Ministry to Young People
The Lord planted a passion in my heart to speak into the lives of today teenagers the day a senior girl came into my Christian high school office and wept, “I am sleeping with my boyfriend, and I don’t want to do it anymore.”
From that moment and for the next 16 years, I shared the truth of Gods character, integrity, love and forgiveness as those young men and women searched for who they wanted to become in their faith in Jesus Christ. On a daily basis, the Lord brought one teenager after another into my office crying out for the truth about their relationship with the opposite sex. From those conversations and all of the heartache I heard regarding this one issue of sex outside of marriage, I began to teach the vital principles of sexual integrity to both high school girls and guys.
I heard the desperate plea for answers even when those answers were not popular. Because of those heart cries, I authored a book/workbook for high school girls titled, Young Hearts. Pure Lives and a book/workbook for high school boys titled, The Warrior Within. Both studies come with a leaders guide for parents, youth leaders, student leaders, and high school Bible. The fruit of this ministry continues today.
"Young Hearts, Pure Lives focuses on the do’s rather than the don’ts. It encourages young women that they can stick to their standards even when a reckless world says they cannot…”
-Lydia, freshman at Bloomsburg University
"There was one thing that I never knew before taking this class and now have such a great understanding is you can start over again…and how God has forgiven it all. It makes me realize I can be new again. I am grateful.”
-Pam, senior in Forest Hills, Pennsylvania
"Luanne’s straightforward, no-nonsense approach to sexual purity is exactly what our young people need. She has a unique God given ability to speak directly to young people!”
-Dale McLane, Former Headmaster, Trinity Christian School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania