Resources


Bible Search Engines

www.blueletterbible.com

www.biblegateway.com (search by topic, keyword or verse)

STRONG’S Concordance Bible is useful for locating scripture verses that you might know the words to, or a topic, but don't know the book, chapter and verse.

Teens

Girls Gone Wise by Mary A. Kassian

Teen Study Bible NIV by Lawrence and Sue Richards

 God’s Promises and Answers for Your Life

A Young Man's Guide to Making Right Choices: Your Life God's Way by Jim George

Women

 Do you think I am Beautiful by Angela Thomas (addresses self esteem and body image issues and many other common female thought distortions about our value and how valuable we are in God’s eyes)

Get out of that Pit by Beth Moore (for women with a history of abuse, divorce, and dysfunction and how to find freedom from that captivity through Christ)

Weigh Down Diet by Gwen Shamblin (breaking the bondage with food)

The Praying Wife by Stormie Ormartian

Managing Your Emotions so They Don’t Manage You by Joyce Meyer

Captivating: Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman’s Soul by John Elderedge (helpful to be read also by the man.)

That's My Son: How Moms Can Influence Boys to Become Men of Character  by Rick Johnson

 

Men

Wild At Heart: Discovering the Secret to a Man’s Soul by John Elderedge (helpful to be read also by the woman.)

Secret Sexual Sins: Understanding a Christian’s Desire for Pornography by Fred Rochester

Daddy Dates: by Greg Wright (the roadmap to raising a strong and confident daughter.
Every Man's Battle: by Arterburn, Stoeker and Yorkey

General

Cure for the Common Life by Max Lucado (discovering your gifts and how to use them for God’s glory and experiencing extraordinary life)

Bondage Breaker: Overcoming Negative Thoughts, Irrational Beliefs and Habitual Sins by Neil T. Anderson (also available in a youth edition)

The Invisible War: What Every Christian Needs to Know about Satan, Demons and Spiritual Warfare by Chip Ingram

Boundaries by Cloud and Townsend

A More Excellent Way: Spiritual Roots to Disease by Dr. Henry Wright

Assesments

ARNO Profiling System (temperament anaylsis)
This assessment will provide you with a list of your in-born strengths and weakness and give you emotional, spiritually and behaviorally suggests to reduce your daily stress and anxiety and live out God's purpose for your life to the fullest!! You can sign up to take the assessment on the 'How did God Wire You" tab of this website.
 
Spiritual Gifts Survey
This is an inventory of your spiritual gifts that will help you identify where to focus in ministry or serving at church or within your community. Follow this link for a free paper copy to print and score yourself!! Share it with friends and family as it is extremely insightful!

MUSIC & NEWS

KTIS 98.5 ; AIR1 92.1 or 103.3; KLOVE 90.7 or 99.3; Praise FM 95.3
THE MISSION 980 AM or KTIS FAITH TALK 900
ChristianTopNews.com – “Christian News That Matters”

 ALSO TRY LIFEWAY BOOKSTORES IN MAPLE GROVE OR COON RAPIDS FOR THEIR FREE LISTENING PODS TO CHECK OUT NEW CHRISTIAN MUSIC.

Marriage

 

Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs (the ultimate guide in how to have an effective biblical marriage.)

The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman (how you feel loved and how to get those needs met.)

Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage by Kevin Leman (to improve sex life!!)

A Lasting Promise: A Christian Guide to Fighting for Your Marriage by Scott Stanley

Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

The Blessed Life: The Simple Secret of Achieving Guaranteed Financial Resultsby Robert Morris

His Needs, Her Needs for Parents: Keeping Romance Alive

By Willard F. Jr. Harley

Free Bible Study


www.christianity.com
(go under Bible Study Tools, then Study Resources)                     

 www.settingcaptivesfree.com (amazing 60 day FREE online bible studies)               

 www.biblestudylessons.com (older style, but still a great resource)                                                      

www.liferecovery.com  (online store of books, audio CD’s & manuals for overcoming bondage and generational sin.)
www.biblesprout.com (Bible Study)

Devotionals

www.thefathersbusiness.com  (once a week)

www.christianity.com (daily devotionals by Dr. Charles Stanley are excellent!!)

www.crosswalk.com (a wide variety based for women, mothers or any chosen area)             

www.thomasnelson.com Paperback devotionals are usually vary affordable and are small in size. I suggest keeping one at your office, car or in your purse for daily, in the moment “pick me ups” from God.

Parenting

Parenting with Scripture: A Topical Guide for Teachable Moments

by Kara Durbin

Have a New Kid by Friday by Kevin Leman

www.empoweringparents.com

Bring Up Boys by Dr. James Dobson

Raising A Spiritually Strong Daughter by Susie Shellenberger