A Mom's Guide to Lies Girls Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free

A Mom's Guide to Lies Girls Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free


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You can’t change the world, but you can prepare her for it.

Your daughter is facing challenges you never dealt with at her age! From skyrocketing anxiety rates to bullying on social media, the Enemy’s lies are everywhere. How do you help the girl you love walk in freedom?

A Mom’s Guide to Lies Girls Believe, the companion book to Lies Girls Believe is your tool to come alongside your daughter in the fight against the lies the world is telling her. Based on in-depth research and focus groups led by Dannah Gresh, author of Secret Keeper Girl and Lies Young Women Believe (coauthored with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth,) Lies Girls Believe teaches your daughter the Truth she will need to navigate the challenges she is facing. The Mom’s Guide provides research, cultural trends, and case studies about the problems tween girls face, but also offers encouragement and biblical insight to empower you to talk with your daughter about God’s truth.

Together, these books give you the tools you need to start important conversations at an age-appropriate pace. Topics include:

  • Lies about God
  • Lies about Friendship
  • Lies about the Future
  • Lies about Myself 
  • Lies about Boys

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802414298
Publisher: Moody Publishers
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 233,196
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

DANNAH GRESH is the bestselling author, speaker, and founder of True Girl (formerly Secret Keeper Girl), America's most popular Christian tween event. She has authored over twenty books that have been translated into twelve languages, including And the Bride Wore White and Lies Girls Believe. Considered one of the leading experts on the subject of sexual theology and parenting tweens and teens, her resources have equipped over one million moms and leaders as they seek to raise their girls in confidence and Truth. Over 400,000 have attended her live events. Dannah is a frequent co-host for Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth's Revive Our Hearts as well as a popular guest on programs like Focus on the Family and Family Life. She has appeared on CNN, Fox News, and the TEDx stage. She lives on a hobby farm in State College, Pennsylvania, with her husband, Bob, and over twenty animals.

NANCY DEMOSS WOLGEMUTH has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily syndicated radio programs, Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him. Her books have sold more than three million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.

Table of Contents

Foreword 11

Introduction: What Every Mom Needs to Know about Her Daughter's Emotions 15

Part 1 Getting Ready To Help Your Daughter (Dismantling Three Lies Moms Believe)

Chapter 1 You Have a Decision to Make 25

Chapter 2 How to Nurture Your Daughter in Truth 37

Chapter 3 What's Grace Got to Do with it? 47

Part 2 Lies Girls Believe And The Truth That Sets Them Free (Planting Seeds of Truth in Your Daughter's Lite)

Chapter 4 Truth and Lies about God 59

Truth #1 God loves you all the time, no matter what 63

LIE. "God only loves me when I'm good."

Truth #2 God is all you need! 66

LIE: "God is not enough."

Truth #3 You are a Christian if you believe in Jesus and receive Him as your Savior 68

LIE: "I am a Christian because _"

Chapter 5 Truth and Lies about Myself 75

Truth #4 God chose you! 80

LIE: "I'm not good enough."

Truth #5 The beauty that matters most to God is on the inside of me 82

LIE: "Pretty girls are worth more."

Truth #8 You're ready for more responsibility. 84

LIE: "I need more freedom."

Chapter 6 Truth and Lies about My Family 89

Truth #7 Your family is different, and that is good 94

LIE: "My family is soooo weird."

Truth #8 You can be happy even in a broken family 97

LIE: "My family is too broken for me to ever be happy."

Truth #9 God gives you joy when you honor your parents 100

LIE: "My parents just don't get me."

Chapter 7 Truth and Lies about Sin 107

Truth #10 Sin separates you from God 112

LIE: "My sin isn't that big of a deal."

Truth #11 Hiding sin sets you up for failure 114

LIE: "I don't need to tell anyone about my sin."

Truth #12 Everything we see or hear should be true, noble, right, pure, lovely, worthy of respect, excellent, and praiseworthy 117

LIE: "What I watch/listen co doesn't matter."

Chapter 8 Truth and Lies about Being a Girl 123

Truth #13 God created two different genders: male and female 131

LIE: "Boys and girls aren't really that different."

Truth #14 Your ability to create life is something to celebrate 134

LIE: "Getting my period is going to be awful."

Chapter 9 Truth and Lies about Boys 139

Truth #15 You can say "no" to boy craziness 144

LIE: "It's okay to be boy crazy."

Truth #16 You will never outgrow the need for wise advice 145

LIE: "I don't need to talk to my mom about boys."

Chapter 10 Truth and Lies about Friendship 151

Truth #17 We all need faithful friends, and the best way to find one is to become one 156

LIE: "I don't have any friends."

Truth #18 Every word you speak and every thought you think about someone should please God 159

LIE: "It's okay to be mean."

Chapter 11 Truth and Lies about the Future 165

Truth #19 Being a wife and mom is a good and important job 170

LIE: "It's not cool to be JUST a wife and a mom."

Truth #20 You are becoming what you will be 173

LIE: "I'm too young to _."

Part 3 The Truth That Sets Her Free (How to Identify Lies and Replace Them with Truth)

Chapter 12 Ripping Up Roots (How to Recognize and Identify Lies) 183

Chapter 13 Planting Truth (How to Replace Lies with Truth) 193

Chapter 14 Wear a Belt of Truth (Using Truth to Be Set Free) 201

20 Key Truths 205

Summary of Moms' Focus Group Results 209

Summary of Tween Girl Survey Results 212

Thank You! 219

Notes 221

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