Are We Helping or Hurting  Abuse Survivors?

Are We Helping or Hurting Abuse Survivors?

In conjunction with the Survivors of Abuse group we periodically offer here at WGA, I have read and re-read Dan Allender’s book, The Wounded Heart. In the prologue of his text, Allender addresses a few points about ineffective paths to healing for abuse survivors....
Blessed Are the Misfits by Brant Hansen

Blessed Are the Misfits by Brant Hansen

For the month of May, we have been highlighting a number of books that we have found helpful. Today, we offer Blessed Are the Misfits: Great News for Believers who are Introverts, Spiritual Strugglers, or Just Feel Like They’re Missing Something by Brant Hansen....
“The Gifts of Imperfection” by Brené Brown

“The Gifts of Imperfection” by Brené Brown

From Amazon: In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living—a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. Each day we face a barrage of images...
The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse

The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse

The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse: Recognizing and Escaping Spiritual Manipulation and False Spiritual Authority Within the Church by David Johnson and Jeff VanVonderen is a great book that we regularly refer to in WGA’s program. So many people dealing with...