RECOMMENDED READING

There are many available resources to read on the subject of spiritual warfare, inner healing, and deliverance ministry.
  • Spiritual Warfare
  • Inner Healing
  • Prayer & Intercession
  • Spiritual Gifts
  • Spiritual Growth
  • Christian Theology
  • Emotions
  • Relationships
  • Marriage & Family
  • Forgiveness
  • Addictions
  • Demonic Arts
  • Cults & Other Religions
  • Leadership & Ministry

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Recommended Reading on Spiritual Warfare

“The Evangelical’s Guide To Spiritual Warfare: Scriptural Insights & Practical Instruction On Facing The Enemy”
Charles H. Kraft
(Chosen Books, 2015)

“Defeating Dark Angels: Breaking Demonic Oppression In A Believer’s Life”
by Charles H. Kraft
(Regal Books, 2011)

“The Rules of Engagement: Understanding the Principles That Govern the Spiritual Battles In Our Lives”
by Charles H. Kraft
(Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2000)

“3 Crucial Questions About Spiritual Warfare”
by Clinton E. Arnold
(Baker Academic, 1997)

“The Full Armor of God: Defending Your Life From Satan’s Schemes”
by Larry Richards
(Chosen Books, 2013)

“The Handbook For Spiritual Warfare”
by Dr. Ed Murphy
(Thomas Nelson, 2003)

“Victory in Spiritual Warfare: Outfitting Yourself For The Battle”
by Tony Evans
(Harvest House, 2011)

“Powers of Darkness: Principalities and Powers in Paul’s Letters”
by Clinton E. Arnold
(IVP Academic, 1992)

“I Give You Authority: Practicing The Authority Jesus Gave Us”
by Charles H. Kraft
(Chosen Books, 1997)

“Spiritual Warfare Jesus’ Way: How To Conquer Evil Spirits & Live Victoriously”
by Dr. Larry Richards
(Chosen Books, 2014)

“Victory Over The Darkness: Realizing the Power of Your Identity In Christ”
by Neil T. Anderson
(Regal Books, 2000)

“The Bondage Breaker: Overcoming Negative Thoughts, Irrational Thoughts, Habitual Sins”
by Neil T. Anderson
(Harvest House, 2006)

“Confronting Powerless Christianity: Evangelicals and The Missing Dimension”
by Charles H. Kraft
(Chosen Books, 2002)

“Demon Possession and The Christian: A New Perspective”
by C. Fred Dickason
(Crossway Books, 1989)

“What You Need To Know About Spiritual Warfare”
by Max Anders
(Thomas Nelson, 2011)

“Essentials Of Spiritual Warfare: What You Should Know and How You Should Live”
by A. Scott Moreau
(Shaw Books, 2000)

“Preparing For Battle: A Spiritual Warfare Workbook”
by Mark I. Bubeck
(Moody Publishers, 1999)

“The Invisible War: What Every Believer Needs to Know About Satan, Demons, and Spiritual Warfare”
by Chip Ingram
(Baker Books: Grand Rapids, MI. 2007)

“The Spirit of Python: Exposing Satan’s Plan to Squeeze the Life Out of You”
by Jentezen Franklin
(Charisma House: Lake Mary, FL. 2013)

“Supernatural Forces In Spiritual Warfare: Wrestling With Dark Angels”
by C. Peter Wagner
(Destiny Image: Shippensburg, PA. 2012)

“Protecting Your Home From Spiritual Darkness”
by Chuck D. Pierce
(Chosen Books, 2004)

Recommended Reading on Inner Healing

“Two Hours to Freedom: A Simple and Effective Model For Healing and Deliverance”
by Charles H. Kraft
(Chosen Books, 2010)

“Deep Wounds, Deep Healing: An Introduction to Deep Level Healing”
by Charles H. Kraft
(Regal Books, 2010)

“Healing Through Deliverance: The Foundation and Practice of Deliverance Ministry” (Volumes 1-2)
by Peter Horrobin
(Chosen Books, 2003)

“Healing For Damaged Emotions”
by David A. Seamands
(David C. Cook, 1991)

“Healing For Damaged Emotions Workbook”
by David A. Seamands & Beth Funk
(David C. Cook, 1992)

“Wounds That Heal: Bringing Our Hurts To The Cross”
by Stephen Seamands
(IVP Books, 2003)

“Help For The Fractured Soul”
by Candyce Roberts
(Chosen Books, 2012)

“God’s Creative Power For Healing”
by Charles Capps
(Harrison House, 2009)

