Resources

The list below was created to provide resources to aide in your emotional, relational, and spiritual healing and growth.

The following are recommendations for books, websites, and articles organized by topics such as Anxiety, Stress, Relational Struggles, Grief, Anger, Fear, and more.

Simply click on the subject for a list of resources. In some cases, a direct link is provided.

  • ABORTION

    Books:

    Empty Arms
    by Pam Vredevelt

    Empty Womb, Aching Heart by Marlo Schalesky

    Every Life is Beautiful: The October Baby Bible Study by Jon Erwin and Andrew Erwin

    Forgiven and Set Free by Linda Cochran

    Help for the Post-Abortion Woman by M. S. Reisser and Paul Reisser

    Season To Heal  by Luci Freed and Penny Yvonne Salazar-Phillips

    Silent Sorrow: Hope and Help From God's Word…by Ingrid Kohn and Perry-Lynn Moffitt and Isabelle Wilkins

    Tilly by Frank E. Peretti and Michael W. Smith

    You're Not Alone: Healing Through God's Grace After Abortion by Jennifer O’Neill

    Community Resources:
    Pregnancy Center

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “Pregnancy” “Abortion” “Miscarriage”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for Abortion or Pregnancy—unplanned
    www.desiringgod.org search Miscarriage or Pregnancy

  • ABUSE

    Books:

    Community Resources:

    Websites:

    https://www.facebook.com/erlcsbc/videos/356540628378809

     

  • ANXIETY & STRESS

    Books:

    Freedom from Depression Workbook, The by Les Carter and Frank Minirth

    Happiness is a Choice: A Manual on the Symptoms, Causes, and Cures of Depression by Frank M.D. Minirth, Dr. Paul Meier

    Living Fearlessly by Sheila Walsh

    Living Without Worry by Timothy Lane

    Out of Control & Loving It by Lisa Bevere

    Power Over Panic by Lucinda Bassett

    When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough by Martin Antony, Richard Swinson

    Why Am I Crying? : A Helpful and Honest Look at Depression by Martha Maughon

    Wired For Joy by Laurel Mellin


    Worry Workbook, The by Les Carter and Frank Minirth

     

    Community Resources:
    Center Pointe Christian Church Counseling
    Professional Pastoral Care
    Doug Reed & Associates
    Tom Thompson & Associates
    A Sound Mind Counseling
    Cincinnati Christian University Counseling

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “anxiety” or “depression”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for anxiety or depression

     

  • ANGER

    Books:

    Anger Workbook for Christian Parents, The by Les Carter and Frank Minirth

    Anger Workbook, The: An Interactive Guide to Anger Management by Les Carter and FrankMinirth

    How To Handle Your Emotions by June Hunt

    Keeping Your Cool When Your Anger is Hot by June Hunt

    Making Anger Your Ally by Neil Clark Warren

    Community Resources:
    Eve Center “the Anger Workbook” Book Study

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “Anger”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for

  • BOUNDARIES

    Books

    Beyond Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries Face to Face by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries in Dating by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries In Dating Workbook by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries In Marriage by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries Participant’s Guide by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Boundaries With Kids by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    Community Resources:
    Eve Center Boundaries Book Studies

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “Boundaries”
    http://www.cloudtownsend.com

  • CO-DEPENDENCY

    Books:

    Adult Children of Alcoholics by Janet G. Woititz

    Breaking the Cycle of Hurtful Family Experiences by Robert S. McGee

    Can Christians Love Too Much? : Breaking the Cycle of Codependency by Margaret J. Rinck

    Kids Who Carry Our Pain: Breaking the Cycle of Codependency for the Next Generation by Robert Hemfelt

    Love Is A Choice by Robert Hemfelt and Frank Minirth

    Love Is A Choice Workbook by Robert Hemfelt and Frank Minirth

    Please Don't Say You Need Me: Biblical Answers for Codependency by Jan Silvious

    When People Are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man by Edward T. Welch

