American Heritage Girls, the Christian alternative to the Awakened Girl Scouts of the United States, opposes the push for gay and transgender lifestyles during “Pride Month” by releasing “A Raising Godly Girls Guide to Gender and Identity”.
The organization said it pushes back against efforts to “indoctrinate” young people into beliefs and behaviors contrary to Christian values and natural law.
“For centuries, the beauty of God-given womanhood has been attacked, its definition debated, its behavior challenged,” Patti Garibay, founder and executive director of AHG, said in a statement to Breitbart News. “Secular humanism has attempted to destroy the beautiful model of femininity and transform it into an egalitarian model of masculinity. Today, he has gone even further to claim an adherence to non-binary gender identity.
“With all this confusion in our society, it’s no wonder this debate has filtered down to our youngest members: our children. It is not a coincidence. Satan is here for the long haul,” Garibay said.
“God-given womanhood requires no debate,” she continued. “It is a gift which, when freely accepted, will bless a woman throughout her life, whether she wears heels and loves to shop or serves the hungry in her jeans and t- comfortable shirt.”
“As Christians, we need to engage in this discussion,” Garibay said. “Scripture is clear: there is a difference between men and women, and it is worth celebrating. The scriptures define the true nature of a woman: relational, nurturing, vulnerable, with a love for beauty and a desire to respond.
Calling the guide ‘groundbreaking’, the press release says it ‘provides tools parents can use to understand society’s attitude towards gender and applies biblical truth by highlighting the beauty of differences between men and women”.
The guide will include a glossary of ‘gender terms’ that the Pride movement has promoted so that ‘parents will leave with a set of tools and exercises to start that important conversation with their daughters’.
The guide says, in part:
The gender identity of today’s daughters is one of the most difficult spiritual battlegrounds facing families today. The world tells our children that a girl’s identity lies in who she says she is or isn’t – that the ability to determine her core essence depends on her own fragile understanding to decide. In fact, Barna Research Group’s 2019 Gen Z study found that “a third of teens say sex is how a person feels on the inside, not their sex at birth.”
But believers know that is a dangerous lie. God designed each person with tender, loving care exactly as He intended us to be. But that same Barna study found that “seven out of 10 teens think it’s okay to be born one gender and feel like another.” The study goes on to share that “three in 10 teens report personally knowing someone, most often a peer, who has changed their gender identity.” This concept of “gender fluidity” is not something we can ignore. The girl today must learn that God created her, in this body, at this time, for a purpose. The scriptures repeatedly tell us that God created us with meaning, that we were not an accident, because our Creator makes no mistakes.
Founded in 1995, AHG now has troops in all 50 states and also serves girls in 15 other countries.
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