Resources by Topic: Friendships & Mentoring

Need Help Lovin’ That Man

Need Help Lovin’ That Man

How can you develop a friendship and love a husband who has hurt you deeply? Dannah Gresh knows what it’s like to walk through deep valleys in marriage. Read or Listen →

A Taste of Heaven

A Taste of Heaven

Betsy Gómez was a young and upcoming marketing executive who thought she was taking care of her son because she had hired a full-time nanny. Read or Listen →

Passionate About Purity

Passionate About Purity

Dannah Gresh knew she had been forgiven for impure choices as a teenager. But when she confessed her past to her husband, she felt freedom. Read or Listen →

At Liberty

At Liberty

Could you live without your phone? Is it the first thing you look at when you wake up? The first thing you look at before you go to bed? Could you be addicted? Read or Listen →

You Don’t Say

You Don’t Say

Dámaris Carbaugh defines “slander” and helps you evaluate whether your life could be slandering the Lord. Read or Listen →

Revival of Reverence

Revival of Reverence

Everything you do matters, and you can do it as your worship to the Lord. Mary Kassian shows how to make every moment count. Read or Listen →

Grow Up and Step Up

Grow Up and Step Up

Susan Hunt knows she’s on the last leg of life’s journey. But she wants to stay engaged in God’s will to the very end. Read or Listen →

Doctrine, You, and Titus 2

Doctrine, You, and Titus 2

Would you want to drink a glass filled with waste? Wouldn’t you want it to be pure? Developing pure thinking is just as important as drinking pure water. Read or Listen →

A Woman Adorned and Adorning

A Woman Adorned and Adorning

Nancy says you need spiritual mothers in your life, spiritual sisters, and spiritual daughters. She’ll help you recognize who God may want you to connect with. Read or Listen →

Better Together

Better Together

Titus 2 tells older women to teach younger women. Have you ever been in that kind of mentoring relationship? A group of women introduce Titus 2. Read or Listen →

Spiritual Mothering, Day 4

Spiritual Mothering, Day 4

When the Lord calls you home, will your work carry on behind you? Susan Hunt explains how to build a women’s ministry that will continue after you’re gone. Read or Listen →

Spiritual Mothering, Day 1

Spiritual Mothering, Day 1

In Titus 2, we’re told that older women are to teach younger women. But how? What practical steps do you take to set up those mentoring relationships? Read or Listen →

A Life of Influence

A Life of Influence

Elisabeth Elliot had a huge effect on the generations that followed her. Evangelical leaders reflect on the influence of her writing, speaking, and her life. Read or Listen →

A Life of Courage

A Life of Courage

Elisabeth Elliot influenced the generations that followed through her writing, speaking and her courageous choices. Read or Listen →

Two are Better than One

Two are Better than One

Today's program gives God's prescription for both painful and non-existent relationships. His desire is that we should have intimate relationships. Read or Listen →

You, Me, and God

You, Me, and God

You've heard that two's company, three's a crowd. But if you want to have meaningful relationships, three people need to be involved: you, your friend, and God. Read or Listen →

Other Women Need Your Help

Other Women Need Your Help

Do you ever feel powerless to serve people in need around you? Nancy shows you where to get the power you need and why your involvement is so important. Read or Listen →

The Lord Is with You

The Lord Is with You

If there’s one biblical message we need to hear in our day, it’s "do not be afraid." It’s a message that comes through clearly in the book of Joshua. Read or Listen →

Passing on the Baton

Passing on the Baton

God has given you some type of education, life experience, and expertise. Learn how to pass those gifts on to others who need your input. Read or Listen →

Motherhood and Community

Motherhood and Community

Erin Davis felt like a dark cloud appeared and engulfed her in emotion. She offers helpful, biblical advice on dealing with postpartum depression. Read or Listen →

An Encounter with Friendship

An Encounter with Friendship

If you’re a get-it-done kind of person, do you get bothered by the story of Mary and her sister Martha? Erin Davis calls herself a Type Double-A personality. Read or Listen →

Prepared for the Meltdown

Prepared for the Meltdown

Karen Loritts went through a season of life she calls her “meltdown.” She needed a group of godly friends to walk with her through this time. Read or Listen →

