Be Transformed by the Renewing (Renovation) of Your Mind

- (Romans 12:2)

Recommended Reading

Christian Character & Spiritual Growth

  • No Wonder They Call Him Savior: Discover Hope in the Unlikeliest Placeù Max Lucado
  • Combat Faith – Hal Lindsey
  • The Power of Your Words: Walking with God by Agreeing with Godù E.W. Kenyon & Don Gossett
  • Releasing the Ability of God Through Prayerù Charles Capps
  • How To Discipline Your Fleshù Kenneth Copeland
  • Don't Waste Your Sorrows: Finding Your Purpose in the Midst of Painù Paul Billheimer
  • Destined to Overcome: Exercising Your Spiritual Authorityù Paul Billheimer
  • Destined for the Throne: How Spiritual Warfare Prepares the Bride of Christ for Her Eternal Destinyù Paul Billheimer
  • The Power of a Praying Teenù Stormie Omartian
  • The Power of a Praying Kidù Stormie Omartian
  • How to Live and Not Die: Activating God's Miracle Power When Facing Terminal Situationsù Norvel Hayes
  • Dressed to Kill: A Biblical Approach to Spiritual Warfare and Armorù Rick Renner
  • Do You Think I'm Beautiful: The Question Every Woman Asksù Angela Thomas
  • Straight Talk on Discouragementù Joyce Meyer


  • The First15 (online):
  • Jesus Callingù Sarah Young
  • The Language of Letting Go: Daily Meditations on Codependencyù Melody Beattie
  • From Faith to Faithù Kenneth & Gloria Copeland
  • Faith Foodù Kenneth E. Hagin
  • The Language of Letting Go: Daily Meditations on Codependencyù Melody Beattie

Disciplining the Thoughtlife

  • 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 Eatingù Steven Bratman, MD
  • Love to Eat, Hate to Eat: Break the Bondage of Destructive Eating Habitsù Elyse Fitzpatrick
  • Overeaters Anonymousù Overeaters Anonymous

Family & Relationships

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


  • 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
  • Should I Stay or Go: How Controlled Separation Can Save Your Marriage --Lee Raffel


  • Bringing Up Boys: Practical Advice & Encouragement for Those Shaping the Next Generation of Menù Dr. James Dobson
  • Bringing Up Girls: Practical Advice & Encouragement for Those Shaping the Next Generation of Womenù Dr. James Dobson
  • Parenting with Love and Logic--Foster Cline & Jim Fay
  • Parenting Teens with Love and Logicù Foster Cline & Jim Fay
  • The Power of a Praying Parentù Stormie Omartian
  • The Power of Praying for your Adult Childrenù Stormie Omartian
  • The Five Love Languages of Children: Gary Chapman & Ross Campbell
  • The Five Love Languages of Teenagers: The Secret to Loving Teens Effectivelyù 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 Teenagerù 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

Sexuality & Identity

  • Same Sex Attraction (SSA) & Gender Identity
  • When Homosexuality Hits Home -- Joe Dallas
  • Compassion without Compromise--Adam T. Barr and Ron Citlau
  • Making Peace with Your Fatherù David Stoop
  • Love Won Out: How God's Love Helped Two People Leave Homosexuality and Find Each Otherù John & Anne Paulk
  • God's Truth About Gender: Unraveling the Lies of Modern Human Sexuality, Behavior, & Identityù Dr. David E. James IV
  • Surviving Sexual Brokenness: What Grace Can Doù Thom Hunter
  • Out of a Far Country: A Gay Son's Journey to God, a Borken Mother's Search for Hopeù Christopher & Angela Yuan
  • Trading My Sorrows: A True Story of Betrayal, Bad Choices, Love, & the Journey Homeù Walt Heyer
  • Paper Genders: Pulling the Mask off of the Transgender Phenomenonù 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, et al
  • The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymousù Dr. Bob Smith & Bill Wilson
  • Narcotics Anonymousù World Service Office
  • Addiction and Grace: Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictionsù Gerald May
  • Codependent No More & Beyond Codependencyù Melanie Beattie
  • The Language of Letting Go: Daily Meditations on Codependencyù 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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