Christian Counseling

“Discipleship is not an offer that man makes to Christ.”—Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Christ does not call us on our terms. If we choose to follow, we do so in submission to His will and His law. Our life thereafter is one of pursuit and guidance—we are both pursued and pursuer, guiding and guided.

When Jesus left the earth in His physical body He left two provisions for the disciples remaining behind. One was the Holy Spirit—God was not departing, He was becoming literally part of His people, living inside and among them to empower them to service and righteousness. The other was themselves, the community of believers to help each other, some to lead and some to follow.

Without more mature Christians to lead and counsel us it’s easy to think our problems are specific to ourselves, that no one has experienced the same level of pain that we have or that no one else struggles with the same sins we do. While we all know on some level this isn’t true, the counsel of wiser (most often older) Christians is indispensable for our growth and maintenance of joy and hope.

Hope is the foundation of the Christian faith. It is our hope of redemption, our hope of eternal life in God’s presence that is the focus of our life on earth, without at the same time rejecting this present existence as somehow less important. Similarly, our hope is not restricted to the far side of the grave—the presence of the Holy Spirit means our striving for purity and righteousness is not vanity.

But the pursuit of holiness is not a solitary one. Discipleship entails a joint effort, a community progress where counsel is both welcome and freely offered. The very nature of discipleship illustrates this fellowship: both the disciple and the counselor benefit from the interaction. While we are each most obviously Christ’s disciples, the books we offer focus primarily on the interaction between believers, a relationship thankfully receiving more and more attention within the American church.

