A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Tag: forgiveness

Are You Living With a Misconception of Grace?

Never before have I heard the phrase, “Can I have grace?” so often since becoming a dean at a Bible school.  And why shouldn’t I?  We all want grace. We get pulled over for speeding, and we do everything in our power to convince t... Read More »

What I Learned During My First Years of Marriage

Before I got married, people told me that the first few years of marriage would be difficult. Sound familiar? You probably have heard this too. But, the first few years of my marriage  were nothing short of a special blessing in my life. T... Read More »

How I Recognized And Repented Of My Own Racial Prejudice

Over the last few years, there have been numerous articles, books, sermons, and conferences on racial reconciliation from a Christian worldview. And they’ve called to my mind some of the things that God has taught me personally about ... Read More »

5 Things A Woman Considering An Abortion Needs to Hear

We know that abortion is wrong. We know we must defend the unborn. But when we’re face-to-face with a woman who is considering an abortion, we don’t always know what to say. Here are five ways to start a conversation with her: 1. “You... Read More »

The Father May Let You Wander, But He Will Never Let You Go.

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been in multiple conversations with weary and wounded friends who have called it quits. Whether past or present, they’ve reached the point where their life’s circumstances have proven too brok... 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 »

“490 Times? You Must Be Kidding!”

Aunt Joan isn’t attending the family reunion this summer because, last year, she was offended by a remark John made about her “famous deviled eggs.”   After moving to her son-in-law and daughter’s home and funding the construction ... Read More »

Come Into the Light

Three months ago, Ashley Madison was not a household name. Now, it’s almost impossible to turn on the TV or get on the internet without seeing some mention of the information leak that happened last month. In case you are one of the few w... Read More »

A Tale of Stained Hands

Once there was a girl. One day, she sinned. But it was only a little sin. Yet, she noticed that after she sinned, she ended up with a drop of red that stained the skin of her hands. The next time she sinned, another small drop of red staine... Read More »

Musical Musings and Real Life: What I Learned from "Into the Woods"

I went to see Into the Woods, the latest movie-musical to hit the big screen. In case you haven’t seen it, the story is divided into two parts. The first part is the happily ever after of all the whimsical fairy tales. Everyone celebrate... Read More »