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Understanding & Counseling Challenging Topics

  1. The Emotionally Destructive Relationship: Seeing It, Stopping It, Surviving It
    The Emotionally Destructive Relationship: Seeing It, Stopping It, Surviving It
    Leslie Vernick
    Harvest House Publishers / 2007 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 25 Reviews
  2. Mending the Soul: Understanding and Healing Abuse
    Mending the Soul: Understanding and Healing Abuse
    Steven R. Tracy
    Zondervan / 2008 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
  3. Counseling Survivors of Traumatic Events
    Counseling Survivors of Traumatic Events
    Andrew J. Weaver, Laura T. Flannelly, John D. Preston
    Abingdon Press / 2004 / Trade Paperback
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    3 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  4. No Place for Abuse: Biblical & Practical Resources to Counteract Domestic Violence
    No Place for Abuse: Biblical & Practical Resources to Counteract Domestic Violence
    Catherine Clark Kroeger, Nancy Nason-Clark
    InterVarsity Press / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $17.00 Save 24% ($4.01)
  1. Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage: Critical Questions and Answers
    Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage: Critical Questions and Answers
    Jim Newheiser
    P & R Publishing / 2017 / Trade Paperback
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  2. When the Vow Breaks: A Survival and Recovery Guide for Christians Facing Divorce
    When the Vow Breaks: A Survival and Recovery Guide for Christians Facing Divorce
    Joseph Warren Kniskern
    B&H Books / 2008 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
  3. Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the Bible
    Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the Bible
    Jay E. Adams
    Zondervan / 1986 / Trade Paperback
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    4 Stars Out Of 5 9 Reviews
  4. Divorce Care: Hope, Help and Healing During and After Your Divorce
    Divorce Care: Hope, Help and Healing During and After Your Divorce
    Steve Grissom, Kathy Leonard
    Thomas Nelson / 2005 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
  1. The Heart of Addiction: A Biblical Perspective
    The Heart of Addiction: A Biblical Perspective
    Mark E. Shaw
    Focus Publishing / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $9.79 Retail: $13.95 Save 30% ($4.16)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
  2. Eating and its Disorders
    Eating and its Disorders
    John R.E. Fox(Ed.) & Ken Goss(Ed.)
    Wiley-Blackwell / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $66.33
  3. Food Addiction: The Body Knows, Revised & Expanded Edition
    Food Addiction: The Body Knows, Revised & Expanded Edition
    Kay Sheppard
    HCI / 1993 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $14.95 Save 26% ($3.96)
  4. Eating Disorders: The Quest for Thinness
    Eating Disorders: The Quest for Thinness
    Edward T. Welch
    New Growth Press / 2008 / Trade Paperback
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  1. When Empty Arms Become a Heavy Burden: Encouragement for Couples Facing Infertility
    When Empty Arms Become a Heavy Burden: Encouragement for Couples Facing Infertility
    Sandra Glahn
    Kregel Publications / 2016 / Trade Paperback
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  2. The Infertility Companion: Hope and Help for Couples Facing Infertility
    The Infertility Companion: Hope and Help for Couples Facing Infertility
    Sandra L. Glahn
    Zondervan / 2004 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
  3. Hannah's Hope: Seeking God's Heart in the Midst of Infertility, Miscarriage, & Adoption Loss
    Hannah's Hope: Seeking God's Heart in the Midst of Infertility, Miscarriage, & Adoption Loss
    Jennifer Saake
    NavPress / 2005 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 34 Reviews
  4. Dear God, Why Can't I Have a Baby?
    Dear God, Why Can't I Have a Baby?
    Janet Thompson
    Leafwood Publishing / 2011 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
  1. Surviving an Affair, revised edition
    Surviving an Affair, revised edition
    Dr. Willard F. Harley, Dr. Jennifer Harley Chalmers
    Revell / 2013 / Hardcover
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    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  2. Staying Together When an Affair Pulls You Apart
    Staying Together When an Affair Pulls You Apart
    Stephen M. Judah Ph.D.
