Revive Our Hearts Recommended Books in Topical Order

Revive Our Hearts carefully selects and recommends resources that we believe are true to the Scripture and will help people grow in their faith. However, Revive Our Hearts does not necessarily agree with every point in every resource or endorse the entire philosophy and ministry of the authors represented. When you click on a topic of interest, it will jump you down to the page with resources associated with the chosen topic.

Abortion

Abuse

Addictions

Adultery

Anger

Bible Studies

Bible Study Resources

Biblical Womanhood & Femininity

Caregiving

Church

Conflict Resolution

Dating & Courtship

Depression, Anxiety, Fear, Stress

Devotional

Discernment

Eating Disorders

Empty Nest

Feminism

Finances

Forgiveness

General Interest

Grief

Homosexuality

Intimacy in Marriage

Leadership

Marriage

Mentoring

Modesty

Motherhood

Parenting

Prayer

Priorities & Organizing

Purity, Children & Teens

Revival

Salvation

Sexual & Pornography

Singles

Suffering

Teens

Tween

Unsaved Husband

Women's Ministry

Websites

Abortion

1. Forgiven and Set Free – Linda Cochrane

2. Her Choice to Heal: Finding Spiritual and Emotional Peace After Abortion – Sydna Masse, Joan Phillips

3. Living in His Forgiveness: A Bible Study for Post-Abortive Women – Sandy Day

Abuse

1. Is It My Fault?Justin and Lindsey Holcomb

2. Rid of My Disgrace: Hope and Healing for Victims of Sexual Assault – Justin & Lindsey Holcomb

3. What to Do When You Are Abused by Your Husband – Debi Pryde &  Robert Needham
 

Addictions

1. Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave – Ed Welch

2. Breaking Free: Making Liberty in Christ a Reality in Life – Beth Moore

3. The Bondage Breaker: Overcoming Negative Thoughts, Irrational Feelings, and Habitual Sins – Neil Anderson

Adultery

1. Torn Assunder: Recovering from Extramarital Affairs – Cave Carder 

2. Unfaithful: Hope and Healing After Infidelity – Gary and Mona Shriver

Anger

1. Anger, Self-Pity, Jealousy – Elisabeth Elliot

2. The Heart of Anger – Lou Priolo

Bible Studies

1. A 30-Day Walk with God in the Psalms – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

2. A Place of Quiet Rest – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

3. Abigail Study Guide – Anne Ortlund

4. Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

5. Beautiful Encounters: The Presence of Jesus Changes Everything – Erin Davis

5. Behold Your God: Studies on the Attributes of God – Myrna Alesander

6. Conversation Peace: Improve Your Relationships One Word at a Time – Mary Kassian

7. How to Study Your Bible: The Lasting Rewards of the Inductive Method – Kay Arthur

8. In My Father’s House: Find Your Heart’s True Home – Mary Kassian

9. Joy in the Midst – Carrie Gaul

10. Lies Women Believe (Book & Companion Guide) – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

11. Lies Young Women Believe (Book & Companion Guide) – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth & Dannah Gresh

12. Ruth Study Guide – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

13. Seeking Him: Experiencing the Joy of Personal Revival – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth & Tim Grissom

14. The Gospel Centered Life – Robert H. Thune, Will Walker

15. The Gospel Centered Life for Teens – Robert H. Thune, Will Walker

16. The Gospel Centered Mom – Sara Wallace

17. The Power of Words – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

18. True Woman 101: Divine Design – Mary Kassian & Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

19. True Woman 201: Interior Design – Mary Kassian & Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

20. Unlock the Bible in 30 Days – Colin S. Smith

21. When the Hurt Runs Deep: Healing and Hope for Life's Desperate Moments – Kay Arthur

22. Worries, Woes, and Worship: Moving from Fear to Faith – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth 

Bible Study Resources

1. Laymen’s Guide to Interpreting the Bible – Walter Henrichsen

2. Systematic Theology – Wayne Grudem

3. The Amazing Collection

4. Women of the Word – Jen Wilkin

5. Women’s Evangelical Commentary – Broadman & Holman

Biblical Womanhood & Femininity

1. 50 Crucial Questions  – John Piper & Wayne Grudem

2. Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

3. Becoming a True Woman 2: By Living in the Light of God’s Word (Book & Leader’s Guide) – Susan Hunt

4. Becoming a Woman of Discretion – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

5. Becoming God’s True Woman – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, editor

6. Becoming God's True Woman While I Still Have a Curfew – Susan Hunt & Mary Kassian

7. Biblical Portrait of Womanhood – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

8. By Design – Susan Hunt

9. Dancing with the One You Love: Living Out Submission in the Real World – Cindy Easley

10.  Does Christianity Squash Women? A Christian Looks at Womanhood – Rebecca Jones

11. Evangelical Feminism and Biblical Truth: An Analysis of 100 Disputed Questions – Wayne Grudem, editor

12. Fearlessly Feminine – Jani Ortlund

13. Feminine Appeal: Seven Virtues of a Godly Wife and Mother – Carolyn Mahaney

14. Fierce Women: The Power of a Soft Woman – Kimberly Wagner

15. Girls Gone Wise in a World Gone Wild – Mary Kassian 

16. Radical Womanhood – Carolyn McCulley

17. Recovering Biblical Manhood & Womanhood – John Piper & Wayne Grudem

18. The Legacy of Biblical Womanhood – Susan Hunt & Barbara Thompson

19. The True Woman – Susan Hunt

20. The Woman Within – Vonette Bright

21True Woman 101: Divine Design – Mary Kassian & Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

22. True Woman 201: Interior Design – Mary Kassian & Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

23. What’s the Difference? Manhood and Womanhood – John Piper

Caregiving

1. Grace for the Unexpected Journey: A 60-Day Devotional for Alzheimer's and Other Dementia Caregivers – Deborah Barr

Church

1. Stop Dating the Church – Joshua Harris

Conflict Resolution

1. Peacemaker Ministries – Ken Sande  www.Peacemaker.net

Dating & Courtship

1. Before You Meet Prince Charming – Sarah Mally

2. Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl – Paula Hendricks Marsteller

Depression, Anxiety, Fear, Stress

1. Blame It on the Brain? Distinguishing Chemical Imbalances, Brain Disorders and Disobedience – Ed Welch

2. Depression: Looking Up from the Stubborn Darkness – Ed Welch

3. Overcoming Fear, Worry, and Anxiety – Elyse Fitzpatrick

4. Refresh: Embracing a Grace-Paced Life in a World of Endless Demands – Shona and David Murray

5. Spiritual Depression: Its Causes and Its Cure – Martyn Lloyd-Jones

6. Stress: Peace Amid Pressure – David Powlison

7. When I Don't Desire God: How to Fight for Joy – John Piper

8. When People Are Big and God Is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Co-dependency and the Fear of ManEd Welch

9. Will Medicine Stop the Pain? Finding God’s Healing for Depression, Anxiety, and Other Troubling Emotions – Laura Hendrickson

Devotional

1. 31 Days Toward Intimacy with God – Joni Eareckson Tada

2. 31 Days Toward Passionate Faith – Joni Eareckson Tada

3. 50 Days of Heaven: Reflections That Bring Eternity to Light – Randy Alcorn

4. 90 Days of God's Goodness: Daily Reflections That Shine Light on Personal Darkness – Randy Alcorn

5. A Place of Quiet Rest (Book & Journal) – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

6. A 30-Day Walk with God in the Psalms – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

7. Esther: The Exile Queen (30 Day Devotional) – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

8. God’s Wisdom for Little Boys – Jim and Elizabeth George

9. God’s Wisdom for Little Girls – Elizabeth George

10. Godward Life, A (vol. 1 & 2) – John Piper

11. I Delight Greatly in My Lord – Vonette Bright

12. Lead Me in the Way Everlasting – Vonette Bright

13. Leading Little Ones to God – Marian Schoolland

14. My Utmost for His Highest – Oswald Chambers

15. New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional – Paul David Tripp

16. Pearls of Great Price: 366 Daily Devotional Readings – Joni Eareckson Tada

17. Pierced by the Word – John Piper

18. Season of the Heart: A Year of Devotions from One Generation of Women to Another – Dnna Kelderman

19. The Love and Respect Experience: A Husband-Friendly Devotional That Wives Truly Love – Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

20. The Quiet Place – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

21. Thirty-one Days of Praise – Ruth Myers

Discernment

1. The Discipline of Spiritual Discernment – Tim Challies

Eating Disorders

1. Love to Eat, Hate to Eat – Elyse Fitzpatrick 

Empty Nest

1. Barbara & Susan’s Guide to the Empty Nest – Barbara Rainey & Susan Yates

Feminism

1. Feminism: Mystique or Mistake? – Diane Passno

2. Radical Womanhood – Carolyn McCulley

3. The Feminist Gospel – Mary Kassian

4. The Feminist Mistake – Mary Kassian

5. The Way Home: Beyond Feminism, Back to Reality – Mary Pride

Finances

1. A Legacy of Giving – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

2. Crown Financial Ministries – www.Crown.org

3. Eternal Perspective Ministries – www.EPM.org

4. Giving God’s Way – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

5. Living Well on One Income in a Two-Income World – Cynthia Yates

6. The Treasure Principle: Discovering the Secret to Joyful Giving – Randy Alcorn

7. There’s No Place Like Home – Larmoyeux & Pope

Forgiveness

1. Choosing Forgiveness: Your Journey to Freedom – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

2. Freedom Through Forgiveness – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

General Interest

1. A Wife After God’s Own Heart – Elizabeth George

2. Attitude of a Transformed Heart – Martha Peace

3. Beautiful in God’s Eyes – Elizabeth George

4. Idols of the Heart: Learning to Long for God Alone – Elyse Fitzpatrick

5. Lies Women Believe – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

6. Loving God with All Your Mind – Elizabeth George

7. Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ – John Piper

8. The Afternnoon of Life: Finding Purposes and Joy in Midlife – Elyse Fitzpatrick

9. The Little Red Book of Wisdom – Mark DeMoss

10. When I Don’t Desire God: How to Fight for Joy – John Piper

Grief

1. Becoming a Widow: The Ache of Missing Your Other Half – Elizabeth W. D. Groves

2. Grace Like Scarlett: Grieving with Hope After Miscarriage and Loss—Adriel Booker

3. Hope for an Aching Heart: Uplifting Devotions for Widows – Margaret Nyman

4. I Will Carry You – Angie Smith

5. Letter to a Grieving Heart: Comfort and Hope for Those Who Hurt – Billy Sprague

Homosexuality

1. Love into Light: The Gospel, the Homosexual and the Church – Peter Hubbard

2. Out of a Far Country – Christopher and Angela Yuan

3. The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: An English Professor's Journey into Christian Faith – Rosaria Butterfield

4. Washed and Waiting – Wesley Hill

Intimacy in Marriage

1. Intended for Pleasure – Ed & Gaye Wheat

2. Intimate Issues: Twenty-One Questions Christian Women Ask About Sex – Linda Dillow & Lorraine Pintus

3. Passion Pursuit: What Kind of Love Are You Making – Linda Dillow & Lorraine Pintus

4. Surprised by the Healer: Embracing Hope for Your Broken Story – Linda Dillow & Dr. Juli Slattery

Leadership

1. Communicating for a Change: 7 Keys to Irresitible Communication – Andy Stanley

2. Developing the Leaders Around You – John Maxwell

3. Leadership as an Identity – Crawford Loritts

4. Leadership for Women in the Church – Susan Hunt & Peggy Hutcheson

5. Leading with a Limp: Turning Your Struggles into Strengths – Dan Allender

6. Leading on Empty – Wayne Grudem

7. Leading Women to the Heart of God: Creating a Dynamic Women’s Ministry – Lyse TerKeurst

8. Release Your Potential: Using Your Gifts in a Thriving Women’s Ministry – Elizabeth Inrig

9. Spiritual Leadership – Oswald Sanders

10. The Emotionally Healthy Church: A Strategy for Discipleship That Actually Changes Lives – Peter Scazzero

Marriage

1. Creative Counterpart – Linda Dillow

2. Every Reason to Leave and Why We Chose to Stay Together – Vicki Rose

3. Fierce Women: Power of a Soft Warrior – Kimberly Wagner

4. For Women Only – Shaunti Feldhahn

5. Helper by Design: God’s Perfect Plan for Women in Marriage – Elyse Fitzpatrick

6. Hope for the Separated – Gary Chapman

7. How to Save Your Marriage Alone – Ed Wheat

8. Intimate Issues: 21 Questions Christian Women Ask About Sex – Linda Dillow & Lorraine Pintus

9. Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires, the Respect He Desperately Needs – Emerson Eggerichs

10. Married for God – Christopher Ash

11. Men Who Love Fierce Women – LeRoy Wagner

12. Personal Hedges – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

13. Sacred Influence – Gary Thomas

14. Sacred Marriage – Gary Thomas

15. The Five Love Languages – Gary Chapman

16. The Mingling of Souls: God's Design for Love, Sex, and Redemption – Matt and Lauren Chandler

17. Like the Shepherd: Leading Your Marriage with Love and Grace — Robert Wolgemuth

Mentoring

1. Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth 

2. Spiritual Mothering: The Titus 2 Model for Women Mentoring Women – Susan Hunt

3. The Gathering Place: Creating a Culture of Titus 2 Discipleship – Harvest Bible Chapel, Davenport, IA

Modesty

1The Look: Does God Really Care What I Wear? – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

