Ellen Mary Dykas

Ellen is the Director of Equipping for Ministry to Women for Harvest USA. She joined Harvest USA in 2007 as our first full-time women’s ministry staff. She’s authored several Harvest USA mini-books, a women’s curriculum, a devotional, and, most recently, Jesus and Your Unwanted Journey: Wives Finding Comfort After Sexual Betrayal. Ellen will now focus on producing new content and developing training for churches. She’s excited to build on her 16 years here through teaching, writing, and training. Ellen received her MA from Covenant Theological Seminary and a graduate certificate in biblical counseling from Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF).

Ellen Mary Dykas

Ellen is the Director of Equipping for Ministry to Women for Harvest USA. She joined Harvest USA in 2007 as our first full-time women’s ministry staff. She’s authored several Harvest USA mini-books, a women’s curriculum, a devotional, and, most recently, Jesus and Your Unwanted Journey: Wives Finding Comfort After Sexual Betrayal. Ellen will now focus on producing new content and developing training for churches. She’s excited to build on her 16 years here through teaching, writing, and training. Ellen received her MA from Covenant Theological Seminary and a graduate certificate in biblical counseling from Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF).

Called to Counsel Conference

Called to Counsel Conference

Hosted by the Association of Biblical Counselors Do you want to go deeper in your understanding of complex issues? Are you looking for a conference that will offer in-depth classes on the issues you often face in your counseling ministry? ABC will be offering specialized tracks taught by leading practitioners in the field from which attendees…

Made for More Conference

Made for More Conference

God’s WORD tells us we areMADE FOR MORE… MORE Purpose • MORE Value • MORE MissionMORE Hope • MORE Belonging …than the WORLD could ever offer! WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE MADE FOR MORE CONFERENCE? We encourage girls third grade and up to join us! This conference is for ALL women—young, single, married and “more seasoned,” as well as your treasured friends. So, gather the women in your…

TGC Behold & Believe Conference

TGC Behold & Believe Conference

Break out sessions: At The Gospel Coalition 2024 Women’s Conference we will look at the seven I AM statements in John’s Gospel to see who Jesus says he is. Our hope is that all who attend will be encouraged by the Word, equipped for life and ministry, and engaged in worship and fellowship with women from all over the world.

Why Couples Who Are Considering Marriage Need to Share Their Sexual History

Why Couples Who Are Considering Marriage Need to Share Their Sexual History

In this video, Ellen Dykas explains how to begin talking about your sexual history and why it’s critical to discuss past and current sexual struggles before engagement and marriage. If you’d like to learn more, consider reading Ellen’s minibook, Your Dating Relationship and Your Sexual Past: How Much to Share. When you buy this minibook…

Can Men and Women Be Friends?

Can Men and Women Be Friends?

In the Church, men and women are brothers and sisters in Christ. This means we can relate to one another as friends by sharing life together and helping one another run the race of faith. To learn more about biblical friendship, read Aimee Byrd’s blog, “Does a Woman’s Sexuality Hinder her Capability for Friendship?” You…

What If I’m a Woman Who Struggles with Pornography?

What If I’m a Woman Who Struggles with Pornography?

In this video, Ellen talks about Jessica Harris’ blog, “My Problem Wasn’t Amish Romance Novels.” Many people think women do not have intense struggles with hard-core porn, but Jessica writes about her struggle and what women need to battle—and win—over addictive pornography struggles. You can read Jessica’s blog here.  And you can read the entire Spring 2018 issue of harvestusa…

Why is it best for you to confess your own sin?

Why is it best for you to confess your own sin?

The wave of sexual misconduct allegations is something the likes of which we have not seen. There’s a lot of good coming out of this exposing of sin—terrible sin, overwhelmingly against women. Healing is happening because of this exposure. But a deeper healing is possible if only the offender would take the first step. After…