“The End of Rejection: Your Past Is Not Your Future”
by Chris Hayward
(Regal Books, 2007)

“The Root of Rejection: Escape The Bondage of Rejection & Experience The Freedom of God’s Acceptance”
by Joyce Meyer
(Faith Words, 2002)

“Rescue From Rejection” (The Truth & Freedom Series)
by Denise Cross
(Sovereign World, 2010)

“Beauty For Ashes: Receiving Emotional Healing”
by Joyce Meyer
(Faithwords, 2003)

“Confronting Powerless Christianity: Evangelicals and The Missing Dimension”
by Charles H. Kraft
(Chosen Books, 2002)

“Demon Possession and The Christian: A New Perspective”
by C. Fred Dickason
(Crossway Books, 1989)

“What You Need To Know About Spiritual Warfare”
by Max Anders
(Thomas Nelson, 2011)

“Finding Victory When Healing Doesn’t Happen”
by Randy Clark & Craig Miller
(Global Awakening, 2015)

“Soul Ties: The Unseen Bond in Relationships”
by David Cross
(Sovereign World, 2006)

“Soul Ties”
by Frank Hammond
(Impact Christian Books, Revised 2011)

Recommended Reading on Prayer & Intercession

“Intercessory Prayer”
by Dutch Sheets
(Regal Books: Ventura, CA. 1996)

“Becoming A Prayer Warrior”
by Elizabeth Alves
(Regal Books: Ventura, CA. 1998)

“The Spiritual Warrior’s Prayer Guide”
by Quin Sherrer & Ruthanne Garlock
(Regal Books: Ventura, CA. 2010)

“Prayer Warrior: The Power of Praying Your Way to Victory”
by Stormie Omartian
(Harvest House Publishers, 2013)

“Watchman Prayer”
by Dutch Sheets
(Regal Books: Ventura, CA. 2000)

“Warfare Prayer: What the Bible Says About Spiritual Warfare”
by C. Peter Wagner
(Destiny Image, 2009)

“The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams & Greatest Fears”
by Mark Batterson
(Zondervan, 2011)

“Territorial Spirits”
by C. Peter Wagner
(Destiny Image Publishers, 2012)

“Needless Casualties Of War”
by John Paul Jackson
(Streams Ministries Intl: Flower Mound, TX. Ninth printing, 2013)

“Authority In Prayer”
by Dutch Sheets
(Bethany House: Minneapolis, MN. 2006)

“Possessing The Gates Of The Enemy”
by Cindy Jacobs
(Chosen Books: Grand Rapids, MI. Third Edition, 2009)

“Prayer Evangelism: How To Change The Spiritual Climate Over Your Home, Neighborhood, and City”
by Ed Silvoso
(Regal Books: Ventura, CA. 2000)

“Taking Our Cities For God: How To Break Spiritual Strongholds”
by John Dawson
(Charisma House, 2002)

“31 Days Of Praise: Enjoying God Anew”
by Ruth Myers
(Multnomah Books: Colorado Springs, CO. 1994)

“E.M. Bounds On Prayer”
by E.M. Bounds
Whitaker House: New Kensington, PA. 1997)

Recommended Reading on Spiritual Gifts

“Surprised By The Power of The Spirit”
by Jack Deere
(Zondervan, 1996)

“Surprised By The Voice of God”
by Jack Deere
(Zondervan, 1998)

“The Beginner’s Guide to Spiritual Gifts”
by Sam Storms
(Regal Books, 2nd Edition, 2013)

“Discover Your Spiritual Gifts: Identify and Understand Your Unique God-Given Spiritual Gifts”
by C. Peter Wagner
(Regal Books, 2012)

“Activating The Gifts Of The Holy Spirit”
by David D. Ireland
(Whitaker House,1997)

“Are Miraculous Gifts For Today? 4 Views (Counterpoints: Bible & Theology)”
Stanley N. Gundry & Wayne A. Grudem
(Zondervan, 2011)

Recommended Reading on Spiritual Growth

“Emotionally Healthy Spirituality”
by Peter Scazzero
(Thomas Nelson, 2011)

“Embracing The Love of God: The Path And Promise of Christian Life”
by James Bryan Smith
(HarperOne, 2008)

“Altar Ego: Becoming Who God Says You Are”
by Craig Groeschel
(Zondervan: Grand Rapids, MI. 2013)

“Sacred Pathways: Discover Your Soul’s Path To God”
by Gary Thomas
(Zondervan: Grand Rapids, MI. 2010)

“Life In The Spirit”
by J. Roberston McQuilkin
(B & H Books, 2000)

