Our daughters and sons are bombarded with messages about the source and nature of a woman’s worth. Both the culture at large and Christian subculture paint stereotypes of the most valuable (or least valuable) versions of womanhood. Both cultures can be guilty of devaluing women. How can Christian parents raise daughters to look beyond stereotypes and embrace the strength and dignity that are their spiritual heritage and biblical calling?
Date: June 29, 2014
Event: The Gospel Coalition 2014 Women’s Conference, Orlando, Florida
Jen Wilkin writes, speaks, and teaches women the Bible. She lives in Flower Mound, Texas, and her family calls The Village Church home. Wilkin is the author of None Like Him: 10 Ways God Is Different from Us (and Why That’s a Good Thing) and Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds.
You can listen to this episode of The Gospel Coalition podcast here.
Editors’ note: Register for our 2018 Women’s Conference, June 16 to 18 in Indianapolis, where Jen Wilkin will be giving a plenary talk on Deuteronomy. Browse the list of 56 speakers, 51 talks, and 14 “listening in” discussions.