When Good Kids Make Bad Choices: Help and Hope for Hurting Parents

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Harvest House Publishers #ad - Laura hendrickson regarding medicines commonly prescribed to problem children, and offers questions parents can ask pediatricians before using behavioral medications. A heartfelt and practical guide for parents. They offer concrete hope and encouragement along with positive steps parents can take even in the most negative situations.

Includes excellent advice from Dr. There is perhaps no greater fear in a parent's heart than the thought that a much-loved and well-cared-for child will make bad choices or even become a prodigal. What are parents to do in such circumstances? authors Jim Newheiser and Elyse Fitzpatrick speak from years of personal experience as both parents and biblical counselors about how hurting parents can deal with the emotional trauma of when a child goes astray.

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Get Outta My Face!: How to Reach Angry, Unmotivated Teens with Biblical Counsel

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Shepherd Press #ad - Get outta my face!, written for christian parents, unmotivated, is about reaching angry, and youth workers, teachers, disinterested teens with biblical counsel. Despite all their sin problems, they are still made in the image of God, and this is the key to helping them. This book will help with addressing the teen's sin and bringing them to their God-given desires and godly actions.

They are corrupted by sin and this corruption is the cause of their problem. Such teens confused and insecure - are selfish; they want what they want, right now. Far from dismissing or sugarcoating sin, this approach opens wide the door to evangelizing the unsaved teen and to helping the Christian teen grow in holiness and wisdom.

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Single Parents: Daily Grace for the Hardest Job

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New Growth Press #ad - Single parents- if you are a single parent, you already know you have one of the hardest jobs in the world. Then he shares biblical truths and practical parenting strategies that will give you hope and direction for each day. Trying to be both dad and mom—breadwinner, cook, disciplinarian, comforter, nurse, homework helper, dish­washer, chauffeur, and role model—can wear down the hardiest man or woman.

Jones addresses the many different issues that single parents struggle with—guilt, loss, bad memories, resentment, bitterness, anger, grief, and fear. But do you know that god, power, offers words of grace, in the Bible, and hope especially for you?   Robert D.

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God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation Second Edition

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Crossway #ad - The release of the landmark first edition of God, Marriage, and Family provided an integrated, biblical treatment of God's purposes for the home. Crossway. This new edition includes an assessment of the family-integrated church movement; discussion of recent debates on corporal punishment, homosexuality, singleness, and divorce and remarriage; new sections on the theology of sex and the parenting of teens; and updated bibliographies.

. Since then, explain authors andreas köstenberger and David Jones, the crisis confronting modern households has only intensified, and yet the solution remains the same: obedience to and application of God's Word. In the second edition of god, and family, köstenberger and Jones explore the latest controversies, Marriage, cultural shifts, and teachings within both the church and society and further apply Scripture's timeless principles to contemporary issues.

God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation Second Edition #ad - This book will prove to be a valuable resource for personal and group study, Christian counseling, and marriage and family courses.

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Counsel for Couples: A Biblical and Practical Guide for Marriage Counseling

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Zondervan #ad - You're simply god's person caring for God's people in the local church. In each chapter, office, much like the people in your church, you'll meet a new couple dealing with a different issue, and neighborhood. And the marriages in your church need help. Many pastors feel ill-equipped to handle the challenges that arise when a couple is going through marital difficulties.

You aren't a licensed marriage and family therapist. You didn't do a doctoral dissertation on pastoral counseling. They feel lost and inadequate. What do you say? what counsel do you offer? should i say anything or just listen? do i schedule a follow-up appointment? Do I ask questions? What questions?If you are or have been in this situation before, this book offers you a practical guide to get started with the first sessions and then offers specific guidance on nine of the most common topics that come up in marriage counseling.

Counsel for Couples: A Biblical and Practical Guide for Marriage Counseling #ad - Through the book you'll also hear advice from several respected voices in the biblical counseling community. Whether you're a novice or already knowledgeable, Counsel for Couples provides theologically sound and biblically practical tools to help you as you help couples in need. Crossway. Author and pastor jonathan holmes offers a solid, biblical theology and methodology to help you navigate through the world of marriage counseling with the fundamental conviction that God's word is powerful enough to address the deepest of marital issues, and robust enough to handle whatever might come your way.

