Boundaries Participant's Guide Revised: When To Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life
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Number of Pages: 128
Publication Date: 2007
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This nine-session small group study, Boundaries Revised, by Dr.s Henry Cloud and John Townsend uncovers the secrets to cultivating the habit of setting and maintaining healthy boundaries that provide the framework for rich, productive relationships.
Healthy relationship and sound living depend on maintaining effective personal boundaries. But many people dont know where to start.
Do you have trouble saying no? Can you set limits and still be a loving person? Are you in control of your life? Do people take advantage of you?
Based on the bestselling book by Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend, these nine interactive sessions can make a life-changing difference. Drawing on principles from the Bible, Boundaries guides small groups on a journey of discovery and practical application.
As a participant, youll learn how to live your life more fully and display truth and love more freely. Each of the nine Boundaries sessions in the Participant Guide corresponds with a video presentation by Drs. Cloud and Townsend (found in the companion DVD, sold separately).
Its the centerpiece for insights, exercises, and spirited group discussion that can profoundly improve the quality of your relationships in every sphere of lifemarriage, family, friendships, church, and the workplace.
Now revised to enhance both your group experience and personal growth, this Participant's Guide features insights, exercises, and all the practical resources for maximizing both group participation and personal growth. Its designed for use with the Revised nine-session Boundaries small group DVD (sold separately),
1. What is a Boundary?
2. Understanding Boundaries
3. The Laws of Boundaries, Part I
4. The Laws of Boundaries, Part 2
5. Myths about Boundaries
6. Boundary Conflicts, Part I
Dr. John Townsend is a psychologist, popular speaker, and cohost of the nationally broadcast New Life Live! radio program, and a cofounder of Cloud-Townsend clinic and Cloud-Townsend Resources. He has written or co-written 27 books, selling over six million copies, including the bestseller Boundaries. He is also the author of Boundaries with Teens and Hiding from Love. He and his wife, Barbi, live in southern California. They have two grown sons.
JAMESYork, PennsylvaniaAge: 35-44Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5September 12, 2012JAMESYork, PennsylvaniaAge: 35-44Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book goes well with the text book. This book is wonderful to use to pull out the major points of text book, boundaries. This book is excellent to use for the leader leading a Bible study group. I also used the dvd companion. This was excellent and have a spot to pause to engage the group for discussion. This is excellent and will allow your class the opportunity to become transparet and see the need for biblical and wholesome boundaries in our lives.
Kay Hay5 Stars Out Of 5This is important for a legacy and a great life.March 12, 2012Kay HayQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is a subject that needs to be part of every Christian's education. Setting Boundaries is an important part of the Love your Neighbor and Obedience and Repentance, and Forgiveness part of life, which God has asked us to put into action in our lives. As soon as we adults have this working for us, we need to start with the children and work up to the Patriarchs in our families to develop boundaries that are God given, and strive to honor God in this special way.
Nancy BlandPennsylvaniaAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5My group is enthralled with this materialJune 24, 2011Nancy BlandPennsylvaniaAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5Boundaries has been a book I wanted to share with a group for a long time. The participants guide helped me to walk them through the discussions, even though we only did it as a reading / no homework study.
Dianna Boehm5 Stars Out Of 5November 27, 2009Dianna BoehmThis is a great study to do with a small group or Sunday School - - it is especially great for those that have the high gift of 'mercy' - to be able to declare boundaries in your own personal life & feel free to say the word 'no'...
Robert Hyche4 Stars Out Of 5September 28, 2009Robert HycheWhen I first saw the title Boundaries I thought it seemed a bit negative. Of course the subtitle When to say Yes, how to say No helped me a little bit. The good doctors, Cloud and Townsend, do what only good counselors do they make you think. But they make us think within a Biblical framework and direct us to setting our minds and hearts in a Godly orientation. Perhaps that sounds too basic, but as in sports, life is not about feeling the right away about the game. The hard work is done in blocking, tackling, and kicking. Its so simple that its hard. And only the very best teams do all those well. The same is true in our personal lives. We must give ourselves to learning how to block, tackle, and kick in life. This book sets us on a path to do just that.Whether you own a Mac or a PC, your computer is bound to lock up (yes, even Macs lock up every now and then). When this happens, you have to press reset or perhaps unplug it. The book, Boundaries, asks us to press the reset button in our hearts and come back to the basics of living. When we reorient our thinking and doing around God-given principles, our own giftedness, and our heart-felt passion then we can begin to say yes to those things God has prepared in advance for us. But in order to say yes to something good, we have to say no to something else. That something else might also be a good thing. But of course as you know, the enemy of the great is the good.Too many people have said yes to church programs, stale religion, and the dreams of others. Its time for the people of God to get Gods vision for them and say, YES to that!
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