Tag: Lies Young Women Believe

Lies Young Women Believe: Lie #25- What I Do Now Doesn’t Affect the Future.

Recently, a young female celebrity who was once a sweet-faced child star was in trouble (again) for being drunk. Magazines displayed photos of her passed out in a car after a night of hard partying. Her fans quickly came to her defense. One wrote: People really need to ease up on the girl. If every

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Lies Young Women Believe: Lie #12 I Can’t Handle the Loneliness of Staying Pure

A young girl enrolled in a Christian middle school gave voice to the great loneliness many of us feel in our quest for purity. She said: I think that at my school, having sex is normal. Everybody has either had sex or they are really close to it. That is something I struggle with a

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Lies Young Women Believe: Lies #1- God is not Enough

Have you ever believed this lie: “God is not enough?” You might not think that you believe God is not enough. We talked to over 1,000 teen girls about the lies that were making them feel depressed, lonely, angry, stressed, hopeless and a lot of other terrible emotions. Most of them knew that God should

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Lies Young Women Believe: How we are Deceived by Satan’s Lies

The Bible tells us that Satan poses as an “angel of light” (2 Corinthians 11:14). Ezekiel 28 tells the story of how he asserted his claim to be like God. He is the Impostor. And his motives are malicious through and through, as Jesus Himself pointed out: “The devil . . . was a murderer

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Lies Young Women Believe: And The Truth That Sets Them Free

From the time she was in junior high when her parents divorced, Erin Davis struggled with panic attacks. They came mostly at night and were spurred on by horrific nightmares. When she awoke, sometimes she could barely breathe. She dreaded going to sleep because she never knew when she’d wake up in the middle of

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#2 Sexual Myth: “Purity Is An Idol”

One of my single, twenty-something team members returned from Christmas break with something of a epiphany having occurred. “I’ve made purity an idol in my life,” she confessed. Memories of multiple blogs inserting this thought into the online Christian conversation ran through my head. Blogger Elizabeth Esther seemed to have started this snowballing conversation rolling. Rachel Held

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When You’re Walking On Water…And You Sink.

Mercifully, grief comes in waves. I am thankful for the ebbing where I can gasp for breath and rest. But when the waves come they are high and filled with fury and relentless in inflicting pain no eye can see. And this is just the short course on grief. I know those who have walked

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nonSpeed Dating For Dummies: are you willing to be busy at home?

Take a breath. Slow down. Dating doesn’t have to be so rushed. It does have to be right. [Bonus material from Get Lost.]  This is one of my favorite photos on  my iPhone. It’s a cake that Lexi and Aumn made me for Mother’s Day, and it was as delicious for the eyes as it was

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