Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is a best-selling author and the creator of Secret Keeper Girl and Pure Freedom ministries. Best-known for And the Bride Wore White and Lies Young Women Believe (co-written with Nancy Leigh DeMoss), Dannah is a gifted communicator whose ministry focus is coaching moms to be great connectors to their tween and teen children. She and her husband Bob are left to run a menagerie of animals on a hobby farm since her three young adult children have flown the coop. Her happiest times are when all the chicks are back in the nest.


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Olympic Impossibilities

Did you or did you not gasp when China’s Shen and Zhao faltered on that lift? I could hardly contain myself as I waited for their scores to find out…

Simple Valentine’s Day Romance

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Adopting an Older Child

I know that writing this will be a catharsis. I’m an adoptive mother struggling to reach into the recesses of a broken heart—that of my precious 16-year-old daughter Autumn. She…

Are You Lonely?

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Is Your Child Being Bullied?

I will not ever forget the time my precious, beautiful daughter came home from seventh grade as sad as can be. It took me hours to get it out of…

The Old Rugged Cross on Christmas Day

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My Best Thanksgiving: Finding an Orphan in China

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The Fashion Battle: Is it Really Worth Fighting?

As a strong proponent of modesty who writes books for teens and tweens, I’m always told “You just don’t understand how hard it can be!” Women assume that since I’m…

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