Joy vs. Burnout

Joy vs. Burnout

There is a strong pull toward busyness—even busyness doing important work—that will rob your home of joy. Read or Listen →

One Mom's Idea

One Mom's Idea

Walk through any store and you’ll get a picture of the low opinion our culture has about purity. Learn how to raise daughters with a heart for purity. Read or Listen →

Investing in the Future

Investing in the Future

Young people are bombarded with false promises. Get some hope and some practical advice on engaging with young people over important topics. Read or Listen →

Guard Your Heart

Guard Your Heart

The things you display on the outside—your words and actions—reflect what’s on the inside. Join Nancy and learn how to guard your heart. Read or Listen →

Trust and Obey

Trust and Obey

Sovereignty. It sounds like a big, complicated word. But our approach to God’s sovereignty influences the way we approach situations every single day. Read or Listen →

Start Your Day with God

Start Your Day with God

How do you spend the first part of your day? Do you turn on the weather channel for that updated forecast or glance through the newspaper? Read or Listen →

Number Your Days

Number Your Days

When Mark DeMoss was a young man, he observed people in the last stages of life. Most of those people had the exact same regrets. Find out why, today. Read or Listen →

Life to Life

Life to Life

Should you invest your time and energy mentoring someone who doesn’t seem all that responsive to the things of God? Listen today to find out. Read or Listen →

How to Handle Good-byes

How to Handle Good-byes

"Good-bye." It can be one of the most painful words that we speak. The apostle Paul had to express good-bye many times in his ministry. Read or Listen →

Passing on the Baton

Passing on the Baton

God has given you some type of education, life experience, and expertise. Learn how to pass those gifts on to others who need your input. Read or Listen →

What True Love Looks Like

What True Love Looks Like

Young women are growing up in a culture that’s unfriendly to a biblical view of womanhood. How do you teach young women to truly love their husbands. Read or Listen →

A Mother's Example

A Mother's Example

According to Carolyn Mahaney, learning to be a godly wife and mother is not just about creating a happy home. There’s actually a bigger purpose. Read or Listen →

How to Become a Mentor

How to Become a Mentor

Many younger women want the advice and counsel of older women. Nancy and Betty Huizenga tell mentors how to connect with those who are eager to learn. Read or Listen →

Meaningful Connection

Meaningful Connection

There’s plenty of communication going on these days, but we're missing real connection. Nancy and a group of women talk about making meaning connections. Read or Listen →

Passing the Baton

Passing the Baton

Have you ever considered mentoring someone? Nancy encourages you to do this even if you don’t feel like a spiritual "superstar." Read or Listen →

Training Our Daughters

Training Our Daughters

It’s so important to train the next generation of women to have modest hearts as they grow up in an increasingly permissive world. Read or Listen →

When God Sends a True Friend

Little did I know that God was going to do something at a women’s event that would impact me eternally: God was about to move in and provide me with the gift of a true friend. …

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What’s a Mentor to Do?

What do we do in mentoring? We encourage, comfort, and challenge women to follow what Scripture says. It is as simple as that. And we mentor for one ultimate goal . . . …

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"Could We Meet?"

I know you’re busy, but I really need an older woman I trust to give me some advice and counsel. I was wondering if it might be possible for us to get together? …

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Cyber-Mentoring

Almost two years ago, the team at Revive Our Hearts approached me about blogging for a new site, www.LiesYoungWomenBelieve.com. . . …

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Loving Those Relatives!

I always said that if Linda had been different, we could have been the best of friends. But she always seemed to have a wall up, and to keep me at arm’s length. …

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Loving Toads

The Lord’s been teaching me a lot about dealing with “toads” (difficult people) from the life of Moses--a man who was surrounded by them! …

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Never Grocery Shop Alone

You can have a huge impact on the next generation. You can be a truth speaker to the young women around you who need it so desperately. …

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Spiritual Mothering

Do you have a spiritual mother? Is your church preparing you to be a spiritual mother? Is the church or the culture telling the next generation of women what it means to be a true woman? Susan shares ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.

Susan Hunt Susan Hunt Susan shares ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.  Continue Reading →

Spiritual Mothering

Do you have a spiritual mother? Is your church preparing you to be a spiritual mother? Is the church or the culture telling the next generation of women what it means to be a true woman? Hear ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.