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by Tommy Newberry
from Tyndale House
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
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Abortion
by R. C. Sproul
20th Anniversary Edition from Reformation Trust Publishing
in Abortion (Location: XCL-ABO)
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Addictions
Resources for Changing Lives
by Edward Welch
from P&R Publishing
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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Resources for Changing Lives
by Paul Tripp
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in Parenting Teens (Location: XFA-PAR)
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by Les Carter, Frank Minirth
1st edition from Jossey-Bass
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Angry Children
by Michael R. Emlet
from New Growth Press
Parenting Resources for Adults
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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Anxiety Opportunity
by Curtis Chang
from Zondervan
for Adult
in Practical Christian Living (Location: XCL-PRAC)
$18.99
At the Altar of Sexual Idolatry - Book and Workbook Set
by Steve Gallagher
20th Anniversary
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
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by Robert Smith
from New Growth Press
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in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Badger's Parting Gifts
by Susan Varley
from Mulberry Books
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
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Best Yes
by Lysa TerKeurst
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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Biblical View of Self-Esteem, Self-Love, Self-Image
by Jay Adams
from Harvest House
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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by Edward Welch
from P&R Publishing
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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by Nancy McPhee
from St. Martin's Press
for Adult
in History for Adults (Location: ADU-HIS)
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by Simonetta Carr
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
in Suffering & Hope (Location: XCL-SUF)
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Broken Way
by Ann Voskamp
from Zondervan
for Adult
in Suffering & Hope (Location: XCL-SUF)
$22.99 $8.00 (1 in stock)
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Good News for Little Hearts
by Edited by David and Nan Powlison, Illustrated by Joe Hox
from New Growth Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Emotions for Kids (Location: BIB-CHEM)
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by Edited by Edward T. Welch, Illustrated by Joe Hox
from New Growth Press
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in Emotions for Kids (Location: BIB-CHEM)
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by Dave White
from New Growth Press
for 11th-Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies
by Marilyn Chandler McEntyre
2nd edition from William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
for 10th-Adult
in Communication & Conflict Resolution (Location: XCL-COM)
$19.99
Caspian Crashes the Party
Good News for Little Hearts
by Edited by Edward T. Welch, Illustrated by Joe Hox
from New Growth Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Emotions for Kids (Location: BIB-CHEM)
Change and Your Relationships
by Timothy S. Lane & Paul David Tripp
from New Growth Press
for 11th-Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$17.00
Child And Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Simple
by John Preston, John H. O'Neal, Mary C. Talaga
from New Harbinger Publications
for Adult
in Special Needs / Learning Disabilities (Location: HSR-SPEC)
Children and Divorce
by Amy Baker
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Clouds Ye So Much Dread
by Hannah K. Grieser, foreword by N. D. Wilson
from Canon Press
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$16.00
Codependent No More
by Melody Beattie
2nd edition from Hazelden
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
Come Back, Barbara
by C. John Miller & Barbara Miller Juliani
2nd edition from P&R Publishing
in Parenting Teens (Location: XFA-PAR)
$11.99
Connecting
by Dr. Larry Crabb
Reprint from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
Counsel from the Cross
by Elyse M. Fitzpatrick & Dennis E. Johnson
1st edition from Crossway Books
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$15.99
Crossroads
by Edward Welch
from New Growth Press
for 11th-Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$14.39
CrossTalk
by Michael R. Emlet
from New Growth Press
for 11th-Adult
in Pursuing Holiness (Location: XCL-HOLY)
$12.00 $7.50 (1 in stock)
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by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, et al.
2nd edition from McGraw-Hill
in Communication & Conflict Resolution (Location: XCL-COM)
$12.00
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by Glenn Ringtved, illustrated by Charlotte Pardi
from Enchanted Lion Books
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Oversized Picture Books (Location: PIC-OVER)
$14.41
Daring Greatly
by Brené Brown
from Avery
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$17.00
Dealing with Rejection
by C. John Miller
from New Growth Press
Resources for Personal Change for
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Dear Mr. Henshaw
by Beverly Cleary
from HarperCollins
Realistic Fiction for 5th-9th grade
1984 Newbery Medal winner
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
by Beverly Cleary
from William Morrow & Company
Realistic Fiction for 5th-9th grade
1984 Newbery Medal winner
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$3.20 (1 in stock)
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by Garry Friesen with J. Robin Maxson
25th Anniversary Edition from Multnomah Books
for Adult
in Practical Christian Living (Location: XCL-PRAC)
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by Dave Swavely
from P&R Publishing
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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by Edward T. Welch
2nd edition from New Growth Press
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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Devoured by Cannabis
by Douglas Wilson
from Canon Press
in Practical Christian Living (Location: XCL-PRAC)
$14.95
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from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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by John Murray
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$9.00
Divorce Recovery
by Winston T. Smith
from New Growth Press
Marriage and Family Resources for Adults
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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by J. Ligon Duncan III, Nicholas J. Reid
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
in Suffering & Hope (Location: XCL-SUF)
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by David Powlison, Paul Tripp & Edward Welch
from P&R Publishing
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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by Jeremy Pierre
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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by Edward T. Welch