    InterVarsity Press / 2006 / Trade Paperback
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  3. Every Heart Restored: A Wife's Guide to Healing in the Wake of a Husband's Sexual Sin
    Every Heart Restored: A Wife's Guide to Healing in the Wake of a Husband's Sexual Sin
    Fred Stoeker, Brenda Stoeker, Mike Yorkey
    WaterBrook / 2010 / Trade Paperback
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    4 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews
  4. Adultery: The Snare of an Affair [Hope For The Heart Series]
    Adultery: The Snare of an Affair [Hope For The Heart Series]
    June Hunt
    Aspire Press / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $2.99 Retail: $4.99 Save 40% ($2.00)
  1. The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse
    The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse
    Dan B. Allender Ph.D.
    NavPress / 2008 / Trade Paperback
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    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 23 Reviews
  2. No Place to Cry: The Hurt & Healing of Sexual Abuse
    No Place to Cry: The Hurt & Healing of Sexual Abuse
    Erwin W. Lutzer
    Moody Publishers / 1990 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
  3. Healing the Wounded Heart: The Heartache of Sexual Abuse and the Hope of Transformation
    Healing the Wounded Heart: The Heartache of Sexual Abuse and the Hope of Transformation
    Dan B. Allender
    Baker Books / 2016 / Trade Paperback
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    4 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
  4. Healing Victims of Sexual Abuse: How to Counsel and Minister to Hearts Wounded by Abuse
    Healing Victims of Sexual Abuse: How to Counsel and Minister to Hearts Wounded by Abuse
    Paula Sanford
    Charisma House / 2009 / Trade Paperback
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    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  1. Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain
    Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain
    William M. Struthers
    InterVarsity Press / 2010 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
  2. The Pornography Trap, 2nd Edition: A Resource for Ministry Leaders
    The Pornography Trap, 2nd Edition: A Resource for Ministry Leaders
    Mark R. Laaser, Ralph H. Earle Jr.
    Beacon Hill Press / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
  3. The Heart of Addiction: A Biblical Perspective
    The Heart of Addiction: A Biblical Perspective
    Mark E. Shaw
    Focus Publishing / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $9.79 Retail: $13.95 Save 30% ($4.16)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
  4. Healing Wounds of Sexual Addiction
    Healing Wounds of Sexual Addiction
    Mark R. Laaser
    Zondervan / 2004 / Trade Paperback
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    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
  1. Suicide: Understanding and Intervening
    Suicide: Understanding and Intervening
    Jeffrey S. Black
    P & R Publishing / 2003 / Trade Paperback
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    3 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
  2. Suicide: Pastoral Responses
    Suicide: Pastoral Responses
    Loren L. Townsend
    Abingdon Press / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $17.09 Retail: $18.99 Save 10% ($1.90)
  3. Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide
    Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide
    Kay Redfield Jamison
    Random House / 2000 / Trade Paperback
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  4. Suicide Prevention: Hope When Life Seems Hopeless [Hope For The Heart Series]
    Suicide Prevention: Hope When Life Seems Hopeless [Hope For The Heart Series]
    June Hunt
    Aspire Press / 2013 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews

Counseling 101

  1. The Minister's Guide to Psychological Disorders and Treatments, 2nd Edition
    The Minister's Guide to Psychological Disorders and Treatments, 2nd Edition
    W. Brad Johnson, William L. Johnson
    Routledge / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $35.99 Retail: $42.95 Save 16% ($6.96)
  2. Care for the Soul: Exploring the Intersection of Psychology & Theology
    Care for the Soul: Exploring the Intersection of Psychology & Theology
    Mark McMinn, Timothy Phillips
    InterVarsity Press / 2001 / Trade Paperback
    $24.99 Retail: $34.00 Save 26% ($9.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW15530
  3. Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling (Revised and Updated)
    Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling (Revised and Updated)
    Mark R. McMinn
