Marriage Resources

  • “A Biblical Portrait of Marriage”  Dr. Bruce Wilkinson – Leader Book, Study Guide & VHS – In Church Library.  (12-Sessions that lay out six partnership principles and six problem solving strategies that will move your marriage from bland to grand)
  • “After You Say ‘I Do’….”  H. Norman Wright; Tim & Beverly Lahaye; Larry Burkett – VHS & Workbook – In Church Library.  (3-Sessions and a study guide on the foundational issues of marriage for couples of all ages)
  • “Building Your Marriage”  Dennis Rainey – Study Book – In Church Library.  (This 7-session study will help you grow together with your spouse by increasing intimacy and rekindling romance; growing together spiritually; developing meaningful friendships with other couples; learning to apply biblical truths to your marriage and learning to understand and appreciate each other more)
  • “Fireproof Your Marriage”  DVD & Study Guide – In Church Library.  (6-session study founded on Biblical principles for strong, God-centered, lifelong marriages)
  • “Five Lies that Ruin Relationships”  Chip Ingram – DVD & Study Guide – In Church Library.  (Wrong Beliefs Produce Wrong Behavior)  (10 part DVD series centered on the book of James chapters 4 and 5 – to define five of the most common lies that have the potential to ruin relationships with those we love.  Chip uncovers the source of quarreling, how our words wound, how not to make decisions, and why better things don’t always make things better)
  • “I Married You, Not Your Family”  Linda Mintle, PhD. – Book – In Church Library.  (Having a good marriage is not an exact science, but there are key strategies you can put to work at any point in your relationship – engaged, newly married, or married for a lifetime – that will keep it from becoming another casualty)
  • “Marriage Built to Last”  Chip Ingram – Leaders Guide, Study Book & DVD – In Church Library (6-Sessions that explore: Adjusting expectations; Learning to communicate clearly; Breaking down walls; Resolving conflict; Restoring sex and intimacy; and Striving for a Christ-centered marriage)
  • “Men and Women”  Larry Crabb – Book.  (According to bestselling author Dr. Larry Crabb, men and women struggle to relate to one another because they are self-centered and do not honor the God-created differences between men and women. In Men and Women, Crabb explores how we can turn away from ourselves and toward each other to become “other-centered”)    http://www.churchsource.com/men-and-women-1
  • “The Five Love Languages”  Gary Chapman – Book.  ( The Five Love Languages, explains how people communicate love in different ways, and shares the wonderful things that happen when men and women learn to speak each other’s language. Chapters are categorized by love language and each one ends with simple steps to express a specific language to your spouse and guide your marriage in the right direction. Paperback. A Focus on the Family recommendation)   http://www.christianbook.com/five-love-languages/gary-chapman