    When Pleasing You Is Killing Me by Les Carter

    Community Resources:
    Eve Center Book Studies

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net  Search “codependence”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for Codependence

  • DEPRESSION

    Books:

    Freedom from Depression Workbook, The by Les Carter and Frank Minirth

    Happiness is a Choice: A Manual on the Symptoms, Causes, and Cures of Depression by Frank M.D. Minirth, Dr. Paul Meier

    Living Fearlessly by Sheila Walsh

    Living Without Worry by Timothy Lane

    Out of Control & Loving It by Lisa Bevere

    Power Over Panic by Lucinda Bassett

    When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough by Martin Antony, Richard Swinson

    Why Am I Crying? : A Helpful and Honest Look at Depression by Martha Maughon

    Wired For Joy by Laurel Mellin

    Worry Workbook, The by Les Carter and Frank Minirth

    Community Resources:
    Center Pointe Christian Church Counseling
    Professional Pastoral Care
    Doug Reed & Associates
    Tom Thompson & Associates
    A Sound Mind Counseling
    Cincinnati Christian University Counseling

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “anxiety” or “depression”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for anxiety or depression

     

  • FEAR

    Books:

    Afraid No More by H. Norman Wright

    Brave by Angela Thomas

    Facing Your Giants by Max Lucado

    Fearless: Imagine Your Life Without Fear by Max Lucado

    Let It Go! : Breaking Free from Fear and Anxiety by Tony Evans

    No Longer Afraid by June Hunt

    Overcoming Worry – Discovery Series: Turning Fear into Faith by David Egner

     

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net   Search “Fear”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for Fear
    www.desiringgod.org Search Fear

  • FORGIVENESS

    Books:

    Choosing to Forgive Wookbook by Frank Minirth

    Dare to Forgive: The Power of Letting Go and Moving On
    by Edward M. Hallowell, M. D.

    Disappointment With God by Philip Yancey

    How to Forgive Ourselves – Totally by R. T. Kendall

    Total Forgiveness by R. T. Kendall

    Total Forgiveness Experience by R. T. Kendall

    Totally Forgiving God: When It Seems He Has Betrayed You by R. T. Kendall

    Unpacking Forgiveness by Chris Brauns

    Community Resources:
    Church!
    Eve Center Book Study “Total Forgiveness”

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “Forgiveness”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for Forgiveness

  • GRIEF

    Books:

    Beyond Tears by Ellen Mitchell and Rita Volpe

    Living after losing a child

    The Emotionally Absent Mother, by Jasmine Lee Cori

    From We to Me by Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge and Robert C. De Vries

    Embracing life again after the death or divorce of a spouse.

    I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye by Pamela Blair and Brook Noel

    Surviving, coping, and healing after the sudden death of a loved one.

    If God Is So Good, Why Do I Hurt So Bad by David Biebel

    Longing for Daddy by Monique Robinson

    Motherless Daughters by Hope Edelman

    Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst

    Shattered Dreams by Larry Crabb          

    Triumph Through Tragedy by David Wilkerson

    Community Resources:
    RHBC (Rolling Hills Baptist Church) Grief Support Group
    Healing Center
    Eve Center Grief Group

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net   Search “Grief”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for grief
    www.griefshare.org    

     

  • GUILT & SHAME

    Books:

    Guilt by June Hunt

    Healing the Child Within by Charles L. Whitfield

    Leaving Yesterday Behind: A Victim No More by William Hines

    Letting Go of Shame: Understanding How Shame Affects Your Life by Ronald Potter-Efron and Patricia Potter-Efron

    Overcoming Guilt and Shame by Daniel Green and Mel Lawrenz

    Community Resources:
    Eve Center HATCH & HEART

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “Guilt or Shame”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for Guilt

  • INFERTILITY
  • LONELINESS

    Books:

    Indwelling Christ, The - How To Immediately Overcome Inhibitions, Phobias, Anger, Bitterness, Loneliness, and Loss While Substantially Increasing Your Personal Happiness and Social Intimacy by Dennis Eagle

