Divorcing? God still loves you, says new book 'Finding God in the Seasons of Divorce' by Richard D. Crooks

New guide says God hates the pain of divorce, not those divorcing

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This book reaches into the world of the divorcing person to represent God’s love and compassion as that person seeks to understand what God’s purpose and plans might be.

Parsons, Kansas (PRWEB) December 11, 2012

Divorce is difficult enough, but when people are facing divorce as Christians, there are few resources to help them see God through the process. In Finding God in the Seasons of Divorce, Richard D. Crooks uses his years of pastoral experience and theological education, as well as his own personal experience with divorce, to guide both Christians and non-Christians through daily devotionals to help the healing begin.

Prior to his own divorce, Crooks would minister to others going through divorce. It was only when he experienced it himself that he realized which ministries were effective, which were not, and how there was a need for a Christian resource. “I have seen far too many Christian people struggling in the midst of divorce with a great sense of guilt in their connections to the church,” says Crooks. “My own experience forced me to see personally what these individuals were facing and how important it was to develop a resource to help them through this time.”

The first book in a new series, Finding God in the Seasons of Divorce walks readers through the stages of divorce and covers topics such as faith, loneliness, finances, attorneys, discouragement, children and dealing with one’s ex. With daily devotionals, which include spiritual and Biblical references, Crooks applies the uplifting messages that have helped many others work through each step of the process.

“This book reaches into the world of the divorcing person to represent God’s love and compassion as that person seeks to understand what God’s purpose and plans might be.”

For more information, please visit http://findinggodintheseasonsofdivorce.blogspot.com/.

Finding God in the Seasons of Divorce
By Richard D. Crooks
ISBN: 9781449763428
Paperback 6x9, retail price: $22.95 USD
ebook retail price: $5.99
Available at: http://www.amazon.com and http://www.barnesandnoble.com

About the author

Richard Crooks (MDiv, MPh) is an ordained ABC/USA minister, has pastored since 1983, and has taught college and seminary courses. After his 1998 divorce, opportunities for ministry with divorcing individuals opened, allowing him to develop a strategy for Christians struggling through the process. Richard remarried in 2004 and he, along with his wife Nola, continues to counsel individuals, couples and families.

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