Control Girl Paperback
Lessons on Surrendering Your Burden of Control from Seven Women in the Bible
by Shannon Popkin;
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Looking at the lives of 7 key women in the Bible, Control Girl encourages growth through surrendering to God, and giving up unhealthy control.
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"I control because I care."
"I just want to be sure of a happy ending."
"I worry that everything is spinning out of control."
Many women can identify with statements like these. They have a compulsion to make everything turn out just right and are willing to do anything to make it happen. But this unbalanced pursuit of control makes those around them anxious and defensive. And when they realise control is slipping from their grasp, they lose control of themselves and react in anger or fear.
Shannon Popkin knows this struggle inside and out. Keeping her inner Control Girl hidden is a full-time job. Thankfully, she also knows another very important truth: no woman has to be a Control Girl.
In this encouraging book, Shannon invites seven Control Girls from the Bible into the conversation. She examines each story for the moments in which grasping for control circumvented God's plans for good, whether it was Eve's desire to know instead of to trust, Sarah's inability to wait for God to move, or Rebekah's controlling hand on her family's future. Finally, Shannon finds God's perspective on each of the problems and then reveals how readers' can have their own happy endings in similar situations.
The author shares from her own struggles and follows each Bible study with questions for personal reflection. In the end, controlling women will find insight into their own experience, peace in the knowledge that God is in control, and relief that they are free.
Control Girl by Shannon Popkin was published by Kregel Publications,U.S. in March 2017. The ISBN for Control Girl is 9780825444296.
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Details for Control Girl
|Author / Artist||Shannon Popkin|
|Book Format||Paperback / softback|
|Publisher||Kregel Publications,U.S. (March 2017)|
|Number of Pages||240|
|Page last updated||18th February 2018|