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Peacemaking for Families

By Ken Sande

Basic conflict-resolution skills found in Scripture can help you change your home from a battle zone to a love nest. Distinguishing between positive and negative conflict resolution, Peacemaking for Families introduces the reader to valuable principles such as “The Peacemaker’s Pledge,” the […]

Happily Ever After

By John Piper

Marriage between sinners has its inevitable messes. If you’ve been married longer than a week or two, you know how the hard realities of life in a fallen age can come crashing in. Perhaps you had a season of “once […]

What Did You Expect?

By Paul Tripp

Somehow, someway, every marriage becomes a struggle. Everyone’s marriage morphs into something they didn’t intend it to be. At some point you need something sturdier than romance. You need something deeper than shared interests and mutual attraction. You need changed […]

Marriage Matters: Extraordinary Change Through Ordinary Moments

By Winston Smith

He snapped at her at breakfast. She brought up a past mistake. He walked out angry. She left without saying good-bye. Just one day in an ordinary marriage. But what if things could be different? What if the ordinary moments […]

Tying the Knot Tighter: Because Marriage Lasts a Lifetime

By Martha Peace

Just as the best coaches remind their players to practice the basics of their sport, Christian couples need to be reminded regularly of the basics of a Christian marriage. In a clear, down-to-earth style, Martha Peace and John Crotts provide […]

Sweethearts for a Lifetime

By Wayne Mack

This biblical, practical book, from the author of the best-selling Strengthening Your Marriage, will help couples restore warmth and vitality to their marriages. Written both for newlyweds and for those who have long been married, Sweethearts for a Lifetime will […]

Strengthening Your Marriage

By Wayne Mack

For better or for worse? Whichever term describes your marriage, there are ways to make it (even) better. That’s because God has designed marriage to be a relationship of deep unity and strength. Despite the challenges that couples face today, […]

When Sinners Say “I Do”

By Dave Harvey

Marriage is the union of two people who arrive at the altar toting some surprisingly large luggage. Often it gets opened right there on the honeymoon, sometimes it waits for the week after. The Bible calls it sin and understanding […]

Sacred Marriage

By Gary Thomas

What if God’s primary intent for your marriage isn’t to make you happy . . . but holy? What if your relationship isn’t as much about you and your spouse as it is about you and God? Starting with the […]

Love That Lasts: When Marriage Meets Grace

By Gary Ricucci

Marriage is a profound and marvelous mystery established by God for his glory-and that is for our good. So many marital relationships never reach their greatest potential because they have the fatal limitation of being focused on one another. When […]

This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence

By John Piper

“An instant classic. It is at once biblical and devotional, the fruit of seasoned theological reflection and four decades of ‘momentary’ marriage.” ―Andreas J. Köstenberger, Director of the Center for Biblical Studies and Research Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology, […]

Marriage and the Mystery of the Gospel

By Ray Ortlund

Marriage reveals something of eternal significance. From the beginning, God designed marriage to convey a greater reality―the passionate, unfailing, redeeming love of God for sinners, the eternal romance between Christ and his bride. In this volume, Ray Ortlund traces marriage […]

The Meaning of Marriage

By Tim Keller

Based on the acclaimed sermon series by New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller, this book shows everyone—Christians, skeptics, singles, longtime married couples, and those about to be engaged—the vision of what marriage should be according to the Bible. Modern culture would […]

Married for God

By Christopher Ash

It is our natural tendency to seek personal happiness and satisfaction in marriage. We often give our own needs, wants, and goals first priority. But what is God’s design for our marriages? With clarity and conviction, Christopher Ash turns us […]

Letters to a Romantic: First Years of Marriage

By Sean Perron

The first years of marriage are filled with joys, sorrows and surprises. They set patterns that can determine the course of the marriage for years to come. As you begin to work through the nitty-gritty details of home life together, […]

Pamphlets

Help! I’m In a Painful Marriage

By Carrie Foldberg

A mini-book providing biblical counsel to the wife who finds herself in a difficult marriage. Many women find themselves in deeply painful marriages as a consequence of their husbands behavior. Struggling with feelings of embarrassment, shame, or resentment, they can easily […]

Renewing Marital Intimacy

By David Powlison

You started out telling each other everything. Time flew by when you were together. It all seemed so easy then. But now it seems like there’s nothing to say. The inti­macy and trust you once enjoyed are gone—replaced by bickering, […]

Marriage: Whose Dream?

