Books

Ten Truths Wives Need to Know
By J. David Jones

The Ten Truths Wives Need to Know is written for Christian wives who find themselves married to a Christian sex addict. The content focuses upon the truths that these women need to know in order to find healing and restoration. Sexual addicts need to develop lies that protect the secret world of sexual sin. These lies most greatly affect the wife. The longer these lies are promoted, the more distant reality is for the wife. This writing begins to expose those lies to His truth. This book is not about the sexual addict and understanding his plight. This book is for the many Christian women who struggle with the pain of this betrayal in silence.

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The Blessing of the Thorn
By: J. David Jones

The Blessing of the Thorn deals with the topic of sexually addicted Christian men. Readers will come away with a Biblical understanding of sexual idolatry as well as its root issues. It gives real life struggles and practical applications for the addict, family members and the church body. The book is written in hope that it will take the mystery out of sexual addiction and provide a message of hope for the struggler and those close to him.

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The Top Ten Lies Sex Addicts Tell Themselves
By: J. David Jones

The Top Ten Lies Sex Addicts tell Themselves exposes some of the lies that Christian sex addicts tell themselves in order to protect their relationship with their sexual idol. If you tell someone a lie long enough then over time they will come to believe that lie. The addict originally bought into the lie that his sexual sin would not hurt anyone. This lie was coupled with other worldly distortions of truth and reinforced over time. These lies became the protective walls that his sexual idol hides behind. This wall of lies can only be demolished through exposure to God’s truth. The intent of this book to begin bringing down those walls.

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Other Recommended Reading:

General Reading –

The Search for Significance, Robert S. McGee (ISBN: 0849944244) Thomas Nelson, 2003.

Telling Yourself the Truth, William Backus & Marie Chapian. Bethany House Publishers, 2000. (ISBN: 0764223259)

Boundaries, Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend. Zondervan, 2002 (ISBN: 0310247454)

Boundaries – Where You End and I Begin: How to Recognize and Set Healthy Boundaries, Anne Katherine. Hazelden, 1994 (ISBN: 1568380305)

On Emotional Dependency –

Emotional Dependency, Lori Rentzel. InterVaristy Press, 1990. (ISBN: 0877840849)

For Parents -

Parenting Prodigals, Six Principals for bringing your son or daughter back to God, Phil Waldrep. This book is perfect for the loving parent that needs to know how and why to love their wondering child. It allows you to understand the child, and gives you Biblical based scripture to live with their decisions.

When Homosexuality Hits Home: What to do When a Loved One Says They’re Gay, Joe Dallas. Harvest House Publishers, 2004 (ISBN: 0736912010)

A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Homosexuality, Joseph Nicolosi & Linda Ames Nicolosi. InterVarsity Press, 2002 (ISBN: 0830823794)

For Men –

The Gay Gospel, Joe Dallas. Harvest House Publishers, 2007 (ISBN: 0736918345) This was formerly titled, A Strong Delusion

101 Frequently Asked Questions About Homosexuality, Mike Haley. Harvest House Publishers, 2004 (ISBN: 0736914706)

Desires in Conflict: Hope for Men Who Struggle with Sexual Identity, Joe Dallas. Harvest House Publishers, 2003 (ISBN: 0736912118)

You Don’t Have to Be Gay: Hope and Freedom for Males Struggling With Homosexuality or for Those Who Know Someone Who Is, Jeff Konrad. Pacific Publishing House, 2000 (ISBN: 0942817082)

For Women –

Restoring Sexual Identity: Hope for Women Who Struggle with Same-Sex Attraction, Anne Paulk. Harvest House Publishers, 2003 (ISBN: 0736911790)

The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction: A Comprehensive Counseling Resource, Janelle Hallman. InterVarsity Press, 2008 (ISBN: 083083429X)