Set Apart Girl

Returning to Christ-Centered Femininity - The Ministry of Leslie Ludy, the co-founder of Ellerslie Mission Society.

Leslie Ludy's Blog

September 17, 2014

I will never forget the moment when, as a young married couple, my husband and I were faced with an extremely socially awkward situation.  We were visiting friends we hadn’t seen in several years, and someone suggested that we all watch their family’s favorite movie.  But as soon as the opening scene began, Eric and I knew it wasn... READ MORE

September 10, 2014

Crude and crass behavior seems to be everywhere these days.  With the standards of the culture sinking dismally lower and lower, it’s all too easy to compare our behavior to that of society’s norms, rather than to the holy standard of Christ.  Bathroom humor, crass comments, and uncouth behavior is not only accepted, but applauded... READ MORE

August 27, 2014

In my book, Authentic Beauty, I wrote about our tendency as women to look outside of Christ for our happiness and fulfillment: “So many of us, though we claim to know Jesus Christ, are still longing for our deepest desires to be fulfilled by someone else. We frantically seek the man of our dreams, giving ourselves completely to one relationship... READ MORE

August 20, 2014

In recent decades liberal thinkers both in and out of the church have hijacked the concept of standing up on behalf of the weak. Gospel-centered  rescue work has been replaced by humanitarianism. While at first glance the idea of humanitarian aid might seem positive, it is opposite of God’s message. Just take a look at this definition of... READ MORE

August 13, 2014

Jackie Pullinger, a long-time missionary to China, spoke about sharing the Gospel with a woman who had been a prostitute for more than forty years.  She had been rejected, abused, and mistreated in nearly every way imaginable.  If anyone would seem to have valid reasons why the hope and victory of the Gospel couldn’t truly be experienced, it... READ MORE

August 6, 2014

The Bible describes a time when the people of Israel had to make a choice about which king they would serve--David or Saul. Though David was God’s chosen king for Israel, he had been forced to run for his life and was reduced to living in a cave. Saul was still in control of the kingdom. He was obsessed with finding and killing David, and anyone... READ MORE

July 21, 2014

As I’ve studied the lives of many great Christian women throughout the centuries, I’ve noticed that many of them had an incredible understanding of how to put on the full armor of God and resist the fiery darts of the enemy in the power of Christ’s name.I was greatly inspired by the fearless confidence of Gladys Aylward when she was a... READ MORE