By Paul Tripp

In this eye-opening booklet, Paul David Tripp shows how refocusing your dreams according to divine priorities can invigorate you and your marriage.

Who Does The Dishes?: Decision Making In Marriage

By Winston Smith

WHO DOES THE DISHES?- Who should pay the bills? Do the laundry? Work outside the home? Stay home with the kids? For many couples, answering these questions is difficult and frustrating. How do you decide which family responsibilities belong to you […]

In-Laws: Married with Parents

By Wayne Mack

Books on Christian marriage abound today. If you’re like many people, you’ve read books covering every facet of marriage imaginable. Except one: in-laws. Drawing on his years of counseling experience, Wayne Mack provides straightforward guidance for both parents and married […]

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Peacemaking for Families

By Ken Sande

Basic conflict-resolution skills found in Scripture can help you change your home from a battle zone to a love nest. Distinguishing between positive and negative conflict resolution, Peacemaking for Families introduces the reader to valuable principles such as “The Peacemaker’s Pledge,” the […]

Happily Ever After

By John Piper

Marriage between sinners has its inevitable messes. If you’ve been married longer than a week or two, you know how the hard realities of life in a fallen age can come crashing in. Perhaps you had a season of “once […]

What Did You Expect?

By Paul Tripp

Somehow, someway, every marriage becomes a struggle. Everyone’s marriage morphs into something they didn’t intend it to be. At some point you need something sturdier than romance. You need something deeper than shared interests and mutual attraction. You need changed […]

Marriage Matters: Extraordinary Change Through Ordinary Moments

By Winston Smith

He snapped at her at breakfast. She brought up a past mistake. He walked out angry. She left without saying good-bye. Just one day in an ordinary marriage. But what if things could be different? What if the ordinary moments […]

Tying the Knot Tighter: Because Marriage Lasts a Lifetime

By Martha Peace

Just as the best coaches remind their players to practice the basics of their sport, Christian couples need to be reminded regularly of the basics of a Christian marriage. In a clear, down-to-earth style, Martha Peace and John Crotts provide […]

Sweethearts for a Lifetime

By Wayne Mack

This biblical, practical book, from the author of the best-selling Strengthening Your Marriage, will help couples restore warmth and vitality to their marriages. Written both for newlyweds and for those who have long been married, Sweethearts for a Lifetime will […]

Strengthening Your Marriage

By Wayne Mack

For better or for worse? Whichever term describes your marriage, there are ways to make it (even) better. That’s because God has designed marriage to be a relationship of deep unity and strength. Despite the challenges that couples face today, […]

When Sinners Say “I Do”

By Dave Harvey

Marriage is the union of two people who arrive at the altar toting some surprisingly large luggage. Often it gets opened right there on the honeymoon, sometimes it waits for the week after. The Bible calls it sin and understanding […]

Sacred Marriage

By Gary Thomas

What if God’s primary intent for your marriage isn’t to make you happy . . . but holy? What if your relationship isn’t as much about you and your spouse as it is about you and God? Starting with the […]

Love That Lasts: When Marriage Meets Grace

By Gary Ricucci

Marriage is a profound and marvelous mystery established by God for his glory-and that is for our good. So many marital relationships never reach their greatest potential because they have the fatal limitation of being focused on one another. When […]

This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence

By John Piper

“An instant classic. It is at once biblical and devotional, the fruit of seasoned theological reflection and four decades of ‘momentary’ marriage.” ―Andreas J. Köstenberger, Director of the Center for Biblical Studies and Research Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology, […]

Marriage and the Mystery of the Gospel

By Ray Ortlund

Marriage reveals something of eternal significance. From the beginning, God designed marriage to convey a greater reality―the passionate, unfailing, redeeming love of God for sinners, the eternal romance between Christ and his bride. In this volume, Ray Ortlund traces marriage […]

