A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Tag: sin

Beware of This Silent Killer

It was two weeks before my wedding. Like all brides, I was worried about the dress, the invitations, and all of the seemingly small details, yet so big in a woman’s mind when it is her turn to marry, without knowing there was somethin... 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 »

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 »

What Pornography and That Third Piece of Cake Have In Common

Before you even begin reading this post, promise me you will read to the very end. Promise? Okay. Good. Please proceed. The recent onslaught of natural disasters is an obvious sign that we are nearer to the end times than ever before, but t... Read More »

It Takes 5 Seconds to Get Right With God

“It takes 5 seconds to get right with God.”  I said as she stared at me blankly. “5 seconds.  Not an hour, not a week, not a day, not 30 minutes, not even one minute.  Just five seconds.” It had been an hour since Patty knocked o... Read More »

When Our Ministry Leaders Fail

  …And then the news broke. Just in our own personal circles. It came out in little waves, and then big gushes, and then what felt like a tsunami. Another brother in ministry fell. A pastor stepping down for the sake of sin. Oh, how ... Read More »

The Darkness and the Deep

I heard this song the other day. Not a popular song by any means. Not written or sung by a Christian artist. And not even centered around the premise of any existence of or belief in God. But it caught my attention and over the last couple ... Read More »

Hanging Up Your Shoes

This past summer one of my college gals had the opportunity to work at a ministry which helps women come out of the sex industry. They have all sorts of avenues to assist these precious women, whether it be helping them gain a GED or provid... Read More »

How That Sin Issue Looks a Lot Like a Pile of Laundry

In talking with women, I have discovered there is one of two things that they despise: laundry or dishes. For me, it is laundry. I can stand and wash every dish in the house. I would even say it’s a de-stressor. But, give me one towel to ... 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 »