Spiritual Growth
Ragamuffin Gospel – Brennan Manning
The Sacred Romance – Brent Curtis and John Eldredge
The Life You’ve Always Wanted – John Ortberg
The Healing Presence – Leanne Payne

Sexuality and relationships
How We Love – Milan Yerkovich, Kay Yerkovich
The Highly Sensitive Person – Elaine Aron
The Introvert Advantage – Marti Laney
Boundaries – Henry Cloud and John Townsend
Emotional Dependency – Lori Rentzel
Codependent No More – Melodie Beattie
Redeeming Love (fiction) – Francine Rivers

Desires in Conflict – Joe Dallas
Setting Love in Order – Mario Bergner
Craving for Love by Briar Whitehead

The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction: A Comprehensive Counseling Resource – Janelle Hallman

Homosexuality and the Church
Same-Sex Partnerships – John Stott
Straight and Narrow – Thomas E. Schmidt
A Strong Delusion – Joe Dallas

Beyond Desolate – Tammy Schultz and Hannah Estabrook
On The Threshold of Hope – Diane Langberg
The Wounded Heart – Dr. Dan B Allender

Family and Friends
The Mom Factor – Henry Cloud and John Townsend
Father Hunger – Robert McGee
Gay Children, Straight Parents – Richard Cohen
When Homosexuality Hits Home – Joe Dallas

Addiction and Recovery

Healing for Damaged Emotions – David Seamands
False Intimacy – Harry Schaumburg
Out of the Shadows – Patrick Carnes
Don’t Call it Love – Patrick Carnes
Codependent No More – Melodie Beattie
Addiction and Grace – Gerald May

Men’s and Women’s Issues
Healing the Masculine Soul – Gordon Dalbey
Crisis in Masculinity – Leanne Payne
Wild at Heart – John Eldgredge
Captivating – Stasi and John Eldredge

**Come Arise Ministries is not necessarily endorsing or recommending these resources to or for everyone. Also, we do not necessarily agree with every single view point or philosophies of the above listed organizations or material. Resources listed are simply for the discipline of exploration.




Where Grace Abounds
(WGA) is a non-profit discipleship ministry in Denver, Colorado. The operation of support groups, peer or staff consultations, social activities, etc. is to be understood in the context of our stated purposes as a religious ministry. WGA comes alongside the church to help it minister to people with sexual and relational conflicts. Where Grace Abounds does not require that group members share its beliefs or belong to any religious organization.
For more information, call their office: 303-863-7757

Desert Hope Ministries
A non-profit organization founded and run by Janelle Hallman that delivers a unique conference (Restoring the Glory) that presents Biblical principles and truths for overcoming sexual and relational brokenness. Desert Hope also sponsors many of Janelle’s missions events, produces audio and video products and has funded the research and writing of her new book, The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction. For more information on Janelle’s products.
8771 Wolff Court, Suite 210
Westminster, CO 80031
303.429.0300  Desert Home Ministries



Shannon Rants, MA, LPC
Private counseling practice that offers individual, adult psychotherapy for those struggling with gender identity, sexuality and relationships. Visit for more information.

Janelle Hallman, MA, LPC and Associates
Private counseling practice that offers phone consultations for women with same-sex attraction and parents, individual and group therapy for the women, as well as therapeutic retreats for mothers of daughters with same-sex attraction.
8771 Wolff Court, Suite 210
Westminster, CO 80031