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Is it a New Passion and Purity? Reflecting on Elisabeth Elliot

By on June 22, 2017 in Christian Life with 1 Comment

Editor’s Note: Elisabeth Elliot remains one of the most influential women of 20th century Christendom. Her classic book, Passion and Purity, continues to guide a new generation of women navigating issues of the heart within Christ-controlled purity. Abigail Howell is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Paige Patterson, President and First Lady of Southwestern Seminary. As a teenager, […]

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Is Sexy a Sin?

By on January 17, 2017 in Culture, Sexuality, Women's Issues with 22 Comments

“If you got it, flaunt it!” …So goes the advice to women around the world.

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When You’ve Gone Too Far…Again

By on September 8, 2016 in Dating with 0 Comments

As I sat across from her, I could see the sadness in her eyes. And then the confession: “Amanda, my boyfriend and I went ‘too far’… again!!” My first reaction was to blame the guy for putting pressure on her, but then the truth came out….She was the one who started the physical relationship, and […]

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A 16-Year-Old's Discovery of Elisabeth Elliot's Passion and Purity

By on June 10, 2014 in Biblical Womanhood with 1 Comment

Passion and Purity is a book that I would recommend to everyone who has not yet found her spouse. It is a book of encouragement, lessons, and guidance that is difficult to find today. Perhaps the biggest theme in the book Passion and Purity is that the greatest gift of love that our world has […]

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A 16-Year-Old’s Discovery of Elisabeth Elliot’s Passion and Purity

By on June 10, 2014 in Biblical Womanhood with 2 Comments

Passion and Purity is a book that I would recommend to everyone who has not yet found her spouse. It is a book of encouragement, lessons, and guidance that is difficult to find today. Perhaps the biggest theme in the book Passion and Purity is that the greatest gift of love that our world has […]

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When You’ve Gone Too Far…Again

By on February 18, 2014 in Dating with 0 Comments

As I sat across from her, I could see the sadness in her eyes. And then the confession: “Amanda, my boyfriend and I went ‘too far’… again!!” My first reaction was to blame the guy for putting pressure on her, but then the truth came out….She was the one who started the physical relationship, and […]

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Guarding Your Heart

By on April 25, 2013 in Faith with 0 Comments

Amanda, how do I guard my heart in a world that wants to rip me apart? This is the question that has been asked of me several times this month. A few weeks ago my husband and I began the Every Man’s/Woman’s Battle with our college group. This study has prompted many late-night conversations, and […]

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The Best-Kept Secret Behind 50 Shades

By on October 4, 2012 in Culture, Sexuality, Women's Issues with 0 Comments

We used to blush about it. It was the kind of thing that women kept quiet about. It was personal – too personal – and not at all “ladylike.” Perhaps we’d joke about it or laugh at a reference to it on shows like Sex in the City. But for the most part, it stayed […]

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Set-Apart in a “Sex is Power” World

By on April 19, 2012 in Feminism, Sexuality, Women's Issues with 2 Comments

At the end of the 30-second commercial I wasn’t sure whether I should be laughing or blushing! As the on-screen ladies witnessed the dramatic duels of flying samurais and jousting knights, I heard: It’s the cradle of life. It’s the center of civilization. Men have fought for it, even died for it. One might say […]

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Fighting for Eden

By on January 12, 2012 in Culture, Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

One of my dearest friends and I had just finished up a delightful afternoon of window-shopping.  I pulled into her driveway, and as it usually happens with close girlfriends, we ended up sitting in my car for another half hour talking.  On this particular afternoonwe were discussing a recent box office hit that was all […]

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