Articles, resources, and encouragement for girls, college students, and young adults


Dear Girls: He is not your Savior

Long before Jerry Maguire uttered the words “You complete me,” we as the human race have had a penchant to search for fulfillment in anything but Jesus. We look to achievement, entertainment, wealth, glory, excitement, and people to fulfill us, to build us up, to make us feel valued and worthy of our role and …

Dear Girls, He is Not Your Savior: Addressing our desire, our value and our worth

I’ll be honest, middle school was not my finest. It was so difficult for me that when I started coaching a very fine group of 5-8th grade cheerleaders on a whim, I felt like I was stepping back into my 8th grade year and my internal anxiety was through the roof. Who really wants to …

Finally Finding My Knight on the White Horse

“Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse!”

Crews, squads, and friendship: the fight for genuine community

One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.                                                Proverbs 18:24 Returning from the National Youth Gathering this week, I have …

Dear College Student: Be Brave

Dear College Student, Be Brave. This is a big thing you are doing, not a little thing. Jumping head first into the world. Entering the unknown, in order to know and be known deeper; learning, growing, becoming a truer version of yourself. Some days might be scary. Other days might be lonely. Some days will …

Searching for the One Whom My Soul Loves: Singlehood, Womanhood, and the Church

When I was nineteen years old, I went on spring break from my small Christian liberal arts college, cut off my wildly curly hair to a quarter inch from my head, and swore off dating forever. I was done with a capital D. Let me explain. I had dated. I had sought. I had searched. …

Reaching the Next Generation

When we look at research, it usually feels like an overwhelming mass of information. Recently, Barna came out with a new body of research on Generation Z, people who were born between 1999 and 2015. I looked at the research, and my first thought was, “There are over a hundred pages here!” And no matter …

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