In a world where it seems like “everybody’s doing it” how do you help students say no to premarital sex? Lakita Garth tells you how! As an internationally known abstinence advocate and sought-after speaker, she talks to more than 500,000 students a year about abstinence and sexuality. In her book, The Naked Truth, and The Naked Truth small group resources, she frankly, humorously and passionately shares her principles with teens for staying pure until marriage, while equipping them with the life skills necessary to be responsible and successful.Used in conjunction with the 8 sessions in the DVD and student guide, this leader's guide is a valuable resource for showing young people how to establish guidelines for healthy dating relationships and set clearly defined boundaries for physical intimacy. Help students:Understand the values and benefits of saving sex until marriage in a way that motivates them to succeedLearn the negative consequences of sex outside marriage (STDs, pregnancy)Deal with peer pressure and select their friends wiselyRealize the problems of living together before marriageLearn how saying no leads to self-respect and dignityLakita Garth shows you how teaching teens to use the four-phase Decision Making Model will influence them in every area of life. Students will learn about their options, make a choice and establish a goal, find people who will support them and develop a plan to achieve their dreams. Scripture verses, suggestion questions for parent-teen discussion and ideas for group activities are also included.Lakita Garth is a social commentator, media consultant and professional entertainer in Los Angeles. As a highly sought-after abstinence speaker, she has talked with millions of teenagers through motivational assemblies across the United States and internationally. She has also testified before the U.S. Surgeon General and the U.S. Senate on teen pregnancy prevention, and serves on the executive board of The National Abstinence Clearinghouse. Garth, a runner-up to Miss Black America, has appeared in numerous commercials and television shows, including MTV and BET.