Books by Topic

See below for a list of resources for biblical help and hope arranged topically. Click on each title for a link to purchase that book on Amazon.


FOR THE COUNSELOR


Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling: Changing Lives with God’s Changeless Truth  | ed. John MacDonald, Robert Kellemen, Steve Viars
Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands: People in Need for Change Helping People in Need of Change | Paul Tripp
Counseling the Hard Cases: True Stories Illustrating the Sufficiency of God’s Resources in Scripture | Stuart Scott, Heath Lambert
Women Counseling Women: Biblical Answers to Life’s Difficult Problems | Elyse Fitzpatrick
Men Counseling Men: A Biblical Guide to Major Issues Men Face | ed. John Street
Seeing with New Eyes: Counseling and the Human Condition Through the Lens of Scripture | David Powlison


ADDICTIONS


Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave: Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel  | Ed Welch
The Heart of Addiction: A Biblical Perspective | Mark Shaw
Hope and Help for Video Game, TV & Internet ‘Addiction’ | Mark Shaw
Hope and Help for Self-Injuries and Cutters | Mark Shaw
Hope and Help for Gambling | Mark Shaw
Divine Intervention: Hope and Help for Families of Addicts | Mark Shaw


ANGER


Anger, Anxiety and Fear: A Biblical Perspective | Stuart Scott
Anger: Escaping the Maze | David Powlison
Uprooting Anger: Biblical Help for a Common Problem | Robert D. Jones
Anger and Stress Management God’s Way | Wayne Mack
The Heart of Anger: Practical Help for Prevention and Cure of Anger in Children | Lou Priolo
Getting a Grip: The Heart of Anger Handbook for Teens | Lou Priolo


ANXIETY & FEAR


Anger, Anxiety and Fear: A Biblical Perspective  | Stuart Scott
Fear: Breaking its Grip | Lou Priolo
Overcoming Fear, Worry and Anxiety | Elyse Fitzpatrick
The Fear Factor: What Satan Doesn’t Want You to Know | Wayne Mack,  Joshua Mack
Trust: A Godly Woman’s Adornment | Lydia Brownback
Trusting God Even When Life Hurts | Jerry Bridges
When People Are Big and God Is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency and the Fear of Man | Ed Welch


BODY IMAGE & EATING


The Lord’s Table: A Biblical Approach to Weight Loss | Mike Cleveland
Love to Eat Hate to Eat: Breaking the Bondage of Destructive Eating Habits | Elyse Fitzpatrick
More than Bread: A Workbook for Women Who Struggle with Eating | Elyse Fitzpatrick
Eating Disorders: Hope for Hungering Souls | Mark Shaw
Counseling the Hard Cases: True Stories Illustrating the Sufficiency of God’s Resources in Scripture | Stuart Scott, Heath Lambert
Hope & Help for Self-Injurers and Cutters | Mark Shaw
Redeemed from the Pit: Biblical Repentance and Restoration from the Bondage of Eating Disorders | Marie Notcheva
Picture Perfect: When Life Doesn’t Line Up  | Amy Baker


COMMUNICATION & CONFLICT


War of Words: Getting to the Heart of Your Communication Struggles  | Paul Tripp
Relationships — A Mess Worth Making  | Timothy Lane
The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict  | Ken Sande
Communication and Conflict Resolution: A Biblical Perspective  | Stuart Scott
Your Family God’s Way: Developing and Sustaining Relationships in the Home  | Wayne Mack
Deception: Letting Go of Lying  | Lou Priolo


DATING, RELATIONSHIPS & CONTENTMENT


Passion and Purity: Learning to Bring Your Love Life Under Christ’s Control  | Elisabeth Elliot
Pre-Engagement: Five Questions to Ask Yourself  | David Powlison
Five Paths to the Love of your Life: Defining your Dating Style  | ed. Alex Chediak
The Secret of Contentment  | William Barcley
Contentment: A Godly Woman’s Adornment  | Lydia Brownback
The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment   | Jeremiah Burroughs
Discontentment: Why Am I So Unhappy?  | Lou Priolo
Bitterness: The Root That Pollutes  | Lou Priolo


DECISION MAKING


A Christian’s Guide to Guidance: How to Make Biblical Decisions in Everyday Life  | Jay Adams
Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God’s Will  | Kevin DeYoung
Biblical Manhood: Masculinity, Leadership and Decision Making   | Stuart Scott
Decision-Making and the Will of God: A Biblical Alternative to the Traditional View  | Garry Friesen, J. Robin Maxson
Found: God’s Will  | John MacArthur
Step by Step: Divine Guidance for Ordinary Christians  | James Petty


DEPRESSION


Depression: A Stubborn Darkness  | Ed Welch
Good Mood, Bad Mood: Help and Hope for Depression and Bipolar Disorder  | Charles Hodges, MD
Joy: A Godly Woman’s Adornment  | Lydia Brownback
Out of the Blues: Dealing with the Blues of Depression and Loneliness  | Wayne Mack
Will Medicine Stop the Pain? Finding God’s Healing for Depression, Anxiety and Other Troubling Emotions  | Elyse Fitzpatrick, Laura Hendrickson, MD
If I am a Christian, Why Am I Depressed? | Robert B. Somerville


FORGIVENESS


From Forgiven to Forgiving: Learning to Forgive God’s Way  | Jay Adams
Unpacking Forgiveness: Biblical Answers for Complex Questions and Deep Wounds  | Chris Brauns
Forgiveness: I Just Can’t Forgive Myself  | Robert D. Jones
Putting Your Past in Its Place: Moving Forward in Freedom and Forgiveness  | Steve Viars


