Grounded Panel Discussion

Oct. 9, 2021 Dannah Gresh, Erin Davis, Mary Kassian, Laura Perry Smalts

Digging deeper into issues of sexuality.

Running Time: 32 minutes


Transcript

Erin Davis: One thing I wanted to talk about was this book. Does this look familiar to you?

Laura Perry: Yes, it does.

Erin: Yes. Does this look familiar to any of you? This is True Woman 101, and you didn’t get to it in your testimony, so I did want to touch on it before we started fielding some questions about how the Lord used this in your story.

Laura: Yes. It was interesting. I was in a women’s discipleship group, which I wasn’t all that excited about to begin with. But then really throughout the year, the Lord was really speaking to me. I remember looking around the room one day and realizing, I was just one of the girls. It was so healing!

But this study, a few months into it, I was not excited about it. I was being obedient to the Lord, but I …

About the Speakers

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is the co-host of Revive Our Hearts podcast and the founder of True Girl, a ministry dedicated to providing tools to help moms and grandmas disciple their 7–12-year-old girls. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including a Bible study for adult women based on the book of Habakkuk. Dannah and her husband, Bob, live on a hobby farm in central Pennsylvania.

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is married to her high school sweetheart, Jason, and together they parent four energetic boys on their small farm in the midwest. She is the author of more than a dozen books and Bible studies, the content manager for Revive Our Hearts, and a host of the Grounded videocast. Hear her teach on The Deep Well with Erin Davis podcast.

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian is an award-winning author, an internationally renowned speaker, and a frequent guest on Revive Our Hearts. She has written more than a dozen books and Bible studies including Conversation Peace and The Right Kind of Strong. Mary and her husband, Brent, have three grown sons and make their home in Alberta, Canada.

Laura Perry Smalts

Laura Perry Smalts is a former transgender whose message of transformation through Jesus Christ to restore her feminine identity can relate to those who struggle, those who have transitioned, parents and loved ones, and those in the church who want to reach them. Her story is told in her autobiography, Transgender to Transformed. Above all, her goal is to glorify Christ and tell others to surrentder their lives fully to Jesus and idntify as who He created them to be. Laura lives with her husband, Perry, in Oklahoma City where she serves on the staff of First Stone Ministries.