    Loneliness by June Hunt

    Loneliness: Trusting God for a Way Out by Elmer Towns

    Path of Loneliness, The: Finding Your Way Through the Wilderness to God by Elisabeth Elliott

    When Women Walk Alone by Cindi McMenamin

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net  Search “Loneliness”
    www.desiringgod.org search loneliness

  • PREGNANCY LOSS

    Books:

    Atonement Child, The by Francine Rivers

    Empty Arms by Pam Vredevelt

    Empty Womb, Aching Heart by Marlo Schalesky

    Every Life is Beautiful: The OctoberBaby Bible Study by Jon Erwin and Andrew Erwin

    Forgiven and Set Free by Linda Cochran

    Help for the Post-Abortion Woman by M. S. Reisser and Paul Reisser

    Season To Heal, A by Luci Freed and Penny Yvonne Salazar-Phillips

    Silent Sorrow: Hope and Help From God's Wordby Ingrid Kohn and Perry-Lynn Moffitt and Isabelle Wilkins

    Tilly by Frank E. Peretti and Michael W. Smith

    You're Not Alone: Healing Through God's Grace After Abortion by Jennifer O’Neill

    Community Resources:
    Pregnancy Center’s

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “Pregnancy” “Abortion” “Miscarriage”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for Abortion or Pregnancy—unplanned
    www.desiringgod.org search Miscarriage or Pregnancy

  • RELATIONAL STRUGGLES

    Books:

    Attachments: Why You Love, Feel, and Act the Way You Do by Tim Clinton

    Avoiding Mr. Wrong by Stephen Arterburn and Margaret Rinck

    Bold Love by Dan B. Allender and Tremper Longman III

    Connecting: Healing Ourselves and Our Relationships by Larry Crabb

    The DNA of Relationships, by Gary Smalley and Greg Smalley

    Emotionally Destructive Relationship by Leslie Vernick

    The Five Love Languages, by Gary D. Chapman

    How To Act Right When Your Spouse Acts Wrong by Leslie Vernick

    If You Had Controlling Parents by Dan Neuharth

    Loving Well by William P. Smith

    Love For A Lifetime by James Dobson and Michael O’Neal

    The Mom Factor, by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

    New Life After Divorce by Bill Butterworth

    When Helping You is Hurting Me: Escaping the Messiah Trap by Carmen Renee Berry

    Community Resources:
    Eve Center’s ROSE
    Eve Center Book Studies

    Websites:
    www.aacc.net Search “Relationship”
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org/ Search Resources for marriage, singleness, rejection, blended family, caregiving
    www.PFL.org Practical Family Living
    www.desiringgod.org search “relationships”

  • SEXUAL IDENTITY

  • VOLUNTEER RESOURCES

    Books:

    Counseling Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Diane Mandt Langberg, PH. D.

    Girls' and Women's Wellness: Contemporary Counseling Issues and Interventions
    by Laura Hensley Choate

    None of These Diseases: The Bible's Health Secrets for the 21st Century by S. I. McMillen

    Quick-Reference Guide to Addictions and Recovery Counseling, The: 40 Topics, Spiritual Insights, and Easy-to-Use...by Dr. Tim Clinton and Dr. Eric Scalise

    Quick Scripture Reference for Counseling Women by Patricia A. Miller

    Scripture Keys For Kingdom Living by June Newman Davis

    The Steps to Freedom in Christ Study Guide, by Neil T. Anderson

    When Your Doctor Has Bad News: Simple Steps to Strength, Healing, and Hope by Al B. Weir

    Women Counseling Women: Biblical Answers to Life’s Difficult Problems by Elyse Fitzpatrick

    Community Resources:
    Church!

    PDF Documents:

    Take Thoughts Captive

    Websites:
    http://www.hopefortheheart.org
    http://www.desiringgod.org
    http://www.paultripp.com
    www.nami.org National Alliance on Mental Illness
    http://www.aacc.net
    http://www.timclinton.com