Abuse Recovery
Allender, Dan B. The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse. NavPress Publishing Group, 1990 revised.

Frank, Jan. Door of Hope: Recognizing the Pains of Your Past. Thomas Nelson, 1995.

Langberg, Diane Mandt. On the Threshold of Hope. Tyndale House, 1999.

Wilson, Sandra. Released from Shame: Moving Beyond the Pain of the Past. InterVarsity, 2002 revised.


Cloud, Henry and John Townsend. Boundaries. Zondervan, 2002.

Cloud, Henry and John Townsend. Safe People. Zondervan, 1996.

Emotional Growth

Allender, Dan B. Bold Love: The Courageous Practice of Life’s Ultimate Influence. Nav Press Publishing Group, 1993.

Chapman, Gary. The Other Side of Love: Handling Anger in a Godly Way. Moody Press, 1999.

Cloud, Henry. Changes that Heal: How to Understand Your Past to Insure a Healthier Future. Zondervan, 1997 revised.

Leman, Kevin. The New Birth Order Book: Why You Are the Way You Are. Fleming H. Revell Co., 1998.

Leman, Kevin. When Your Best Isn’t Good Enough. Baker Books, 2002.


Schwiebert, Pat et al. Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss. Perinatal Loss Publishing, 1999.

Sittser, Gerald. A Grace Disguised. Zondervan, 1998.


Chapman, Gary. Covenant Marriage: Building Communication and Intimacy. Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2003.

Chapman, Gary. The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate. Northfield Publishing, 1992.

Chapman, Gary. Loving Solutions: Overcoming Barriers in Your Marriage. Northfield Publishing, 1999.

Chapman, Gary. Toward a Growing Marriage. Moody Press, 1996.

Cloud, Henry, and Townsend, John. Boundaries in Marriage. Zondervan, 2002.

Harley Jr., Willard F. His Needs, Her Needs: Building an Affair-Proof Marriage. Fleming H. Revell Co., 2001.

Hart, Archibald, and Morris, Sharon Hart. Safe Haven Marriage. Thomas Nelson, 2003.

Leman, Kevin. Becoming a Couple of Promise. NavPress Publishing Group, 1999.

Leman, Kevin. Sex Begins in the Kitchen: Because Love is an All-Day Affair. Fleming H. Revell Co., 1999.

Leman, Kevin. Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage. Tyndale House Publishers, 2003.

Omartian, Stormie. The Power of a Praying Husband. Harvest House, 2001.

Omartian, Stormie. The Power of a Praying Wife. Harvest House, 1997.

Marriage Restoration

Carder, David and David A. Seamands, and Duncan Jaenicke. Torn Asunder: Recovering from Extramarital Affairs. Moody Press, 1995 revised.

Chapman, Gary. Hope for the Separated: Wounded Marriages Can Be Healed. Moody Press, 1996 revised.


Campbell, Ross and Gary Chapman. The Five Love Languages of Children. Moody Press, 1997.

Campbell, Ross and Gary Chapman. Parenting Your Adult Child. Northfield Publishing, 1999.

Chapman, Gary. The Five Love Languages of Teenagers. Moody Press, 2001.

Chapman, Gary and Derek Chapman. Five Signs of a Loving Family. Moody Press, 1998.

Cloud, Henry, and Townsend, John. Boundaries with Kids. Zondervan, 2001.

Leman, Kevin. Adolescence Isn’t Terminal. Tyndale House, 2002.

Leman, Kevin. Making Your Children Mind Without Losing Yours. Fleming H. Revell Co., 2004 revised.

Leman, Kevin. What a Difference a Daddy Makes: The Lasting Imprint a Dad Leaves on His Daughter’s Life. Thomas Nelson, 2001.

Omartian, Stormie. The Power of a Praying Parent. Harvest House, 1995.

Spiritual Growth

Chapman, Gary. The Love Languages of God. Northfield Publishing, 2002.

Dobson, James. When God Doesn’t Make Sense. Tyndale House, 2001.

Manning, Brennan and Michael W. Smith. Ragamuffin Gospel. Multnomah Publishers, 2000.

Stanley, Charles. The Gift of Forgiveness. Thomas Nelson, 2002.

Women’s Interests

Hart, Archibald, and Catherine Hart Weber. Unveiling Depression in Women. Fleming H. Revell Co., 2002.

Leman, Kevin. Making Sense of the Men in Your Life. Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2000.

Leman, Kevin. Women Who Try Too Hard: Breaking the Pleaser Habit. Baker Books, 1998.


National Links

American Association of Christian Counselors
World’s largest professional organization for Christian counseling professionals. Extensive resources, counselor search engine, lay counseling resources.

Christian Association for Psychological Studies
Founded in 1956, an organization for Christian psychologists, therapists, counselors,
and academicians.

Science and Spirit: Exploring things that matter
Explores how science and religion can work together to address vital issues of our time.

The American Scientific Affiliation
A fellowship of men and women in science and related disciplines who share a common fidelity to the Word of God and a commitment to integrity in the practice of science.

National Institute of Mental Health
Excellent source of current research and knowledge about mental and emotional disorders.

Marriage & Family Links
This site aims to strengthen families by strengthening fathers. Great tips and resources.

Established by Dr. Kevin Leman, this site offers forums and resources on parenting, marriage and relationships

Dr. Gary Chapman
This is the official site of one of our local pastors, an award winning author and international speaker in the field of marriage.

Focus on the Family
Promotes healthy families in the mental health and family policy arena, many resources.xcellent source of current research and knowledge about mental and emotional disorders.

Local Links

Lists local ministries, community calendar, concerts.

Addressing the needs of women from an eternal perspective.

Resources for those struggling with gender issues and sexual brokenness.

Mental Health Association
Our local mental health association.

The Master’s Loft
A resource for books with an extensive selection in the counseling/growth area

Supporting Churches

1st Presbyterian

Calvary Baptist

Reynolda Presbyterian

St. Paul’s Episcopal