ENOUGH: steal back your teen girls' identity in Christ!
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ENOUGH: steal back your teen girls' identity in Christ!

How to identify an identity crisis & 4 ways to fight false messages. Bible studies, media deconstruction included
3.9 (17 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,111 students enrolled
Created by Amie Regester
Last updated 11/2015
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand how identity affects every choice a teen makes
  • Identify four common behaviors that indicate a teen is struggling with identity issues
  • Lead a Bible-based discussion on on how Jesus is a worthy authority who can give us a real identity
  • Lead a Bible-based discussion on the world's impossible standard's for a woman vs. God's incredible standards, met already through Christ.
  • Lead an activity on how to deconstruct a media message, allowing teens to see the truth behind movies, music, advertisements, etc
  • Learn additional tips on how to identify and counteract lies about identity
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Requirements
  • Nothing special required here...since you already have the internet!
Description

This course is designed for women's ministry leaders, youth leaders, and caring adults who want to help our young women learn about and reclaim their identities in Christ.

Many of the issues we currently identify as stemming from "low self-esteem" will only be remedied when our young ladies realize who they already are in Christ. It's one thing to tell a girl to ignore negative messaging about her worth, but it's quite another to help her claim positive messages from God for herself.

This course will empower anyone who works with young ladies to lead them to see the truth about who they are in Christ.

This course is taught by video, with the guides, exercises and Leader's notes in pdf format so you can make copies for your group discussions. It should take you about two hours to watch and complete the materials for yourself before you teach, but it has ample enough materials and discussion topics to lead a course that would last an around 4 hours.

The curriculum includes:

  • 4 signs to tell if your girl is struggling with identity issues and simple ways you can address them now
  • Bible discovery guides that demonstrate the characteristics of Christ that make Him attractive as a personal friend, and the subsequent influence of God as creator and a personal friend to give true identity markers
  • A guide to critical thinking about media messaging and how it shapes identity
  • Practical media deconstruction exercise you can do right now to help your girl reclaim her identity from false messaging
  • Testimony from a Christian counselor on how false identity causes pain for young people
  • Testimony from a recovering eating disorder sufferer on how identity in Christ saved her
  • Additional resources

Thank you so much for considering this course. I know it will be a blessing to the girl(s) you work with!

Who is the target audience?
  • created for a christian audience
  • Pastors, youth pastors
  • Women's ministry leaders
  • Adults who work with youth informally
  • Teens who are influencers and peer leaders
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Curriculum For This Course
11 Lectures
01:17:13
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Allow Me To Introduce Myself...
2 Lectures 04:47

Hi, I'm Amie Regester with Greater Than Rubies. This section just gives you some info about who I am and what motivates me...candy, retro things, and now teaching teen girls and those who work with them online.)

Hello! I'm Amie
01:39

In this course, I'll cover

  • What 4 signs to tell if your girl is struggling with identity issues and simple ways you can help.
  • Bible study guides that you can do with your daughter or church girls that lift up the authority of God to give her an identity
  • A guide to critical thinking about media messaging and how it shapes identity
  • Practical tips and activites you can do right now to help your girl reclaim her identity
  • Expert testimony from a Christian counselor on how to deal with identity issues
About This Course
03:08
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How To Tell If Your Teen Is Struggling With Her Identity
2 Lectures 27:56

After this segment, you'll have discovered 4 major indicators that your teen girl is struggling with issues stemming from not understanding her identity in Christ, and what to do about them.

How To Tell If Your Teen Is Struggling With Her Identity
08:45

In this interview, Nicole Parker (MA in Biblical Counseling) gives us some insight into the development of identity in Christ.

Interview: Nicole Discovers Identity Does Not Come From Being Unique
19:11

Checking what you learned about how to tell if your teen is struggling.

Section 2 Quizlet
3 questions
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How False Identity Is Hurting Our Girls
2 Lectures 22:26

Where our young ladies find their sense of identity will affect every aspect of their life: character development, friends, education, career, romance and this will tie in HUGELY to what they believe their life purpose is, so it’s a pretty important question. After this segment, you'll see how identity is linked with success in every area of life.

How False Identity Is Hurting Our Girls
03:10

In this interview, Candace Lopez of God-Confident Ministries share a personal testimony of her struggle with knowing who she is in Christ.

Interview: How Candace's Struggle With Identity Nearly Killer Her
19:16

Section 3 Quizlet
3 questions
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4 Things You Can Do To Help Your Teen
5 Lectures 06:04

The exercises in this segment will prepare you for leading important group discussions about the qualities in Jesus that qualifies Him to be a friend, what God says about your girl' identity, and also provides a guide for thinking critically about media messages and their influence on identity.

4 Things You Can Do (Starting Now!) To Help Your Teen
05:19

This downloadable Bible study will help girls see that Jesus has the same traits as the ideal best friend and is therefore qualified to influence the way a girl sees herself.

Help Your Teen See Jesus as Best Friend Material
6 pages

This downloadable lecture and Bible study takes girls through a progression of seeing what is "required" of a young woman from society's standards, and gives her hope in what God has already says she is. It is this new identity in Christ that lifts the "self-esteem" of our young women.

Help Your Teen Understand What God Says About Her
3 pages

This exercise will teach your girls how to deconstruct the media messages that influence their self-worth so that they can accept or reject pop culture's mold.

How To Think Critically About The Media
7 pages

This is just for a laugh because you've been working so hard :).

Outtakes From Filming
00:45

Section 4 Quizlet
4 questions
About the Instructor
Amie Regester
3.6 Average rating
27 Reviews
2,723 Students
2 Courses
President, Greater Than Rubies

Amie spent her public high school years defending her faith and her vegetarianism in rural Arkansas--where if you don't eat a whole cow for breakfast, you're weird. After getting a degree in Corporate Communication she proceeded to get jobs in everything but communications: including but not limited to sales, crisis hotlines, fitness and economic development. Looking back, she realized that her favorite jobs (Union College Resident Assistant, Assistant Girl's Dean, and Youth Leadership Coordinator) have all had to do with helping young women figure out life's tough stuff.

Amie now works to create experiences and resources to empower her sisters-in-Christ to lead their most successful lives possible. She works on her website and ministry project Greater Than Rubies, from her church office in Arroyo Grande, CA. She loves Jesus, books about theology, painting stuff, eating stuff and being warm. She loves her family!