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The Church Leader's Counseling Resource Book: A Guide to Mental Health and Social Problems

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Oxford University Press #ad - This all-in-one guide is designed to better equip clergy and the church leaders to meet their congregations' needs in a spiritually grounded and scientifically sound manner. Synthesizing what research says about treatment approaches for mental health issues, resources for further help, this user-friendly reference is filled with guidelines, key points to remember, case scenarios, advice on integrating scripture and theology with the best available research, and tips on partnering with others to provide the best possible care for each church member.

Crossway. Each chapter is designed for quick lookup by problem area, adults, empowering church leaders to understand and help meet the challenges facing the children, families, and communities that they serve. Succinct, easy-to-read chapters summarize all a pastor needs to know about a given problem area, and, questions to ask, including its signs or symptoms, most importantly, effective helping skills, when to refer to a mental health professional.

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Prodigal Children: Hope and Help for Parents Resources for Changing Lives

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P & R Publishing #ad - Biblical counselor robert Jones brings the comfort of the gospel to this difficult situation, sympathetically providing biblical advice for this struggle. Crossway. God is deeply committed to you and will give you the strength to entrust your child to him. If your adult child has embraced an ungodly lifestyle, you may be experiencing shock, anger, guilt, confusion, shame, loneliness—even despair.

. Pastors, counselors, and friends will also be helped.

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Peacemaking for Families Focus on the Family

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Focus on the Family #ad - Basic conflict-resolution skills found in Scripture can help you change your home from a battle zone to a love nest. Great product! Distinguishing between positive and negative conflict resolution, peacemaking for Families introduces the reader to valuable principles such as “The Peacemaker’s Pledge, ” the “Seven A’s of Forgiveness, ” and the “PAUSE Principle of Negotiation.

Real-life stories and case studies help the reader to acquire the skills needed to create a true “peacemaking family. Crossway.

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Infertility: Comfort for Your Empty Arms and Heavy Heart Minibook

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New Growth Press #ad - But every month that ends in a period rather than a pregnancy has you feeling more and more depressed. You got married, and children were supposed to follow in due time. Perhaps you even find yourself avoiding people and places with children because it is just too painful. Great product! The progression should have been natural.

With compassion and understanding, they walk through some of the struggles and pitfalls of dealing with infertility and offer practical help for leaning on Christ, connecting with your spouse, and engaging with others. Crossway. Amy baker and daniel wickert help you see God s presence and provision for you in the midst of your pain.

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Child & Adolescent Mental Health: A Practical, All-in-One Guide

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Crossway. W w norton Company. With the number and type of mental health issues in kids on the rise, and as more and more clinicians and counselors are being pushed to the front lines of defense, now more than ever there is a need for a comprehensive, practical resource that guides professionals through the complexities of child and adolescent mental health.

Everything clinicians need to know about the emotional well-being of kids. This practical, comprehensive book answers that call. Great product! .

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Come Back, Barbara

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P & R Publishing #ad - Mom, dad, i don’t want your rules and morals. W w norton Company. With newly added study questions, courage, this book offers invaluable lessons about facing our own struggles with humility, and hope. Great product! . Crossway. I don’t want to act like a christian anymore! And I’m not going to, " Barbara declared at age 18.

Come back, barbara is thus an irresistible portrayal of God's grace to the Millers and us all. As her father desperately attempted to reason with her, Barbara grew more resentful, choosing a path of immorality that only deepened her parents’ pain. I am not ignorant of human depravity, " writes C. John miller, "but I had long denied that it could exist in our family.

Come Back, Barbara #ad - That reality, seek forgiveness, admit his inability to change his wayward daughter, forced him to confront his own sin, however, and begin loving Barbara on God's terms. Here "jack" miller and barbara Miller Juliani chronicle their journey from grief and conflict to joyful reconciliation.

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