A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Tag: Hospitality

Biblical Hospitality From Her Bed

Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.” (Rom. 15:7). …as Christ has welcomed you. In her book, Table Life: Saving the Hospitality of Jesus in your Home, author Joanne Thompson says “opening up ... Read More »

Making Your Home A Place of Delight

A while ago I was flipping through the stations on the television when I came across a show on HGTV that was all about how to accomplish big style in small spaces. They were featuring beautiful lofts and studio spaces in several prominent c... Read More »

Simple Acts of Love To Help Hurting Hearts

They were beautiful.  Adorned with a tattered piece of twine and arranged in an old mason jar, the tiny bouquet of blooming pink peonies and budding green hydrangeas was the sweetest gesture.  Adding to the sweetness, the flowers were acc... Read More »

Welcoming Others As God Has Welcomed Us

Last fall, my family and I relocated to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, because my husband accepted his first vocational ministry position at a church here. As we continue to get settled into our new house and better acquainted with our new communi... Read More »

4 Women You Can Reach Out To This Valentine’s Day

For a couple of years now, my group of girlfriends and I have saved a date to gather on Valentine’s Day week to celebrate our friendship. As we grow older and we find ourselves in different seasons—some of us married, some single, and s... Read More »

Why Women Are Critical To the Mission of the Church

While Scripture teaches that God has given the responsibility of the pastoral role to men (1 Timothy 2:12; 3:1-13, Titus 1:6-9),[1]  there are a myriad of meaningful ministries for women. Unfortunately, many women mistakenly associate bein... Read More »

Why Your Life Needs a “Red Door”

According to early American history, a red door signified that a home was welcoming. The red door was a way of communicating to tired travelers, traveling by horse and buggy, that this was a safe place to rest for the night and have a warm ... Read More »

I Never Dreamed God’s Plan for Me Involved Using My Kitchen!

The clinking of coffee cups and the amalgamation of female voices echoes melodically off the kitchen walls; I’ve been awakened too early for my liking, but I don’t mind…especially when my wits are gathered and I realize that t... Read More »

Burnt Aprons and The Gospel

My Anthropologie apron and I have been through a lot together.  Its charred yellow polka dot fabric, singed teal ruffle, and frayed fuchsia waist ties tell stories of my many battles with macaroons, meringue pie, and Crock-Pot Mac ‘n che... Read More »

Practicing "Holy Day" Hospitality

What is your reaction when you think of the holiday season? Did you know that the holiday season is actually a “holy-season” that should bring us closer to the event or person we are celebrating? Contrary to current practice, Thanksgivi... Read More »