But Why Can’t I Look Like Her? A Look at Our Need to Compare

I bet you’ve played a version of the comparison game. Maybe you are constantly judging whether or not other girls are smarter than you, or more popular or more athletic. Maybe you find yourself in constant competition with an older sibling or the flawless celebrities that grace every magazine cover. Maybe you’re always on the lookout to see who is taller or shorter, better or worse dressed or more or less talented than you. The irresistible need to compare seems to be a part of our fabric as women.

Another Dose of Truth

In our newsletter, we promised to address 17 freeing truths here on the site. Check back in the archives to read the first 10 truths along with the honest comments girls have left about the power of those truths in their lives. This week, we are going to address seven more important truths relating to issues like sin, authority, and the church. These truths are the antidote to many specific lies we encountered during our research for the book.

Dannah and the Pure Freedom Team address purity in Atlanta

“Lies Young Women Believe” co-author, Dannah Gresh and her team recently facilitated several events near Atlanta, GA. Literally hundreds of teenagers, young girls, and adults were recipients of messages of modesty and purity taught by Dannah and other Pure Freedom speakers. I caught up with Dannah and asked her some questions about these events. I thought I’d pass it along to give you a taste of the type of ministry Dannah does and to get you talking about the way that the message of purity is being taught to your generation. Check it out.

5 More Truths to Set You Free

Lies lead to bondage. Truth leads to freedom. In our newsletter we promised to post 17 truths to set you free here on the website. Last week we tackled five important truths straight out of God’s Word. Be sure to check it out and join the discussion about the power of those specific truths. This week, we will examine five more truths. God’s Word provides the truth we need to combat lies in our lives. Check it out.

Thoughts on motherhood (from a new mommy)

I had a baby this week. His name is Elisha and he is perfect. His little fingers and toes make me weak and I am frequently moved to tears over the miracle of his life. I am in full-on mommy mode. My days are now spent burping, changing, cuddling and feeding this adorable bundle and I’m tickled pink. But, if you had caught me a few short years ago, I would have assured you that a baby was not in the cards for me. If you had asked me about my purpose on the planet, I would have responded with an answer that centered around my career instead of my home and family. I misunderstood God’s design for me as a woman. I am not alone.

What’s the buzz about?

As part of the instructional element of this site, new videos will be available each week featuring the authors of the book Lies Young Women Believe teaching and discussing the concepts of the book with young women like you. As you can see by our first video, we are pretty excited about the message of this book…