On Studying Scripture
by R.C. Sproul
With his usual common sense and bubbling enthusiasm, Sproul explores why every Christian should study the Bible and why so many get discouraged. He then offers clear explanations of the basic steps of interpretation and gives simple how-to’s for using them. Excellent for beginner Bible readers.
by Gordon D. Fee & Douglas Stuart
by Howard G. Hendricks & William D. Hendricks
by Bob Kauflin
This book focuses on the essentials of God-Honoring worship, combining biblical foundations with practical application in a way that works in the real world. The author—pastor and noted song-writer—skillfully instructs fellow pastors, musicians and worship leaders to root corporate worship in unchanging spiritual principles rather than divisive cultural trends.
What Jesus Demands from the World
by John Piper
This book gathers many of the demands from the 4 gospels. It begins with an introduction of these demands followed by an explanation of each. This is a great introduction to discipleship for thoughtful inquirers and new believers as well as a book of meditative content for disciples who want to know Jesus better.
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.
by Gary Thomas
Your marriage is more than a sacred covenant with another person. It is a spiritual discipline designed to help you know God better, trust him more fully, and love him more deeply. Scores of books have been written that offer guidance for building the marriage of your dreams. But what if God’s primary intent for your marriage isn’t to make you happy. . . but holy? And what if your relationship isn’t as much about you and your spouse as it is about you and God?
The Christ Centered Marriage
by Neil Anderson
The Christ-Centered Marriage shows couples how to draw upon God’s promises to break free from old habits and patterns. As a result, husbands and wives will enjoy greater intimacy, joy and fulfillment in every area of their marriages. No matter how troubled or rocky your marriage might be, The Christ-Centered Marriage provides the hidden keys for achieving long-lasting renewal and vitality in your relationship.
by Allender and Longman
In Intimate Allies, counselor Dan Allender and theologian Tremper Longman III merge their minds and skills to strip away cultural expectations and takes a fresh look at God’s design for the marriage relationship. The authors focus on five foundations taken from Genesis 1-3 and include an extensive review of other biblical passages on marriage. Each section begins with a real-life story concerning an unresolved marriage issue and concludes with the same story built on the “foundation” of a godly marriage. With eloquence and wisdom, Intimate Allies will challenge readers to move their marriages out of the mundane and into the fulfilling and enriching experiences God intended.
Love & Respect
by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
Based upon Ephesians 5:33 and extensive biblical and psychological research, Dr. Emerson Eggerichs reveals the power of unconditional love and unconditional respect and how husbands and wives can reap the benefits of marriage that God intended.
Rocking the Roles
by Robert Lewis & William Hendricks
A far cry from the restrictions of the traditional marriage or the formlessness of modern marriage, this approach offers a perfect blend of structure and equality, balance and beauty. It explores: 1) Common myths and misunderstanding about marriage roles 2) ‘Core’ roles that don’t limit choices but help prioritize commitments, energy, and time 3) What husbands and wives most need to understand about each other 4) What the “S” word-submission-is and is not 5) Spiritual leadership as practical responsibility, not privileged rank 6) How to transform your marriage by applying these practical, biblical principles to day-to-day life.
Each for the Other
by Bryan Chapell