The Meaning of Marriage

By Tim Keller

Based on the acclaimed sermon series by New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller, this book shows everyone—Christians, skeptics, singles, longtime married couples, and those about to be engaged—the vision of what marriage should be according to the Bible. Modern culture would […]

Married for God

By Christopher Ash

It is our natural tendency to seek personal happiness and satisfaction in marriage. We often give our own needs, wants, and goals first priority. But what is God’s design for our marriages? With clarity and conviction, Christopher Ash turns us […]

Letters to a Romantic: First Years of Marriage

By Sean Perron

The first years of marriage are filled with joys, sorrows and surprises. They set patterns that can determine the course of the marriage for years to come. As you begin to work through the nitty-gritty details of home life together, […]

Podcasts

Peacemaking for Families

By Ken Sande

Basic conflict-resolution skills found in Scripture can help you change your home from a battle zone to a love nest. Distinguishing between positive and negative conflict resolution, Peacemaking for Families introduces the reader to valuable principles such as “The Peacemaker’s Pledge,” the […]

Happily Ever After

By John Piper

Marriage between sinners has its inevitable messes. If you’ve been married longer than a week or two, you know how the hard realities of life in a fallen age can come crashing in. Perhaps you had a season of “once […]

What Did You Expect?

By Paul Tripp

Somehow, someway, every marriage becomes a struggle. Everyone’s marriage morphs into something they didn’t intend it to be. At some point you need something sturdier than romance. You need something deeper than shared interests and mutual attraction. You need changed […]

Marriage Matters: Extraordinary Change Through Ordinary Moments

By Winston Smith

He snapped at her at breakfast. She brought up a past mistake. He walked out angry. She left without saying good-bye. Just one day in an ordinary marriage. But what if things could be different? What if the ordinary moments […]

Tying the Knot Tighter: Because Marriage Lasts a Lifetime

By Martha Peace

Just as the best coaches remind their players to practice the basics of their sport, Christian couples need to be reminded regularly of the basics of a Christian marriage. In a clear, down-to-earth style, Martha Peace and John Crotts provide […]

Sweethearts for a Lifetime

By Wayne Mack

This biblical, practical book, from the author of the best-selling Strengthening Your Marriage, will help couples restore warmth and vitality to their marriages. Written both for newlyweds and for those who have long been married, Sweethearts for a Lifetime will […]

Strengthening Your Marriage

By Wayne Mack

For better or for worse? Whichever term describes your marriage, there are ways to make it (even) better. That’s because God has designed marriage to be a relationship of deep unity and strength. Despite the challenges that couples face today, […]

When Sinners Say “I Do”

By Dave Harvey

Marriage is the union of two people who arrive at the altar toting some surprisingly large luggage. Often it gets opened right there on the honeymoon, sometimes it waits for the week after. The Bible calls it sin and understanding […]

Sacred Marriage

By Gary Thomas

What if God’s primary intent for your marriage isn’t to make you happy . . . but holy? What if your relationship isn’t as much about you and your spouse as it is about you and God? Starting with the […]

Love That Lasts: When Marriage Meets Grace

By Gary Ricucci

Marriage is a profound and marvelous mystery established by God for his glory-and that is for our good. So many marital relationships never reach their greatest potential because they have the fatal limitation of being focused on one another. When […]

This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence

By John Piper

“An instant classic. It is at once biblical and devotional, the fruit of seasoned theological reflection and four decades of ‘momentary’ marriage.” ―Andreas J. Köstenberger, Director of the Center for Biblical Studies and Research Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology, […]

Marriage and the Mystery of the Gospel

By Ray Ortlund

Marriage reveals something of eternal significance. From the beginning, God designed marriage to convey a greater reality―the passionate, unfailing, redeeming love of God for sinners, the eternal romance between Christ and his bride. In this volume, Ray Ortlund traces marriage […]