2. The Secret Keeper: The Delicate Power of Modesty – Dannah Gresh

Motherhood

1. A Mother’s Legacy – Barbara Rainey & Ashley Escue

2. And Then I Had Teenagers – Susan Yates

3. Beyond Bath Time – Erin Davis

4. Christ in the Chaos: How the Gospel Changes Motherhood – Kim Crandall

5. Fit to Burst—Abundance, Mayhem, and the Joys of Motherhood – Rachel Jankovic

6. Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home – Gloria Furman

7. Letters to My Daughters: The Art of Being a Wife – Barbara Rainey

8. Motherhood: The Most Difficult and Rewarding Job – Elisabeth Elliot

9. Prayers from a Mom’s Heart – Fern Nichols

11. Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full: Gospel Meditations for a Busy Mom – Gloria Furman

Parenting

1. Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens – Paul David Tripp

2. Being a Great Mom, Raising Great Kids – Sharon Jaynes

3. Entrusted with a Child's Heart: A Biblical Study in Family Life – Betsy Corning

4. Five Tips for Parents of Teens – James Dobson

5. Pitchin' a Fit – Israel & Brook Wayne

6. Shepherding a Child’s Heart – Tedd Tripp

7. Single Moms Raising Sons: Preparing Boys to Be Men When There's No Man Around – Dana S. Chisholm

8. Six Ways to Keep the Little in Your Girl – Dannah Gresh

9. Six Ways to Keep the "Good" in Your Boy: Guiding Your Son from Tweens to Teens – Dannah Gresh

10. The 10-Commandments of Parenting – Ed Young

11. The 20 Hardest Questions Every Mom Faces – Dannah Gresh

12. The Power of a Praying Parent – Stormie Omartian

13. The Strong-Willed Child – James Dobson

14. Together: Growing Appetites for God – Carrie Ward

Prayer

1. Desperate for Change: 40 Days of Prayer for America – David Butts

2. Every Child Needs a Praying Mom – Fern Nichols

3. In Times Like These – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

4. Praying God’s Word – Beth Moore

5. Spiritual Warfare Prayers – Mark Bubeck

6. The Power of a Praying Wife – Stormie Omartian

7. When Families Pray – Cheri Fuller

8. When Women Pray – Evelyn Christenson

Priorities & Organizing

1. A Woman After God’s Own Heart – Elizabeth George

2. A Woman’s Secret to a Balanced Life – Lyse TerKeurst & Sharon Jaynes

3. Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World – Joanna Weaver

4. Learning to Say No – Jill Savage

5. Tyranny of the Urgent – Charles E. Hummel

Purity, Children & Teens

1. And the Bride Wore White: Seven Secrets to Sexual Purity – Dannah Gresh

2. Graffiti : Learning to See the Art in Ourselves – Erin Davis

3. Life Lessons from the Princess and the Kiss – Jennie Bishop & Susan Henson

4. Life Lessons from the Squire and the Scroll – Jennie Bishop & Susan Henson

5. Passion and Purity – Elisabeth Elliot

6. The Squire and the Scroll – Jennie Bishop

7. The Princess and the Kiss – Jennie Bishop

Revival

1. Ablaze with His Glory – Del Fehsenfeld

2. Brokenness, Surrender, Holiness – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

3. Continuous Revival: The Secret of Victorious Living – Norman Grubb

4. Is This Revival? – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

5. Preparing for Revival – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

6. Ready for Revival – Jacquie Tyre

7. Revival 101: Understanding How Christ Ignites – Dale Schlafer

8. Revival! A People Saturated with God – Brian Edwards

9. Seeking Him: Experiencing the Joy of Personal Revival – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth  & Tim Grissom

10. Sounds from Heaven: The Revival of the Isle of Lewis 1949-1952 – Mary Peckhom

11. The Calvary Road – Roy Hession

Salvation

1. Because He Loves Me – Elyse Fitzpatrick

2. Right with God – John Blanchard

3. How You Can Be Sure You Will Spend Eternity with God – Erwin Lutzer

Sexuality & Pornography

1. At the Altar of Sexual Idolatry – Steve Gallagher

2. Create in Me a Pure Heart: Answers for Struggling Women – Steve and Kathy Gallagher

3. Every Man’s Battle – Steve Arterburn & Fred Stoeker

4. False Intimacy: Understanding the Struggle of Sexual Addiction – Harry Schaumburg

5. Finally Free – Heath Lambert

6. Not Even a Hint Study Guide for Women – Joshua Harris

7. Personal Hedges – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

8. Preparing Your Daughter for Every Woman's Battle: Creative Conversations About Sexual and Emotional Integrity – Shannon Ethridge and Stephen Arterburn

