We’ve all been crippled by failure, hurt, disappointment, loss, or opposition at some time. But Mike Foster shows us that God offers every one of us a second chance through his love. The feelings of insecurity, fear, shame, not measuring up, and judgment. That. Stops. Today.
Counselor and ministry leader Mike Foster, author of “The People of the Second Chance: A Guide to Bringing Life-Saving Love to the World,” has written an insightful article called “The 4 Biggest Lies We Believe About Helping Others.” Foster is dedicated to helping people relaunch their lives with a sense of hope and purpose.
Read the article on Crosswalk.com.
Sexual violation was not your choice, but recovery is.
As a survivor of sexual trauma, you’ve likely experienced feelings of shame and confusion, and weakening of your faith and trust. It may feel like no one understands. And each day you’re simply trying to survive.
But the reality is you are meant for much more than survival. You are born with the right to use the pain as a point of power and reclaim what was taken without permission—your true identity.
Author Mary Ellen Mann understands. She’s been there. In From Pain to Power, she weaves personal story and years of research and counseling experience to provide comfort and respect, biblical insight, guided imagery, and self-care strategies. She will help you:
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One womans fight to provide hope for the hopeless
Seven ex-cons who changed her heart forever
Click here to download chapter one of Miss Brenda and the Loveladies.
For Brenda Spahn, entrepreneur and businesswoman, wealth was a lifestyleuntil a brush with the law threatened to send her to prison. In those dark moments, Brenda made a promise to God. Spared incarceration, a renewed Brenda glimpsed into the lives of women serving time in one of the worst places in Americathe Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka, Alabama.
What she saw prompted a God-inspired vision.
When your life falls apart—through a death, a lost relationship, a diagnosis—you want more than anything to know that your pain has a purpose. And that beyond your pain, a new day awaits.
Tricia Lott Williford discovered this in a few tragic hours when her thirty-five-year-old husband died unexpectedly. In And Life Comes Back, she writes with soaring prose about her tender, brave journey as a widow with two young boys in the agonizing days and months that followed his death.
And Life Comes Back documents the tenacity of love, the exquisite transience of each moment, and the laughter that comes even in loss. This traveler’s guide to finding new life after setbacks offers no easy answers or glib spiritual maxims but instead draws you into your own story and the hope [ … ]
John Bishop, author of God Distorted, interviews on “In the Market with Janet Parshall” on Moody Radio Network!
With Biblical insight and practical tools for healing and restoration, Bishop discusses how our earthly father influences how we see God the Father.
Click here to listen to the interview.
A woman meant to serve, a child in the dark, a man standing apartcan these three [ … ]
You Can Hope Again
This practical book includes a three-month personal recovery plan that focuses on spiritual renewal, emotional wellness, environmental balance, physical health, relational healing, and tech detox. Along with unique insights into treating the whole person, Turning Your Down into Up includes questions for reflection and journaling prompts. Here you will find real answers Real freedom Real hope.
God is not a bigger version of your earthly father.
When you hear the word father, do you think of someone who is loving or angry? Someone who is pleased with you or constantly disappointed? Someone who is always available or someone who is too busy, preoccupied, or distant? When you think of Father God, what images come to mind?