In Boundaries, Updated and Expanded Edition: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life, John Townsend presents a biblical guide on how to set boundaries in order live a healthier life. He helps readers learn when it is appropriate to say yes or no in various situations and provides advice on how best to manage emotional responses. This helpful resource will assist Christians looking for guidance in leading principled lives both personally and professionally.
For who is this book for ?
Boundaries, Updated and Expanded Edition is for Christians looking for guidance in setting boundaries. It presents a biblical guide on how to say yes or no and take control of your life. Townsend helps readers learn when it is appropriate to set limits in various situations and provides advice on how best manage emotional responses.
- Provides biblical guidance on how to set boundaries
- Helps readers learn when and how to say yes or no
- Assists Christians in living principled lives
- The author’s religious perspective can be polarizing.
- The book is dense and dry in parts.
- It may not be relevant to nonreligious readers.
Learn more about the author
John Townsend is a Christian psychologist and author who has written numerous books on the topic of personal growth, including Boundaries. He has been a featured guest on several national television programs, and his work has been translated into more than twenty languages.
“Boundaries has helped me to understand why I react the way that I do to certain situations. The book is encouraging and uplifting, but also realistic in the challenges we face every day.”
“This is an excellent book on the topic of boundaries. It has helped me to understand and apply biblical principles to areas of my life where I have struggled in the past. Townsend does a great job of presenting complex concepts in a clear, easy-to-read way.”
“Boundaries is one of the all-time classic self-help books. I have read it twice and given copies as gifts to many friends.”
“Very biblical and very helpful. This book has helped me to set boundaries in my life both spiritually and emotionally.”