“Disciple Her,” by Kandi Gallaty, Book Review

“It’s a misconception to think that living missionary means you need to go overseas. That is definitely part of it, but what it means more accurately is that your perspective of your everyday life needs to shift. You view things from a kingdom perspective: the people around you are not just outer shells, they are embodied souls in need of a Savior.” – Gallaty, “Disciple Her”

Kandi Gallaty speaks life into the hearts of everyone woman seeking to obey Jesus’ command to “go and make disciples.” This book allows readers to see discipleship as an everyday reality rather than a daunting task. So many of us lead and attend Bible studies, but yearn for the next step in our faith. This book is a great place to dive head first into the next level of growth in our faith.  

Gallaty provides guidance based on real life experience leading and discipling women. The book is divided into two parts, the first defining discipleship and the latter teaching how to start a Discipleship Group.  

I have led a Women’s Bible Study Group for years, and appreciate the knowledge and confidence this book has given me to take my faith and my leadership to the next level. It’s both uplifting and challenging.

For those looking to take their faith to the next level, this book is a must read. I highly recommend it to Bible Study leaders and teachers. However, any group of friends with a goal to seek more of Christ will benefit from the powerful truths and accountability this book offers.

“Transparency is needed and trust is necessary. We have to remember that when things can’t be explained, we can simultaneously share our lament with others and also trust the God of the universe.” -Gallaty, “Disciple Her”

Click here to purchase your copy of “Disciple Her.”

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Secret Keeper Girl

Book Review: Secret Keeper Girl: The Power of Modesty for Tweens

This book came at the perfect time for my pre-teen!

I’m not even sure she realized the comparisons that were already starting to pop up on her radar and amongst her peers. This vulnerable age requires unique guidance, and Dannah Gresh does a phenomenal job at meeting girls where they are at. In this new phase of their lives, she guides them by providing powerful Scriptures and breaking them down in a way that they can easily apply them to their everyday lives. For example, Gresh incorporates Titus 2:12, “God wants us to turn from godless living and sinful pleasures and live good, God-fearing lives day after day,” to open up a discussion about living according to God’s standards versus the world’s.

“So, grab the cute dress. Sew some funky patches onto your worn-out jeans. Have a facial night with your BFF! These things aren’t bad or sinful in and of themselves, but BE CAREFUL about why you like them.” – Dannah Gresh, Secret Keeper Girl: The Power of Modesty.

My daughter picked this book up and started glancing through it before I finished it and  passed it on to her. The way that it is put together, weaving eye-grabbing graphics, pulled-out quotes and verses, and cute cartoon character pictures, grabbed her interest immediately. Plus, what pre-teen girl isn’t curious about secrets?

As a parent, I feel better equipped to meet my daughter in conversation about modesty on her level. Thank you for your faithfulness to write this book, Dannah!(I received a copy of this book from the publisher for the purpose of this review.)Happy Reading!!

Megs