Singleness & Dating

  • The Wedding Night | JoyPedrow.com

    8 Myths about Waiting Until Your Wedding Night

    You may think I’m crazy. You might think that what I’m about to say is not relevant in today’s world. Hear me out. In high school, I was not planning on waiting until marriage, I just hoped I found a guy I loved. This all changed when I fell in love with God. Now, I […] Read more…

  • Why is dating not satisfying? | JoyPedrow.com

    Why Jesus Is More Satisfying than Dating

    As a 15 year old girl, I thought I loved him. He was the first boy I held hands with, my first kiss and my first boyfriend. As a high school girl, I dreamed of being together forever. Every night we would talk on the phone for hours, giggling about our days and never running […] Read more…

College

  • For the Girl Who Was Raped | JoyPedrow.com

    For the College Freshman Girl Who Was Raped

    I’ve been there. I was a college freshman who was lost searching for what would give me an identity. What would give me hope. What would make me feel loved. As a college student, one desires to fit in and find her place and to meet a guy. At least, that is what I wanted. Read more…

  • Why follow God in college?

    Why Follow God in College?

    The transition from high school to college can decide who you are, who you will become, and who you will follow. You must decide now, before you enter college, if you’re going to follow God in college. With the start of the new semester, many women will leave home and move to a new place […] Read more…

Bible Study

  • Tempted to Sin? | JoyPedrow.com

    8 Truths to Know When You’re Tempted to Sin

    The moment of temptation right before you sin happens in a matter of seconds. The enemy wants you to sin. He wants victory over your life. The good news is that God has promised us that no temptation is too big or too strong for us to conquer. In this post, I hope to provide […] Read more…

  • Trusting God in Times of Transition

    Trusting God During Transitions

    This summer, I packed up all my stuff in my Subaru Forester and traveled half way across the country from Tampa, Florida to Dallas, Texas. I left what I knew for the unknown. I left a community that truly loved and encouraged me every single day. The decision I was making did not make sense. […] Read more…

Relationship With Jesus

  • When You Can’t Imagine a Life Without Pain

    When You Can’t Imagine a Life Without Pain

    We can’t imagine a life without sin, pain, shame, death, loss, grief, tears, etc. The list can go on and on. Our only experience with life is living in a sin cursed world. We’ve never known a life without these things, yet God promises that one day we can experience a new life if we […] Read more…

  • Why is dating not satisfying? | JoyPedrow.com

    Why Jesus Is More Satisfying than Dating

    As a 15 year old girl, I thought I loved him. He was the first boy I held hands with, my first kiss and my first boyfriend. As a high school girl, I dreamed of being together forever. Every night we would talk on the phone for hours, giggling about our days and never running […] Read more…

Your Story

  • Sexually Abused in College, Now What?

    Sexually Abused in College – Now What?

    My time in college was nothing like what I planned. I entered college thinking I was a Christian. I believed in God, but I didn’t know Him. I didn’t know His heart, His character or that He was the only one who could satisfy the longing in my heart to be loved. Instead, I thought […] Read more…

  • Dating is not fully satisfying.

    Dating Is Not Fully Satisfying

    Yes, dating is amazing and fun. Yes I love it. But it’s not fully satisfying. We can’t live life hoping to find our satisfaction in our relationship status. You’re single – you want to be dating. You’re dating – you want to be married. You’re married – you want kids. You have kids – you […] Read more…

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