the two attributes are completely different. And t... Read More »

Watching the News Without Losing Your Mind (Or Your Faith!)

A few years ago, I wrote an article about anxiety and the sovereignty of God. At that time, my children were pre-school and young elementary age, and I struggled with worry over them. I found that article the other day and read through it, ... Read More »

How to Overcome Anxiety

Editor’s Note: What do you worry about? What floods you with a sense of panic or dread? Underneath our chronic worry, we often find a driving need for control – control over our future, our family, our health, our finances, ... Read More »

We’ll See You in Phoenix for Tea at 3

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from A Woman Seeking God by Dorothy K. Patterson, just one of the resources graciously donated for this year’s Tea at 3 at the Southern Baptist Convention in Phoenix, AZ. Fatigue – Every Woma... 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 »

Getting a Handle on Halloween

Halloween is one of the fastest growing retail and entertainment industries, now recognized as the second largest commercial holiday in the United States. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), 157 million Americans plan to cele... Read More »

Fear, Anxiety, and the Proverbs 31 Woman

Fear and Anxiety. I know these demons well. I don’t remember a time in my life where I haven’t fought them. Some days they lie in the recesses of my mind and heart but never truly rear their ugly heads. And, some days they threaten to t... Read More »