    Tyndale House / 2011 / Hardcover
    $19.99 Retail: $24.99 Save 20% ($5.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW52546
  4. Christian Counseling Ethics: A Handbook for Psychologists, Therapists and Pastors
    Christian Counseling Ethics: A Handbook for Psychologists, Therapists and Pastors
    Randolph K. Sanders
    IVP Academic / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $24.99 Retail: $35.00 Save 29% ($10.01)
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Nouthetic Counseling

  1. Theology of Christian Counseling
    Theology of Christian Counseling
    Jay E. Adams
    Zondervan / 1986 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
  2. Big Umbrella and Other Essays and Addresses on Biblical Counseling
    Big Umbrella and Other Essays and Addresses on Biblical Counseling
    Jay E. Adams
    Calvary Press / Trade Paperback
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  3. Godliness Through Discipline
    Godliness Through Discipline
    Jay E. Adams
    P & R Publishing / 1972 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
  4. How to Help People Change: The Four-Step Biblical Process
    How to Help People Change: The Four-Step Biblical Process
    Jay E. Adams
    Zondervan / 1986 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 23% ($3.00)

Pastoral Self-Care

  1. Sustaining Ministry: Foundations and Practices for Serving Faithfully
    Sustaining Ministry: Foundations and Practices for Serving Faithfully
    Sondra Wheeler
    Baker Academic / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $17.49 Retail: $21.99 Save 20% ($4.50)
  2. Faithful and Fractured: Responding to the Clergy Health Crisis
    Faithful and Fractured: Responding to the Clergy Health Crisis
    Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, Jason Byassee
    Baker Academic / 2018 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 40% ($8.00)
  3. Perfecting Ourselves to Death: The Pursuit of Excellence and the Perils of Perfectionism
    Perfecting Ourselves to Death: The Pursuit of Excellence and the Perils of Perfectionism
    Richard Winter
    InterVarsity Press / 2005 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $17.00 Save 24% ($4.01)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
  4. The Healing Path: How the Hurts in Your Past Can Lead You to a More Abundant Life
    The Healing Path: How the Hurts in Your Past Can Lead You to a More Abundant Life
    Dan B. Allender Ph.D.
    Random House / 2000 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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  1. Suffering and the Heart of God: How Trauma Destroys and Christ Restores
    Suffering and the Heart of God: How Trauma Destroys and Christ Restores
    Diane Langberg
    New Growth Press / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $17.99 Retail: $24.99 Save 28% ($7.00)
  2. Making Sense Out of Suffering
    Making Sense Out of Suffering
    Peter Kreeft
    Franciscan Media / 1986 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 21% ($3.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
  3. The Problem of Pain
    The Problem of Pain
    C.S. Lewis
    HarperOne / 2001 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 29% ($4.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
  4. A Path Through Suffering
    A Path Through Suffering
    Elisabeth Elliot
    Revell / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  1. Unashamed: Healing Our Brokenness and Finding Freedom from Shame
    Unashamed: Healing Our Brokenness and Finding Freedom from Shame
    Heather Davis Nelson
    Crossway / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 23% ($3.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
  2. Unashamed: Drop the Baggage, Pick Up Your Freedom, Fulfill Your Destiny
    Unashamed: Drop the Baggage, Pick Up Your Freedom, Fulfill Your Destiny
    Christine Caine
    Zondervan / 2016 / Hardcover
    $11.49 Retail: $19.99 Save 43% ($8.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 13 Reviews
  3. The Biblical View of Self-Esteem
    The Biblical View of Self-Esteem
    Jay E. Adams
    Harvest House Publishers / 1986 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $11.99 Save 25% ($3.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
  4. Enemies of the Heart: Breaking Free from Emotions That Control You
    Enemies of the Heart: Breaking Free from Emotions That Control You
    Andy Stanley
    Multnomah Books / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 27% ($4.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 54 Reviews
  1. The Healing Path: How the Hurts in Your Past Can Lead You to a More Abundant Life
    The Healing Path: How the Hurts in Your Past Can Lead You to a More Abundant Life
    Dan B. Allender Ph.D.
