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Dealing With Rejection: How to Respond to Deep Hurt
By Jack Miller
You feel betrayed. Someone close to you has hurt you deeply. You want to move past the pain and your obsession with what happened, but how? The usual strategies--trying to get even, trying to forget--just aren't working for you. Perhaps it's time for a different approach.
Jack Miller unpacks the different ways that people respond to betrayal and rejection and offers a new way to respond--forgiveness rooted in the gospel of Jesus Christ. Forgiveness doesn't mean "forgetting" or acting as if nothing happened, but it does mean being free from hurt and able to be like Jesus and return good for evil.
C. John "Jack" Miller, PhD, founded World Harvest Mission (WHM) and the New Life Presbyterian network of churches. A pastor, seminary professor, and author, he wrote Outgrowing the Ingrown Church, Come Back Barbara, Powerful Evangelism for the Powerless, A Faith Worth Sharing, Repentance, and The Heart of the Servant Leader. He and his wife Rose Marie have five children and twenty-four grandchildren. Jack went to be with the Lord in 1996. WHM is a movement of people empowered by God's grace to plant churches around the world. For more information visit whm.org.
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