ISBN-10:
0806624868
ISBN-13:
9780806624860
Pub. Date:
01/01/1990
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
God's Gifted People: Discovering Your Personality as a Gift / Edition 1

God's Gifted People: Discovering Your Personality as a Gift / Edition 1

by Gary Harbaugh
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Overview

This book is gift-wrapped as a present. God's Gifted People is a present to yourself or to someone you love because it helps you discover the gift that you are as a person the gift that others are the way our personality gifts can be used to make Life more enjoyable, Love more exciting, Relationship more fulfilling, Work more satisfying, Spirituality more alive.

God's Gifted People is an application of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). According to Consulting Psychologist Press, the Myers-Briggs has become "the most widely used measure of personality dispositions and preferences." The MBTI is used in industry, education, counseling, and over health services, and -- increasingly -- in religious life. In a practical and easy-to-read way, Dr. Gary Harbaugh combines the psychological perspective of the Myers-Briggs with a biblical understanding of gifts -- particularly the often overlooked gift of one's own unique personality.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780806624860
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 01/01/1990
Edition description: Expanded ed
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Gary L. Harbaugh, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Pastoral Care, Trinity Lutheran Seminary. He served for ten years as a pastoral resource in the Care for the Caregiver ministry of Lutheran Disaster Response. Dr. Harbaugh's books on spirituality and Christian life include God's Gifted People and The Confident Christian, both available from Augsburg Fortress.

Table of Contents

Preface

What Does the Bible Say about Gifts of the Spirit?

What Kinds of Personality Gifts Are There?

The Gift of Practicality: Living in the Here and Now

The Gift of Personal Helpfulness: Reaching Out and Lifting Up

The Gift of Possibilities for People: Keeping Hope Alive

The Gift of Looking Ahead: Letting the Future Guide the Present

"Having Gifts That Differ...Let Us Use Them"

References and Resources

How to Use This Book: Application for Personal Growth

Index

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