"I've read the books below - I've enjoyed them - and I have benefited greatly from their teaching.
I hope some of them can help you the same way that they have helped me."
- Arthur C Woods -
Parenting Adopted & Foster Kids (and Teens)
The Connected ChildThis is the bible when it comes to trust based relational interventions (TBRI) with children and teens from hard places. Great for adoptive and foster parents.
The Whole-Brain ChildAn easy to read and highly practical book, helping parents better understand brain chemistry as it relates to the behaviors of their children.
The Adoptive Family Tool BoxA “nuts & bolts” approach to the needs of adoptive families, gained from the experiences of two very qualified parents
5 Love Languages of ChildrenHow do we show our kids love in a way that makes them truly feel loved? This book answers that questions in a very efficient and practical way.
Ask ItWhat if one simple question could completely altar how we make decisions? You will be surprised how simple and how powerful this question can be!
Follow MeWhen Jesus said "Follow Me" to his disciples what did that truly mean? And what does it mean for us today?
The Holiness of GodHaving a better understanding of God’s holiness can revolutionize how we think about the Gospel. This books helps you with that understanding.
A Praying LifeWhat if your life was centered around prayer? Around frequent, if not constant communication with God? This book is a practical step toward just that.
Dare to LeadWhat could it look like if healthy vulnerability was the trademark of your leadership? What would look different from what you are currently doing?
Start With WhyMost of us know WHAT we are doing? How many of us truly know WHY we are doing it? That’s the question we must answer.
Next Generation LeaderEasy to read and highly relevant leadership book from one of this country’s best Christian leaders.
Lead When You're Not in ChargeWe can’t all be in charge all the time, but that doesn’t mean we can’t always be leading. How do we lead while at the same time submitting to those in charge?
Living ForwardWhat's the big picture for your life? This book provides a detailed frame work for how to express and achieve that picture.
The One ThingWhat's your most important thing - your one thing? This book will help you find it and hold on to it.
Atomic HabitsIt's time to begin healthy habits and end unhealthy habits. This book will help you do just that.
Sleep SmarterNever underestimate the productive power of a good night sleep. This book will help you understand why.
Jesus Centered Youth MinistryWhat if Jesus was the primary - scratch that - exclusive focus of our student ministries? What would look different?
Creating a Lead Small CultureSmall groups in student ministry have become one of the most effective tools in the discipleship of teenagers. How can we create a "Lead Small" culture?
Get OutAs a youth worker, are you willing to get out of the church and meet the students where they are? If so, you will love this book.
HurtThere are countless hurting teenagers in our student ministries. How can we as youth workers begin to help them heal?
Just For Fun
The Five Peolpe You Meet...The fictional story of a man who dies and encounters 5 individuals on his way to heaven who help him understand his value while he was on earth.
The ShackA highly engaging story of a man who has an encounter with God in a secluded shack in the middle of the mysterious woods.
Walk OnWhat does one of the biggest rock bands in the world think about God and faith? Through various articles, Walk On tells the spiritual journey of U2.
Gravity Falls Lost LegendsOne of the best Disney Channel animated shows ever (In my humble opinion) now as a short graphic novel.