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 EditionRosaria 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”