Through short chapters focused on such essential topics as prayer, simplicity, community, and purity, you will discover how to make your most important love relationships–with God and your potential mate–strong, lasting, and radiant.
Relationship experts Ben Young and Samuel Adams, authors of The Ten Commandments of Dating and The One, give user-friendly tips for nurturing your personal walk with God and enhancing your spiritual connection as a couple.
James Dobson – A realistic look at what real love is…and is not.
Fit to Be Tied: Making Marriage Last a Lifetime – Bill & Lynne Hybels – An excellent book for couples considering marriage.
When God Writes Your Love Story – Eric and Leslie Ludy – In their most popular book, bestselling authors Eric and Leslie Ludy challenge singles to take a fresh approach to relationships in a culture where love has been replaced by cheap sensual passion.
Romantic Love: Using Your Head in Matters of the Heart – Dr.
Passion and Purity; Learning to Bring Your Love Life under Christ’s Control – Elizabeth Elliot – Everyone should read this book, as it is an incredible testimony of patience and trusing God and His timing. Norman Wright) – Lots of good information about dating, and making sure you’re ready for dating. Don Rannikar (Multnomah) – One of several good books that discusses courtship versus dating.
I Kissed Dating Good-Bye: A New Attitude toward Romance & Relationships – Josh Harris (Multnomah) – The book that has stirred up the most interest in courtship.
Diligently go about making your marriage everything you and your spouse hoped for, and more!
Based on research of thousands of strong couples across the country, the twelve essential elements outlined are not only biblically based; they also chart a course for a romantic adventure that will last a lifetime.
With practical advice and stories from their own marriage and counseling experiences, Greg and Erin guide couples to find ways to work around roadblocks in their current relationship and to intentionally create communication patterns that will take them to emotionally safe places. But the detours don’t necessarily have to lead couples off course.
Greg and Erin help couples map out a journey for their marriages so that they can enjoy the passionate and intimate relationship that God has promised.
The Language of Love – Gary Smalley & John Trent (Focus on the Family) – In their words: “Explores ’emotional word pictures,’ a time-tested method that enables us to bridge those communication gaps”. Quest for Love: True Stories of Passion & Purity – Elizabeth Elliot (Revell) – In this book, she uses real-life people and experiences.