Resources by Topic: Womanhood

Eric or Erica?

Why not dress him in some of my old dresses, complete with a purse? We could let his hair grow long; no one would ever know the difference. . . …

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Blood, Sweat, and Tears

Our responsibility as True Women is to apply the truth of God's Word to our lives in order that others can see the transforming power of Christ at work. …

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Connecting the Dots

My husband, a pastor, eventually reached a crisis of faith brought on by his inability to reconcile the question of God’s power to transform. …

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Does Gender Matter?

Every baby is big news, but the birth of one Toronto baby grabbed international headlines . . . the parents have opted to leave their baby’s gender a secret. …

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Getting Back Up Again

This is true womanhood, not a life lived perfectly, but a life that when sin is realized repents, gets back up, and keeps walking by faith. …

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Grieving June Cleaver

So what are we to do? Should we start playing “Leave it to Beaver” re-runs and tell women they’d be happy if they followed June Cleaver’s example? …

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I am Woman

We moved marriage, mothering, and homemaking from the top of our lists to the bottom–or crossed them off altogether. …

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Imperishable Beauty

I had always confused the idea of meekness with weakness. I pictured a fragile woman when I heard this term! Then I came across 1 Peter 3:1-6 . . . …

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Is Meek for the Weak?

In modern English, "meekness" carries the stigma of cowardly acquiescence. But the meekness of the Bible is a strong, active, volitional, courageous attitude. …

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Just a Fun T-shirt?

A whole generation of girls is being raised to believe that men are inconsequential. Take, for example, the T-shirt a friend of mine spotted in Target . . . …

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Lost in Translation

God created gender as a picture of the best love story ever told. He assigned each of us a role to play in telling the story of His rescue of His beloved bride. …

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Man Up!

I gave up prime time TV years ago. But when I ran across an article touting “A New Generation of TV Wimps,” I had to check it out. …

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More than a Ball of Yarn

What I saw stopped me dead in my tracks. The aisle had been transformed. From top to bottom, beginning to end, it was stocked full of colorful balls of yarn. …

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My True Woman Story

I often told people I was destined to do great things. I assumed that meant being exceptional at my job, and I secretly suspected that I would be filthy rich. …

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One of My Fave True Women

I’m thankful for the way God gifted authors and speakers to motivate and inspire, but I'm equally grateful for those who serve in the nameless trenches of life. …

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One Strong Woman!

Without hesitation, I would say Priscilla was a gifted, strong, and intelligent woman. But I want us to observe a few things as we consider this True Woman. …

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Outrunning the Guys!

Struggling against God's design will leave you wounded, wondering what went wrong. God had something much better in mind for women when He gave them life. …

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Own It!

Nancy shares how the Lord’s really challenged her to become more of a true woman of God as she’s grappled with the statements in the True Woman Manifesto. …

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Plastic Womanhood

With her beauty, clothes, cars, houses, careers, and independence, Ms. Roberts is the epitome of fulfilled womanhood. …

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Powerful Women

In the history of feminism, much of the rhetoric centers around women's sense of powerlessness or the perception that they have less "power" than men. …

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Redefining Motherhood

Rizzuto planned to leave her husband and two sons for a 6-month research opportunity in Japan, but while there she made the choice to leave her family for good. …

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Sexting

Until we present our young women with a new and beautiful vision of womanhood–a biblical vision–they will continue to pursue the modern sexualized ideal. …

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Soft Spot

The “softness” of woman thus also became our “soft spot”—the point at which sin affects and impacts us the most. …

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Steel Magnolia

There’s one Southern phrase that I’m quite drawn to: “Steel Magnolia.” I love the phrase, because to me it speaks to the essence of womanhood. …

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Strong Women

One of the most debated church issues is "women's roles." I'm going to wade in today to discuss women's role in the church. …

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The Berenstain Bears Syndrome

While I've always loved the Berenstain Bears, I recently realized they're telling a story about men that is doing more harm than good to my heart. …

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The Fierce Woman's Curse

Eve was no push-over. She was bold enough to hold a conversation with a talking serpent, but foolish enough to make an independent and rebellious choice. …

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The True Woman CLICK

Most change happens gradually. But then there are those changes that happen all at once. They are “Click!” moments when our perspectives suddenly shift. …

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This Ain't About Throwbacks

Women at home rocking frilly aprons, vacuuming with an Electrolux while their 2.5 children play quietly nearby . . . Is this the picture of perfect womanhood? …

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Titus 2 Prayers

While I enjoyed being a young Titus 2 woman (Titus 2:1–5), I entered into the "older woman" role reluctantly. . . …

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True Woman 1829

I’ve been digging my way through several books written in and about the 1800s, and was surprised to discover that a “true woman” movement isn’t unique to this generation. …

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Women Who "Make" America?

