Recommended Books

The following books have been carefully selected as they offer comfort, hope, encouragement and sound advice for those women who suffer from the horror of domestic violence and for those people who want to help them. All books may be purchased from Amazon.com. amazon-smileWhen you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Focus Ministries Inc. Bookmark the link https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-4212423 and support us every time you shop.

 

Featured Book:

 

Unseduced and Unshaken: The Place of Dignity in a Young Woman’s Choices
 

And He Restoreth My Soul
And He Restoreth My Soul Author: Darlene Harris Buy now from Amazon.com Abuse, be it sexual or physical, is one of the most heinous crimes imaginable. The aftermath and residual pain stays with the abused long after the act of abuse has ended. The new book And He Restoreth My Soul by Darlene J. Harris is a resource for counselors, pastors and aid professionals to assist them in counseling survivors through the recovery process and help them to restore peace to their lives.
 

Beyond Boundaries: Learning to Trust Again in Relationships
 

Angry Men and the Women Who Love Them
 

Break the Cycle: Healing from an Abusive Relationship by Tracy S. Deitz
Break the Cycle: Healing from an Abusive Relationship Author: Tracy S. Deitz Buy now from Amazon.com The story of Lydia, a survivor who felt trapped in a destructive relationship, reveals her personal struggles to break the cycle and move to healing. Interactive questions at the end of each chapter moves the reader to self-reflect and scriptural truths
 

Broken & Battered
Broken & Battered Author: Muriel Canfield Buy now from Amazon.com
 

Charmers & Con Artists
Charmers and Con Artists Author: Sandra Scott Buy now from Amazon.com
 

Christian Men Who Hate Women
Christian Men Who Hate Women Author: Dr. Margaret J. Rinck Buy now from Amazon.com
 

Dangerous Dating : Helping Young Women Say No to Abusive Relationships
 

Fool-Proofing Your Life: Wisdom for Untangling Your Most Difficult Relationships
 

Healing the Broken Places: For Christian Women Healing from Domestic Abuse
 

Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse
Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse Authors: Dr. Gregory L. Jantz and Ann McMurray Buy now from Amazon.com
 

Healing the Trauma of Domestic Violence: A Workbook for Women
Healing the Trauma of Domestic Violence: A Workbook for Women Author: Edward S. Kubany, Mari A. McCaig and Janet R. Laconsay Buy now from Amazon.com
 

Hey, God, You Have a Plan Right? By Karen Jessing
Hey, God, You Have a Plan Right? Author: Karen Jessing Buy now from Amazon.com
 

Hope for the Brokenhearted: Biblical Solutions for Survivors of Abuse and Rape
 

Hope No Matter What: Helping Your Children Heal After Divorce
 

How Can I Help?
How Can I Help? Author: Lynda Elliott Buy now from Amazon.com
 

I Don't Want To Go Justin's House Anymore
I Don’t Want To Go Justin’s House Anymore Author: Heather Klassen, Beth Jepson Buy now from Amazon.com
 

Knight in Tarnished Armor
Knight in Tarnished Armor Author: Erin Donovan Buy now from Amazon.com
 

Necessary Endings
 

No Place for Abuse: Biblical & Practical Resources to Counteract Domestic Violence
 

No Visible Wounds: Identifying Nonphysical Abuse of Women by Their Men
 

Out From the Depths of Pain
Out From the Depths of Pain Author: Yvonne Miles Buy now from Amazon.com
 

The Emotionally Destructive Marriage by Leslie Vernick
 

The Emotionally Destructive Relationship: Seeing It, Stopping It, Surviving It
The Emotionally Destructive Relationship: Seeing It, Stopping It, Surviving It Author: Leslie Vernick Leslie Vernick, counselor and social worker, has witnessed the devastating effects of emotional abuse. Many, including many in the church, have not addressed this form of destruction in families and relationships because it is difficult to talk about. With godly guidance and practical experience, Vernick offers an empathetic approach to recognizing an emotionally destructive relationship and addresses the symptoms and the damage with Biblical tools. Buy now from Amazon.com
 

The Heart of Domestic Abuse: Gospel Solutions for Men Who Use Control and Violence in the Home
The Heart of Domestic Abuse: Gospel Solutions for Men Who Use Control and Violence in the Home Author: Pastor Chris Moles Buy now from Amazon.com

Domestic abuse and violence are on the rise in our culture today, and just as prevalent in the church. With an estimated one-fourth of women in the church living with abuse and violence, pastors and biblical counselors need to have the resources to offer hope and help. It is time for godly men in the church to call abusive men to repentance and accountability. Here is a valuable resource for every church leader and Christian man.

 

Till Death Do us Part: How the Church Should Respond to Domestic Violence
 

The Angry Teenager Why Teens Get So Angry And How Parents Can Help Them Grow Through It
 

The Domestic Violence Sourcebook
The Domestic Violence Sourcebook Author: Dawn Bradley Berry Buy now from Amazon.com
 

The Emotionally Abused Woman : Overcoming Destructive Patterns and Reclaiming Yourself
 

The Love That Would Not Let Me Go
 

The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize it and How to Respond
 

To Be an Anchor in the Storm: A Guide for Families and Friends of Abused Women
 

What to Do When Love Turns Violent: A Practical Resource for Women in Abusive Relationships
 

What Women Tell Me: Finding Freedom from the Secrets We Keep
What Women Tell Me: Finding Freedom from the Secrets We Keep Author: Anita Lustrea

Anita Lustrea, Co-host and Executive Producer of Midday Connection. Sometimes the church tries to sweep the hard stories under the carpet. Somehow we’ve gotten the impression the hard things of life shouldn’t be shared. But when you allow your stories to become known, start to interact with the stories of others and then allow God to work in and through your life, something miraculous starts to happen.

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What Would Jesus Do About Domestic Violence and Abuse Toward Christian Women
What Would Jesus Do About Domestic Violence and Abuse Toward Christian Women Author: By Dr. Chloe Cummings The author shows that the same sins which constitute violence and abuse on the home front are the same sins which Jesus dealt with in the public arena. Because of the religious overtones in the emotional, spiritual, verbal, psychological, and other abuses which Jesus experienced, the model Jesus presents in dealing with domestic violence and abuse is especially relevant to victims who have a Christian or a strong religious background. Buy now from Amazon.com
 

When Love Hurts By Jill Cory & Karen McAndless-Davis
When Love Hurts Authors: Jill Cory & Karen McAndless-Davis Buy now from Amazon.com
 

When Love Hurts: 10 Principles to Transform Difficult Relationships By Karla Downing
 

Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men