godly behavior and speech

Relationships

A God-Honoring "Girls' Night"
Edifying Ways to Spend Time with Friends

by Leslie Ludy

Chick flick.Gossip.Eat.Guy-talk.Repeat.For most of my teen years, this was the precise formula my friends and I followed every time we got together for a “girls’ night.” I attended many sleepovers and girl get-togethers that consisted of nothing but junk food, binge-watching movies, analyzing available guys, and gossiping about the latest romantic sagas unfolding around us.There


Relationships

Turning Down Gossip

An older woman in my life tends to share gossip with me. I desire to honor and respect my elders, but it’s difficult to shut this pattern down and not participate in gossip. Do you have any encouragement?


Biographies

Example of Gracious Speech

Can you give a practical example of what it looks like to be gracious in our speech and daily lives?


Relationships

Inspiring Men Toward Honor
The Power of Protecting the Sacred

by Leslie Ludy

A friendly, pleasant warmth filled the kitchen as the group gathered around the center island, filling their cups with tea and hot apple cider and talking congenially. It was time for another Thursday evening Bible study and everyone was looking forward to a time of Christian fellowship and encouragement.


Relationships

Rejecting Love Gracefully

by Elsje Zornes

Alright ladies, this is something we’ve all faced – to varying degrees – at some point in our lives, and many of us have banged our heads against the wall trying to figure out just how this should be done. Rejecting love is never easy, nor romantic.


Purity

The Truth about Flirting

by the setapartgirl Team

Flirting - it is such a common, accepted practice. Many people would even say it is a perfectly fine and sometimes necessary way of relating to the opposite sex. Some might say that having a forward, provocative demeanor is the best way to be attractive to guys. This mindset has also crept it’s way into the church.


Relationships

Purely and Simply a Sister

by Anonymous Warrior Poet

Dear sister in Christ,I hope you are growing each day in the love of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Although there are a lot of challenges and distractions to divert you off the path of righteousness, I pray that you will continue on and not lose faith. Have you noticed the lack of godly men in this generation? Yes, I suppose you have; you probably feel it even more acutely than I do.


The Gospel

The Weight of Our Words

by Elsje Zornes

One of my favorite things as a little girl was the bedtime story we heard every night right before we drifted off into blissful slumber.


Relationships

Getting to Know a Guy
In a God-Honoring Way

by Leslie Ludy

Jen is a frustrated young wife who has been married for three years.  “I want my husband to rise up and be the leader in our marriage.  But he seems to just wait around for me to move things forward.  I’m really tired of trying to be the man in this relationship!”After talking with Jen more about this issue, it became clear that the problem she was facing in her ma