A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Tag: relationships

A Biblical Model for Mentoring

Carole and Jessica sit across from each other and the awkwardness is evident. Today is the first time this mentor and mentee are meeting and neither really knows what to do or say.  They both have the same thought. . .  “Now what?” As... Read More »

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 »

Encouraging the Single Sister

“Are you dating anyone?”  The question hung in the air as she quickly tried to think of a gracious response that would close off the line of questioning from this person she barely knew.  She knew that this question, like the many tim... Read More »

The Hurry-Free Life

This summer was a unique, but amazing, one for our family. Our church blessed my husband and me with a two-month sabbatical, which we enjoyed to the fullest. Instead of spending it in our hometown, we decided to take our seven, six, and two... Read More »

An Introvert’s Guide to Building Community

Being someone who leans more towards the introverted end of the personality spectrum, I am especially grateful to God that He allowed me to marry an extrovert. Otherwise, as a friend once jokingly pointed out, my son might never see the lig... Read More »

The Attitude That Draws God’s Attention

Editor’s Note:  Paul’s instruction in this passage and Jesus’ example hold the key to transforming all of your relationships: Christlike humility. James 4 tells us that conflict and arguments come because we covet and en... 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 »

Why Your Home Is A Platform God Wants to Use

What is a home? To the architect, it is a collection of design features. To the contractor, it’s the assembly and collection of building materials. To an interior designer, it is a blank canvas for textures, colors, and accessories to b... Read More »

What Does It Look Like To Love Others Well?

Have you ever had something happen that reminds you of what is truly important in this life? Just recently, the Lord reminded me through the death of a little girl that loving well makes a difference in this life and for eternity.  When we... Read More »

8 Things We Can Learn From “This Is Us”

This Is Us, the hit show on NBC, was lighting up Facebook Sunday night. Women couldn’t wait for the Super Bowl postgame coverage – which was pushing the start of this much-anticipated episode 30 minutes late – to end. Many were settli... Read More »