Table of contents for Tired of trying to measure up : getting free from the demands, expectations, and intimidation of well-meaning Christians / Jeff VanVonderen.

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Part I: Wounded by Shame
Introduction: Why Can't I Measure Up? 11
 1. How It All Began 13
 2. What's Wrong With Me? 19
 3. The Power of Past Relationships 29
 4. When Shame Is the Name of the Game 39
 5. Run Over by Shame 51
 6. Spiritual Abuse 63
 7. I Feel As Though It's Never Enough 73
Part II: Healed by Grace
Introduction: Chains Do Drop Off 87
 8. Breaking the "Give-Up/Try-Hard" Cycle 89
 9. God Says You Don't Have to Live in Shame 97
10. God's Stance Toward the Wounded 109
11. God's Solution to Shame: A New Creation 121
12. Fighting the New Fight: Theologically 133
13. Fighting the New Fight: In Real life 147
14. Fighting the New Fight: Exercises 159

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Grace (Theology).
Liberty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Shame -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Christian life.