It is rare these days to find someone who’s in their thirties, not married and still a virgin. So, what’s helped Abby remain true to God’s design for sex? A deeply held conviction! In each of her relationships, she’s made the decision to wait because she is convinced it is God’s best for her life. Below are resources to help your teen develop a similar conviction and to resist cultural pressure that they’re bound to face at some point!

Recommended Reading


Teach and Preach Biblical Conviction
by Rick Warren

The third measure of spiritual growth is conviction. Dictionaries usually define conviction as a fixed or strong belief. Conviction is really much more than that. 

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me
by Ann Voskamp

…I’ve got to muster up some courage here to say now, that I don’t quite know how to say, so you boys just grant your old Mama grace as she stumbles through this, something I sure wish someone had sat down and told me…

10 Ways to Practice Purity
by Ron Hutchcraft (Christianity Today)

When you fall in love, it’s natural to want to express your love in physical ways. But you also know God wants you to remain sexually pure—in both your actions and your thoughts. Sometimes it’s a tough balance… 

How to Make a Family Media Use Plan

From TV to smartphones to social media, our lives are dominated by 24/7 media exposure. Despite this, many children and teens have few rules around their media use. 


Key Topics

Here are two great sources for Purity Rings!

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