“Enemies Of The Heart: Breaking Free From The Four Emotions That Control You”
by Andy Stanley
(Multnomah Books, 2011)

“Renovation Of The Heart: Putting On The Character Of Christ”
by Dallas Willard
(NavPress, 10th Anniversary Edition, 2012)

“The Spirit Of The Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives”
by Dallas Willard
(Harper One, 1999)

“Celebration Of Discipline: The Path To Spiritual Growth”
by Richard J. Foster
(Harper: San Francisco, 2002)

“The Life You’ve Always Wanted: Spiritual Disciplines For Ordinary People”
by John Ortberg
(Zondervan: Grand Rapids, MI. 2002)

“Soul Shift: The Measure Of A Transformed Life”
by Steve DeNeff & David Drury
(Wesley Press, 2011)

“Prayer: Finding The Heart’s True Home”
by Richard J. Foster
(Harper Collins: San Francisco, 1992)

“Who I Am In Christ: A Devotional”
by Neil T. Anderson
(Regal Books, 2011)

“The Prodigal God: Recovering The Heart of The Christian Faith”
by Timothy Keller
(Riverhead Trade, 2011)

“Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and The Only Hope That Matters”
by Timothy Keller
(Riverhead Trade, 2011)

Recommended Reading on Christian Theology

“Knowing God”
by J.I. Packer
(InterVarsity Press, 1993)

“Mere Christianity”
by C.S. Lewis
(Harper San Francisco: Revised Edition, 2009)

“Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense”
by N.T. Wright
(SPCK Publishing, 2011)

“The Supremacy of Christ”
by Ajith Fernando
(Crossway Books, 1995)

“Let’s Start With Jesus: A New Way Of Doing Theology”
by Dennis Kinlaw
(Zondervan, 2011)

“Theology: The Basics”
by Alister E. McGrath
(Wiley-Blackwell: 3rd Edition, 2011)

“The Gospel Of The Kingdom: Scriptural Studies In The Kingdom Of God”
by George Elton Ladd
(Eerdmans Publishing, 1959)

“The Heart Of The Gospel”
by Robert Coleman
(Baker Books, 2011)

“Jesus: A Very Short Introduction”
by Richard Bauckham
(Oxford University Press, 2011)

“The Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect Of The Holy Spirit”
by Francis Chan
(David C. Cook, 2009)

“Disappointment With God: Three Questions No One Asks Aloud”
by Philip Yancey
(Zondervan, 1988)

Recommended Reading on Emotions

“The Emotionally Healthy Church: A Strategy For Discipleship That Actually Changes Lives”
by Peter Scazzero
(Zondervan, 2010)

“Managing Your Emotions: Instead of Your Emotions Managing You”
by Joyce Meyer
(Faithwords, 2002)

“Overcoming Emotions That Destroy: Practical Help For Those Angry Feelings That Ruin Relationships”
by Chip Ingram
(Baker Books, 2010)

“Enemies Of The Heart: Breaking Free From The Four Emotions That Control You”
by Andy Stanley
(Multnomah Books, 2011)

“How To Handle Your Emotions: Anger, Depression, Fear, Grief, Rejection, Self-Worth”
by June Hunt
(Harvest House Publishers, 2008)

“Anger: Handling A Powerful Emotion In A Healthy Way”
by Gary Chapman
(Northfield Publishing, 2007)

“Telling Yourself The Truth: Find Your Way Out Of Depression, Fear, Anger, and Other Common Problems”
by William Backus
(Bethany House Publishers, 20th Edition. 2000)

“Healing For Damaged Emotions Workbook”
by David A. Seamands & Beth Funk
(David C. Cook, 1992)

“Battlefield Of The Mind: Winning The Battle In Your Mind”
by Joyce Meyer
(Warner Faith, Revised Edition. 2002)

“Overcoming Negative Self-Talk With The Truth Of The Gospel”
by John Stange
(John Stange, 2014)

“The End Of Rejection: Your Past Is Not Your Future”
by Chris Hayward
(Regal Books, 2007)

“Forgiveness: God’s Master Key”
by Peter Horrobin
(Sovereign World Ltd., 2011)

“Journeying Through Grief” (4-book set)
by Kenneth G. Haugk
(Stephen Ministries, 2004)

“Breaking Free From Fear” (40-Minute Bible Studies)
by Kay Arthur
(WaterBrook Press, 2012)

“Depression Minibook: Emerging From Darkness Into The Dawn”
(Hope For The Heart Series)
by June Hunt
(Rose Publishing, 2013)

