Is it always healthy to use Proverbs 31 as a standard for a Christian woman's identity? Sammie and Kristina talk about the danger of misconstruing this passage to be an idealistic and unreachable standard. Using examples of when they compared themselves to other women and the mental demise that brought, they hope to break down the facade of the 'perfect Christian woman' and point to the importance of empowerment. Answering questions about gender roles, chivalry, relationships, and how social media impacts our personal identity, they share ways to help shape your thought process into a positive and empowering self-image.Read More
Let's DTR with Kristina & Sammie
The girls behind The DTR Blog get real about what it's like to live in today's Christian culture, sharing stories about faith, dating, mental health, and comedy. Not quite your Proverbs 31 women...join in for some uncomfortable laughs and awkward moments.
Often overlooked, shame can damage romantic relationships in the most painful of ways. Sammie and Kristina dive into their own history and reveal the root of shame from their own experiences in dating and relationships. Referencing the movie The Heart of Man, they focus on past trauma and projection, and how God is interested in treating the root and not the symptoms. Freedom is available, and this episode gives hope to those struggling with gripping anxiety and shame.Read More
In this episode, Sammie and I talk about our past experience in missions organizations, and the modern day missionary. We discuss why and how we started in missions, the hilarious personalities you always find within mission culture (like the 'hipster musician'), and the businesses we started from our #saviorcomplexRead More
Let's get real. Dating in Christian culture is as awkward as it can get. The girls behind the DTR blog break down how low your snapchats can go, the stigma behind the no sex before marriage rule, whether men really need to pursue, and all the awkward situations in between....not to mention, is the wedding night really all it's cracked up to be? Join the convo and share an uncomfortable laugh....or two.Read More