Girls Gone Wise

March 26, 2010 Mary Kassian

Girls have gone wild! And it's a phenomenon that goes far beyond the college-aged ones who expose themselves on camera for the sake of a dare and a T-shirt. The Bible challenges us to evaluate direction. It paints a portrait of two prototypical women—one who's wild and one who's wise. The saucy, seductive Wild Thing is the type that society upholds as the ideal. But the smart, biblically savvy Wise Thing is the model for all women who want to live according to God's spectacular design. Wild or wise. Do you know the difference? Join Mary as she uses a story in Proverbs to outline the points of contrast between these two types of women.


Mary Kassian: Now most of you would have heard about the Girls Gone Wild phenomenon—right? The buses that go around the country to various places, various beaches, particularly when there is Spring break, and for the price of a tee-shirt, the young women are asked to do all sorts of things. Say, “If I give you a tee-shirt, would you bare your breasts for me?” And these women do it, and they do things that are a lot more vulgar and crude even.
I remember the time when such things would be just shameful, and you wouldn’t even think of it. That would be even a disgusting thing to ask of a woman, but times have changed, and women have changed, and the girls have gone wild.
Have you noticed how aggressive the girls have gotten—for you women who are a little bit older? For you women who are younger, …

About the Speaker

Mary Kassian

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.