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Tyndale House So Long, Insecurity: Group Experience - Leader's Guide

Building upon the message of Beth Moore's So Long, Insecurity book, the new So Long, Insecurity Group Experience is for women of all ages and races who want to work through their insecurity struggles with image, society, and relationships in a small group Bible study or Book Club setting. Designed to bring women together in a support community, women can take a deeper look into what it means to be truly secure. Leader's Guide.
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Review 1 for So Long, Insecurity: Group Experience - Leader's Guide
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Typical Beth! Excellent book for a small group!

Date:June 20, 2012
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Location:Xenia, OH
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Our ladies' small group Bible study meets in my home weekly. This book is a terrific guide for an intimate group study. Our group has grown closer and feels free to discuss personal issues of insecurity.
This book is not as involved as other Beth Moore studies I have done. We find it perfect for a summer study, as the weekly assignments are not as time consuming.
Although the 'big' book isn't required for this study, it is highly suggested that women read it before doing each section of the study. That book is also available in e-book form and at the public library.
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Review 2 for So Long, Insecurity: Group Experience - Leader's Guide
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great guide for our Bible study

Date:June 14, 2012
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I am using this book as a guide for a Ladies Bible study. It is very helpful. Of course, we love love anything from Beth Moore.
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Review 3 for So Long, Insecurity: Group Experience - Leader's Guide
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Awesome!

Date:February 27, 2012
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Trisha
Location:Canada
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So Long Insecurity, Group Experience Leader's Guide By Beth Moore. I read the book that this goes with (So long Insecurity), some time before I received the leadership guide and it is an excellent book! I was very pleased with it! So when the opportunity came up for me to review the leadership guide to this book it was something I jumped on right away! It took some time to be able to use it in a Bible study setting, but we did it! lol. It went over so well! There are so many things that woman think about themselves that just aren't true! Beth more does a great job of walking us through those things and teaching us the biblical truths about ourselves. This guide is easy to follow as well as really easy to use/plan! It is definitely a study you'd want to do with the ladies group at your church! I received so much positive feedback from this book and how insightful Beth Moore is into the lives of woman! I highly recommend people using this book and study guide to do a home group! Definitely won't be disappointed!!
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Review 4 for So Long, Insecurity: Group Experience - Leader's Guide
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Leading a study w/out DVD or the book can be done

Date:November 21, 2011
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luv2readjen
Location:Lisle, IL
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I wanted to get together with a group of women and lead this study before I put together my review, but I wasn’t able to do so. Because of that, I bought the book and the participant guide, and went through all three to compose this review. There is no DVD, which I think makes this study more accessible to some churches and study groups, and it is possible to do this study without either the participant's guides or the whole book. The scripture and excerpts provided definitely hold the whole study together.
I’m so insecure! It’s sometimes viewed as the natural state of womanhood, to be insecure in who you are, and to underplay your relevance to a world that is determined to remind you of your inadequacies at every turn. The book, the leader’s guide, and the participant’s guide work together as a study that will change the way you look at yourself, particularly as a woman of God.
This study is not easy. It forces you to take a hard look at yourself, and to understand the distinct differences between what you see and what God sees in you. It’s not a quick referent to the many times we are called children of God or heirs to the kingdom and how that should change our perspective; it is instead a deep dive into the root of insecurity in people, and the ways in which our responses and choices are subject to those foundations.
The leader’s guide offers resources to anyone willing to take a group of women on a deep spiritual quest for the truths that resonate in the Word of God and speak to wounded souls about their worth. Proverbs 31:25, which says “She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.” is the primary Scriptural reference, but the study takes everyone much further than a single verse. As a woman, reading through this study, I was reminded time and again that God wants me to be secure, that he is the source of my security, and that EVERY WOMAN can find her true security in him.
If you have a group of women that you can lead in Bible study, this one is a good one. Leading this study will definitely encourage you, and through it you can encourage, grow, and lead other women to the root of security – Jesus.
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255
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Review 5 for So Long, Insecurity: Group Experience - Leader's Guide
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well put together but not needed as an extra book