“Anger Minibook: Facing The Fire Within”
(Hope For The Heart Series)
by June Hunt
(Rose Publishing, 2013)

“Fear Minibook: No Longer Afraid” (Hope For The Heart Series)
by June Hunt
(Rose Publishing, 2013)

“Forgiveness Minibook: The Freedom To Let Go” (Hope For The Heart Series)
by June Hunt
(Rose Publishing, 2013)

Recommended Reading on Relationships

“Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life”
by Henry Cloud & John Townsend
(Zondervan, 1992)

“Hurt People Hurt People: Hope and Healing For Yourself and Your Relationships”
by Sandra D. Wilson
(Discovery House Publishers, 2001)

“When People Are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man”
by Edward T. Welch
(P & R Publishing, 1997)

“The DNA Of Relationships”
by Gary Smalley
(Tyndale House, 2007)

“How To Deal With Difficult Relationships: Bridging The Gaps That Separate People”
by June Hunt
(Harvest House Publishers, 2012)

“The Bait Of Satan: Living Free From The Deadly Trap Of Offense”
by John Bevere
(Charisma House, Revised Edition. 2004)

“When You’ve Been Wronged: Moving From Bitterness To Forgiveness”
by Erwin W. Lutzer
(Moody Publishers, 2007)

“Soul Ties: The Unseen Bond In Relationships”
by David Cross
(Sovereign World, 2006)

“Telling Each Other The Truth”
by William Backus
(Bethany House, 2006)

“Codependency Minibook” (Hope For The Heart Series)
by June Hunt
(Rose Publishing, 2013

Recommended Reading on Marraige & Family

“Love And Respect: The Love She Most Desires, The Respect He Desperately Needs”
by Emerson Eggerichs
(Thomas Nelson, 2004)

“The Five Love Languages: The Secret To Love That Lasts”
by Gary Chapman
(Northfield Publishing, New Edition. 2009)

“His Needs, Her Needs: Building An Affair-Proof Marriage”
by William F. Harley Jr.
(Revell, Revised Edition. 2011)

“Fit To Be Tied: Making Marriage Last A Lifetime”
by Bill & Lynn Hybels
(Zondervan, Revised Edition. 2012)

“The Meaning Of Marriage: Facing The Complexities Of Commitment With The Wisdom Of God”
by Timothy J. Keller
(Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., 2013)

“Love Busters: Protecting Your Marriage from Habits that Destroy Romantic Love”
by Willard Hartley
(Revell, 2008)

“I Love You, But Why Are We So Different?”
by Tim LaHaye
(Harvest House Publishers, 1991)

“Your Temperament: Discover Its Potential”
by Tim LaHaye (Tyndale House, 1990)

“Questions Couples Ask: Answers To The Top 100 Marital Questions”
by Les Parrott III & Leslie Parrott
(Zondervan, 1996))

Recommended Reading on Forgiveness

“The Art of Forgiving: When You Need To Forgive and Don’t Know How”
by Lewis B. Smedes
(Ballantine Books, 1997)

“Unconditional? The Call of Jesus To Radical Forgiveness”
by Brian Zahnd
(Charisma House, 2011)

“Radical Forgiveness: God’s Call To Unconditional Love”
by Brian Zahnd
(Passio, 2013)

“Forgiveness: Finding Peace Through Letting Go”
by Adam Hamilton
(Abingdon Press, 2012)

“Forgiveness: God’s Master Key”
by Peter Horrobin
(Sovereign World Ltd., 2008)

“The Most Powerful Prayer On Earth”
by Peter Horrobin
(Chosen Books, 2004)

“The Power of Forgiveness: Keep Your Heart Free”
by Joyce Meyer
(FaithWords, 2003)

“When You’ve Been Wronged: Moving From Bitterness to Forgiveness”
by Erwin W. Lutzer
(Moody Publishers, 2007)

“Forgive To Live: How Forgiveness Can Save Your Life”
by Dick Tibbits
(Thomas Nelson, 2008)

“How To Forgive…When You Don’t Feel Like It”
by June Hunt
(Harvest House, 2007)

Recommended Reading on Addictions

“Addiction and Grace: Love and Spirituality In The Healing of Addictions”
by Gerald G. May
(HarperCollins, 2009)

“Overcoming Addictive Behavior” (Victory Over The Darkness Series)
by Neil T. Anderson & Mike Quarles
(Regal Books, 2003)

“Breaking Free: Understanding Sexual Addiction & The Healing Power of Jesus”
by Russell Willingham
(IVP Books, 2010)