9. Pure Life Ministries – www.PureLifeMinistries.org

10. Purity Is Possible – Helen Thorne

11. Sex Is Not the Problem (Lust Is): Sexual Purity in a Lust-Saturated World – Joshua Harris

12. The Bare Facts: 39 Questions Your Parents Hope You Never Ask About Sex – Josh McDowell & Erin Davis

13. The Purity Principle – Randy Alcorn

14. When His Secret Sin Breaks Your Heart – Kathy Gallagher

Singles

1. Did I Kiss Marriage Goodbye?: Trusting God with a Hope Deferred – Carolyn McCulley

2. Fine China Is for Singles Too – Lydia Brownback

3. Single, Whole, and Holy – Joy Jacobs & Deborah Strubel

4. Singled Out for Him – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Suffering

1. 90 Days of God's Goodness: Daily Reflections That Shine Light on Personal Darkness – Randy Alcorn

2A Path Through Suffering – Elisabeth Elliot

3. Hope When It Hurts – Kristen Wetherell & Sarah Walton

4. The Blessing Book – Linda Dillow

5. When the Hurt Runs Deep: Healing and Hope for Life's Desperate Moments – Kay Arthur

Teens 

1. Connected: Curing the Pandemic of Everyone Feeling Alone Together – Erin Davis 

2Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl: And Her Journey from Neediness to Freedom – Paula Hendricks Marsteller

3. Girl Talk – Carolyn Mahaney & Nicole Whitacre

4. Girls Gone Wise in a World Gone Wild – Mary Kassian

5. Lies Young Women Believe (Book and Companion Guide) – Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth & Dannah Gresh

6. What Are You Waiting For: The One Thing No One Ever Tells You About Sex – Dannah Gresh

7. Your Girl – Vicki Courtney

Tweens

1. 8 Great Dates for Dads and Daughters: Understanding Boys – Bob and Dannah Gresh

2. 8 Great Dates for Moms and Daughters: How to Talk About True Beauty, Cool Fashion, and Modesty – Dannah Gresh

3. A Girl’s Guide to: Best Friends and Mean Girls – Dannah Gresh and Suzy Weibel

4. A Girl’s Guide to: Understanding Boys – Dannah Gresh and Suzy Weibel

5. It's Great to Be a Guy: God Has a Plan for You and Your Body – Jarrod Sechler and Dannah Gresh

6. It’s Great to Be a Girl: A Guide to Your Changing Body – Dannah Gresh and Suzy Weibel

7. Raising Body Confident Daughters: 8 Conversations to Have with Your Tween – Dannah Gresh

8. Talking with Your Daughter: Best Friends and Mean Girls – Dannah Gresh

Unsaved Husband

1. Between Two Loves – Nancy Kennedy

2. Waiting for His Heart – Joy McClain

3. When He Doesn’t Believe – Nancy Kennedy

4. Women of Valor for Non-Promise Keepers – John Piper

Women’s Ministry

1. Leadership for Women in the Church – Susan Hunt & Peggy Hutcheson

2. Leading Women to the Heart of God: Creating a Dynamic Women’s Ministry – Lysa TerKeurst

3. Women Helping Women – Elyse Fitzpatrick & Carol Cornish

4. Women’s Ministry in the Local Church – Ligon Duncan & Susan Hunt

5. Women’s Ministry Training and Resource Notebook – CE&P

Websites

1. www.BibleGateway.com – Bible study resource

2. www.CBMW.org – Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood

3. www.ChristianAnswers.net – Apologetics, religious questions

4. www.Crown.org – Crown Financial Ministries

5. www.DesiringGod.org – John Piper

6. www.EPM.org –  Randy Alcorn, Eternal Perspective Ministries

7. www.GirlDefined.com – Bethany Barid, Kristin Clark

8. www.GirlsGoneWise.com – Mary Kassian

9. www.GirlTalkBlogs.com – Carolyn Mahaney and daughters

10. www.Peacemaker.net – Peacemaker ministries, reconciliation

11. www.LiesYoungWomenBelieve.com – Youth issues

12. www.MentoringMoments.net – Mentoring

13. www.PureFreedom.org – Dannah Gresh, purity

14. www.PureLifeMinistries.org – Gaining freedom from sexual addictions

15. www.RBC.org – Radio Bible Class

16.  www.StudyLight.org – Bible study resource

17. www.TrueWoman.com – Womanhood

18. www.TrueWoman101.com – Womanhood Bible study

19. www.TrueWoman201.com – Womanhood Bible study

© Revive Our Hearts. Used with permission. www.ReviveOurHearts.com