Freedom Connection

Mission: Intimacy, The Toolbox

Please note that this Toolbox will be updated on a continual basis throughout Mission: Intimacy.

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Don’t forget to download Freedom Connection’s Mission: Intimacy Guide!

 

General Resources

Freedom Connection’s Mission: Intimacy Guide

Online Assessments

The 5 Love Languages by Gary D. Chapman

Free Videos Online by Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott

Books

The Holy Bible

Scary Close: Dropping the Act and Finding True Intimacy by Donald Miller

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts by Gary D. Chapman

Facing Codependence: What It Is, Where It Comes from, How It Sabotages Our Lives by Pia Mellody & Andrea Wells Miller

The Intimacy Factor: The Ground Rules for Overcoming the Obstacles to Truth, Respect, and Lasting Love by Pia Mellody & Lawrence S. Freundlich

Fill These Hearts: God, Sex, and the Universal Longing by Christopher West

Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life by Henry Cloud & John Townsend

Safe People: How to Find Relationships That Are Good for You and Avoid Those That Aren’t by Henry Cloud & John Townsend

Not Marked: Finding Hope and Healing after Sexual Abuse by Mary DeMuth

The Unlikely Missionary: From Pew-Warmer to Poverty-Fighter by Dan King and Tom Davis

Website

The 5 Love Languages

pureHOPE Resources

HeatherZempel.com

BibleDude.net – Read.Pray.Serve.

Videos

“The Power of Vulnerability” by Brene Brown, secular researcher

 

Community

Online Assessments

Small Group Insights by Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott

Books

Community Is Messy: The Perils and Promise of Small Group Ministry by Heather Zempel

Lean On Me: Finding Intentional, Vulnerable, and Consistent Community by Anne Marie Miller

 

Friends

Books

Avoiding the 12 Relationship Mistakes Women Make by Georgia Shaffer

 

Family

Books

 The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary D. Chapman & Ross Campbell

Grace Based Parenting by Tim Kimmel

Boundaries with Teens: When to Say Yes, How to Say No by John Townsend

Website

Grace Based Parenting

Family Matters

 

Dating

Books

The 5 Love Languages Singles Edition by Gary D. Chapman

Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts: Seven Questions to Ask Before and After You Marry by Les & Leslie Parrott

Boundaries in Dating: How Healthy Choices Grow Healthy Relationships by Henry Cloud & John Townsend

Online Assessments

Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott

 

Spouse

Website

Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott

Hope For Marriages – Jeff and Cheryl Scruggs

Online Assessments

Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott

Books

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts  by Gary D. Chapman

The Sacred Search: What If It’s Not about Who You Marry, But Why? by Gary Thomas

Sacred Marriage: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy by Gary L. Thomas

Grace Filled Marriage by Dr. Tim Kimmel with Darcy Kimmel

The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God by Timothy Keller and Kathy Keller

Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires, The Respect He Desperately Needs by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

Love Talk Starters: 275 Questions to Get Your Conversations Going by Les & Leslie Parrott

101 Conversation Starters for Couples (101 Conversations Starters) by Gary D. Chapman

I Do Again: How We Found a Second Chance at Our Marriage–and You Can Too by Jeff & Cheryl Scruggs

 

Sexuality

The Purity Principle: God’s Safeguards for Life’s Dangerous Trails by Randy Alcorn

 

 

God

Books

One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are by Ann Voskamp

Abba’s Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging By Brennan Manning

Playdates with God: Having a Childlike Faith in a Grownup World by Laura J. Bogges

Hinds Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard (an allegory)