Lynn Cowell is a Proverbs 31 Ministries’ speaker and author whose passion is helping our generation become wise women who raise wiser daughters. For the past 15 years, Lynn has taught women and teens to discover the radical love of Jesus Christ and build confidence leading to wiser choices. Her ministry has helped thousands of teen girls and their moms:
- Replace loneliness, rejection, and pain with acceptance, affirmation, and approval.
- Make decisions that lead to a reaching their fullest potential, rather than being a victim to emotionally-based decisions.
- Shift faith in Jesus from a parental influence to a personal, growing relationship.
- Develop and stick to boundaries that protect the heart, mind, and body.
- Communicate with guys and other girlfriends in a healthy and positive way.
Lynn is the author of Magnetic: Becoming the Girl He Wants empowering young women to choose to live out nine captivating characteristics—known as the fruit of the Spirit. When a young woman shifts her focus from a guy to The Guy, Jesus, she can become the magnetic young woman God created her to be; a girl reaching her fullest potential.
Her first books, His Revolutionary Love and Devotions for a Revolutionary Year, help girls develop a higher self-esteem by discovering Christ’s life-altering love. From her own experience of falling for Jesus as a teen, she shares how the wise decisions she made such as waiting to have sex before she was married and finding God’s cause for her life young brought a fruitful future to pass. With her conversational, friend-to-friend tone, girls feel as though Lynn is just sitting across the table, sharing life stuff together when they read her books.
She is also a writer for Proverbs 31 Ministries Encouragement for Today reaching an audience of over a half a million people every day. A regular contributor and guest blogger, she often shares her passion for teen girls and their moms through additional venues such as The Mom Initiative and The Whatever Girls.
In addition to being a popular speaker for women’s events, her teen conferences bring life-change to hundreds of girls each year all across the country. Girls often come up to her saying, “How did you know that’s what I was going through?” Hearing direction and guidance on critical issues they face, Lynn encourages them to fall in love with Jesus and find the cause He created for them. (To find out if Lynn is coming to your city, click on her “Speaking” page.)
Lynn and her husband, Greg, have been married for over 27 years and are the parents of three. They enjoy spending time together, especially when it combines the mountains, well-worn sweatshirts, or anything that combines chocolate and peanut butter. Lynn and her family reside in North Carolina.