Ok, I don’t normally do this, but I just read the most amazingly accurate blog addressing the core problems women have with lust, and how the church can help combat them.
Here is an excerpt:
We’re well into the heat of summer now, and that means many churches across the American landscape have, at some point, reiterated the modesty message for the good church ladies everywhere.
Wait. I can actually see that eyeroll of yours even from here. But, friends, don’t click away just yet. Because I am going to go where large swaths of American church culture need to go on this topic … but often don’t.
I’m talking about lust. And women.
For the past eight years, I’ve had the privilege of writing two books and hundreds of articles and blog posts for women, which then led to numerous speaking engagements. Right from the start, I noticed a trend at each event, whether in the U.S. or abroad. Invariably, one woman would wait to talk to me until the bitter end, because she wanted to confess something that made her feel doubly shameful. She wanted to talk about her lust and sexual sin, a struggle she was sure was hers alone among the women in church.
Read the rest at DesiringGod.org. Then Tweet it, Retweet it, share it on Facebook, Digg it, email it to your pastor, write the link in the sky…dramatic enough yet? OK, good!