A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Tag: purpose

Purpose Behind the Mess

In the education world, a new trend is gathering momentum, especially in middle and elementary schools. It is called a “makerspace” and it is challenging administrators and counselors to go to great lengths to restructure a students’ ... Read More »

The Only Thing Worth Knowing

Editor’s Note: If ever there was a man who knew his purpose in life, it was Paul. By all outward appearances, he had it all together. His religious resume was perfectly pristine (Phil 3:3-7). Yet, for Paul, all of his accolades and... Read More »

Our Identity In Christ Looks A Lot Like This…

It’s nothing short of jaw-dropping. In the middle of a South American slum, there is music. In the impoverished community of Cateura, Paraguay, where families make a living by recycling trash and selling it, an old oil can or a meat tende... Read More »

I Want to Be Great!

It’s the blessing and curse of our generation. We’ve grown up with grand dreams and been taught that we can do anything. We plan and toil and hope and dream and sweat and bleed because we want to be great. We want to be remembered. We w... Read More »

Healed and Whole: How God Can Turn Your Life Around

Jesus answered them, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” Luke 5:31-32 And thank goodness, because I was 23 before I became a Christian, and i... Read More »

Made In His Image – Made for His Purpose

As a young girl, later as a teen and college student, and even today as a twenty-something wife, one of the most commonly recommended Bible study topics has been one that tells me I am made in God’s image.  These studies all provide for ... Read More »

I Wasn't a Plan…I was a Hot Date!

…or at least I’m pretty sure that was the case. You see, my parents were only 15 and 16 years old when I was born.  When they found out I was on the way, they headed to the courthouse and married. Like many other marriages that beg... Read More »