from New Growth Press
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Emotionally Destructive Marriage
by Leslie Vernick
from WaterBrook Press
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$17.00
Empty Nest
by Elyse Fitzpatrick
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Enemy Within
by Kris Lundgaard
from P&R Publishing
for 9th-Adult
in Repentance & Avoiding Sin (Location: XCL-REP)
$9.99
Everett Anderson's Goodbye
by Lucille Clifton, illustrated by Ann Grifalconi
from Henry Holt and Company
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
1984 Coretta Scott King Award
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Every Young Man's Battle Guide
by Fred Stoeker, Stephen Arterburn
1st edition from WaterBrook Press
for 9th-12th grade
in Repentance & Avoiding Sin (Location: XCL-REP)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Evil and the Justice of God
by N. T. Wright
from InterVarsity Press
for 11th-Adult
in Philosophy (Location: XWV-PHI)
F is for Feelings
from Free Spirit Publishing
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Emotions for Kids (Location: BIB-CHEM)
$11.99
Families Where Grace Is in Place
by Jeff VanVonderen
Reprint from Bethany House
for Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: XFA-COV)
$15.99
Feelings
by Aliki
from HarperCollins
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Emotions for Kids (Location: BIB-CHEM)
$3.20 (1 in stock)
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by Robert Smith
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Fidelity
by Doug Wilson
from Canon Press
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$7.00
Fidelity
by Doug Wilson
Revised from Canon Press
for Adult
in Biblical Manhood (Location: XFA-MEN)
$15.00
Fight Fair!
by Tim Downs, Joy Downs
from Moody Press
for Adult
in Covenant Marriage (Location: XFA-MAR)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
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by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
from Dial Press
for 9th-Adult
2021 Newbery Honor Book
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
For Better or For Best
by Gary Smalley
from Zondervan
for Adult
in Covenant Marriage (Location: XFA-MAR)
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by Shaunti Feldhahn
from Multnomah Books
in Biblical Womanhood (Location: XFA-WOM)
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by Leslie Vernick
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Forgive
by Timothy Keller
from Viking Press
for Adult
in Practical Christian Living (Location: XCL-PRAC)
$27.00
Freak the Mighty
by Rodman Philbrick
from Scholastic Inc.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
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Freedom from Guilt
by Timothy S. Lane
from New Growth Press
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
From Bondage to Bonding
by Nancy Groom
from NavPress
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$14.99
Gay...Such Were Some Of Us
by David Longacre, editor
from Upside Down Ministries
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$7.50
Genesis of Sex
by O. Palmer Robertson
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
in Covenant Marriage (Location: XFA-MAR)
$11.99 $7.50 (1 in stock)
Gentle and Lowly
by Dane Ortlund
from Crossway Books
for Adult
in Jesus Christ (Location: XTH-JES)
$19.99
God Loves Broken People
by Sheila Walsh
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
in Suffering & Hope (Location: XCL-SUF)
$9.50 (1 in stock)
God's Grace in Divorce
by Isdidor Buchmann
from Winepress Publishing
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Good & Angry
by David Powlison
from New Growth Press
for 11th-Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
Gossip - CD
by Scott Brown
from Vision Forum
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$5.00
Grace Disguised
by Jerry L. Sittser
Expanded from Zondervan
for Adult
in Suffering & Hope (Location: XCL-SUF)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Grief Observed
by C. S. Lewis, with a foreword by Madeleine L'Engle
from HarperCollins
Death/Grief for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$15.29
Grief Undone
by Elizabeth W. D. Groves
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in Suffering & Hope (Location: XCL-SUF)
$19.99
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by David Powlison
from New Growth Press
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Grieving the Loss of Your Child
by Ryan Showalter
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Guidance
Resources for Changing Lives
by James C. Petty
from P&R Publishing
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Gus Loses His Grip
Good News for Little Hearts
by Edited by David Powlison, Illustrated by Joe Hox
from New Growth Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Emotions for Kids (Location: BIB-CHEM)
$14.44
Halle Takes a Stand
Good News for Little Hearts
by Edited by Paul David Tripp, Illustrated by Joe Hox
from New Growth Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Emotions for Kids (Location: BIB-CHEM)
Happiness
by Randy Alcorn
from Tyndale House
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Healing After Abortion
by David Powlison
from New Growth Press
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Heart of Anger
by Lou Priolo
from Calvary Press
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$13.99 $12.00 (1 in stock)
Help for Stepfamilies
by Winston T. Smith
from New Growth Press
Parenting Resources for Adults
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Help for the Caregiver
by Michael R. Emlet
from New Growth Press
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
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by Winston T. Smith
from New Growth Press
Marriage and Family Resources for Adults
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
Helping Your Adopted Child
by Paul David Tripp
from New Growth Press
Parenting Resources for Adults
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79 $1.75 (1 in stock)
Henry Says Good-bye
Good News for Little Hearts
by Edited by Edward T. Welch, Illustrated by Joe Hox
from New Growth Press
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Emotions for Kids (Location: BIB-CHEM)
$14.44
Hidden Agendas
by Steve Brown
from New Growth Press
for 11th-Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$17.00
Hide or Seek
by John Freeman
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in Sexual Sin (Location: XCL-SEX)
$17.00
Homosexual Debate and the Church
by David Longacre, ed.
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in Sexual Sin (Location: XCL-SEX)
$6.50
How Do I Look?
by Susan Lutz
from New Growth Press
for 9th-Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
How Do I Stop Losing It With My Kids?
by William P. Smith
from New Growth Press
Parenting Resources for Adults
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$2.79
How People Change
by Timothy S. Lane & Paul David Tripp
from New Growth Press
for 10th-Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
How People Change - Study Guide
by Timothy S. Lane & Paul David Tripp
from New Growth Press
for 11th-Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$17.00
How To Be Free From Bitterness
by Jim Wilson
2nd edition from Canon Press
for 10th-Adult
in Repentance & Avoiding Sin (Location: XCL-REP)
$12.00
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