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Families Where Grace Is in Place: Building a Home Free of Manipulation, Legalism, and Shame

Families Where Grace Is in Place: Building a Home Free of Manipulation, Legalism, and Shame

by Jeff VanVonderen

Now updated with discussion guides for families and small groups, Families Where Grace Is in Place continues to minister to couples and parents nearly twenty years after it was first published. Using his professional and personal experience, VanVonderen shows readers how to nurture God-honoring relationships free of manipulation, legalism, and shame. This bo… Read more…

Soul Repair: Rebuilding Your Spiritual Life

Soul Repair: Rebuilding Your Spiritual Life

by Jeff VanVonderen, Juanita Ryan and Dale Ryan

Do you fear that God is angry with you? Do you wonder if God is really for you? if God really loves you? Deep down many of us believe that we are not good enough, and never will be good enough, to have a meaningful relationship with God. This is because we have been spiritually trained in ways that have left us with distorted and inadequate spiritualities of… Read more…

The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse: Recognizing and Escaping Spiritual Manipulation and False Spiritual Authority Within the Church

The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse: Recognizing and Escaping Spiritual Manipulation and False Spiritual Authority Within the Church

by Jeff VanVonderen and David Johnson

In a breakthrough book first published in 1991, the authors address the dynamics in churches that can ensnare people in legalism, guilt, and begrudging service, keeping them from the grace and joy of God's kingdom.Written for both those who feel abused and those who may be causing it, The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse shows how people get hooked into a… Read more…