Resources

Educational Materials :

For Adults: ACE Overcomers Program

This program helps adults with adverse childhood experiences known as ACE.

Click here to learn more and to purchase ACE Overcomers

For Children:

ABC Learn Safety With Me is designed to address bullying and personal safety for young children.

Click here to purchase A B C Learn Safety With Me.

Families:

FREE Happy Families materials include worksheets, puzzle, and take home materials for the whole family.  These materials are free to download below:

Happy Families Discussion Page

Happy Families Coloring Page

HAPPY FAMILIES WORD SEARCH

Happy Families Discussion Page – SPANISH

Happy Families Coloring Page – SPANISH

More Free Downloads:

12 Things the Church Should Know About Child Abuse

12 Things the Church Can Do For Abused Children

12 Things the Faith Community Should Know About Child Abuse – SPANISH

 

Texas Department of Protective Services provides photos and information about children needing homes as well as ideas and tips that anyone can do to help abused children.

Family Watchdog is a free service to help locate registered sex offenders in your area.

 

BOOKS:

 

 

If you dream of helping children but don’t know where to start or just need to rekindle your passion for helping children – this book was written for you.   This book was written by Janet Magee the founder of Blue Sunday Day of Prayer in 2004.  Buy it on Amazon

Unmirrored Faces, Mirrored Hearts

 

Unmirrored Faces, Mirrored Hearts  Our Family’s Hope-Filled Multicultural Adoption of an Older Child

Unmirrored Faces is one family’s account of the many issues facing families that have had the adoption seed planted in their heart.

Buy it today!

 

An inspiring true story of the tumultuous nine years Ashley Rhodes-Courter spent in the foster care system, and how she triumphed over painful memories and real-life horrors to ultimately find her own voice.

Available at amazon.com:  Buy it on Amazon.

 

 

Let the Children Come: Preparing Faith Communities to End Child Abuse and Neglect by Jeanette HarderBuy it on Amazon

Are children safe at your church? What precautions have you taken to ensure they won’t be abused? Do you know how to recognize the signs of child abuse and neglect? What should you do if you suspect a child in your church or neighborhood is being abused or neglected? If you aren’t sure how to answer those questions, you need Let the Children Come, a new book from Herald Press that helps churches and church-related ministries learn how to keep children safe and strengthen families.

 

Murder And God’s Redeeming LoveBuy it Here

On April 23, 1971, fourteen-year-old Mickel’s mother, Roberta (Howe) Millard, was murdered by her estranged husband. It was the culmination of years of violence and abuse. From that day on, for thirty years, Mickel’s life spun out of control as his unresolved anger led to alcoholism, broken marriages, and trouble with the law. Just when all hope was lost and he was in total despair, Mickel surrendered his life to the Lord. Through Ephraim’s Grit Ministries, Mickel and his wife Marcia share the message of hope and healing to churches, prisons, women’s abuse centers and other organizations involved in helping the victims of domestic abuse.

 

Father, Forgive My FatherBuy it on Amazon

“How do I help other kids get through this pain?” During years of reconstructing her fragmented heart, author Sandra G. Lee knew her commission: fulfill her childhood promise to God. SANDY LEE was a leader of Cub Scouts, 4-H, and church youth groups. She studied under the Sitka Christian Counselors Association, and presents a workshop entitled “Becoming God’s Woman/Man”. Retired in 1998, she and her husband reside in Washington State. It is her hope that this book will be instrumental in helping to heal hurting young people and adults. She wants to see people set free from the bondage of sexual child abuse and bring them the peace that only God’s healing touch can give.

 

 

Retro Parenting  –  Buy it on Amazon

Retro Parenting is an easy-to-read roadmap for traditional or non-traditional parents. Read it for laughs or practical application to parenting in an imperfect world. Behaviors and attitudes of child and parent are examined, evaluated, justified, accepted or discarded. Anecdotal, humorous and laced with practical, common sense solutions to everyday problems, this book shares a treasure trove of coping skills for young parents. Read, learn and enjoy.

 

 

Pure In Heart  –  Buy it on Amazon

In a swift and breathtaking narrative, Pure In Heart tells the astonishing true story of how sixteen-year-old Jenna Quinn broke free from years of sexual abuse at the hands of a trusted family friend and coach. After the painful effects of the abuse almost cost Jenna her life, she found the courage to tell her story.