Wisdom On ... Friends, Dating, and Relationships

Wisdom On ... Friends, Dating, and Relationships

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From being a good friend to dating relationships to handling conflicts in your everyday life, Wisdom On ... Friends, Dating, and Relationships combines the insights of Proverbs with real-life examples and experiences within short, quick chapters that make it easy to apply wisdom to every decision you make.

Relationships are a huge part of your life-and when they go wrong for whatever reason, it can be heart wrenching. In this addition to the Wisdom On ... series, author Mark Matlock mixes stories based on his own experiences with breakdowns of the book of Proverbs to help you keep your friendships and dating relationships healthy, as well as better interact with your family and the people you see every day. While there is no magic formula, the short chapters on making and keeping friends, the friendships to value, tips on what to look out for in friends and potential romantic partners-as well as interactive activities and personal inventories to help you apply each chapter directly to your life-give you tools to avoid unnecessary conflicts and become wise in managing each relationship you have.

Wisdom On ... Friends, Dating, and Relationships:



is a great resource for youth groups and small group study, as well as individual use
provides advice and time-tested insights that teens can use their entire lives
looks at broader topics like loneliness, sex, what to do when friendships change, and how we can be perceived by others
is part of a wider Wisdom On ... series that includes books on making good decisions, getting along with parents, growing in Christ, and managing time and money
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 134 x 203 x 10mm | 135g
  • ZonderKidz
  • Grand Rapids, United States
  • English
  • 0310279275
  • 9780310279273
  • 1,581,886

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In the Wisdom On ... series, you'll find case studies, personal inventories, interactive activities, and helpful insights from the book of Proverbs, which will show you what wise living looks like. Wisdom On ... Friends, Dating, and Relationships shows how wisdom plays a part in nearly every decision we make. In this book students will learn how to gain more wisdom and apply it to every aspect of their relationships---from being a good friend to dating relationships to handling conflict. They'll find the stories and lessons in this book will help them become wise in their relationships. Wisdom On ... Making Good Decisions examines how teens get to make a lot of decisions in their lives--- even decisions that can have a big impact on their future. There's no 'magic' formula to getting it right. Making good decisions takes wisdom, and in this book students will learn how to gain more wisdom and put it to use in the choices they make.
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About Mark Matlock

Mark Matlock has been working with youth pastors, students, and parents for more than two decades. He's the Executive director of Youth Specialties and founder of WisdomWorks Ministries and PlanetWisdom. He's the author of several books including The Wisdom On series, Living a Life That Matters, Don't Buy the Lie, and Raising Wise Children. Mark lives in Texas with his wife, Jade, and their two teenage children.
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