The Meaning of Marriage

By Tim Keller

Based on the acclaimed sermon series by New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller, this book shows everyone—Christians, skeptics, singles, longtime married couples, and those about to be engaged—the vision of what marriage should be according to the Bible. Modern culture would […]

Married for God

By Christopher Ash

It is our natural tendency to seek personal happiness and satisfaction in marriage. We often give our own needs, wants, and goals first priority. But what is God’s design for our marriages? With clarity and conviction, Christopher Ash turns us […]

Letters to a Romantic: First Years of Marriage

By Sean Perron

The first years of marriage are filled with joys, sorrows and surprises. They set patterns that can determine the course of the marriage for years to come. As you begin to work through the nitty-gritty details of home life together, […]

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Peacemaking for Families

By Ken Sande

Basic conflict-resolution skills found in Scripture can help you change your home from a battle zone to a love nest. Distinguishing between positive and negative conflict resolution, Peacemaking for Families introduces the reader to valuable principles such as “The Peacemaker’s Pledge,” the […]

Happily Ever After

By John Piper

Marriage between sinners has its inevitable messes. If you’ve been married longer than a week or two, you know how the hard realities of life in a fallen age can come crashing in. Perhaps you had a season of “once […]

What Did You Expect?

By Paul Tripp

Somehow, someway, every marriage becomes a struggle. Everyone’s marriage morphs into something they didn’t intend it to be. At some point you need something sturdier than romance. You need something deeper than shared interests and mutual attraction. You need changed […]

Marriage Matters: Extraordinary Change Through Ordinary Moments

By Winston Smith

He snapped at her at breakfast. She brought up a past mistake. He walked out angry. She left without saying good-bye. Just one day in an ordinary marriage. But what if things could be different? What if the ordinary moments […]

Tying the Knot Tighter: Because Marriage Lasts a Lifetime

By Martha Peace

Just as the best coaches remind their players to practice the basics of their sport, Christian couples need to be reminded regularly of the basics of a Christian marriage. In a clear, down-to-earth style, Martha Peace and John Crotts provide […]

Sweethearts for a Lifetime

By Wayne Mack

This biblical, practical book, from the author of the best-selling Strengthening Your Marriage, will help couples restore warmth and vitality to their marriages. Written both for newlyweds and for those who have long been married, Sweethearts for a Lifetime will […]

Strengthening Your Marriage

By Wayne Mack

For better or for worse? Whichever term describes your marriage, there are ways to make it (even) better. That’s because God has designed marriage to be a relationship of deep unity and strength. Despite the challenges that couples face today, […]

When Sinners Say “I Do”

By Dave Harvey

Marriage is the union of two people who arrive at the altar toting some surprisingly large luggage. Often it gets opened right there on the honeymoon, sometimes it waits for the week after. The Bible calls it sin and understanding […]

Sacred Marriage

By Gary Thomas

What if God’s primary intent for your marriage isn’t to make you happy . . . but holy? What if your relationship isn’t as much about you and your spouse as it is about you and God? Starting with the […]

Love That Lasts: When Marriage Meets Grace

By Gary Ricucci

Marriage is a profound and marvelous mystery established by God for his glory-and that is for our good. So many marital relationships never reach their greatest potential because they have the fatal limitation of being focused on one another. When […]

This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence

By John Piper

“An instant classic. It is at once biblical and devotional, the fruit of seasoned theological reflection and four decades of ‘momentary’ marriage.” ―Andreas J. Köstenberger, Director of the Center for Biblical Studies and Research Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology, […]

Marriage and the Mystery of the Gospel

By Ray Ortlund

Marriage reveals something of eternal significance. From the beginning, God designed marriage to convey a greater reality―the passionate, unfailing, redeeming love of God for sinners, the eternal romance between Christ and his bride. In this volume, Ray Ortlund traces marriage […]

The Meaning of Marriage

By Tim Keller

Based on the acclaimed sermon series by New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller, this book shows everyone—Christians, skeptics, singles, longtime married couples, and those about to be engaged—the vision of what marriage should be according to the Bible. Modern culture would […]

