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Violence Among Us

Author : Brenda Branson
ISBN : 0817015159
Genre : Family & Relationships
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"Violence Among Us" offers practical help in identifying abusive situations, strategic counseling tips, and case studies and models of effective ministry to both the victim and the perpetrator. It has resource lists which include domestic violence hotlines and shelters, faith-based organizations, abuser treatment programs, and information on legal and safety issues.
Category: Family & Relationships

Inside Relationships

Author : Sandra L Faulkner
ISBN : 9781315426440
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 77.75 MB
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This book of original case studies allows students in interpersonal and relational communication classes to engage with creative stories about lives and relationships, helping them understand how communication processes work. Written in literary format—essays, short stories, scripts, photographs, poetry—these 27 brief case studies by communication researchers allow students to see the workings of relationship management, friendship, disclosure, gender, family interaction, and other key topics in relational communication. Faulkner’s introduction to each section provides the basic pedagogical content to give context and meaning to the cases that follow. Questions for discussion, activities, and additional resources end each case to help guide the student.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Overcoming Abuse God S Way

Author : Janet Marie Napper
ISBN : 9781449749293
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 65.40 MB
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"Overcoming Abuse God's Way tells the beautiful story of redemption--how God's faithful love pursued the heart of a broken woman caught up in the grip of abuse, and how He tenderly set her free and raised her up to a new life. For every woman who is longing for love and acceptance in all the wrong places, this story will give you hope and practical resources to live in freedom and love as God's beloved daughter." Angela Thomas Best-Selling Author and Speaker "Janet Marie Napper offers the reader a compelling and heartrending account of a life--her life--impacted by abuse and the long, difficult, and painful journey toward hope and healing in its aftermath. Written for a general audience, the book calls us to see the despair, the denial, the desire to escape, and the eventual determination that is required to change the stranglehold of the past and to chart a new direction. Survivors and those who walk alongside them will find her story a powerful lens through which to see the cruelty of childhood abuse as well as its long term consequences." Nancy Nason-Clark, professor at the University of New Brunswick, Canada; author of numerous books and articles, including Beyond Abuse in the Christian Home and Refuge from Abuse: Healing and Hope for Abused Christian Women. After reading this book, I would like other teenagers to read it. It shows us how not to make wrong decisions in boys so we don't make mistakes and get hurt. This book shows you what to look for and not get tricked into being abused by boys and men... Desi Raine Age 13
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : Heather Davis Nelson
ISBN : 9781433550737
Genre : Self-Help
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Shame is everywhere. Whether it's related to relationships, body image, work difficulties, or a secret sin, we all experience shame at some point in our lives. While shame can manifest itself in different ways—fear, regret, and anger—it ultimately points us to our most fundamental need as human beings: redemption. Shame never disappears in solitude, and Heather Davis Nelson invites us to not only be healed of our own shame but also be a part of healing for others. She shines the life-giving light of the gospel on the things that leave us feeling worthless and rejected, giving us courage us to walk out of shame’s shadows and offering hope for our bondage to brokenness. Through the gospel, we discover the only real and lasting antidote to shame: exchanging our shame for the righteousness of Christ alongside others on this same journey.
Category: Self-Help

Hey God You Have A Plan Right

Author : Karen Jessing
ISBN : 9781414126685
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Adversity can open doors you never imagined. Learn to overcome fears, discover who you are, find courage to make a change, and dream again. God can make life's detours into something beautiful.
Category: Family & Relationships

Adolescents In Crisis

Author : Wade Rowatt
ISBN : 0664223346
Genre : Religion
File Size : 25.75 MB
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In a world where violence among young people is becoming increasingly prevalent, G. Wade Rowatt offers solid direction for solutions to many of the issues adolescents face, including sexual promiscuity, substance abuse, depression, and suicide, as well as their sometimes-violent tendencies. Integrating not only clinical research and experience, but biblical insights as well, Adolescents in Crisis provides ready help for parents, teachers, and all those who care for youth.
Category: Religion


Author : Brian Haynes
ISBN : 0764438980
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 43.94 MB
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Whether you're just getting started ministering to families or you've got a full-blown family ministry, Shift helps you equip parents to become spiritual leaders in their homes.
Category: Family & Relationships

A Deafening Silence

Author : Romito, Patrizia
ISBN : 1861349610
Genre : Family & Relationships
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This book analyses male violence against women and children, and the mechanisms society develops to push it out of sight.
Category: Family & Relationships

Perspectives On Family Ministry

Author : Timothy Paul Jones
ISBN : 9781433668883
Genre : Religion
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In Perspectives on Family Ministry, Timothy Paul Jones makes the case that every church is called to some form of family ministry—but what he means by "family ministry" isn’t simply one more program to add to an already-packed schedule! According to Jones, the most effective family ministries involve refocusing every church process to engage parents in the process of discipling their children and to draw family members together instead of pulling them apart. Jones sets the stage with introductory chapters on the historical contexts and foundations of family ministry. Then, three effective practitioners show clearly how your church can make the transition to family ministry. Paul Renfro (pastor of discipleship at Grace Family Baptist Church in Spring, Texas) writes in favor of Family-Integrated Ministry, where the emphasis is on intergenerational discipleship. Brandon Shields (minister to high school students at Highview Baptist Church, a multi-site megachurch in Kentucky and Indiana) supports Family-Based Ministry—ministry that organizes programs according to ages and interests but also develops intentional activities and training events to bring families together. Jay Strother (minister to emerging generations at Brentwood Baptist Church in Tennessee) prefers Family-Equipping Ministry, maintaining age-organized ministry while reorganizing the congregation to call parents to become active partners in the discipleship of their children.
Category: Religion

Immigrant Neighbors Among Us

Author : M. Daniel Carroll R.
ISBN : 9781498279796
Genre : Religion
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How do different Christian denominations in the United States approach immigration issues? In Immigrant Neighbors among Us, U.S. Hispanic scholars creatively mine the resources of their theological traditions to reflect on one of the most controversial issues of our day. Representative theologians from Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Reformed, Methodist/Wesleyan, Pentecostal, and Independent Evangelical church families show how biblical narratives, historical events, systematic frameworks, ethical principles, and models of ministry shape their traditions' perspectives on immigrant neighbors, law, and reform. Each chapter provides questions for dialogue.
Category: Religion