Real Stuff: A Survivor's Guide
Kregel, 2006 (2006)
Reviewed by Melissa Parcel
eather Jamison wants to speak to teen girls in a down-to-earth way. What is the
in our lives? What are the basic rules for living life as a Christian teenager in today's world? Ms. Jamison communicates truth in a friendly, no-nonsense way that brings to mind someone sitting next to you having a conversation.
irst, she discusses rules. Involving trust, God, and the Bible, where these rules are found. She uses examples to help clarify the points she is making. Then she talks about
. Clothing, non-verbal communication, and how visually, males and females react completely differently to the same things. The message about God and His best is conveyed in a non-judgmental, but straightforward way. Finally, she discusses relationships - the main thing on most minds! What are God's plans for our relationships, and how can we avoid common pitfalls?
he tone of
is casual and fun, and a study guide with questions is included at the end. This would be an excellent choice for youth groups or girls' Bible study discussions. The combination of someone's real-life experiences and Biblical truth makes for an understandable lesson about life and living it right.
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