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Do you feel stuck?


So many of us live stuck. Stuck in trying to seem perfect. Stuck in sadness. Stuck feeling numb. Stuck pursuing more stuff to make us happy. Stuck in something we can't even name. These stuck places often go unattended inside of us and they are shaping our lives more than we would like to think. We've been trying to fix this feeling with everything but...
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Paperback, 144 pages
Published October 10th 2011 by Thomas Nelson
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Kristina Pava
Aug 10, 2015 Kristina Pava rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: other-books
What an amazing Bible study! I chose this study because I felt stuck in my life, but my friends didn't exactly feel the same way. They chose to do this study to show their love and support for me. However, God knew it was just what they needed, as well. We all grew so much. Even if you don't necessarily feel "stuck" anyone can benefit from knowing what God desires from us and what the world just cannot give. <3
Linda B
Nov 28, 2011 Linda B rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“The vision is that we would see broken spots in our soul.” I received the leaders’ kit for this group Bible study program that contains a leader’s guide, a workbook, a DVD with eight video lessons, and a deck of conversation and scripture cards.

The Bible Study Meeting:
The leader is reminded to listen, not lecture, and not to counsel. The lessons, except lesson one, are to be completed at home before the meeting. To do the lessons properly I would say they would probably take 30-45 minutes at ho
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Darlene
May 28, 2015 Darlene rated it really liked it
So many women feel stuck in their roles in the world - mother, sister, worker, wife, girlfriend, chef, chauffeur, disciplinarian. So many things in our lives can conveniently make a good excuse for not taking a closer look at our spiritual lives, and to focus on God who can give us a whole new perspective on our lives.

In a world that tells us to focus more on ourselves and what makes us feel good, God reminds us that a life not focused on Him and focused on satisfying our sinful, selfish desires
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Lauren
This study is not deserving of a bad rating, the five stars are truly earned, but I don't feel like I found it particularly enjoyable. It is great for pointing out your issues, labeling things you may already be aware of and maybe even pointing out some sin areas you weren't aware of. However, it's not a new look at or new ideas on how to FIX your sin. While I think this study is definitely beneficial, please don't pick it up thinking you'll feel incredibly joyful as you read. It's a deep, hard ...more
Amy
Enjoyed doing this study...wish the videos were a bit longer. This is not like a Beth Mooore study, so much simpler. Especially liked Project 1 in each chapter, where you draw a picture that relates to the scripture or topic at hand.
Melissa
Oct 25, 2016 Melissa rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction, faith
3 to 4 stars. Useful and Bible-focused in its teaching, though I wished some of the chapters could have elaborated more on their topics.
Lynn Hayward-Bisbee
Jan 14, 2017 Lynn Hayward-Bisbee rated it did not like it
Like too many others I've tried.....just gives the same old stuff.
Meagan Myhren-bennett
Nov 05, 2011 Meagan Myhren-bennett rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Bible Study Groups, Church Groups, Christians
Recommended to Meagan by: BookSneeze
STUCK
A DVD-Based Study
By Jennie Allen

Stuck is how this study describes areas of our lives that keep us from God. The leadership kit includes: a DVD (broken in 10 or fewer minutes per session); a Leader’s Guide (Leadership preparation, tips, and cautions with session format options and goals for each week); Conversation Starter Cards (reflective questions and a key verse for each session); and a Study Workbook (weekly study with verses and projects to gain an understanding of the topic being disc
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Are you STUCK?
I’ve enjoyed the opp to review of Jennie Allen’s
beautifully packaged dvd based 8 week study
of the places we, as women, get stuck
& the God who sets us free...
The package includes the dvd with sessions being under 10 min
study notebook presenting the material for the theme of the week,
allowing for advance prep enabling in depth group interaction~
participants have 4 choices of projects directed at applying
the week’s scripture which provide additional discussion interest
of the proj
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Mmtimes4
Nov 20, 2013 Mmtimes4 rated it it was amazing
Do you feel stuck?

So many of us live stuck. Stuck in trying to seem perfect. Stuck in sadness. Stuck feeling numb. Stuck pursuing more stuff to make us happy. Stuck in something we can't even name. These stuck places often go unattended inside of us and they are shaping our lives more than we would like to think. We've been trying to fix this feeling with everything but...

