In Birth Control for Christians, Paris guides engaged and married couples in making informed decisions about fertility management. Each chapter gives accessible up-to-date medical information on a particular method, how it works, its effectiveness, potential advantages and disadvantages. Chapters also provide details on moral issues and debates such as “Do hormonal methods cause abortion?” Topic like Natural Family Planning, IUDs, and sterilization are discussed. More than thirty illustrations and charts are included. Discussion questions at the end of each chapter promote conversation and aid in making moral, relational, and medical decisions that both partners will be comfortable with and a welcome addition for premarital counsellors who facilitate counselling.
Author: Williams Jenell Paris
Publisher: Baker Book House USA
Marriage is a beautiful blessing when husband and wife remain under God’s umbrella of wisdom and guidance. God holds answers to every challenge, healing for every hurt, provision for every need, and is the source for every joy. Topics such as God’s Plan, God’s Guidance, God’s Provision and more, highlight the importance of caring and sharing together as an absolute way of life so your marriage will remain steadfast for a lifetime.
Author: Jack Countryman
Publisher: Thomas Nelson (May 2012)
Loving your marriage enough to protect it. With the divorce rate steadily climbing and infidelity creeping into even the happiest marriages, in a society that trivializes adultery and its devastating effects, with temptation and opportunity coming at you from all directions. How can you keep your marriage from becoming a statistic? The advice from best-selling author Jerry B. Jenkins is this: plant preventative hedges around your marriage. These hedges are practical ways to avoid compromising situations and giving temptation a foothold in your life. Jenkins shares real-life stories of how temptation can slip in undetected and in a dizzying whirl of deception and betrayal cause a marriage to crumble, a wake-up call for all married couples. He openly shares insights from his own marriage as well as the hedges he has been using for years.
Features: A DVD message from the author and a new study guide for group and personal use. Hedges is more helpful than ever.
Author: Jerry B. Jenkins
Publisher: Crossway 2005
Words of affirmation, quality time, gifts, acts of service, physical touching – learning these love languages will get your marriage off to a great start or enhance a long-standing one. Dr Gary Chapman explains the purpose of each “language” and shows you how to identify the one that’s meaningful to your spouse. Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman’s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner—starting today. This book includes a personal profile assessment so you can discover your love language and that of your loved one.
Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: Northfield Publishing 2015
How can one be happily married to one person for life? How do we resolve conflict? How do we stay married? How can we discover and rediscover sexual intimacy? Nicky and Sila Lee have been married for over 40 years, and this book distils all the wisdom and advice they have gleaned from their own experience and the experience of others they have counselled. Based on the solid foundations of the Christian faith, Nicky and Sila demonstrate the value, importance and potential of any marriage. They suggest how we can not only stay married, but also make the most of our married lives together, covering topics such as: Effective communication, Parents and in-laws, Conflict and forgiveness, Sex and expressions of love. The Marriage Book provides practical advice for any married or engaged couple who want to build a strong and lasting marriage, while also offering insights for single people who are interested in getting married in the future
Author: Nicky Lee and Sila Lee
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Solid and discerning advice for Christian women on godly marriage; spiritually, emotionally, physically, mentally and relationally in the Christian’s daily life. The reality of a marriage is a far cry from the pop culture fantasy of two independent people happily living independent lives together. This book gives Biblical advice for women who are in a relationship, who wish to be in a relationship, or who struggle in an imperfect marriage by addressing the spiritual, emotional, mental, physical and relational effects of intimacy and answering questions for the single or married such as: Where does love fit in? How do I fit in?
Author: Rebecca VanDoodewaard
Publisher: Christian Focus Publications