Online resources we recommend.
The following sites offer help. These are not a replacement for seeking advice from mental health professionals, pastors or doctors. They are informational only. Please remember it is always wise to be cautious with any website.
Resources from our Westwood Story Series
Reconciliation in a broken relationship
Center for Family Counseling – St. Cloud
Domestic Abuse Hotline – 1.800.799.7233
LeeStrobel.com – How can I know God exists?
Reasons.org – Where science and faith converge
Probe.org – How can I know the Bible is reliable?
GotQuestions.org – Biblical answers to contemporary questions
NeedHim.org – How can I establish a relationship with God?
Biblehub.com / BiblicalTraining.org – Learn more about the Bible
Rediscover Church – Why people leave, and why they’re coming back
Marriage and Family
Family.org – Parenting resource for those with kids and teens
Keys for Kids – Daily devotionals for kids
ParentingCompass.com – Assessment for parents of teens ($20 subscription)
Marriage Partnership/TCW – Growing marriage through Biblical principles
FocusOnTheFamily.com / FamilyLife.com – Marriage, parenting, family
Connecting with God
OurDailyJourney.org / Our Daily Bread / Crosswalk.com / OnePlace.com – Daily devotionals
Keys for Kids – Devotionals for kids
Navigators Topical Memory System – Bible memorization
BibleStudyTools.com – Bible reading plan
Biblos.com / BibleStudyTools.com / OnePlace.com – Bible study tools
Life in General
HelpForMyLife.org – Helping people grapple with the struggles of life
Crosswalk.com – The intersection of faith and life
OnePlace.com – Streaming Christian audio and video content online
Griefshare.org – Helping you walk through the process of grieving a loved one’s death
Sharing Your Faith
OnMission.com / Cru.org – Sharing your faith
LeeStrobel.com – Defending the faith
Religion.About – 6 easy steps for putting together your testimony
Faith-At-Work.net – Spiritual influence in the workplace
FocusOnTheFamily.com – Sharing your faith with your kids
cpyu.org – Center for Parent/Youth Understanding helps parents understand and reach today’s youth culture.
pluggedin.com – An entertainment guide full of reviews to make family-friendly decisions on movies, TV, games, music and books.
homeword.com – Great resources to help your family succeed by educating, encouraging and equipping parents to pass on their faith to their kids.
stickyfaith.org – A research-based website to help both parents and students develop a faith that sticks.
GenerosityBook.com – Stories of generosity
Crown.org / RonBlue.com / Kluth.org – Biblical financial principles
DaveRamsey.com / Crosswalk Finances – Budgeting wisdom
Recommended Parenting Books
Parenting: The 14 Gospel Principles that can radically change your family by Paul Tripp
Don’t Miss It by Reggie Joiner
The Space Between by Walt Mueller
Understanding Your Young Teen by Mark Oestreicher