Resources

Below are some resources we recommend on various counseling topics, in no particular order.  The downloads are PDF documents you may access directly from this page.

 

Our Free Downloadable Resources

3 Rules for Hard Conversations
Abuse Cycle
Anxiety
Caring for Your Family with a Special Needs Child
Connecting the Dots: an overview of the Bible in stories by Louise Holzhauer
Co-Parenting
Depression
Do I Have an Addiction?
Family Messages and Life Vows
Fighting Fair
Forgiveness
Foundations for Life
Grief
Help for the Holidays
Meditation Handout
Making a Family Covenant
Romantic Relationships: Principles for Women
Sleep Hygiene
Talking with Children about Death and Suicide
Trauma Recovery
Who Am I? An Identity Workbook by Louise Holzhauer

 

Christian Practice
To Be Told: God Invites You to Coauthor Your Future by Dan Allender
A Praying Life: Connecting With God In A Distracting World by Paul Miller
War of Words: Getting to the Heart of Your Communication Struggles by Paul Tripp

 

Christian Spirituality
The Cry of the Soul by Allender and Longman
The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence
The Sovereignty of God by Arthur Pink
Stepping Heavenward by Elizabeth Prentiss
The Seeking Heart by Fenelon
The Soul of Shame by Curt Thompson

 

Raising Children
Parenting in the Pew: Guiding Your Children into the Joy of Worship by Robbie Castleman
The New Hide or Seek: Building Self-Esteem in Your Child by James Dobson
Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach by Glasser and Easley
Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens by Paul Tripp
Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp
Smart Stepfamily, The: Seven Steps to a Healthy Family by Ron Deal
Love & Respect in the Family by Emerson Eggerichs

 

Relationships
The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts by Gary Chapman
Sacred Marriage: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy by Gary Thomas
Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs by Emerson Eggerichs
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Emotional Struggles
From Bondage to Bonding: A Working Guide to Recovery from Codependency and Other Injuries of the Heart by Nancy Groom
Every Man’s Battle: Winning the War on Sexual Temptation by Stephen Arterburn
The Anger Workbook: A 13-Step Interactive Plan by Les Carter and Frank Minirth
Samson and the Pirate Monks: Calling Men to Authentic Brotherhood by Nate Larkin
Depression: Looking Up from the Stubborn Darkness by Ed Welch
Safe In The Storm: The Grace of God, In the Midst of Cancer by Steve Hatcher
The Anxiety Cure by Archibald Hart
When I Am Afraid by Ed Welch (an anxiety workbook)
Running Scared by Ed Welch
Overcoming Fear, Worry and Anxiety by Elyse Fitzpatrick

 

Money
The Family Financial Workbook by Larry Burkett

 

Whimsy
Holzhauer Family Adventure: the email journal of a family on the road for a year – free PDF