Married for God

By Christopher Ash

It is our natural tendency to seek personal happiness and satisfaction in marriage. We often give our own needs, wants, and goals first priority. But what is God’s design for our marriages? With clarity and conviction, Christopher Ash turns us […]

Letters to a Romantic: First Years of Marriage

By Sean Perron

The first years of marriage are filled with joys, sorrows and surprises. They set patterns that can determine the course of the marriage for years to come. As you begin to work through the nitty-gritty details of home life together, […]

Journal Articles

Peacemaking for Families

By Ken Sande

Basic conflict-resolution skills found in Scripture can help you change your home from a battle zone to a love nest. Distinguishing between positive and negative conflict resolution, Peacemaking for Families introduces the reader to valuable principles such as “The Peacemaker’s Pledge,” the […]

Happily Ever After

By John Piper

Marriage between sinners has its inevitable messes. If you’ve been married longer than a week or two, you know how the hard realities of life in a fallen age can come crashing in. Perhaps you had a season of “once […]

What Did You Expect?

By Paul Tripp

Somehow, someway, every marriage becomes a struggle. Everyone’s marriage morphs into something they didn’t intend it to be. At some point you need something sturdier than romance. You need something deeper than shared interests and mutual attraction. You need changed […]

Marriage Matters: Extraordinary Change Through Ordinary Moments

By Winston Smith

He snapped at her at breakfast. She brought up a past mistake. He walked out angry. She left without saying good-bye. Just one day in an ordinary marriage. But what if things could be different? What if the ordinary moments […]

Tying the Knot Tighter: Because Marriage Lasts a Lifetime

By Martha Peace

Just as the best coaches remind their players to practice the basics of their sport, Christian couples need to be reminded regularly of the basics of a Christian marriage. In a clear, down-to-earth style, Martha Peace and John Crotts provide […]

Sweethearts for a Lifetime

By Wayne Mack

This biblical, practical book, from the author of the best-selling Strengthening Your Marriage, will help couples restore warmth and vitality to their marriages. Written both for newlyweds and for those who have long been married, Sweethearts for a Lifetime will […]

Strengthening Your Marriage

By Wayne Mack

For better or for worse? Whichever term describes your marriage, there are ways to make it (even) better. That’s because God has designed marriage to be a relationship of deep unity and strength. Despite the challenges that couples face today, […]

When Sinners Say “I Do”

By Dave Harvey

Marriage is the union of two people who arrive at the altar toting some surprisingly large luggage. Often it gets opened right there on the honeymoon, sometimes it waits for the week after. The Bible calls it sin and understanding […]

Sacred Marriage

By Gary Thomas

What if God’s primary intent for your marriage isn’t to make you happy . . . but holy? What if your relationship isn’t as much about you and your spouse as it is about you and God? Starting with the […]

Love That Lasts: When Marriage Meets Grace

By Gary Ricucci

Marriage is a profound and marvelous mystery established by God for his glory-and that is for our good. So many marital relationships never reach their greatest potential because they have the fatal limitation of being focused on one another. When […]

This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence

By John Piper

“An instant classic. It is at once biblical and devotional, the fruit of seasoned theological reflection and four decades of ‘momentary’ marriage.” ―Andreas J. Köstenberger, Director of the Center for Biblical Studies and Research Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology, […]

Marriage and the Mystery of the Gospel

By Ray Ortlund

Marriage reveals something of eternal significance. From the beginning, God designed marriage to convey a greater reality―the passionate, unfailing, redeeming love of God for sinners, the eternal romance between Christ and his bride. In this volume, Ray Ortlund traces marriage […]

The Meaning of Marriage

By Tim Keller

Based on the acclaimed sermon series by New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller, this book shows everyone—Christians, skeptics, singles, longtime married couples, and those about to be engaged—the vision of what marriage should be according to the Bible. Modern culture would […]

Married for God

By Christopher Ash

It is our natural tendency to seek personal happiness and satisfaction in marriage. We often give our own needs, wants, and goals first priority. But what is God’s design for our marriages? With clarity and conviction, Christopher Ash turns us […]