God. He has a plan for these spaces inside of us, the places we feel broken, but we have to go to Him. "Stuck" is a journey t
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Teela
Oct 31, 2011 Teela rated it really liked it
Stuck is a great study, challenging us to focus on God and His plans for us. Jennie is trying to help us to identify the places we are STUCK (many times numb to the fact) and recognize that we need help and that GOD is here to help us. But just saying we want to get UNstuck from our being mad, broken, discontent, scared, overwhelmed, etc. is not going to change our situation. Stuck is an interactive study where we ask, who are you, Lord, where are you and what do you want from me and how am I go ...more
Lisa Van allen
Feb 27, 2014 Lisa Van allen rated it really liked it
This book is best used with the DVD created by Jennie Allen containing a series of short (7 minute) thought provoking presentations addressing areas where women tend to get stuck emotionally. This little workbook could stand alone, but the DVD is so beautifully produced and rich with stories and Jennie's gentle call to a better way. I used both this book and the DVD to spark discussion with a small group of women on transforming negative emotions like fear, anger, anxiety, jealousy, hurt. I was ...more
Kimberly Collister
Stuck is an amazing Bible study by Jennie Allen that transforms lives. We all get stuck at certain points in our lives in one way or another either in anger or fear or depression or whatever your area of being STUCK is this DVD-based Bible study has the biblical way to overcome those challenges that we all face in this worldly time we live in. Jennie is a down-to-earth girl with down to earth biblical ways of looking at things that are so unique and so powerful that she gets into your heart and ...more
Diane
Aug 16, 2015 Diane added it
Shelves: religion
Two different women's bible studies have done this study. I only hope the second group did it without the DVD. The study was good, but her DVD talks ahead of the study seemed shallow and petty and frustrated some of us and made some of us laugh. Cupcakes?! Curtains?! The issues we were going through were much larger and much more earth shattering and far more significant. But the study allowed us to grow closer as a group. And share our challenges.
Autumn
As usual, Jennie Allen gives you a Bible Study that is raw and emotional and hits you in all the right place. It seems that each study has been tailor made for you and your situation at hand. She does not preach or use huge words, she is down to earth, and as I said... raw. She will say things, and I am thinking, "I have totally thought that, but I never said it out loud!" She is amazing and I am looking forward to upcoming book Numb. Five Big, Fat shiny gold stars. If I could give 6 I would!
Stephanie Joy
Feb 26, 2013 Stephanie Joy rated it really liked it
Shelves: small-group, 2013
I really liked how interactive this study was in helping us find the places in our lives where we feel stuck and identify a source of the discontent. The study videos and questions were great in facilitating discussion and we ended with a sense of hope that God can meet us in those places and lead us into peace.
Ginny B
May 05, 2013 Ginny B rated it it was amazing
this is one of the best face to face studies I have done in quite some time! While I did think that Jennie Allen had to many dramatic pauses in the video portion, her writing was wonderful and the material covered really caused me to dig deep. The study format led to some great discussions! Highly recommend this if you are feeling stuck in your walk with God
Historychef
Mar 10, 2014 Historychef rated it really liked it
Amazing and life changing. I highly recommend this study for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of God working in their life. I would have given it 5 stars, but I felt that the application of grace should have been a bit more prevalent. This was not a flaw in the study though. Like I said, I highly recommend it!
KittyRoyseCity
Apr 10, 2015 KittyRoyseCity rated it really liked it
This is a study I'll do again. Very helpful and thought provoking to all the reasons we get stuck and why we should trust in God. Jennie Allen has a gift for teaching while keeping it simple with enough on point discussion to truly bring about growth in faith!
Sam Jones
Nov 05, 2013 Sam Jones rated it it was amazing
Fantastic Bible study that shakes you to your core. As you work through the study, you deal with many places in your heart that you'd like to ignore, but Jennie reminds you that God sees them as well. The freedom I've found since completing this study is amazing!
Sarah Goodner
Sep 20, 2015 Sarah Goodner rated it really liked it
Fantastic Bible study guide, it really looks at all those tough spots that we don't want to think about that keep us stuck as Christians.
Jennifer Barnett
Feb 23, 2016 Jennifer Barnett rated it really liked it
I appreciated the references and book. I did not like the videos. Her presentation via video was hard to follow
Joy
Aug 31, 2014 Joy rated it really liked it
Thought-provoking, and not always easy. Healing for those who stay the course. Strong reliance on the Bible to find answers to issues women face.
Lisa Singleterry
Dec 30, 2014 Lisa Singleterry rated it liked it
This study was just ok for me. Some of the topics challenged me, but all in all I felt that it was not very deep. She uses scripture, but in a very superficial level.
Jennifer
Mar 22, 2012 Jennifer rated it it was amazing
This book has been one of THE best books I've read.
It has helped in the process of transformation for me.
Kaitlyn
Jul 06, 2016 Kaitlyn rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Such a good study. Worth reviewing again and again. Addresses big struggles in life and keeps God at the focus.
Maggie
Apr 28, 2014 Maggie rated it really liked it
Jennie Allen is great… I want to read all of her stuff now! This was such a great, practical study. Loved her "real-ness"and just meeting the reader where she/he is.
Misty Lynn
Misty Lynn rated it liked it
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Jennie Allen is a passionate leader and visionary following God's call to inspire women to encounter the invisible God. With a Master's in Biblical Studies from DTS, Jennie is the author of two Bible studies, Stuck, a CBA best-seller, and Chase, and the ECPA "New Author of the Year" winner of Anything and Restless, which also includes a DVD-based study. The founder of IF: Gathering, Jennie, and he ...more
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“If we trust in Christ, we are forgiven. The space in which we are stuck, lacking, sinful, broken, and in need, is the space in us that longs for God, longs for forgiveness. When we soberly view ourselves and our sin, we see our need and call out for God.” 1 likes
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