Resources recommended for helping a disciple deal with specific sin issues. I suggest the disciple and disciple maker both read the selected book and discuss it a chapter at a time. (Available from Christianbook.com, Amazon.com and/or BooksAMillion.com)
Alcohol, The Beloved Enemy, by Jack Van Impe with Roger F. Campbell, Nashville, TN: Jack Van Impe Ministries, 1980.
Anger & Stress Management, God’s Way, by Wayne A. Mack, Merrick, NY: Calvary Press Publishing, 2007, 120 pages.
Anger: Taming a Powerful Emotion, by Gary Chapman, Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers, 2015, 224 pages.
If I’m a Christian, Why Am I Depressed? By Bob Somerville: Xulon Press, 2014, 244 pages.
Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the Bible, by Jay E. Adams, Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1986, 128 pages.
The Divorce Dilemma, by John MacArthur, Greenville, SC: Day One Publishers, 2009, 128 pages.
HELP! I’m a Slave to Food, by Shannon Kay McCoy, Shepherd Press, Wapwallopen, PA: 2014, 64 pages.
Help! I’m Drowning in Debt! By John Temple, Wapwallopen, PA: Shepherd Press, 2014, 40 pages.
The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness, By Dave Ramsey, Thomas Nelson, 2009, 288 pages.
How to Forgive…When You Don’t Feel Like It, by June Hunt, Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2013, 224 pages.
When His Secret Sin Breaks Your Heart, by Kathy Gallagher, Dry Ridge, KY: Pure Life Ministries, 2003, 176 pages.
HELP! My Friend Is Suicidal, by Bruce Ray, Wapwallopen, PA: Shepherd Press, 2014, 64 pages.
Sexual Affaire Prevention
Avoiding The Green Grass Syndrome, by Nancy C. Anderson, Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 2004, 132 pages.
Hedges: Loving Your Marriage Enough to Protect It, by Jerry B Jenkins, Wheaton IL: Crossway Books, 2013, 224 pages.
Sexual Lust and Addictions
At the Alter of Sexual Idolatry, by Steve Gallagher, Dry Ridge, KY: Pure Life Ministries, 2000. 228 pages. (Especially recommended for men with a sexual addiction.)
Every Man’s Battle, by Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker, Colorado Springs, CO: WaterBrook Press, 2009, 356 pages. (Good book on lust but has little scriptural support.)
Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace, by Heath Lambert, Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2013, 176 pages.
Living Beyond the Heart of Betrayal: Biblically Addressing the Pain of Sexual Sin, by Julie Ganschow, Kansas City, MO: Pure Water Press, 2013, 200 pages.
Sex is not the problem, Lust Is, by Joshua Harris, Colorado Springs, CO: Multnomah Books, 2005, 192 pages. (Especially written for teenagers and young adults.)
When Your Husband Is Addicted to Pornography: Healing Your Wounded Heart, by Vickie Tiede, Greensboro, NC: New Growth Press, 2012, 288 pages.
Help! My Teen Struggles with Same-Sex Attractions, by Ben Marshall, Shepherd Press, Wapwallopen, PA: 64 pages. (Good for struggling teens, their parents or counselor)
Is God Anti-Gay? By Sam Allbery, The Good Book Company, 2013, 88 pages.
What Does the Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality? By Kevin DeYoung, Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2015, 160 pages. (Thorough study from a Biblical perspective.)
Worry, Anxiety, and Fear
Overcoming Fear, Worry, and Anxiety, by Elyse Fitzpatrick, Eugene OR: Harvest House Publishers, 2001, 225 pages.
Resources for Biblical Counseling
The Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation provides a large assortment of books on most counseling topics, courses on biblical counseling, many free blog articles and videos, as well as a national conference. Review their materials online at http://www.ccef.org
The Association of Biblical Counselors offers many books and resources, along with free articles on various counseling topics. Review their materials online at http://christiancounseling.com
The American Association of Christian Counselors also offers many books, along with a biblical-counseling course. Review their material at http://www.aacc.net/courses
Protect My Ministries, a sexual-abuse screening ministry. Contact online at http://protectmyministry.com, or call (800) 319-5581.
LifeWay Background Checks a sexual-abuse screening ministry. Contact online at http://www.lifeway.com/Article/composite-home-background-checks or call (800) 464-2799.
Computer Based Bible Study
Bible Gateway is an excellent web site giving many translations and concordances for finding Biblical passages. On line at: www.biblegateway.com
GotQuestions.org is a great web site answering almost 500,000 Bible questions. Go to it at http://www.gotquestions.org
Word Search Bible is an excellent free Bible research software including 200 free Bible study volumes with the option of purchasing other when desired. Included are video tutorials and live free technical help. The free program can upgrade for a small fee. This ministry is owned and operated by LifeWay Books. On line at: www.wordsearch.com