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Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is a best-selling author of numerous books and a popular public speaker who is especially passionate about helping parents build strong relationships with their children and encouraging tweens and teens to pursue sexual purity. Dannah’s recent books include It’s Great to Be a Girl, Raising Body-Confident Daughters and A Girl’s Guide to Understanding Boys. Dannah and her husband, Bob, reside in State College, Pa., and have three grown children. Learn more about Dannah and her work by visiting the website for her organization, Pure Freedom.

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When Love Is Broken: 3 Things to Remember When Your Spouse Breaks Your Trust

After my husband confessed his pornography addiction, I wondered if I could ever love him again. But we fought for love — and won.

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Teens Using Media: Why Social Media Shouldn’t Define Your Teen

Instagram and Snapchat may seem harmless and fun, but they can be addicting and damaging for your teens, when these apps are used in excess.

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Finding Healing For Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Bob and Dannah Gresh share how sexual sin nearly tore their marriage apart, but through God’s grace and love they found healing and growth. The couple explores seven truths that lead to a redeemed marriage, getting into practical concepts like opening sharing emotions, setting boundaries, and learning to forgive and trust. Their powerful story offers hope for marriages that need a touch from God. (Part 2 of 2)

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Finding Healing For Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Bob and Dannah Gresh share how sexual sin nearly tore their marriage apart, but through God’s grace and love they found healing and growth. The couple explores seven truths that lead to a redeemed marriage, getting into practical concepts like opening sharing emotions, setting boundaries, and learning to forgive and trust. Their powerful story offers hope for marriages that need a touch from God. (Part 1 of 2)

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Helping Your Daughter Navigate Friendships

Describing some of the challenges young girls face, Dannah Gresh exposes the lies girls are being told about their friendships, themselves, and God. She shares how parents can help their daughters combat these lies with the truth and discusses the importance of falling in love with God as their true source of fulfillment.

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Getting Lost in God’s Love (Part 2 of 2)

Popular author Dannah Gresh encourages young women to find contentment in God’s love instead of seeking attention from men and falling into the trap of feelings-driven relationships. (Part 2 of 2)

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Getting Lost in God’s Love (Part 1 of 2)

Popular author Dannah Gresh encourages young women to find contentment in God’s love instead of seeking attention from men and falling into the trap of feelings-driven relationships. (Part 1 of 2)

How To Get Lost in God’s Love and Save Your Marriage

Every person on earth has a deep desire to be loved. And as wonderful as love in marriage is, it will never be a fulfilling love unless we first saturate ourselves in the unfailing love of God.

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Assuring Moms in Their Parenting Journey (Part 2 of 2)

In a discussion based on her recent book The 20 Hardest Questions Every Mom Faces, Dannah Gresh offers encouragement and biblically-based wisdom to moms who are facing uncertainty and anxiety as they wrestle with difficult questions including: “Am I messing up my kids?” “How do I keep my kids from walking away from the faith?” “Should I work or stay at home?” (Part 2 of 2)

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Assuring Moms in Their Parenting Journey (Part 1 of 2)

In a discussion based on her recent book The 20 Hardest Questions Every Mom Faces, Dannah Gresh offers encouragement and biblically-based wisdom to moms who are facing uncertainty and anxiety as they wrestle with difficult questions including: “Am I messing up my kids?” “How do I keep my kids from walking away from the faith?” “Should I work or stay at home?” (Part 1 of 2)

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Healthy Sexuality: Sending the Right Message to Your Kids

Equip your kids amid the cultural messages about sexuality.

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3 Ways to Avoid Legalism in Parenting

The best way your children can discover the joy and freedom of faith is through connecting with, not lecturing, them. Be that person for your children and let love — not legalism — overflow in your family. You can develop the necessary traits and approach to avoid legalistic parenting within your family.

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Why Waiting Until Marriage Matters (Part 2 of 2)

Author Dannah Gresh speaks candidly about God’s design for sexuality and offers a biblical perspective on why physical intimacy is reserved for a committed marriage. She also offers advice for how parents can talk to their kids about sex. (Part 2 of 2)

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Why Waiting Until Marriage Matters (Part 1 of 2)

Author Dannah Gresh speaks candidly about God’s design for sexuality and offers a biblical perspective on why physical intimacy is reserved for a committed marriage. She also offers advice for how parents can talk to their kids about sex. (Part 1 of 2)

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Sexual Self-Control Can Enhance Sex in Marriage

One compelling reason to have sexual self-control before and after your wedding is that you’re more likely to have a healthy sex life in marriage.

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Raising Tween Boys in Today’s Culture (Part 2 of 2)

Author Dannah Gresh explains how parents can encourage their tween and teen sons to pursue goodness in a culture that celebrates bad behavior in young people. (Part 2 of 2)

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Raising Tween Boys in Today’s Culture (Part 1 of 2)

Author Dannah Gresh explains how parents can encourage their tween and teen sons to pursue goodness in a culture that celebrates bad behavior in young people. (Part 1 of 2)

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Exposing the Lure of Romance and Erotica (Part 2 of 2)

Dr. Juli Slattery and author Dannah Gresh talk about the cultural fascination with erotica that’s been largely spawned by the popular novel and now movie Fifty Shades of Grey and other sexually explicit media. Our guests explain why such material especially appeals to women, and the danger it poses to marriage and families. (Part 2 of 2) Listen to Part 1

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Exposing the Lure of Romance and Erotica (Part 1 of 2)

Dr. Juli Slattery and author Dannah Gresh talk about the cultural fascination with erotica that’s been largely spawned by the popular novel and now movie Fifty Shades of Grey and other sexually explicit media. Our guests explain why such material especially appeals to women, and the danger it poses to marriage and families. (Part 1 of 2) Listen to Part 2

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Black and White vs. Shades of Grey

If God’s Word is clear about some basic black-and-white sexual issues, what’s a believer to do with the shades of grey that are redefining sex in our culture?

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Finding Freedom from Erotica

How can you break free from the entrapment of erotica? Here are five steps.

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Erotica, Women and Marriage

We may stereotypically think of sexual temptation as a man’s problem, but women are not immune to the lure of romance depicted in new and graphic forms of entertainment.