Books in our Hall of Blind Guides
We are not making any personal aspersions or accusations against the character of any person or author listed here. We are simply announcing that this list represents well known organisations, theologians, pastors, counselors and others who are in our opinion, not safe resources for abuse victims.
A Loving Life: In a World of Broken Relationships
by Paul E. Miller
Angry Men and the Women Who Love Them
by Paul Hegstrom (see our post that explains our concerns with Paul Hegstrom and Life Skills International)
The Bondage Breaker
by Neil Anderson
(see our post on this book that explains our concerns)
Created to be his Helpmeet
by Debi Pearl
Divorce: A Gift of God’s Love
by Walter Callison. Read this post to understand why we do not recommend this book.
Divorce: Gods’ Will?
by Stephen Gola. Read this post to understand why we do not recommend this book.
Divorce and Remarriage: A Permanence View
by Daryl Wingerd, Jim Elliff, Jim Chrisman, and Steve Burchett
For Women Only: What You Need to Know about the Inner Lives of Men
by Shaunti Feldhahn
His Needs Her Needs
by Willard Harley Jr.
Hope & Help for the Single Mom
by Lori Little.
See our blog post that critiques this series.
I Don’t Want a Divorce: a 90-Day Guide to Saving Your Marriage
by David Clarke
See our blog post regarding concerns about this book.
Lies Women Believe
by Nancy Leigh DeMoss
(author married in November 2015: Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth)
(see our Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth tag that explains our concerns)
Love and Respect
by Emerson Eggerichs
See Nate Spark’s reviews of this book.
The Love Dare
by Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick.
See our blog post critiquing this book.
Me? Obey Him?: The Obedient Wife and God’s Way of Happiness and Blessing in the Home
by Elizabeth Rice Handford
See Avid Reader’s Amazon review of this book, which we encourage you to vote on.
This Momentary Marriage
by John Piper (see our John Piper tag that explains our concerns)
The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict
by Ken Sande (See our Peacemakers tag that explains our concerns)
The Power of a Praying Wife
by Stormie Omartian
Redemptive Divorce – A Biblical process that offers guidance for the Suffering Partner, Healing for the Offending Spouse, and the Best Catalyst for Restoration
by Mark W. Gaither
See our post: “Redemptive Divorce” by Mark Gaither — another bad book for domestic abuse
Sacred Influence: How God Uses Wives to Shape the Souls of Their Husbands
by Gary Thomas (see our Gary Thomas tag that explains our concerns)
Trapped: Getting Free From People, Patterns, and Problems
by Andy Farmer, CCEF Faculty (See our CCEF tag that explains our concerns with them.)
Verbal & Emotional Abuse: VIctory Over Verbal and Emotional Abuse
How to Rise Above Abuse: Victory for Victims of Five Types of Abuse
by June Hunt
What to do When You are Abused by Your Husband
by Debi Pryde and Robert Needham
You can be the Wife of a Happy Husband: Discovering the Keys to Marital Success
by Darien B Cooper