Resources

Encouragement for the Troubled Soul

1. How you can have a relationship with Jesus Christ.
2. Ministry of Pastor John Piper
3. Daily Devotionals from Joni Eareckson Tada
4. Rest Ministries: Chronic Illness Ministry
5. Brook Hills Church Sermons

Pelvic Pain Info:

1. Health Organization for Pudendal Education (HOPE)
2. National Vulvodynia Association
3. SIJD Resources
4. The Pelvic Messenger
5. Hip Chicks Unite (forum about FAI, hip dysplasia, labral hip tears)

Recommended Books on Suffering:

1. If God is Good: Faith in the Midst of Suffering and Evil
2. A Place of Healing: Wrestling with the Mysteries of Suffering, Pain, and God's Sovereignty
3. Polishing God's Monuments
4. Trusting God Even When Life Hurts
5. The Hidden Smile of God: Affliction in the Lives of John Bunyan,William Cowper, and David Brainerd
6. Why Can't I Make People Understand: Disovering the Validations Those With Chronic Illness Seek and Why
7. Rose from Brier

My Recommended Tools for Fighting Pain (in no particular order):

1. Therawand
2. Foam Roller
3. "Stick" massage tool
4. Moist Heat Rice Bags
5. Theracane


Chronic Illness Ministry:

1. Beyond Casseroles: 505 Ways to Encourage a Chronically Ill Friend
2. Why O God? Suffering and Disability in the Bible and Church
3. How to Start a Chronic Illness Small Group Ministry

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