    Random House / 2000 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  2. The Freedom and Power of Forgiveness
    The Freedom and Power of Forgiveness
    John MacArthur
    Crossway / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $14.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 25% ($5.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
  3. Putting Your Past in Its Place: Moving Forward in Freedom and Forgiveness
    Putting Your Past in Its Place: Moving Forward in Freedom and Forgiveness
    Stephen Viars
    Harvest House Publishers / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $10.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 30% ($4.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
  4. Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace
    Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace
    Miroslav Volf
    Zondervan / 2005 / Trade Paperback
    $14.39 Retail: $15.99 Save 10% ($1.60)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
  1. The Pressure's Off: Breaking Free from Rules and Performance
    The Pressure's Off: Breaking Free from Rules and Performance
    Larry Crabb
    WaterBrook / 2012 / Trade Paperback
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    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
  2. Perfecting Ourselves to Death: The Pursuit of Excellence and the Perils of Perfectionism
    Perfecting Ourselves to Death: The Pursuit of Excellence and the Perils of Perfectionism
    Richard Winter
    InterVarsity Press / 2005 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $17.00 Save 24% ($4.01)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
  3. Ruthless Trust: The Ragamuffin's Path to God
    Ruthless Trust: The Ragamuffin's Path to God
    Brennan Manning, Richard Foster
    HarperOne / 2002 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 40% ($6.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
  4. (Un)Qualified: How God Uses Broken People to Do Big Things
    (Un)Qualified: How God Uses Broken People to Do Big Things
    Steven Furtick
    Multnomah Books / 2016 / Hardcover
    $13.49 Retail: $19.99 Save 33% ($6.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews Video
  1. When Life Goes Dark: Finding Hope in the Midst of Depression
    When Life Goes Dark: Finding Hope in the Midst of Depression
    Richard Winter
    InterVarsity Press / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $13.49 Retail: $18.00 Save 25% ($4.51)
  2. Still Life: Living Fully with Depression
    Still Life: Living Fully with Depression
    Gillian Marchenko
    InterVarsity Press / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $8.49 Retail: $16.00 Save 47% ($7.51)
  3. Depression: Looking Up from the Stubborn Darkness
    Depression: Looking Up from the Stubborn Darkness
    Edward T. Welch Ph.D.
    New Growth Press / Trade Paperback
    $14.49 Retail: $19.99 Save 28% ($5.50)
  4. Spiritual Depression
    Spiritual Depression
    D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 1965 / Trade Paperback
    $13.49 Retail: $18.00 Save 25% ($4.51)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 15 Reviews
  1. A Grief Observed
    A Grief Observed
    C.S. Lewis
    HarperOne / 2001 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 21% ($3.00)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
  2. What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say: In Times of Grief, Heartache, and Crisis
    What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say: In Times of Grief, Heartache, and Crisis
    H. Norman Wright
    Harvest House Publishers / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 29% ($4.00)
  3. Experiencing Grief
    Experiencing Grief
    H. Norman Wright
    B&H Books / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    $3.29 Retail: $3.99 Save 18% ($0.70)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 45 Reviews
  4. Lament For A Son
    Lament For A Son
    Nicholas Wolterstorff
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 1987 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $12.00 Save 25% ($3.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
  1. Grace for the Afflicted: A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness
    Grace for the Afflicted: A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness
    Matthew S. Stanford
    InterVarsity Press / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $14.99 Retail: $20.00 Save 25% ($5.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
  2. Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace
    Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace
    Heath Lambert
    Zondervan / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $9.49 Retail: $16.99 Save 44% ($7.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW499237
  3. Theology of Christian Counseling
    Theology of Christian Counseling
    Jay E. Adams
    Zondervan / 1986 / Trade Paperback
    $16.49 Retail: $22.99 Save 28% ($6.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
  4. Be Not Anxious: Pastoral Care of Disquieted Souls
    Be Not Anxious: Pastoral Care of Disquieted Souls
    Allan Hugh Cole Jr.
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $2.99 Retail: $20.00 Save 85% ($17.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW863102
  5. How People Change
    How People Change
    Paul David Tripp, Timothy S. Lane
    New Growth Press / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $15.49 Retail: $19.99 Save 23% ($4.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW885536
  6. How to Help People Change: The Four-Step Biblical Process
    How to Help People Change: The Four-Step Biblical Process
    Jay E. Adams
    Zondervan / 1986 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 23% ($3.00)
  7. The Christian Counselor's Casebook
    The Christian Counselor's Casebook
    Jay E. Adams
    Zondervan / 1986 / Trade Paperback
    $10.49 Retail: $15.99 Save 34% ($5.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW51161
  8. Complete Guide to Crisis and Trauma Counseling: What to Do and Say When It Matters Most!
    Complete Guide to Crisis and Trauma Counseling: What to Do and Say When It Matters Most!
    H. Norman Wright
    Bethany House / 2011 / Hardcover
    $17.49 Retail: $29.99 Save 42% ($12.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW216343
  9. Quick Scripture Reference for Counseling Women, updated and rev. ed.
    Quick Scripture Reference for Counseling Women, updated and rev. ed.
    Patricia A. Miller
    Baker Books / 2013 / Other
    $9.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 38% ($6.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW015809
  10. Solving Marriage Problems
    Solving Marriage Problems
    Jay E. Adams
    Zondervan / 1986 / Trade Paperback
    $6.99 Retail: $10.99 Save 36% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW01978
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