How to Be a More Discerning Woman

How to Be a More Discerning Woman

Sept. 23, 2022 Melissa Kruger speaking at How to Be a More Discerning Woman

The apostle Paul prayed for his beloved Philippians that their “love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent” (Phil. 1:9). This workshop will explore how we can grow into women who are able to discern truth from error as we make choices in our reading, entertainment, teaching, relationships, and ministry.

Running Time: 55 minutes


Melissa Kruger: I’m going to start with prayer that the Lord would meet us.

[I’m terrible about keeping my mouth close to this thing, and I like to move. I feel like Britney Spears or something. My husband and I always joke; we’re like, “Did you get the Britney boom mic?”]

So let me start us with prayer.

Father, we desperately need Your help. So many things are coming at us in the world today—so many pathways claiming to be life that are not life, so many people claiming to have the way, the truth, and the life who are not the way, the truth, and the life. Lord, we pray that You would shine Your wisdom into our hearts and make us women who can discern truth from error, fact from fiction. Let us be wise, godly women who love Your Word and have learned the secret of being …

About the Speaker

Melissa Kruger

Melissa Kruger

Melissa Kruger serves as director of Women's Initiatives for The Gospel Coalition. She is a wife, mom, and the author of multiple books, including The Envy of Eve and Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood. Melissa is a frequent speaker at Christian conferences and she and her husband, Mark, make their home in North Carolina with their three children.