So Long, Insecurity: You’ve Been a Bad Friend to Us

Beth Moore, Author . Tyndale House $24.99 (352p) ISBN 978-1-4143-3472-1

Prolific Bible teacher and women’s ministry leader Moore (Get Out of That Pit ) moves away from her characteristic dead-on expositions of scriptural principles in her newest; the topic is insecurity, and the content, she admits, is close to an autobiography. Moore, always transparent with her own personal struggles, is refreshingly so throughout this text. Readers will be chortling in laughter one moment and sucking air the next as Moore exposes the many faces of female insecurity. The author names and claims each one, then defuses every bit of power these nonsensical inner voices possess by countering their lies with God’s truth. Women, no matter what their age, battle against advertising’s siren call for unattainable physical perfection; the habit of making a man’s love the ultimate validation; and the worldly definition of success as money, power, and status. Moore uses personal essays, women’s true confessions, expressive prayers, and lots of commonsense suggestions to jar women out of their insecure rut. Readers will delve into this work and find themselves comfortably uncomfortable, and this is a very good thing. (Feb.)

Reviewed on: 12/14/2009
Release date: 02/01/2010
Genre: Nonfiction
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