The Emotionally Destructive Relationship

Author: Leslie Vernick
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736933522
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Leslie Vernick, counselor and social worker, has witnessed the devastating effects of emotional abuse. Many, including many in the church, have not addressed this form of destruction in families and relationships because it is difficult to talk about. With godly guidance and practical experience, Vernick offers an empathetic approach to recognizing an emotionally destructive relationship and addresses the symptoms and the damage with biblical tools. Readers will understand how to: Reveal behaviors that are meant to control, punish, and hurt Confront and speak truth when the timing is right Determine when to keep trying, when to get out Get safe and stay safe Build an identity in Christ This practical and thorough resource will help countless individuals, families, and churches view abuse from God's perspective and understand how vital it is for victims to embrace His freedom from the physical, emotional, spiritual, and generational effects of emotionally destructive relationships.

Setting Boundaries With Your Adult Children

Author: Allison Bottke
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736976671
Size: 65.10 MB
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Finally…Hope for Parents in Pain What parent doesn’t want their children to grow up to be happy, responsible adults? Yet despite parents’ best efforts, most heartfelt prayers, and most loving environments, some kids never successfully make the transition to independently functioning adulthood. Following her own journey, Allison Bottke developed a tough-love approach to parenting adult children that helps both you and your child by focusing on setting you free from the repeated pain of your adult child’s broken promises, lies, and deception. Setting Boundaries® with Your Adult Children offers practical hope and healing through S.A.N.I.T.Y.—a six–step program to help parents regain control in their homes and their lives. S = STOP Enabling, STOP Blaming Yourself, and STOP the Flow of Money A = Assemble a Support Group N = Nip Excuses in the Bud I = Implement Rules/Boundaries T = Trust Your Instincts Y = Yield Everything to God As you love your child with arms and heart wide open, know that no matter what happens you are never alone. God is in control and will be with you.

What Women Should Know About Letting It Go

Author: Christin Ditchfield
Publisher: ACU Press
ISBN: 0891126945
Size: 42.67 MB
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You can choose to let the past define and confine you—or you can let it refine you. This liberating new book by Christin will help you make the choice to let it go and leave it behind you. You may be weighed down by feelings of guilt, discouragement, and defeat and unable to live the abundant life. You don’t have to stay stuck in this endless cycle any longer. You have a choice! Sharing from her own personal experiences and the life-changing truths of Scripture, Christin Ditchfield helps you: • Identify the things that are holding you back, keeping you from living the life for which you were created! • Break free from your unhealthy thought patterns, attitudes, and behaviors. • Learn from past failures and mistakes—and then learn to let them go! • Hold on to the grace, peace, joy, hope, and freedom that is already yours in Jesus!

The Church Leader S Counseling Resource Book

Author: Cynthia Franklin Ph.D.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019970757X
Size: 48.32 MB
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This all-in-one guide is designed to better equip clergy and the church leaders to meet their congregations' needs in a spiritually grounded and scientifically sound manner. Succinct, easy-to-read chapters summarize all a pastor needs to know about a given problem area, including its signs or symptoms, questions to ask, effective helping skills, and, most importantly, when to refer to a mental health professional. Synthesizing what research says about treatment approaches for mental health issues, this user-friendly reference is filled with guidelines, case scenarios, key points to remember, resources for further help, advice on integrating scripture and theology with the best available research, and tips on partnering with others to provide the best possible care for each church member. Each chapter is designed for quick lookup by problem area, empowering church leaders to understand and help meet the challenges facing the children, adults, families, and communities that they serve.

Ebony

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The Intimacy Jungle

Author: Terry Parsons (Ph.D., D.Min.)
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ISBN: 9780970263407
Size: 31.89 MB
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Eve

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