The creators of Makers clearly reveal that their definition of a strong woman is one who “can’t sit around waiting for somebody else to say who you are.” …

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My Own Women’s March in the Kitchen

If your heart is in turmoil over some uncertainty you sense or because of some way you’ve been offended, before you set out to protest, first turn to the One who holds your future and your heart. …

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The Pursuit of Quiet

How can I quiet the me-thinking and me-acting to draw close to an all-knowing, all-powerful God and allow Him to strengthen my heart and mind to think and act like Him? …

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Don't Be a Wimp: Kicking the Habits That ...

The apostle Paul gives a warning to the danger facing weak-willed women. Mary Kassian looks to Scripture to explore seven characteristics of weak women. She'll show you how to say "no" to foolish behavior and "yes" to godly wisdom and strength.

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian The apostle Paul gives a warning to the danger facing weak-willed women. Mary Kassian looks to Scripture to explore seven characteristics of weak women.  Continue Reading 

Sending Out an S.O.S.

When women refuse to embrace godly femininity, it will discourage men from being men. When a nation confuses roles in this way, huge consequences will follow. Mary Kassian shows how an understanding of biblical roles affects families, economics, churches, and every part of society.

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian When women refuse to embrace godly femininity, it discourages men from being men. When a nation confuses roles in this way, huge consequences will follow.  Continue Reading 

True Womanhood for Newbies

Are you new to the True Woman Movement? Want to know why it exists and what it's all about? Then this session is for you! Mary will throw away cookie-cutter notions of what true womanhood looks like. She'll cover the basics of God's good, wise, and wonderful design; explore how popular culture actively resists it; and talk about why it's ...

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian Are you new to the True Woman Movement? Want to know why it exists and what it's all about? Then this session is for you! .  Continue Reading 

What Is a True Woman?

You have a huge influence on the world around you. You don't have to be involved in politics, economics or culture to effect the world. Nancy Leigh DeMoss says, when you embrace Biblical truth and act on it, it will impact the world around you in surprising ways.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth You have a huge influence on the world around you. When you embrace Biblical truth and act on it, it will impact the world around you in surprising ways.  Continue Reading 

A True Woman Chooses Wisdom

Would you be most accurately described as a wild woman or as a wise woman? Mary Kassian takes you to Proverbs chapter 7 to contrast wildness and wisdom. Learn how to display godly wisdom in a world gone wild.

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian Would you be most accurately described as a wild woman or as a wise woman? Learn how to display godly wisdom in a world gone wild.  Continue Reading 

A True Woman Joins the Battle

Does fear hold you back from all God wants to do through you? Nancy Leigh DeMoss understands the fear that tempts women away from God's calling on their lives. She'll open the Bible and show you the example of Deborah, a mother of Israel used by God to save a nation. This example will encourage you to bravely be God's ...

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Does fear hold you back from all God wants to do through you? The example of Deborah will encourage you to bravely be God's true woman in our day.  Continue Reading 

What Is a True Woman?

You have a huge influence on the world around you. You don't have to be involved in politics, economics or culture to effect the world. Nancy Leigh DeMoss says, when you embrace Biblical truth and act on it, it will impact the world around you in surprising ways.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth You have a huge influence on the world around you. When you embrace Biblical truth and act on it, it will impact the world around you in surprising ways.  Continue Reading 

The Genesis of Gender

What makes men tick? What makes women tick? If we want to figure it out, we need to look back to creation and have a look at God's original design. Mary Kassian will identify gender distinctives evident in the creation story. It will help you understand the differences between the sexes, why these differences exist, and how to navigate your ...

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian What makes men tick? What makes women tick? If we want to figure it out, we need to look back to creation and have a look at God's original design.  Continue Reading 

A True Woman Joins the Battle

Does fear hold you back from all God wants to do through you? Nancy Leigh DeMoss understands the fear that tempts women away from God's calling on their lives. She'll open the Bible and show you the example of Deborah, a mother of Israel used by God to save a nation. This example will encourage you to bravely be God's ...

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Does fear hold you back from all God wants to do through you? The example of Deborah will encourage you to bravely be God's true woman in our day.  Continue Reading 

Living Out the True Woman Message

What does it look like to live out the True Woman message day by day? Get wise counsel on how to implement God's truth in your home, activities, and relationships. Bob Lepine interviews a panel of speakers and workshop leaders from the True Woman Conference.

Holly Elliff Holly Elliff Dannah Gresh Dannah Gresh Rosalyn Hickman Rosalyn Hickman Mary Kassian Mary Kassian Bob Lepine Bob Lepine Carolyn McCulley Carolyn McCulley Lindsey Wagstaffe Lindsey Wagstaffe What does it look like to live out the True Woman message day by day? Get wise counsel on implementing God's truth in your home, activities, and relationships.  Continue Reading 

Living Out the True Woman Message

What does it look like to live out the True Woman message day by day? Get wise counsel on how to implement God's truth in your home, activities, and relationships. Bob Lepine interviews a panel of speakers and workshop leaders from the True Woman Conference.