FINANCES


Debt-Free Living: Eliminating Debt in a New Economy  | Larry Burkett
Your Money Counts (Now More Than Ever)  | Howard Dayton
Money, Possessions, and Eternity  | Randy Alcorn
When the Money Runs Out: Hope and Help for the Financially Stressed  | James Petty
Family Money Matters: How to Run Your Family Finances to God’s Glory  | John Temple


GOD & THE GOSPEL


The Attributes of God
  | Arthur Pink
Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist  | John Piper
Our Awesome God  | John MacArthur
What is the Gospel?  | Greg Gilbert
The Cross Centered Life: Keeping the Gospel the Main Thing  | CJ Mahaney
A Gospel Primer for Christians: Learning to See the Glories of God’s Love  | Milton Vincent


IDOLATROUS LUSTS


Gospel Treason: Betraying the Gospel with Hidden Idols  | Brad Bigney
Idols of the Heart: Learning to Long for God Alone  | Elyse Fitzpatrick


MARRIAGE


The Excellent Wife: A Biblical Perspective  | Martha Peace
The Exemplary Husband: A Biblical Perspective  | Stuart Scott
Helper by Design: God’s Perfect Plan for Women in Marriage  | Elyse Fitzpatrick
Strengthening Your Marriage  | Wayne Mack
The Complete Husband: A Practical Guide to Biblical Husbanding  | Lou Priolo
Tying the Knot Tighter: Because Marriage Lasts a Lifetime  | Martha Peace, John Crotts
What Did You Expect?: Redeeming the Realities of Marriage  | Paul David Tripp


MEDICINE


The Christian Counselor’s Medical Desk Reference | Robert Smith
Blame It on the Brain: Distinguishing Chemical Imbalances, Brain Disorders, and Disobedience | Ed Welch
Will Medicine Stop the Pain? Finding God’s Healing for Depression, Anxiety and Other Troubling Emotions  | Elyse Fitzpatrick, Laura Hendrickson, MD
Good Mood, Bad Mood: Help and Hope for Depression and Bipolar Disorder  | Charles Hodges, MD
Borderline Personality: A Scriptural Perspective | Cathy Wiseman
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Recovering Hope
| Jeremy Lelek


PARENTING


Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens  | Paul David Tripp
Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus  | Elyse Fitzpatrick, Jessica Thompson
Shepherding a Child’s Heart  | Tedd Tripp
The Faithful Parent: A Biblical Guide to Raising a Family  | Martha Peace, Stuart Scott
The Heart of Anger: Practical Help for the Prevention and Cure of Anger in Children  | Lou Priolo
When Good Kids Make Bad Choices: Help and Hope for Hurting Parents  | Elyse Fitzpatrick, Jim Newheiser
You Never Stop Being a Parent: Thriving in Relationship with Your Adult Children  | Elyse Fitzpatrick, Jim Newheiser


PRIDE & HUMILITY


From Pride to Humility: A Biblical Perspective  | Stuart Scott
Humility: A Forgotten Virtue  | Wayne Mack and Joshua Mack
Humility: True Greatness  | C.J. Mahaney
Brokenness: The Heart God Revives  | Nancy Leigh DeMoss


REPENTANCE, SIN & TEMPTATION


Repentance: Turning from Sin to God  | Thomas Boston
Doctrine of Repentance  | Thomas Watson
Killing Sin Habits: Conquering Sin with Radical Faith  | Stuart Scott, Zondra Scott
Motives: Why Do I Do the Things I Do  | Ed Welch
The Enemy Within: Straight Talk About the Power and Defeat of Sin  | Kris Lundgaard
Temptation: Applying Radical Amputation to Life’s Sinful Patterns  | Jay Adams
Hope and Help for Sexual Temptation  | Mark Shaw
Respectable Sins: Confronting the Sins We Tolerate  | Jerry Bridges


SANCTIFICATION & DISCIPLESHIP


How People Change | Timothy Lane,  Paul David Tripp
Holiness  | J.C. Ryles
Discipline of Grace: God’s Role and Our Role in the Pursuit of Holiness   | Jerry Bridges
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life  | Donald Whitney
The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap Between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness  | Kevin DeYoung
Living the Cross Centered Life: Keeping the Gospel the Main Thing   |  CJ Mahaney


SEXUAL ISSUES


Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace  | Heath Lambert
Help! He’s Struggling with Pornography  | Brian Croft
Is God Anti-Gay?  | Sam Allberry
Sex is not the Problem. Lust is.  | Joshua Harris
Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality  | Wesley Hill
What is the Meaning of Sex?  | Denny Burk
When His Secret Sin Breaks Your Heart 
| Kathy Gallagher


TRIALS & SUFFERING


Trusting God: Even When Life Hurts  | Jerry Bridges
Walking with God Through Pain and Suffering  | Tim Keller
The Power of Suffering: Strengthening Your Faith in the Refiner’s Fire  | John MacArthur
Surprised By Suffering: The Role of Pain and Death in the Christian Life  | R.C. Sproul
Suffering and the Sovereignty of God  | John Piper
Thankfulness: Even When it Hurts   | Susan Lutz


WORK, TIME MANAGEMENT & BUSYNESS


Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem  | Kevin DeYoung
What’s Best Next: How the Gospel Transform the Way You Get Things Done  | Matthew Perman
The Gospel at Work: How Working for King Jesus Gives Purpose and Meaning to Our Jobs  
| Sebastian Traeger, Greg Gilbert