Secret Keeper Girl

Secret Keeper Girl

Just what is a Secret Keeper Girl? She values modesty, surrounds herself with wise friends and shares her heart with her mom. She’s a masterpiece created by God…and she knows it!

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Cedarville University

Cedarville University

Cedarville University, Dannah’s alma mater, has stepped up to sponsor this season’s line up of Pure Freedom and Secret Keeper Girl live events. Learn more about the university that helped shape Dannah’s life and ministry.

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Driving

Mom, Did You Wait?

I was driving down the highway listening to the familiar voice of Dr. James Dobson. Suddenly the host asked his guest, “What is the most common question a young girl will ask her mom about sex?” Without delay the woman responded, “Mom, did you wait?” I pulled my minivan to the side of the highway and allowed ten years of tremendous denial and grief engulf me. I reached for my brand new baby girl in the back seat and held her as […]

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Welcome

Hello! I'm so honored you stopped by my online home. Whether you're here to find out where I'm speaking next, to buy one of my books, or to read a recent blog... THANK YOU! If you want to stay in touch with me on a more regular basis, follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest. That's where I get to interact with you more personally, which is something I love. In face, I sure hope I get to hug your neck at one of my upcoming events. It's wonderful to have you here, friend!

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BIRTHCONTROL

“I feel like I am giving God the finger,” a young mother wrote to me recently. Her struggle was birth control. She was using it, and had a sense in her spirit that she was telling God she didn’t trust him and that He was not in control of her life. She’s not alone. Many Christian young women begin considering birth control as early as their college years, not because they are sexually active but because the evangelical world is re-thinking […]

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“Have you had sex with this man?” Dannah Gresh asked that question of an audience staring at a big screen photo of NFL football player Tim Tebow during TEDxPSU on March 16th. The audience of nine hundred, mostly Penn State University students, was challenged to consider if it was possibly intolerance of virginity that led the media to print the question along with the offer of a one million dollar ransom for anyone who could prove they’d taken Tebow’s virginity. She […]

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Sex On (1)

Once when I was speaking at a campus event at a Big Ten University, a couple approached me. He was a football player—all but worshipped in a town where the blood runs the same color as the team uniforms. Proud as could be, he stood beside his girlfriend to tell me that they were using his “celebrity” status to encourage purity on the sex-saturated campus. “Whenever we get the chance we share our philosophy?” he beamed…with a little too much pride, […]

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Suit & Tie

“I’m just not seeing the message of grace presented in these purity and modesty movements,” a woman recently wrote to me. “Why did Jesus die on the cross? We are righteous because of Jesus, not because of our works. … I am all about …waiting to have sex until marriage and using common sense in dressing in a manner that is respectful to yourself and those around you. But these are conversations that play such a minor role in the […]

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DannahRedDoor

Can spiritual women also be sexually satisfied? It’s a sad question to have to ask, but the incomplete manner in which the Church has answered sexual questions does mandate that we discuss it. If you’re one of my more modest followers, please don’t be disappointed but this article isn’t for you. However, if you’re a spiritual woman trying desperately to make sense of sexual desires and often finding answers outside of the Church, read on! I don’t want you to […]

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purity

Earlier this week, I opened my blog to moderate comments on a blog titled “Was Mary A Virgin?” Suddenly, I was being accused of “slut-shaming” for using the word virgin. What!? It was the VIRGIN Mary who I was writing about! The comments—including “This is slut shaming… Wrapped up in a pretty package” and “Such dialogue and scrutiny over a woman’s virginity (aka ‘purity’) only feeds into patriarchal-based slut shaming”—were just the crest of a wave of frustration I’ve heard all year long as those following me […]

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