The following is a listing of organizations, books, apps and other resources that have been impactful to us. For an even larger list of resources, please go to https://www.restoredhopenetwork.org/recommended-resources
 

 

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS, COUNSELING, AND PROGRAMS

 

 

Organizations
 
Desert Stream Ministries: Based on the biblical foundation of compassion, integrity, and dependence on God, Desert Stream proclaims to the world the transforming power of Jesus Christ. The Living Waters and CrossCurrent programs at Calvary Chapel East Anaheim are part of Desert Stream Ministries. For more information, go to www.desertstream.org.
 
Restored Hope Network: Restored Hope Network is a coalition of ministries serving those who desire to overcome sinful relational and sexual issues in their lives and those impacted by homosexuality and other sexual brokeness. Restored Hope works alongside the body of Christ, the Church, and to connect those seeking help with local member ministries and other resources, as well as support, equip and connect the local member ministries. For more information go to: www.restoredhopenetwork.org 
 
Living Stones Ministries / Help 4 Families: Help for families and their loved ones impacted by homosexuality or transgenderism. For more information, go to www.livingstonesministries.org.
 
 
Counseling
 
Joe Dallas - Tustin  www.joesdallas.com
 
Journey Christian Ministries, Andrea Sigler-Smalz.  - Lake Elsinore, “Skype” sessions available! Contact: www.journeychristianministries.com
 
Soul Restoration Project, - Don Diva.  Santa Ana / Long Beach, Contact: don@soulrestorationproject.org, or www.soulrestorationproject.org
 
XXX Church - Online workshops, small groups and accountability;  Contact: www.xxxchurch.com
Pureheart Ministries - Online video/phone counseling;  Contact: www.pureheartministries.net 
 
 
Online / Mobile Resources
 
X3 Watch - Program to battle pornography and sexual addiction. Contact: www.x3watch.com
 
Covenant Eyes - Web/Mobile accountability software; Contact: www.covenanteyes.com  
 
Accountable2You - Web/Mobile accountability software; Contact: www.accountable2you.com
 
R|Tribe - Accountability app; Contact: www.rtribe.org , or download from the App Store or Google Play.
 
 
Curriculum
 
Pursuing Sexual Wholeness & Workbook, - Andrew Comiskey. Available through http://andrewcomiskey.com 
 
Such Were Some of You, - (video Curriculum) by Mastering Life Ministries and Pure Passion Media, 2014. Available through www.christian book.com. Click here for the regular edition; click here for the leader's edition.
Tras la integridad sexual: cómo Cristo sana al homosexual, - Andrew Comiskey, Desert Stream Press, 1989. Available through www.desertstream.org
 
 
 

BOOKS

 
 
 
Sexual Abuse
 
Beyond Betrayal: Taking Charge of Your Life After Boyhood Sexual Abuse, Richard B. Gartner, Wiley, 2005. Available through amazon.com
 
On the Threshold of Hope: Opening the door to healing for survivors of sexual abuse, Diane Mandt Langberg, Tyndale House, 1999. Available through www.christianbook.com
 

 

Sexual Addiction
 
The Game Plan: The Men's 30-Day Strategy for Attaining Sexual Integrity, Joe Dallas, Thomas Nelson, 2005. Available through www.christianbook.com
 
Every Man’s Battle: Winning the War on Sexual Temptation One Victory at a Time, Stephen Arterburn, Fred Stoeker, 2009. Available through www.amazon.com
Every Young Man’s Battle: Strategies for Victory in the Real World of Sexual Temptation, Stephen Arterburn, Fred Stoeker, 2009. Available through www.amazon.com
 
 
Gender Identity Disorder/
Confusion/
Dysphoria/
Transgender 
 
Dangerous Affirmations, Help 4 Families & Denise Shick, 2014. Available through amazon.com
Understanding Gender Confusion: A Faith Based Perspective, Denise Shick, 2014. Available through amazon.com

 

 

Men
 
Desires in Conflict: Hope for Men Who Struggle With Sexual Identity, Joe Dallas, Harvest House Publishers, 2003. Available through www.christianbook.com
 
Crisis in Masculinity, Leanne Payne, Baker, 1999. Available through www.christianbook.com
Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul, John Eldredge, Thomas Nelson, 2011. Available through www.christianbook.com

 

 

Women
 
 
The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: Expanded Edition, Rosaria Butterfield, Crown & Covenant Publications; 2nd edition 2014, Available through www.amazon.com
 
Restoring Sexual Identity: Hope for Women Who Struggle with Same-Sex Attraction, Anne Paulk, Harvest House Publishers, 2003, Available through www.christianbook.com  (Banned by Amazon, July 2019)

 

Parents and Family
 
A Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality, Joseph Nicolosi and Linda Ames Nicolosi, 2002. Available through Barnes & Noble.com (Banned by Amazon)
 
My Daddy’s Secret, Denise Shick, Xulon Press, 2008. Available through amazon.com
 
When Homosexuality Hits Home: What to Do When a Family Member Says They’re Gay, Joe Dallas, Harvest House Publishers, 2004. Available through www.christianbook.com
 
God Loves Sex: An Honest Conversation About Sexual Desire and Holiness, Dan B. Allender, 2014. Available through www.amazon.com
Understanding 
 
Emotional Dependency, Lori Thorkelson Rentzel, IVPress, 1999. Available through IVPress or www.christianbook.com
 
Naked Surrender, Andrew Comiskey, available through http://andrewcomiskey.com
 
Open to Life: How Jesus Transforms Persons with Same-Sex AttractionAndrew Comiskey, available through https://desertstream.myshopify.com/
 
Becoming Good NewsAndrew Comiskey, available through https://desertstream.myshopify.com/
 
Strength in Weakness, Andrew Comiskey. Available through http://andrewcomiskey.com
 
The Gay Gospel, Joe Dallas, Harvest House Publishers, 2004. Available through www.christianbook.com 
 
Speaking of Homosexuality: Discussing the Issues with Kindness and Clarity, Joe Dallas. Baker Books, 2016. Available through www.christianbook.com
 
Boundaries Updated and Expanded Edition: When to Say Yes, When to Say No to Take Control of Your Life, Dr. Henry Cloud. Zondervan, 2017. Available through www.christianbook.com

 

 

VIDEO AND PODCASTS

 

 

 

DVD/Video 
How Do You Like Me Now?* (DVD) by Mastering Life Ministries and Pure Passion Media, 2016. Available through www.christianbook.com or for free at "How Do You Like Me Now? 
 
Reconciliation (DVD). Available through Barnes & Noble.com
 
Sexuality and the Church (DVD), available through www.loveandtruthnetwork.com
 
Such Were Some of You,* (video Curriculum) by Mastering Life Ministries and Pure Passion Media, 2014. Life stories of those who have left homosexuality. Available through www.christian book.com. Click here for the regular edition; click here for the leader's edition. Or for free at "Such Were Some of You". 
 
Tranzformed,* (DVD) by Mastering Life Ministries and Pure Passion Media, 2017. Understanding transgenderism and hearing from those who experienced gender identity confusion and sex change regret. Available through www.tranzformed.org, or for free at "Tranzformed" . 
 
*The above movies and more resources are also available in 11 languages, which can be found here.
 
 
Podcasts
 
"Ransomed Heart Podcasts" (Relationships)
 
“Breaking Soul Ties”
“Walking with God”
 
“Exposing Self-Hatred”
 
“Cultivating Joy”