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Number of Pages: 208
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 8 X 5.31 (inches)
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How People Grow Workbook: What the Bible Reveals about Personal GrowthDr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John TownsendZondervan / 2002 / Trade Paperback$9.49 Retail:
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9 Things a Leader Must Do: Breaking Through to the Next LevelDr. Henry CloudThomas Nelson / 2006 / Hardcover$10.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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Lead small groups through astounding growth with principles from the best-selling books How People Grow and Boundaries. No matter what need brings a group of people togetherfrom marriage enrichment to divorce recovery, from grief recovery to spiritual formationmembers are part of a small group because they want to grow. This book by psychologists Henry Cloud and John Townsend provides small-group leaders with valuable guidance and information on how they can help their groups to grow spiritually, emotionally, and relationally. With insights from their best-selling book How People Grow, Cloud and Townsend show how Gods plan for growth is made up of three key elements: grace plus truth plus time. When groups embrace those elements, they find Gods grace and forgiveness and learn how to handle their imperfections without shame as they model Gods love and support to one another. In addition to describing what makes small groups work, Leading Small Groups That Help People Grow explains the roles and responsibilities of both leaders and group members. Employing tenets from the book How People Grow, this book equips leaders to understand the ins and outs of how to promote growth, and using principles from their best-selling book Boundaries, they show how to identify and find solutions for common problems such as boredom, noncompliance, passivity, aggression, narcissism, spiritualization, over-neediness, over-giving, and nonstop talking.
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.
Lisa YanceyKnoxville, TNAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent!April 3, 2012Lisa YanceyKnoxville, TNAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I was more than pleased with this book. It trained me in the "how-to's" of facilitating a small group. I re-read important chapters several times until I felt the concept conveyed would become second nature to me. I plan to teach group facilitation at my church this summer and plan on using this book!
reader4 Stars Out Of 5how to is the helpful partAugust 18, 2011readerQuality: 4Value: 3Meets Expectations: 3Like most how to books the author spends a lot of time on why this book is needed. After a skim I went directly to how to be a facilitator. I then went back to review any meanings I missed.
Dannah Taylor5 Stars Out Of 5August 22, 2009Dannah TaylorMaking Small Groups Work once read is seen as the primary resource by each member of divorce recovery ministry team.
Armando5 Stars Out Of 5July 10, 2008ArmandoThis book is great for all small group leaders. The authors give great insight in how to deal with different aspects of relationships in a small group setting.
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