Susan Hunt Susan Hunt Hear ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.  Continue Reading →

Spiritual Mothering

Do you have a spiritual mother? Is your church preparing you to be a spiritual mother? Is the church or the culture telling the next generation of women what it means to be a true woman? Hear ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.

Susan Hunt Susan Hunt Hear ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.  Continue Reading →

Spiritual Mothering

Do you have a spiritual mother? Is your church preparing you to be a spiritual mother? Is the church or the culture telling the next generation of women what it means to be a true woman? Hear ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.

Susan Hunt Susan Hunt Hear ideas for implementing a vibrant Titus 2 discipleship ministry in the local church.  Continue Reading →

Portrait of Friendship

God created women with the unique yearning to develop and nurture relationships. Explore some of the key ingredients of developing and maintaining friendships that last.

Karen Loritts Karen Loritts God created women with the unique yearning to develop and nurture relationships. Explore some of the key ingredients of friendships that last.  Continue Reading →

Message 1: A Woman Adorned and Adorning

“There shouldn’t be any such thing as a lone ranger Christian . . . or a lonely Christian.” Listen in as Nancy casts a vision for living out the beauty of the gospel together—with spiritual mothers, daughters, and sisters. But mostly, with Jesus. Because it’s His grace that trains us for godliness!

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Listen in as Nancy casts a vision for living out the beauty of the gospel together—with spiritual mothers, daughters, and sisters.  Continue Reading →

Message 1 (Drama): The Storm

It’s hard to predict when life’s storms will erupt. But when older women take the time to build into the lives of younger, it can help you ride them out.

Acts of Renewal Acts of Renewal It’s hard to predict when life’s storms will erupt. But when older women take the time to build into the lives of younger, it can help you ride them out.  Continue Reading →

Message 2 (Drama): Wise Woman Bake Off

Living out sound doctrine isn’t just a dry diet of “do this, don’t do that.” It’s a rich mixture of behavior and relationship, that which is right and true and beautiful and good.

Acts of Renewal Acts of Renewal Living out sound doctrine isn’t just a dry diet of “do this, don’t do that.” It’s a rich mixture of behavior and relationship.  Continue Reading →

Message 2: Doctrine, You, and Titus 2

We all have a doctrine. A set of beliefs about God, ourselves, and the world. But is our doctrine sound? Healthy? Consider your own doctrine against the backdrop of Titus 2:1 as Mary challenges us to “hold fast to sound teaching.” After all, it’s right thinking that leads to right living.

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian We all have a doctrine. But is it healthy? Consider your own against the backdrop of Titus 2:1. After all, it’s right thinking that leads to right living.  Continue Reading →

Message 3 (Drama): Modeling

The stories of our faith aren’t meant for us alone. They’re to be shared and help those who come after us . . . even long after we’re gone.

Acts of Renewal Acts of Renewal The stories of our faith aren’t meant for us alone. They’re to be shared and help those who come after us . . . even long after we’re gone.  Continue Reading →

Message 3: Don't Give Up on That Modeling ...

“What does it feel like to be an old lady?” Lean in close as Susan Hunt shares four truths she wishes she’d known earlier as well as how to age in grace and dependence on God. See for yourself why she received a standing ovation at the end of this message.

Susan Hunt Susan Hunt Lean in close as Susan shares four truths she wishes she’d known earlier as well as how to age in grace and dependence on God.  Continue Reading →

Message 4 (Drama): Dorcas

Can you imagine the scene after the death of Dorcas, when the widows weep in front of Peter? It’s a picture of friendship and faith, don’t cha know.

Acts of Renewal Acts of Renewal Can you imagine the scene after the death of Dorcas, when the widows weep in front of Peter? It’s a picture of friendship and faith, don’t cha know.  Continue Reading →

Message 4: Grow Up & Step Up

What does older women training younger women have to do with creation, the fall, redemption, and transformation? Everything, says Susan Hunt. This Titus 2 model might not be the strategy you'd expect to advance the gospel, but this is God’s strategy. “Who but God would have thought of such a strategy,” Susan asks, “using ordinary, weak women to accomplish such ...

Susan Hunt Susan Hunt What does older women training younger women have to do with creation, the fall, redemption, and transformation? Everything, says Susan.  Continue Reading →

Message 5 (Drama): The Cooking Lesson

A cooking lesson leads to more than just mixing, measuring, and melting. In the process, trust is built, lives are blended, and faith starts to marinade.

