Set Apart Girl

Returning to Christ-Centered Femininity - The Ministry of Leslie Ludy, the co-founder of Ellerslie Mission Society.

Leslie Ludy's Blog

October 15, 2014

As American Christian women, we hear lots of messages today about the importance of our heart—messages that put great emphasis upon our feelings, our needs, our uniqueness, and our desires.  We are often led to believe that it’s okay for us to build everything around our emotions and our wants.  “Your heart is good” is the... READ MORE

October 1, 2014

When I was sixteen, my brothers and I regularly visited residents at our local nursing home.  Our favorite person to visit was a delightful little lady named Dolly.  She was eighty-seven years old, nearly blind and in frail health, but she was truly radiant.  She loved to talk about God, and she encouraged and blessed everyone she came into... READ MORE

September 25, 2014

When Eric and I first began traveling, speaking, writing, and discipling, I quickly realized that I wasn’t prepared for the intensity of full-time ministry. As an introvert, I was often burned out from this demanding lifestyle. I knew that I should be turning to Christ to revive my spirit, but after a long week of ministry work, I found myself wanting... READ MORE

September 17, 2014

I will never forget the moment when, as a young married couple, my husband and I were faced with an extremely socially awkward situation.  We were visiting friends we hadn’t seen in several years, and someone suggested that we all watch their family’s favorite movie.  But as soon as the opening scene began, Eric and I knew it wasn... READ MORE

September 10, 2014

Crude and crass behavior seems to be everywhere these days.  With the standards of the culture sinking dismally lower and lower, it’s all too easy to compare our behavior to that of society’s norms, rather than to the holy standard of Christ.  Bathroom humor, crass comments, and uncouth behavior is not only accepted, but applauded... READ MORE

August 27, 2014

In my book, Authentic Beauty, I wrote about our tendency as women to look outside of Christ for our happiness and fulfillment: “So many of us, though we claim to know Jesus Christ, are still longing for our deepest desires to be fulfilled by someone else. We frantically seek the man of our dreams, giving ourselves completely to one relationship... READ MORE

August 20, 2014

In recent decades liberal thinkers both in and out of the church have hijacked the concept of standing up on behalf of the weak. Gospel-centered  rescue work has been replaced by humanitarianism. While at first glance the idea of humanitarian aid might seem positive, it is opposite of God’s message. Just take a look at this definition of... READ MORE