Letters to a Romantic: First Years of Marriage

By Sean Perron

The first years of marriage are filled with joys, sorrows and surprises. They set patterns that can determine the course of the marriage for years to come. As you begin to work through the nitty-gritty details of home life together, […]

Worksheets

Peacemaking for Families

By Ken Sande

Basic conflict-resolution skills found in Scripture can help you change your home from a battle zone to a love nest. Distinguishing between positive and negative conflict resolution, Peacemaking for Families introduces the reader to valuable principles such as “The Peacemaker’s Pledge,” the […]

Happily Ever After

By John Piper

Marriage between sinners has its inevitable messes. If you’ve been married longer than a week or two, you know how the hard realities of life in a fallen age can come crashing in. Perhaps you had a season of “once […]

What Did You Expect?

By Paul Tripp

Somehow, someway, every marriage becomes a struggle. Everyone’s marriage morphs into something they didn’t intend it to be. At some point you need something sturdier than romance. You need something deeper than shared interests and mutual attraction. You need changed […]

Marriage Matters: Extraordinary Change Through Ordinary Moments

By Winston Smith

He snapped at her at breakfast. She brought up a past mistake. He walked out angry. She left without saying good-bye. Just one day in an ordinary marriage. But what if things could be different? What if the ordinary moments […]

Tying the Knot Tighter: Because Marriage Lasts a Lifetime

By Martha Peace

Just as the best coaches remind their players to practice the basics of their sport, Christian couples need to be reminded regularly of the basics of a Christian marriage. In a clear, down-to-earth style, Martha Peace and John Crotts provide […]

Sweethearts for a Lifetime

By Wayne Mack

This biblical, practical book, from the author of the best-selling Strengthening Your Marriage, will help couples restore warmth and vitality to their marriages. Written both for newlyweds and for those who have long been married, Sweethearts for a Lifetime will […]

Strengthening Your Marriage

By Wayne Mack

For better or for worse? Whichever term describes your marriage, there are ways to make it (even) better. That’s because God has designed marriage to be a relationship of deep unity and strength. Despite the challenges that couples face today, […]

When Sinners Say “I Do”

By Dave Harvey

Marriage is the union of two people who arrive at the altar toting some surprisingly large luggage. Often it gets opened right there on the honeymoon, sometimes it waits for the week after. The Bible calls it sin and understanding […]

Sacred Marriage

By Gary Thomas

What if God’s primary intent for your marriage isn’t to make you happy . . . but holy? What if your relationship isn’t as much about you and your spouse as it is about you and God? Starting with the […]

Love That Lasts: When Marriage Meets Grace

By Gary Ricucci

Marriage is a profound and marvelous mystery established by God for his glory-and that is for our good. So many marital relationships never reach their greatest potential because they have the fatal limitation of being focused on one another. When […]

This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence

By John Piper

“An instant classic. It is at once biblical and devotional, the fruit of seasoned theological reflection and four decades of ‘momentary’ marriage.” ―Andreas J. Köstenberger, Director of the Center for Biblical Studies and Research Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology, […]

Marriage and the Mystery of the Gospel

By Ray Ortlund

Marriage reveals something of eternal significance. From the beginning, God designed marriage to convey a greater reality―the passionate, unfailing, redeeming love of God for sinners, the eternal romance between Christ and his bride. In this volume, Ray Ortlund traces marriage […]

The Meaning of Marriage

By Tim Keller

Based on the acclaimed sermon series by New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller, this book shows everyone—Christians, skeptics, singles, longtime married couples, and those about to be engaged—the vision of what marriage should be according to the Bible. Modern culture would […]

Married for God

By Christopher Ash

It is our natural tendency to seek personal happiness and satisfaction in marriage. We often give our own needs, wants, and goals first priority. But what is God’s design for our marriages? With clarity and conviction, Christopher Ash turns us […]

Letters to a Romantic: First Years of Marriage

By Sean Perron

The first years of marriage are filled with joys, sorrows and surprises. They set patterns that can determine the course of the marriage for years to come. As you begin to work through the nitty-gritty details of home life together, […]

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