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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in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
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from P&R Publishing
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by R. C. Sproul
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by Edward Welch
from P&R Publishing
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in Parenting Teens (Location: XFA-PAR)
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by David Powlison
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in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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Anger Workbook for Christian Parents
by Les Carter, Frank Minirth
1st edition from Jossey-Bass
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
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by Robert D. Jones
from P&R Publishing
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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by Michael R. Emlet
from New Growth Press
Parenting Resources for Adults
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$3.99
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by Jocelyn Wallace
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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by Steve Gallagher
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for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
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in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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by Susan Varley
from Mulberry Books
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
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by Elizabeth W. D. Groves
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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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by Edward Welch
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in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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by Henry Cloud, John Townsend
from Zondervan
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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by David Powlison
from New Growth Press
Resources for Personal Change for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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Broken Pieces and the God who Mends Them
by Simonetta Carr
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
in Suffering & Hope (Location: XCL-SUF)
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Broken Way
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from Zondervan
for Adult
in Suffering & Hope (Location: XCL-SUF)
$22.99 $8.00 (2 in stock)
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by Dave White
from New Growth Press
for 11th-Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$3.99
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)
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by Timothy S. Lane & Paul David Tripp
from New Growth Press
for 11th-Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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by John Preston, John H. O'Neal, Mary C. Talaga
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for Adult
in Special Needs / Learning Disabilities (Location: HSR-SPEC)
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from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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by Jay E. Adams
from Zondervan
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
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by Jay E. Adams
from Zondervan
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$22.99
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
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by C. John Miller & Barbara Miller Juliani
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in Parenting Teens (Location: XFA-PAR)
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The Jay Adams Library
by Jay Adams
from Zondervan
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by Timothy S. Lane
from New Growth Press
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in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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Connecting
by Dr. Larry Crabb
Reprint from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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Counsel from the Cross
by Elyse M. Fitzpatrick & Dennis E. Johnson
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for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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by Edward Welch
from New Growth Press
for 11th-Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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by Michael R. Emlet
from New Growth Press
for 11th-Adult
in Pursuing Holiness (Location: XCL-HOLY)
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in Communication & Conflict Resolution (Location: XCL-COM)
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by Glenn Ringtved, illustrated by Charlotte Pardi
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for Preschool-2nd grade
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from Avery
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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by C. John Miller
from New Growth Press
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in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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from HarperCollins
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by Beverly Cleary
from William Morrow & Company
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1984 Newbery Medal winner
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
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in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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by Douglas Wilson
from Canon Press
in Practical Christian Living (Location: XCL-PRAC)
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from New Growth Press
for Adult
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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)
$3.99
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by Jeremy Pierre
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$21.00
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by Edward T. Welch
from New Growth Press
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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by Cathleen Daly & Lisa Brown
from Roaring Brook Press
for 1st-4th grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
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by Leslie Vernick
from WaterBrook Press
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
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by Elyse Fitzpatrick
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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Enemy Within
by Kris Lundgaard
from P&R Publishing
for 9th-Adult
in Repentance & Avoiding Sin (Location: XCL-REP)
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by Fred Stoeker, Stephen Arterburn
from WaterBrook Press
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
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by Stephen Arterburn & Fred Stoeker
from WaterBrook Press
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
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by Fred Stoeker, Stephen Arterburn
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for 9th-12th grade
in Repentance & Avoiding Sin (Location: XCL-REP)
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by N. T. Wright
from InterVarsity Press
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in Philosophy (Location: XWV-PHI)
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by Jeff VanVonderen
Reprint from Bethany House
for Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: XFA-COV)
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Family Feuds
by Timothy S. Lane
from New Growth Press
Marriage and Family Resources for Adults
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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by Robert Smith
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$3.99
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)
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Fight Fair!
by Tim Downs, Joy Downs
from Moody Press
for Adult
in Covenant Marriage (Location: XFA-MAR)
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by John Dunlop, MD
from Crossway Books
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
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by Gary Smalley
from Zondervan
for Adult
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
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by Shaunti Feldhahn
from Multnomah Books
in Biblical Womanhood (Location: XFA-WOM)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
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by Leslie Vernick
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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by Rodman Philbrick
from Scholastic Inc.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
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by Edward T. Welch
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$3.99
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by Timothy S. Lane
from New Growth Press
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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by Nancy Groom
from NavPress
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$14.99
From Forgiven to Forgiving
by Jay E. Adams
from Calvary Press
for Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$10.47
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by John Freeman
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
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by David Longacre, editor
from Upside Down Ministries
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
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by O. Palmer Robertson
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
in Covenant Marriage (Location: XFA-MAR)
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Gentle and Lowly
by Dane Ortlund
from Crossway Books
for Adult
in Jesus Christ (Location: XTH-JES)
$15.99
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)
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Resources for Changing Lives
by David Powlison
from P&R Publishing
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$3.99
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by Elizabeth Prentiss
from Solid Ground Christian Books
for 11th-Adult
in Suffering & Hope (Location: XCL-SUF)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
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by David Powlison
from New Growth Press
for 11th-Adult
in Christian Counseling (Location: XCL-COU)
$19.99
Good Pictures Bad Pictures
by Kristen A. Jenson and Gail Poyner, Illustrated by Debbie Fox
1st edition from Glen Cove Press
for 2nd-5th grade
in Sex Education (Location: HEAL-SEXED)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
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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)
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by C. S. Lewis
from HarperCollins
Death/Grief for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$15.99
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by Elizabeth W. D. Groves
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in Suffering & Hope (Location: XCL-SUF)
$19.99
Grieving a Suicide
by David Powlison
from New Growth Press
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$3.99
Grieving the Loss of Your Child
by Ryan Showalter
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$3.99
Guidance
Resources for Changing Lives
by James C. Petty
from P&R Publishing
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$3.99
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by Randy Alcorn
from Tyndale House
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
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by David Powlison
from New Growth Press
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$3.99
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by Daryl E. Quick
from InterVarsity Press
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
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by Lou Priolo
from Calvary Press
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$13.99 $12.00 (1 in stock)
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