The Self Compass: Charting Your Personality in Christ
Paperback, 212 Pages
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The perfect self help book! The Self Compass delivers a growth tool for those seeking personality health and relationship fulfillment. Find out why your personality matters to Christ. Take an inventory to understand your personality dynamics. Discover practical steps to transform personality patterns (like the Pleaser, Storyteller, Arguer, Rule-breaker, Worrier, Loner, Boaster, or Controller) into Christlike wholeness. Improve relationships you care about at home and at work. Dan Montgomery has held dual licensure as a Psychologist and Marriage & Family Therapist for 30 years. Kate Montgomery has served as a Professor of Human Development for 20 years. Professors at Yale, Princeton, Fuller, Andover Newton, Gordon-Conwell, Columbia, and Dallas theological seminaries praise the Montgomerys' Self Compass model.
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Jan 8, 2010"The Compass Model is grounded in a wealth of research. Those trained in Enneagram Typology will profit from this work." --Carla Mae Streeter, O.P., AQUINAS INSTITUTE OF THEOLOGY "The Self Compass model describes Christ's personality and reveals healthy personality dynamics." --Linda Marten, DALLAS THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY "An enjoyable, useful, growing experience." --Rev. Gaylord Noyce, YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL "The Self Compass is a very accessible tool that helps identify and label typical behavior patterns, while providing a wonderful handle on personality growth." --Elizabeth Sherrill, GUIDEPOSTS MAGAZINE "Dan Montgomery's Christian personality theory is innovative and biblically sound." --Gordon D. Fee, Ph.D., REGENT COLLEGE
Dec 20, 2009Self-help books fill the shelves but very few provide real, lasting help in making real, lasting changes. This book does. It doesn't matter if you read it as a counselor looking for new ideas to assist clients or as a person seeking to make life changes, this book really works. If you're looking for something that will actually make a difference in the way you cope with life situations, difficult people, personal challenges or emotionally stresses, pick up this book today.
Dec 17, 2009Dr. Dan and Kate Montgomery write, "Your personality matters to Christ." This simple but profound statement is the cornerstone of "The Self Compass: Charting Your Personality In Christ." Through identifying problem personality patterns and showing how they can affect both your own and others' lives, this book gives the reader many concrete ideas about dealing with these patterns. True change will occur only if Christ's help and strength is sought along the way. The book is written with warmth and personal disclosures from the authors. An interesting cast of characters is shown working through their problem patterns. In all, a breakthrough book that sees personality change as a spiritual as well as psychological matter.
Dec 15, 2009The Montomery Self Compass is easy to understand and apply. It approaches personality in user-friendly terms (the LAWS of personality: Love and Assertion; Weakness and Strength), yet has layers deep enough to satisfy mental health professionals. You learn how much your personality matters to Christ and find specific ways to outgrown limitations. With a lively style that keeps you turning the pages, the book is a must read for those who want a fresh take on how to transform their personality and relationships. Raymond D. Anderson, Ph.D., M.Th., LPCC, LADAC
Dec 5, 2009This book is so practical that you can chart your own personality by Chapter Three, and then take specific steps for self-improvement in Chapters Four through Fourteen. I like how fast the book reads and how the authors connect with the reader to make everything come alive. Now that I understand the Self Compass, I use it every day to take good care of myself, and to handle some relationships that used to frustrate me. I never knew that psychology and spirituality could be put together in such a valuable way.
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- Dr. Dan and Kate Montgomery (Standard Copyright License)
- Dr. Dan and Kate Montgomery
- October 3, 2010
- Perfect-bound Paperback
- Interior Ink
- Black & white
- 0.82 lbs.
- Dimensions (inches)
- 6 wide x 9 tall
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