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Reasons Churches Choose Peace after Divorce:

Christ-Centered and Meaningful Support

Share God’s grace and hope while supporting participants with actionable strategies they can use to make prayerful healing choices. Scripture-based and keenly focused on the issues of coping with and moving beyond divorce this group study has proven effective across denominational lines. You’ll find session overviews at the bottom of this page.

You Can Offer Peace after Divorce at Almost No Cost to Your Church

There is no reason it should cost a fortune to minister to those who are hurting from a current or past divorce. Peace after Divorce is a proven effective ministry that is keeping it simple by shifting from a video driven curriculum to a guided book study. Order books for your leaders and allow participants to order their own books. We even give you the Guide for Book Study Leaders for FREE upon request.

Easy to Offer

The free downloadable Book Study Leader’s Guide makes Peace after Divorce easy to offer. Eight meetings make a manageable time commitment and sessions can be 60 to 90 minutes depending on the needs of your group.  You may order books for your group or have each person order their own books using our book page.

Adaptable to Online or In-Person Groups

Reach people where they are in these changing times with a group that can easily be offered in person or online.

The Guide for Book Study Leaders also provides tips for successfully offering Peace after Divorce either in-person or virtually.

Perfect for Community Outreach

When people are hurting from divorce they need help that supports healing of their hearts and souls. It can be hard for them to know where to turn for real-life faith-based support. Let it be your church. People who attend Peace after Divorce groups make meaningful connections that often lead to further involvement in the church.

Pastor Testimony

How to Start a Peace after Divorce Book Study

  1. Download your Free Book Study Leader’s Guide now and learn more.
  2. Get the Word Out. Let as many people as possible know you will be offering a Peace after Divorce Group and ask them to sign up.
  3. Get Books. Order Peace after Divorce for each of your group leaders and give the book order link to each person who signs up if you wish to have them order their own book.* Otherwise, order books for your group.
  4. Smile and relax. It’s that easy to get started.

*Sharing the link helps make sure everyone gets the latest version of the book with the blue dove on the cover so that you are all working from the same page numbers.  It makes discussion much easier!

Overview of Peace after Divorce Topics

Session 1
Take Charge
The choice is yours, you don’t have to settle with living in the past or being one of the walking wounded. With God’s help you can become proactive about healing and you can thrive. Jump start your journey by exploring ways you can navigate the winds of divorce and thrive.

Session 2
Seek Renewal
You want to heal from divorce but where do you start? You may be surprised. Find out how you can avoid problems and set yourself up for success by learning to make solid prayerful decisions about the changes in your life.

Session 3
Untie the Emotional Knot
How do you stop the pain and untie the emotional knot? As tempting as it may be, brushing emotions away doesn’t lead to peace. This chapter discussion centers on the emotional divorce and foundations for breaking emotional ties.

Session 4
Look Inside
You know that fear, guilt, regrets, rejection, loss, grief, and a wounded sense of self-worth can all be a part of the fallout of divorce. But how do you process all of this? Chapter 4 shares insights and tools that support healing in these areas.

Session 5
Cast Away Stones
Hurt, anger and harsh feelings toward your former spouse may be justified. But, living your life in bitterness will deepen a victim mindset and steal your joy. This life-changing session clarifies the concept of forgiveness and shares how forgiving frees you to focus on your own healing.

Session 6
Redirect Your Thoughts
Learn how taking control of your thoughts can reduce your emotional vulnerability and increase your sense of peace. Chapter 6 shares powerful tools you can use again and again to replace unhealthy thoughts with thoughts that move you to a more joyful and peaceful life.

Session 7
Choose Your Actions
Dealing with your ex or soon-to-be-ex is stressful, in part because divorce redefines your relationship. Learn how knowing your rights and responsibilities can help you set healthy boundaries. Discussions will also center on guidelines for communicating with your ex and shows how those guidelines are rooted in the Word of God.

Session 8
Consider What’s Next
God didn’t create you just to exist. Chapter 8 centers on moving forward with a focus on developing your own goals and dreams as well as how not to carry old wounds into new relationships. God does have a plan for your life; you can “go out in joy and be led forth in peace.”