Randy Petersen



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How God Answers Your Prayers with Christine A. Dallman (Publications International, 2010). An earnest look at how God works in crisis situations.
Red Letters with William Petersen (Revell, 2005).   A devotional on the sayings of Jesus.  A weekly devotional guide on the teachings of Jesus. This was  a joy to work on, because I got to write it with my dad, William J. Petersen.
Your Marriage and the Internet with Thomas Whiteman.  The Internet often brings people together, but it can also tear marriages apart. Learn how you can avoid its addictions while appreciating its advantages. (Revell, 2002)
100 Amazing Answers to Prayer with William J. Petersen (Revell, 2002)  Real-life stories.
100 Bible Verses that  Changed the World with William J. Petersen (Revell, 2001)
Mini-history lessons  through key verses.
starting over
Starting Over with Thomas Whiteman (Pinon, 2001)  Life after divorce.
Angry with God with Michele Novotni (Pinon, 2001) Help for those who blame their Creator. Honestly I think this is my best work. Psychologist Michele Novotni and I explored the dynamics of Godward grudges, illustrated in the amazing story of a survivor of the Armenian Genocide. Available at www.navpress.com
The 100 Most Important Books of the 20th Century with William J. Petersen (Revell, 2000) Book reports for Y2K. Originally Dates with Destiny, this grew out of my work with Christian History magazine. Co-written with Ken Curtis and Steve Lang, this continues to sell. We think it works well as a home-schooling text.  Available at www.revellbooks.com
  Stress Test, with Thomas Whiteman (Pinon, 1999). Simple guide to determining where your stress is coming from, and what to do about it. equals Stress Events plus Stress Environment, times Aggravators, divided by Stress Fitness. Trust me, it all adds up.
What Does Everybody Else Know That I Don’t?  with Michele Novotni (Specialty Press, 1999) ADD and social skills.
Serious Tennis with Scott Williams (Human Kinetic, 1999)  Intermediate instruction from a tennis pro.
Victim of Love
Victim of Love?: How You Can Break the Cycle of Bad Relationships with Thomas A. Whiteman (NavPress, 1998). Learn to recognize unhealthy relationships.
The One-Year Book of Psalms with William J. Petersen (Tyndale House, 1998) Daily meditations on the Psalms.
Fresh Start
Fresh Start with Tom Whiteman (Tyndale House, 1997). Principles for dealing with difficulties in any type of relationship.
stress mgmt
The Complete Stress Management Workbook with Thomas Whiteman and Samuel Verghese (Zondervan, 1996). Medical, emotional, behavioral and spiritual guidance for dealing with high stress.
The One-Year Book of Hymns with William J. Petersen and Tyndale editors (Tyndale House, 1996)  Daily meditations on popular hymns.  Available at www.tyndale.com
The Marriage Mender with Thomas Whiteman and Thomas Bartlett (NavPress, 1996)  A guide for Christian couples who want to avoid divorce.
Men Who Love Too Little with Thomas Whiteman (Nelson, 1995) Differences between men and women.
Adult ADD with Thomas Whiteman and Michele Novotni (Pinon, 1995)  Attention Deficit Disorder, how to cope with it.   Available at www.navpress.com
Love Gone Wrong with Thomas Whiteman (Nelson, 1994; Pinon, 1997). Addictive relationships. (Re-released by Pinon Press as Victim of Love?.)
How to Fear God Without Being Afraid of Him with David New (Victor Books, 1994) Learning to love God without terror. Sold 90,000
Flying Solo: Meditations for the Single Again ~ edited by Thomas Whiteman and Randy Petersen (Nelson, 1994) Devotional readings for divorced people.
Becoming Your Own Best Friend with Thomas Whiteman (Nelson, 1994).  Released by Revell as Be Your Own Best Friend
Morning by Morning by Charles Spurgeon, edited by Randy Petersen  (Revell, 1994) The 19th-century British preacher’s classic devotional, edited for modern Americans.
single parenting
The Fresh Start Single Parenting Workbook with Thomas Whiteman (Thomas Nelson, 1993) Fresh Start is a Christian divorce-recovery program.
Kids Caught in the Middle with Gary Sprague (Nelson, 1993; Cook, 1997) Another Fresh Start book, this one a workbook for teens
Dates with Destiny with Kenneth Curtis and Stephen Lang (Revell, 1991) Re-released as The 100 Most Important Dates in Church History Sold 60,000-plus copies.
Child of the City with Tito Matias (Tyndale House, 1989) Biography of a kid growing up in a gang-infested area of Chicago.
When It Hurts To Be Single with Anita Palmer (David C. Cook Publishing, 1988) A tiny book helping church leaders and caring laity deal with hurting singles.


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