About the Book
Book: Nasty Gets Us Nowhere
Author: Drenda Keesee
Genre: Family & Relationships
Release Date: September 1, 2020
Two women who forever changed the world followed a plan to better their lives. One chose God’s design for her. The other listened to a different voice that questioned God and rebelled against Him.
Women and men today face the same decisions that confronted Mary and Eve. We can either seek the Tree of Life with God…or keep biting into the bitter fruit from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil.
Statistically, women today are less happy than at any time in measured history. This extolled knowledge of good and evil has had consequences. It’s not about equality in work, pay, or choices. It’s about women wanting to become “like men” instead of being women. It’s about women who aspire to be “nasty” and men who are confused about what it means to be a real man.
Nasty Gets Us Nowhere reveals the powerful truth behind learning to do relationships like Christ, particularly relationships between men and women. Our culture often incites rebellion, but God calls us to work together. As Galatians 5:15 says, “If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other” (niv).
In an age saturated with feminism and gender wars, ex-feminist Drenda Keesee combines her wit, humor, and life experience to unpack a powerful, timely message that sets the record straight. She reveals why men and women have conflict, what God’s plan for unity is, and how men and women can unite to create an unstoppable force. Drenda believes the pendulum is swinging and there are many conservative women and men who want to make amends and discover how to have relationships that work. There’s also a younger generation searching for keys to live a different life than what they’ve seen modeled.
Drenda says we can see eye to eye when we first see heart to heart and spirit to spirit, coming from a place of cooperation instead of conflict. God’s Spirit coupled with His plan is the only answer to the separation and relationally destructive forces at work in the gender wars. It’s time for restoration and healing, to bring men and women side by side, hand in hand. There’s much at stake. We must understand our uniqueness, our vulnerabilities, and Christ’s unalterable principles for successful working and loving relationships to experience fulfillment and lasting peace.
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The author shares personal stories and Biblical truth. There is every a chapter that is written by the author's husband.
The author explains how " men and women are equal, But we're not the same. Nor were we created to Be."
I really recommend this book to all, I really think married couples should read this book together and discuss it as it a great tool that if allow might just make your marriage stronger. If you don't read the entire book , I still recommending reading chapters 9 and 10,"What Men Want From Women" and "What Women Want From Men". These two chapters are what I think should be read together and discussed.
The author says "Nastiness is never the answer, but there are times when we have to boldly call evil what it is and stand for righteousness."
I am also going to say chapter 8 is also a "must" chapter to read to help end the war of Men verses woman. Ok, I admit the entire book is a great book to read and well worth the time it takes. This is a book worth reading more than once.
I received a complementary copy by the author and Celebrate Lit and these opinions are my own.
Drenda Keesee is a speaker, pastor, daytime television show host, entrepreneur, and author of several books. She has ministered on television and radio and at churches, seminars, and conferences for more than twenty years. Drenda is passionate about bringing women into spiritual, emotional, and relational wholeness so they can live “The Happy Life,” and has founded several programs to that end.
She and Gary Keesee, her husband of thirty-five years, met while
attending Oral Roberts University and pastor the 4,500-member Faith Life
Church, with campuses in New Albany and Powell, Ohio.
The Keesees have created several successful businesses in the financial arena and are the founders of Faith Life Now, which produces two television programs: Drenda, seen daily on several networks and weekly on Daystar; and Fixing the Money Thing, airing daily on Daystar, GEB, BET, Victory, CTN, VTN, and NRB. Drenda serves as host on these programs, which reach 750 million households worldwide.
Drenda has appeared on numerous other television programs, including Joyce Meyer’s broadcast Enjoying Everyday Life, Table Talk with Joni with Joni Lamb, Marcus & Joni with the Lambs, VictoryThon, and more. She has been featured on CharismaNews.com, Hannah Keeley’s Crazy Blessed podcast, thelaundrymoms.com, and on the cover of Daystar News.
Drenda also speaks at conferences worldwide and is known for her
ability to inspire, empower, and encourage others to improve their
marriages, raise strong children, get out of debt, and embrace God’s
best for their life.
In addition to her graduate studies at Oral Roberts University, Drenda received a master’s degree in Christian counseling from Logos University and an honorary doctorate of divinity from CICA International University and Seminary.
The Keesees have five children and several grandchildren. They reside in New Albany, Ohio.
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Nasty Gets Us Nowhere reveals why men and women have conflict and God’s plan to unite them for His kingdom. Coming from a feminist background, I realized that wasn’t the way God intended for me to live.
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