Telling Each Other the Truth

Telling Each Other the Truth

by William Backus

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Truth Spoken in Love, Not Harshness, Can Heal the Hurts Between PeopleIn his bestselling Telling Yourself the Truth, William Backus showed that biblical truth, properly believed and used, has power to bring emotional health to people. Now in Telling Each Other the Truth, he demonstrates that truth can also heal relationships. Truth heals the hurts between people as well as the hurts inside them.Developing principles that bring health and strength to interpersonal relationships, Dr. Backus provides the reader with:Insight for speaking the truth in love rather than accusation and defensiveness.Methods to avoid manipulating.The freedom to say no.Keys to listening to what others are saying.Skills to help wrap the truth in love.Training in social conversation--truth seasoned with salt.What a difference it makes when we know what to say, how to say it, and when the time is right.


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ISBN-13: 9781585588848
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/01/2006
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 190
File size: 669 KB

About the Author

Dr. William Backus is founder of the Center for Christian Psychological Services, and an ordained clergyman in the Lutheran church. He is also a licensed Consulting Psychologist. He has a master's degree in theology from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Minnesota.



Dr. Backus has conducted follow-up studies of his clients, which show a 95 percent improvement rate, compared to a 67 percent success rate for other methods of therapy. The difference, Dr. Backus says, is "the truth of God as revealed in the Word."



In addition, he serves as an assistant pastor on the staff of North Heights Lutheran Church, Roseville, Minnesota, where he has founded and directed a lay-staffed free counseling clinic. He and his wife live in Minnesota.

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