“Wired For Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks The Male Brain”
by William M. Struthers
(IVP Books, 2010)

“Finally Free: Fighting For Purity With The Power Of Grace”
by Heath Lambert
(Zondervan, 2013)

“How To Defeat Harmful Habits: Freedom From Six Addictive Behaviors”
by June Hunt
(Harvest House Publishers, 2011)

“Life’s Healing Choices: Finding Freedom From Your Hurts, Hang-ups, & Habits”
by John Baker
(Howard Books, 2007)

Recommended Reading on Demonic Arts

“The Jezebel Yoke: Breaking Free From Bondage & Deception”
by Sandi Freed
(Chosen Books, 2012)

“Confronting Jezebel: Discerning & Defeating The Spirit Of Control”
by Steve Sampson
(Chosen Books, Revised Edition, 2012)

“The Spiritual Warrior’s Guide To Defeating Jezebel: How To Overcome The Spirit Of Control, Idolatry, & Immorality”
by Jennifer LeClaire
(Chosen Books, 2013)

“Unmasking The Jezebel Spirit”
by John Paul Jackson
(Streams Publishing, 2002)

“Discerning & Defeating The Ahab Spirit: The Key To Breaking Free From Jezebel”
by Steve Sampson
(Chosen Books, 2010)

“Freedom From The Religious Spirit”
by C. Peter Wagner
(Regal Books, 2005)

“Conquering The Religious Spirit”
by Tammy Femrite
(Chosen Books: Grand Rapids, MI. 2008)

“The Spirit of Python: Exposing Satan’s Plan to Squeeze the Life Out of You”
by Jentezen Franklin
(Charisma House: Lake Mary, FL. 2013)

“Confronting Familiar Spirits: Counterfeits To The Holy Spirit”
by Frank Hammond
(Impact Christian Books, Revised 2011)

“Confronting The Queen Of Heaven”
by C. Peter Wagner
(Wagner Institute Publications, 1998)

Recommended Reading on Cults and Other Religions

“The Kingdom of The Cults”
by Walter Martin & Ravi Zacharias
(Bethany House Publishers: Revised Edition, 2003)

“The Kingdom of The Occult”
by Walter Martin, Jill Martin Rische, & Kurt Van Gorden
(Thomas Nelson, 2008)

“Pocket Dictionary of New Religious Movements: Over 400 Groups, Individuals, & Ideas Clearly and Concisely Defined”
by Irving Hexham
(IVP Academic, 2009)

“Handbook of World Religions”
by Len Woods
(Barbour Publishing, 2008)

“Understanding Folk Religion: A Christian Response to Popular Beliefs & Practices”
by Paul G. Hiebert, R. Daniel Shaw, & Tite Tienou
(Baker Books, 1999)

“Jesus Among Other Gods: The Absolute Claims of The Christian Message”
by Ravi Zacharias
(W Publishing Group, 2002)

“Another Gospel: Cults, Alternative Religions, and the New Age Movement”
by Ruth A. Tucker
(Zondervan, 2004)

“A Different Gospel (Updated Edition)”
by D.R. McConnell
(Hendrickson Publishers, 2012)

Recommended Reading on Leadership & Ministry

“Strengthening The Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry”
by Ruth Haley Barton
(IVP Books, 2008)

“Sifted: Pursuing Growth Through Trials, Challenges, and Disappointments”
by Wayne Cordiero, Francis Chan, & Larry Osborne
(Zondervan, 2012)

“Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves To Overloaded Lives”
by Richard Swenson
(NavPress, 2004)

“Dangerous Calling: Confonting The Unique Challenges Of Pastoral Ministry”
by Paul David Tripp
(Good News Publishing, 2012)

“Courageous Leadership”
by Bill Hybels
(Zondervan, 2002)

“Leading Character”
by Dan B. Allender
(Zondervan, 2008)

“The 5 Levels Of Leadership: Proven Steps To Maximize Your Potential”
by John C. Maxwell
(Hodder & Stoughton, 2013)

“Jesus-Driven Ministry”
by Ajith Fernando
(Crossway Books, 2007)

“The Call To Joy & Pain: Embracing Suffering In Your Ministry”
by Ajith Fernando
(Crossway Books, 2007)

“Preventing Ministry Failure: A ShepherdCare Guide For Pastors, Ministers, and Other Caregivers”
by Michael Todd Wilson & Brad Hoffman
(IVP Books, 2007)

“Mad Church Disease: Overcoming The Burnout Epidemic”
by Anne Jackson
(Zondervan, 2009)

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