Acts of Renewal Acts of Renewal A cooking lesson leads to more than just mixing, measuring, and melting. In the process, trust is built, lives are blended, and faith starts to marinade.  Continue Reading →

Message 5: Revival of Reverence

What does it mean to be deeply respectful, and why should this mark the believing woman? In this video, Mary explains why every moment is sacred for the believer and challenges us to “start a revival of reverence.”

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian Mary explains why every moment is sacred for the believer and challenges us to “start a revival of reverence.”  Continue Reading →

Message 6: You Don't Say

You may not slander others verbally, but has your life slandered or misrepresented the character of God? That is the question Dámaris poses in this message. How might our interactions look different if our underlying desire was that others would think more of Jesus?

Damaris Carbaugh Damaris Carbaugh You may not slander others verbally, but has your life slandered or misrepresented the character of God?  Continue Reading →

Message 7: At Liberty

You may not abuse alcohol, but what can you not function without? What do you use in excess—that sometimes even enslaves you? Nancy asks us to examine the task masters in our lives and reminds us that we have been set free to serve a new Master now. May we all experience the freedom from bondage that Christ offers.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy asks us to examine the task masters in our lives and reminds us that we have been set free to serve a new Master now.  Continue Reading →

Message 8: A "Sophron" State of Mind

Do you want more self-control? If so, Mary says we need to deal with the beliefs behind our behavior rather than merely focusing on fixing our behavior. “The prerequisite for right living is right thinking.” Let’s pursue “sophron” minds, as that is where self-control begins.

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian Do you want more self-control? If so, Mary says we need to deal with the beliefs behind our behavior.  Continue Reading →

Message 9: Passionate About Purity

If you’re struggling to be pure, this message will encourage you to stop “white knuckling it.” “It’s not something we ourselves can do,” Dannah says, “but Jesus can.” Be reminded of what purity is and isn’t, the “why” behind purity, how grace trains us for godliness, and how you can foster communities dominated by grace rather than rules.

Dannah Gresh Dannah Gresh Are you struggling to be pure? Dannah reminds us that we can’t be pure on our own . . . but Jesus can purify us.  Continue Reading →

Message 10: Taste of Heaven

Do you prioritize and value your work at home? “I was fit for work in the church and at the office,” this mom shares, “but I was unfit for God's work for me in my home.” In this video you’ll be reminded that your desire to contribute to something bigger than yourself isn’t wrong; we just need to fix our ...

Betsy Gomez Do you prioritize and value your work at home? Be encouraged and challenged by Betsy’s testimony.  Continue Reading →

Message 11: Need Help Lovin' That Man

Whether you have a strong marriage or whether it’s hanging by a thread, Dannah’s transparent story will encourage you to go even deeper in your love for your husband. You won’t want to miss the surprise guest appearance as well.

Dannah Gresh Dannah Gresh Dannah’s transparent story will encourage you to go deeper in your love for your husband.  Continue Reading →

Message 12: An Unexpected Blessing

Independence has always come easier for Robyn than submission. But seeing as submission is God’s idea, Robyn has sought to do just that. Lean in as she explains what godly submission is—and what it is not.

Robyn McKelvy Robyn McKelvy Is independence more your style than submission? Robyn can relate. Lean in as she shares what godly submission is—and is not.  Continue Reading →

Message 13: Life-Givers in Training

Do you view children as a burden or a blessing? Robyn shows from Psalm 127 that children are delightful gifts from God—as well as valuable assets. Be inspired by this mom of ten to enjoy children as God does, and to know that your investment in them is worth every minute.

Robyn McKelvy Robyn McKelvy This mom of ten offers an inspiring message from Psalm 127 reminding us that children are valuable assets and delightful gifts from God.  Continue Reading →

Message 14: Instruments of Grace

Do you consider kindness weak and wimpy . . . or powerful enough to move mountains? In this message, Nancy shares the surprising power of this overlooked virtue. She also wraps up the conference by discussing what is at stake if we don’t practice Titus 2 life-to-life discipleship.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Do you consider kindness wimpy . . . or powerful enough to move mountains? Learn about the surprising power of kindness.  Continue Reading →