Holly Elliff Holly Elliff Bob Lepine Bob Lepine Karen Loritts Karen Loritts Carolyn McCulley Carolyn McCulley Janet  Parshall Janet Parshall What does it look like to live out the True Woman message day by day? Get wise counsel on implementing God's truth in your home, activities, and relationships.  Continue Reading 

What Is a True Woman?

You have a huge influence on the world around you. You don't have to be involved in politics, economics, or culture to effect the world. Nancy Leigh DeMoss says, when you embrace biblical truth and act on it, it will impact the world around you in surprising ways.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth You don't have to be involved in politics, economics, or culture to effect the world. When you act on biblical truth, it will impact the world around you.  Continue Reading 

The Ultimate Meaning of True Womanhood

Pastor John Piper opens the True Woman conference speaking on what it is to be a True Woman from the perspective of the Bible.

John Piper John Piper Pastor John Piper opens the True Woman conference speaking on what it is to be a True Woman from the perspective of the Bible.  Continue Reading 

Panel Discussion

Reflecting true womanhood can be very challenging, even for those who publicly speak about it. Mary Kassian, Karen Loritts, Carolyn McCulley, and Barbara Rainey describe the challenges of living out true womanhood. They also explain why we need each other to help us overcome these challenges.

Holly Elliff Holly Elliff Mary Kassian Mary Kassian Bob Lepine Bob Lepine Karen Loritts Karen Loritts Carolyn McCulley Carolyn McCulley Barbara Rainey Barbara Rainey Reflecting true womanhood can be very challenging, even for those who publicly speak about it. The panel explains why we need each other to overcome challenges.  Continue Reading 

The ABCs of True Womanhood

In this workshop, we'll be reviewing the basics: What is true womanhood? Why does it matter? And how should you respond? Determining the answers to these questions will impact the way you live and the success of your relationships. It may be one of the most important things you'll ever do. This is a great primer for first-timers to a ...

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian What is true womanhood? Why does it matter? And how should you respond? Determining the answers to these questions will impact the way you live.  Continue Reading 

Girls Gone Wise

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 ...

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian 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.  Continue Reading 

The Genesis of Gender

What makes men tick? What makes women tick? If we want to figure it out, we need to look back to creation and have a look at God's original design. Mary Kassian will identify gender distinctives evident in the creation story. It will help you understand the differences between the sexes, why these differences exist, and how to navigate your ...

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian What makes men tick? What makes women tick? If we want to figure it out, we need to look back to creation and have a look at God's original design.  Continue Reading 

Girls Gone Wild

Included are 21 biblical traits and corresponding set of questions that evaluate whether our personal behavior and ideas are in line with what God deems beautiful or more in line with what He deems beastly.

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian 21 biblical traits and corresponding set of questions that evaluate whether our personal behavior and ideas are in line with what God deems beautiful.  Continue Reading 

Radical Womanhood

Carolyn explains her personal journey from feminism to faith and offers practical encouragement to women making the same journey. This workshop will equip you to understand how to graciously and effectively apply the Gospel to the prevailing worldview in our culture.

Carolyn McCulley Carolyn McCulley Carolyn explains her personal journey from feminism to faith and offers practical encouragement to women making the same journey.  Continue Reading 

True Woman Manifesto (Manifesto Video)

The True Woman Manifesto was developed to be a concise statement of core aspects of what it means to be a true woman of God. With principles drawn from the Word of God, it’s a lens, a way of looking at some of the foundational aspects of what it means to live as a Christian woman. (For more information to ...

Revive Our Hearts Revive Our Hearts The True Woman Manifesto was developed to be a concise statement of core aspects of what it means to be a true woman of God.  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 10: The Truth About Emotions

Emotions. Are they good? bad? reliable? Can we ever hope to control them? Dannah Gresh will tackle these others questions about our often-unruly emotions.

Dannah Gresh Dannah Gresh Emotions. Are they good? bad? reliable? Can we ever hope to control them? Dannah Gresh will tackle these others questions about our often-unruly emotions.  Continue Reading 

Today's Woman

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Whether we "build" or "tear down" our homes, we are influencing a far greater sphere than just those who live within the four walls of our house.  Continue Reading 

Regaining Womanhood

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth What would happen if a remnant of women were willing to embrace God’s priorities and purpose for their lives and live out the beauty and wonder of womanhood?  Continue Reading 

Whatever the Cost

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Will you say, "Yes, Lord. I am Your servant. Take me, use me, spend me. Fulfill all Your holy, eternal purposes in and through my life"?  Continue Reading