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Providing links to resources that promote personal

Christ-centred, total life transformation, through consistent and compassionate use of Scripture.

Providing links to resources that promote personal

Christ-centred, total life transformation, through consistent and compassionate use of Scripture.

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Biblical Counselling

Biblical Counselling Books

Christ Centered Biblical Counseling by James MacDonald, Bob Kellemen & Steve Viars

Counseling & Christianity: Five Approaches by Stephen P. Greggo and Timothy Sisemore

Counseling the Hard Cases: True Stories Illustrating the Sufficiency of God’s Scripture by Stuart Scott and Heath Lambert

Gospel-Centered Counseling: How Christ Changes Lives by Bob Kellemen

CrossTalk: Where Life & Scripture Meet by Mike Emlet

Equipped to Counsel: A Training Program in Biblical Counseling by John Henderson

Equipping Counselors for Your Church: The 4E Ministry Training Strategy by Bob Kellemen

How People Change by Paul Tripp and Tim Lane

Scripture and Counseling: God’s Word for Life in a Broken World by Bob Kellemen and Jeff Forrey

Seeing With New Eyes: Counseling and the Human Condition Through the Lens of Scripture by David Powlison

You Can Change: God’s Transforming Power for Our Sinful Behavior and Negative Emotions by Tim Chester

Biblical Themes

Forgiveness

Choosing Forgiveness: Your Journey to Freedom by Nancy Leigh DeMoss

The Freedom and Power of Forgiveness by John F. MacArthur Jr.

Unpacking Forgiveness by Chris Brauns

Grace

Transforming Grace by Jerry Bridges

On the Grace of God by Justin S. Holcomb

Prayer

Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God by Timothy Keller 

Redemption

Recovering Redemption: A Gospel Saturated Perspective on How to Change by Matt Chandler and Michael Snetzer

Sanctification

Christ Formed in You: The Power of the Gospel for Personal Change by Brian Hedges and Donald S WhitneyScriptural Sufficiency
The Transforming Power of the Gospel by Jerry Bridges
Licensed to Kill: A Field Manual for Mortifying Sin byBrian Hedges

Suffering

A Place of Healing: Wrestling with the Mysteries of Suffering, Pain, and God’s Sovereignty by Joni Eareckson Tada
Glorious Ruin: How Suffering Sets You Free by Tullian Tchividjian
Suffering and the Sovereignty of God by John Piper and Justin Taylor
The Goodness of God: Assurance of Purpose in the Midst of Suffering by Randy Alcorn
Walking with God through Pain and Suffering by Timothy Keller
When the Darkness Will Not Lift: Doing What We Can While We Wait for God: by John Piper

Life Issues

Depression

Depression – the way up when you are down by Ed Welch

Fear & Anxiety

Living in a Dangerous World (facing fear) by William P.Smith
Social Anxiety by Amy Baker

Extreme Mood Swings

Bipolar Disorder by Edward T. Welch

Guilt

Freedom from Guilt by Timothy S. Lane

Identity

How Do I Look? – Important Questions in Every Girl’s Life
Accepting God’s Forgiveness – believing in God’s Love for You
Peer Pressure
The Empty Nest – Finding Hope in Your Changing Job Description

Facing Death

Grief Paul David Tripp
Grieving a Suicide David Powlison
God’s Healing for Life’s Losses Bob Kellemen
Becoming a Widow – The Ache of Missing Your Other Half Elizabeth W. D. Groves

Grieving the loss of a marriage

Divorce Recovery by Winston T. Smith

When life gets tough

When Crisis Hits by John Miller
Trusting God even when Life Hurts by Jerry Bridges
When Life is Hard by James McDonald
When God Weeps by Joni Eareckson Tada
I Just Want to Die by David Powlison

Relationships

People Pressure

When People are Big and God is Small by Ed Welch

Communication

Can We Talk – The Art of Relationship Building by Rob Green

Leadership

Leadership – How to Guide Others with Integrity by Stephen Viars

Dealing with Hurt

Forgiving Others by Timothy S. Lane
Freedom from Resentment by Robert D. Jones

Loneliness

Single and Lonely by Jayne V. Clark
Starting Over by William P Smith

Conflict

Peacemaker by Ken Sande
Conflict by Timothy S. Lane
Forgiving Others by Timothy S. Lane
Authority Issues by Robert Smit

Family & Marriage

Pre-marriage & Dating

Who Should I Date by William P Smith

Sex and the Single Girl  – Smart Ways to Care for Your Heart by Ellen Dykas

Sex Before Marriage by Timothy S. Lane

Should We Get Married? by  William P. Smith

Marriage

When Sinners Say I Do by Paul Tripp
What Did You Expect? by Winston Smith
Marriage Matters by David Powlison
Renewing Marital Intimacy by James C. Petty
When the Money Runs Out by Winston T. Smith
Who Does the Dishes by Edward T. Welch
Living With an Angry Spouse by Barbara Miller Juliani

Preparation for Parenting

Preparing for Motherhood

Parenting Children

Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp
Instructing a Child’s Heart by Tedd & Margy Tripp
How to Talk to Your Kid about Sex by William P. Smith
iSnooping on Your Kid – Parenting in an Internet World by R. Nicholas Black
Gospel Centred Family by Tim Chester

Parenting Teens

Age of Opportunity – a biblical guide to parenting teens by Paul Tripp

Teens & Sex – How Should We Teach Them? by Paul Tripp

Get Outta My Face by Rick Horne

Get Offa My Case by Rick Horne

Parenting Challenges

How Do I Stop Losing It with My Kids? by William P. Smith
Angry Children by Michael R. Emlet
When Your Kid’s in Trouble by William P. Smith
Your Special Needs Child by Stephen Viars

Sole and Step Parenting

Single Parents by Robert D. Jones
Children and Divorce by Amy Baker
Help for Stepfamilies by Winston T. Smith

Struggles With Emotions

Bitterness/Resentment

Freedom from Resentment

Depression

Depression – the way up when you are down

Fear/Worry/Anxiety

Living in a Dangerous World  (facing fear)
Social Anxiety

Guilt

Freedom from Guilt

Shame

Shame Interrupted

Parenting Challenges

How Do I Stop Losing It with My Kids? by William P. Smith
Angry Children by Michael R. Emlet
When Your Kid’s in Trouble by William P. Smith
Your Special Needs Child by Stephen Viars

Sole and Step Parenting

Single Parents by Robert D. Jones
Children and Divorce by Amy Baker
Help for Stepfamilies by Winston T. Smith

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