Be Transformed by the Renewing (Renovation) of Your Mind

- (Romans 12:2)

Recommended Reading

Christian Character & Spiritual Growth

  • Pray Until -- Judy Jacobs
  • No Wonder They Call Him Savior: Discover Hope in the Unlikeliest Place -- Max Lucado
  • Combat Faith – Hal Lindsey
  • The Power of Your Words: Walking with God by Agreeing with God-- E.W. Kenyon & Don Gossett
  • Releasing the Ability of God Through Prayer-- Charles Capps
  • How To Discipline Your Flesh-- Kenneth Copeland
  • Don't Waste Your Sorrows: Finding Your Purpose in the Midst of Pain-- Paul Billheimer
  • Destined to Overcome: Exercising Your Spiritual Authority-- Paul Billheimer
  • Destined for the Throne: How Spiritual Warfare Prepares the Bride of Christ for Her Eternal Destiny-- Paul Billheimer
  • The Power of a Praying Teen-- Stormie Omartian
  • The Power of a Praying Kid-- Stormie Omartian
  • How to Live and Not Die: Activating God's Miracle Power When Facing Terminal Situations-- Norvel Hayes
  • Dressed to Kill: A Biblical Approach to Spiritual Warfare and Armor-- Rick Renner
  • Do You Think I'm Beautiful: The Question Every Woman Asks-- Angela Thomas
  • Straight Talk on Discouragement-- Joyce Meyer


  • The First15 (online):
  • Jesus Calling-- Sarah Young
  • The Language of Letting Go: Daily Meditations on Codependency-- Melody Beattie
  • From Faith to Faith-- Kenneth & Gloria Copeland
  • Faith Food-- Kenneth E. Hagin

Disciplining the Thought-life

  • Mind Connection -- Joyce Meyer
  • Crash the Chatterbox -- Steven Furtick

Eating Disorders

  • Life without Ed--Jennie Schaefer
  • Eat & Stay Thin: Simple, Spiritual, Satisfying Weight Control--Joyce Meyer
  • Greater Health God's Way--Stormie Omartian
  • Health Food Junkies: Orthorexia Nervosa: Overcoming the Obsession with Healthful Eating-- Steven Bratman, MD
  • Love to Eat, Hate to Eat: Break the Bondage of Destructive Eating Habits--Elyse Fitzpatrick
  • Overeaters Anonymous-- Overeaters Anonymous

Family & Relationships

  • Point Man: How a Man Can Lead His Family-- Steve Farrar
  • The Most Important Place on Earth: What a Christian Home Looks Like & How to Build One-- Robert Wolgemuth
  • Boundaries: When to Say Yes, When To Say No, to Take Control of Your Life-- Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  • The Mom Factor-- Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  • Making Peace with Your Father: Understand the Role Your Father has Played in Your Life - Past to Present -- David Stoop
  • Healing Wounds of the Past: Finding Inner Peace at Last-- Don Schmierer
  • The Smart Step-Family: Seven Steps to a Healthy Family-- Ron Deal
  • The Blended Family-- Tom & Adrienne Frydenger


  • The Aging Brain: Proven Steps to Prevent Dementia and Sharpen Your Mind -- Timothy Jennings, MD


  • His Needs, Her Needs -- Willard F Harley
  • Love Busters -- Willard F Harley
  • Love & Respect -- Emerson Eggerichs, PhD
  • Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got Married -- Gary Chapman
  • The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts—Gary Chapman
  • The Power of a Praying Wife—Stormie Omartian
  • The Power of a Praying Husband—Stormie Omartian
  • The Power of Prayer to Change your Marriage—Stormie Omartian
  • Boundaries in Marriage: Understanding the Choices that Make or Break Loving Relationships—Dr. Henry Cloud & John Townsend
  • Love is a Decision: Proven Techniques to Keep Your Marriage Alive and Lively—Gary Smalley


  • Bringing Up Boys: Practical Advice & Encouragement for Those Shaping the Next Generation of Men-- Dr. James Dobson
  • Bringing Up Girls: Practical Advice & Encouragement for Those Shaping the Next Generation of Women-- Dr. James Dobson
  • Parenting with Love and Logic--Foster Cline & Jim Fay
  • Parenting Teens with Love and Logic-- Foster Cline & Jim Fay
  • The Power of a Praying Parent-- Stormie Omartian
  • The Power of Praying for your Adult Children-- Stormie Omartian
  • The Five Love Languages of Children: Gary Chapman & Ross Campbell
  • The Five Love Languages of Teenagers: The Secret to Loving Teens Effectively-- Gary Chapman
  • Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager-- Anthony Wolf

Prodigal Children & Estrangement

  • When Parents Hurt -- Joshua Coleman, PhD
  • Rules of Estrangement -- Joshua Coleman, PhD
  • Watching the Road -- Karen Wheaton
  • The Way Home -- Lindsey Doss
  • Messy Journey -- Lori Wildenberg
  • Prayers for Prodigals-- James Banks

Same-Sex Attraction (SSA) & Gender Identity

  • When Homosexuality Hits Home -- Joe Dallas
  • Irreversible Damage--Abigail Schrier
  • Compassion without Compromise--Adam T. Barr and Ron Citlau
  • Making Peace with Your Father-- David Stoop
  • God's Truth About Gender: Unraveling the Lies of Modern Human Sexuality, Behavior, & Identity-- Dr. David E. James IV
  • Surviving Sexual Brokenness: What Grace Can Do-- Thom Hunter
  • Out of a Far Country: A Gay Son's Journey to God, a Broken Mother's Search for Hope-- Christopher & Angela Yuan
  • Trading My Sorrows: A True Story of Betrayal, Bad Choices, Love, & the Journey Home-- Walt Heyer
  • Paper Genders: Pulling the Mask off of the Transgender Phenomenon-- Walt Heyer
  • The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction -- Janelle Hallman

Substance Abuse, Addiction, & Co-Dependency

  • In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior -- Patrick Carnes, PhD
  • Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction -- Patrick Carnes, PhD
  • The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous-- Dr. Bob Smith & Bill Wilson
  • Narcotics Anonymous-- World Service Office
  • Addiction and Grace: Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions-- Gerald May
  • Codependent No More & Beyond Codependency-- Melanie Beattie
  • The Language of Letting Go: Daily Meditations on Codependency-- Melody Beattie


  • Forgiving What You Can't Forget -- Lysa Terkeurst
  • The Body Keeps the Score -- Bessel Van der Kolk, MD

DISCLAIMER: Gretchen Stockman is not necessarily endorsing or recommending these resources to all people in all circumstances, nor does she necessarily agree with all of the sentiments or philosophies of these organizations or products.

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