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Cherished: Discovering the Freedom to Love and Be Loved

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As author Chandra Peele speaks to thousands of teen girls across the country, she is often struck by a reality that is simply not as God intended: Even within the church, there are so many hurting girls desperate to experience transforming love.

In Cherished, readers will mine deeply into God's Word on a six-week journey to real freedom. In discovering God's matchless love for her, the teen reader will grow to understand how she can then love Him with all her heart, soul and ...

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Overview

As author Chandra Peele speaks to thousands of teen girls across the country, she is often struck by a reality that is simply not as God intended: Even within the church, there are so many hurting girls desperate to experience transforming love.

In Cherished, readers will mine deeply into God's Word on a six-week journey to real freedom. In discovering God's matchless love for her, the teen reader will grow to understand how she can then love Him with all her heart, soul and mind—and love others as she loves herself. Written in conversational “big sister” style, the author relates to teens in a unique, unthreatening way through real stories and application. Using relevant Scripture, the study explores questions like Love myself? and Who's my neighbor?

For those who have traveled with Chandra Peele through Priceless and Radiant, Cherished now moves them along the spiritual journey to deeper places where a passion for studying God's Word is solidified for the years ahead. With confidence in the security of God's love, teens will experience the spiritual freedom God intends for them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596692503
  • Publisher: New Hope Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/1/2009
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,407,472
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Chandra Peele, author of Priceless and Radiant and coauthor of Great Love (for Girls) and Great Love (for Guys), is a highly recommended speaker and author. She has been endorsed by pastor and author Max Lucado; nationally known youth speaker David Nasser; Stan Lee, founder of Dare 2 Run Ministries; and many other ministers of youth who have invited Chandra to minister to their youth.

Using a high-energy, zany approach, she motivates, encourages, and equips teens to live a lifestyle of holiness. As she shares the truths of God's Word with more than 8,000 students each year, she has audiences laughing, crying, and, more importantly, growing in the love of Christ. She speaks straight from her heart, and God uses her authentic style to lead others to the feet of Jesus. Her passion for Christ is contagious! She believes that to have the best relationship with others, we simply must desire Jesus first. “Through His Word, prayer, and fellowship, we can each enjoy the sweetness that comes from being filled with the joy of the Lord. Then instead of chocolates or pizza, we begin to crave and want more of Jesus!”

This former minister of youth is the founder of GAB (Godly and Beautiful) Ministries, Inc., a ministry with the mission of reaching teens in a real world with a real God. She is a certified abstinence trainer and has worked with such ministries as Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Youth Specialties, and WAIT Training. In addition, she frequently works with Teen Moms and pregnancy care centers across the United States, as well as other programs needing assistance with at-risk children.

She writes a monthly column, “Dear Gabby,” for the Christian Beacon (San Antonio) newspaper. Although she travels extensively, she and her family call Spring, Texas, home.

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