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eBook - Avoiding the Truth


What You're Not Saying to Your Students about Sex and Why It Matters



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“Mom, I don’t know how to tell you this, but ________________.”

What is the greatest fear parents have that will be dropped into that blank? “I’m pregnant.” “I’ve had an abortion.” “I’m gay.” “I’m depressed.” Avoiding the Truth is a 5 chapter eBook designed to give those involved with students, parents, and faith-based ministries the truth about where we are, how we got here, and a map for where we would like to be. The world has changed. Schools are changing. Communication is changing. But the truth found in God’s Word never changes.

Avoiding the Truth is designed to help student ministry leaders and parents navigate difficult topics with their students, including: teen pregnancy, adoption, and what schools teach about sexuality and gender issues.

  • 5 chapter eBook
  • Designed for youth/student ministry leaders and parents of students

  • Equips youth leaders/parents address tough issues from a Biblical perspective
  • Helps impact the lives of students with the absolute truth of the Bible

Author Bio:
Joi Wasill is the Founder and Executive Director of “Decisions, Choices & Options,” an educational organization based in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Since 2002, DCO has provided classroom training and prevention education for over 80,000 high school students on the topic of teen pregnancy prevention and abstinence. Joi is a graduate of the University of Mississippi with a degree in Public Administration and attended MTSU where she received her Teacher Education training and licensure. She is a former high school teacher and became involved in the field of teen pregnancy prevention and abstinence education after going through the crisis pregnancy of a close friend’s teenage daughter 14 years ago. The DCO program now serves over 50 schools in Middle Tennessee and has trained and partnered with over 135 pregnancy resource centers in 9 states and the Dominican Republic that are now implementing the DCO curriculum in local schools. She is a regular conference workshop speaker. She and her husband, Bill, have been married for 31 years and are the parents of a teenage son, Jacob. Her favorite hobby is watching him play football. They are long time members of First Baptist Church Hendersonville, Tennessee, where Joi has been part of student ministry for over 15 years.


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