Overcoming Emotions that Destroy
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Overcoming Emotions that Destroy : Practical Help for Those Angry Feelings That Ruin Relationships

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Well-known teacher and speaker Chip Ingram teams up with psychologist and author Dr. Becca Johnson in this encouraging and practical book, showing how many emotions lead to anger, and many emotions follow from it. Their message is clear: as we deal with our anger, we deal with the primary cause for all emotions that destroy. Ingram and Johnson help readers identify whether they are spewers, leakers, or stuffers. Readers also learn the difference between good and bad anger, how to gain control of their anger, and how to direct it toward constructive ends. The authors cover solid biblical principles as well as the psychological aspects of our emotions, showing readers how they can actually be constructive tools used by God to transform lives and relationships. Counselors, pastors, and individual Christians will find this book a no-nonsense tool for handling destructive emotions in a healthy way. Now available in trade paper.
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 18.8mm | 333g
  • Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group
  • Ada, MI, United States
  • English
  • 0801072395
  • 9780801072390
  • 399,606

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Chip Ingram is the president and teaching pastor for Living on the Edge, an international teaching and discipleship ministry. His passion is to help everyday Christians actually live like Christians by raising the bar of discipleship. A pastor for over twenty years, Chip has a unique ability to communicate truth and winsomely challenge people to live out their faith. Chip is author of ten books, including God: As He Longs for You to See Him; The Invisible War; and Love, Sex, and Lasting Relationships. Chip and his wife, Theresa, have four children and six grandchildren and live in Georgia. Becca Johnson, PhD, is a writer and speaker and has been a licensed psychologist for twenty years. Her life's work is to help people overcome negative experiences and emotions in order to more fully enjoy God's love. The author of books on guilt and child abuse, Dr. Johnson has conducted counselor training in ten different countries and is currently in private practice in Washington State, where she lives with her husband, Lloyd, and their four children. The Johnsons have also served overseas as missionaries.
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Constructive Ways to Handle Destructive Emotions We all struggle with angry feelings, brought on by tension, pressure, and the blocked goals and frustrations of day-to-day life. The broken and stressed relationships that result from these feelings can overwhelm us. But now there's help. Well-known teacher and speaker Chip Ingram teams up with psychologist and author Dr. Becca Johnson in this encouraging and practical book to show how many emotions both lead to anger and follow from it. Their message is clear: as we deal with anger, we deal with the primary cause for all destructive emotions. With the help of this useful book, you too can overcome those emotions that destroy. "I loved this book! From the searing first sentence, it delivers on its promise to lay bare the common failings of the human heart."--Gary Thomas, author of Sacred Marriage and Holy Available "Practical . . . practical . . . practical! That's what makes this book so powerful. For anyone who has struggled . . . is struggling . . . or will struggle with the stranglehold of anger, this book is a must-read."--June Hunt, founder and CEO, Hope for the Heart; author of Counseling through Your Bible Handbook "Practical, biblical, and compellingly engaging. Overcoming Emotions That Destroy not only gives us the what and why of anger, but it also shows us how to deal with this powerful emotion."--Dr. Crawford W. Loritts Jr., speaker and author of Leadership as an Identity Chip Ingram is the teaching pastor and CEO of Living on the Edge, an international teaching and discipleship ministry. A pastor for over thirty years, Chip is the author of many books, including Culture Shock, The Real Heaven, The Real God, The Invisible War, and Love, Sex, and Lasting Relationships. Chip and his wife, Theresa, have four grown children and twelve grandchildren and live in California. Becca Johnson, PhD, is a writer and speaker and has been a licensed psychologist for twenty years. The author of books on guilt and child abuse, Dr. Johnson has conducted counselor training in ten different countries and is currently in private practice in Washington State.
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About Chip Ingram

Chip Ingram is the teaching pastor and CEO of Living on the Edge, an international teaching and discipleship ministry. A pastor for over thirty years, Chip is the author of many books, including Culture Shock, The Real Heaven, The Real God, The Invisible War, and Love, Sex, and Lasting Relationships. Chip and his wife, Theresa, have four grown children and twelve grandchildren and live in California. Dr. Becca Johnson is a writer and speaker and has been a licensed psychologist for twenty years. She desires to help people overcome negative experiences and emotions in order to more fully enjoy God's amazing love. Johnson has also written books on guilt and child abuse. She conducts counselor training in ten different countries and is currently in private practice in Bellingham, Washington, where she lives with her husband, Lloyd, and their four children. The Johnsons have also served overseas as missionaries.
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