Date:August 18, 2011
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Sharon Finch
Location:Pikeville, KY
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This book is well put together, but the leader guide could have been in the back of the book or in a little booklet a lot of extra money for another book.
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Review 6 for So Long, Insecurity: Group Experience - Leader's Guide
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Unique Leader's Guide for Small Group Study

Date:July 31, 2011
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Jill Jones
Location:Opelika, AL
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It would be very unusual in our culture and society for a woman not to be insecure about something, whether it be her looks, her weight, her intelligence, her parenting skills, and the list goes on. This causes them to worry about everything—looks, finances and relationships. Beth Moore’s book “So Long, Insecurity” discusses the many issues and problems women in the throes of insecurity face and why it is so important to discover who we are in Christ.
In addition to the book, a participant’s study guide was written to help women work on their insecurities and come out with dignity and hope by relying on Christ. Small group leaders now have access to a group experience participant guide offering instruction to facilitate the ten-week study guide. The Leader’s Guide walks you step-by-step through “So Long, Insecurity” and the participant’s guide with steps and questions to promote discussion and draw women closer to one another and to the Savior.
Each class will be more productive if you allot an hour and a half for discussion. Some study leaders will find this type of guide helpful especially if they are new to leading Bible study groups. More experienced leaders may not think they would find this guide helpful; however, with a subject as tender as insecurity, this guide delivers what it promises.
This particular study is very personal and unique from any of the others Moore has written. Leaders should stress confidentiality, compassion and understanding during the meetings. Group members should feel free to share their deepest emotions without fear. I’m not sure this guide would create less work or more work for the study leader. Without the Beth Moore videotapes that typically complement her studies, the Group Experience Leader’s Guide will offer a unique perspective on meetings.
If you are thinking about leading women on a journey to freedom from insecurity by facilitating a class based on “So Long, Insecurity” by Beth Moore, you will find this leader’s guide helpful in leading discussion and bringing them closer to Christ. Each class is structured around a Warm-up, a word from Beth, Digging In, Time in the Word and wrap up followed by homework for the leader to help you deal with your own insecurity.
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Tyndale, as part of their Book Review Blogger Program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”
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Review 7 for So Long, Insecurity: Group Experience - Leader's Guide
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Expect Emotion, Expect Encouragement

Date:July 26, 2011
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Kathy L
Location:Santee, CA
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Expect Beth Moore’s So Long Insecurity Leader’s Guide to provide an environment for women to share their insecurities and encourage each other to forsake wrong ideas, attitudes, and feelings and believe in God’s promises. Do not expect the Leader’s Guide to be a Bible study, by which Beth Moore has developed a wide following. The book is grounded in Scripture but is biblically superficial in its approach. The Guide sends us back to Scripture over and over again, asking “what hope can we find here?” The emphasis is on encouragement and hope rather than theology.
The chapters progress in a logical manner, from identification of problem insecurities, their source, recognition of insecurity’s ill effects, finding God, making sure we can hear God’s promises, relying on God’s promises, and moving outside ourselves and into God’s promises for our future. Week five marks the turning point, moving into solutions to the problems identified in chapters one through four. Week 6 focuses specifically on men and their own insecurities, particularly the fear of failure.
Expect the Guide to be practical and detailed. It shows the group leader what to read, prepare for, say, and do throughout the meeting and throughout the week. Expect Beth Moore to offer an on-site leader’s workshop at the Houston Living Proof Ministries location in the future.
The Guide discusses false positives, imposter syndrome, and other wrong-thinking and its effects.
Recommended for fans of Beth Moore who wish to meet with other women and, guided by Beth Moore, listen to and encourage each other with God's promises and practical psychology.
I received a copy of the Guide free from Tyndale House Publishers in exchange for an honest review of the work.
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