CCEF: Can’t Say No

| April 16, 2017

How would you help a woman who can’t seem to say “no”? When someone in authority asks her to do an extra task, she says “yes,” even at the expense of her commitments to friends and family. When a man pursues her sexually, she is overcome by what feels like a locked-in syndrome. She wants […]

Vernick: 5 Indicators of an Evil and Wicked Heart

| May 10, 2016

Titus 2 women who spend time counseling in the Christian community will appreciate this. By Leslie Vernick As Christian counselors, pastors and people helpers we often have a hard time discerning between an evil heart and an ordinary sinner who messes up, who isn’t perfect, and full of weakness and sin. I think one of […]

Mentoring 101 – The Titus 2 Role Explained

| September 18, 2014

From the Christian Pundit “Mentoring is so American,” a friend from another country told me. We were talking about older women mentoring younger women, and she had a different take on it than most people around me. “Where I’m from, people would never do it. They just take part in the life of the church […]

The Business 9 Women Kept A Secret For Three Decades

| August 28, 2013

Somewhere in West Tennessee, not far from Graceland, nine women — or “The 9 Nanas,” as they prefer to be called — gather in the darkness of night. At 4am they begin their daily routine — a ritual that no one, not even their husbands, knew about for 30 years. They have one mission and […]

Broken Dreams

| April 7, 2010

When the earthly husband enjoyed his many companions and habits and left for greener pastures, the Heavenly Husband rushed right in. “For your husband is your Maker, Whose name is the LORD of hosts: And your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel, Who is called the God of all the earth.” Is. 54:5 I […]