Recommended Resources for Marriage & Family

Adult Singles

  • The Singlehood Phenomenon—Beverly and Tom Rodgers PhD
  • 101 Questions to Ask Before You Get Engaged—H. Norman Wright
  • How to Avoid Marrying A Jerk—John Van Epp

Pre-Marital

  • Before You Live Together—Dave Gudgel
  • Dating: "Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Got Married"—Gary Chapman, PhD
  • The Ring Makes All the Difference—Glenn T. Stanton

Marriage Enrichment

  • The Five Love Languages—Gary Chapman, PhD
  • The Love Dare—Stephen and Alex Kendrick
  • Love and Respect—Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

Couples Crisis

  • Can My Marriage Be Saved—Mae and Erika Chambers
  • Marriage on the Mend-Tangible Tools to Restore Your Relationship—Clint and Penny Bragg http://inverseministries.org/
  • Yes, Your Marriage Can Be Saved—Joe and Michelle Williams
  • Unfaithful-Hope and Healing After Infidelity—Gary and Mona Shriver

Parenting

  • The Five Love Languages of Children—Gary Chapman, PhD
  • The Christian Parenting Handbook--Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller
  • Visionary Parenting—Rob Rienow
  • Faith Begins at Home: The Family Makeover with Christ at the Center—Mark Holmen

Step Families

  • The Smart Stepfamily—Ron Deal
  • Co-Parenting Works!—Tammy Daughtry
  • The Smart Stepdad—Ron Deal
  • The Smart Stepmom—Ron Deal

Single Parenting

  • The Switching Hour—Evon O. Flesberg
  • The Single Mom's Guide to Keeping It All Together—Elsa Kok Colopy
  • Divorce Care For Kids—Linda Jacobs http://www.churchinitiative.org/

Small Group Studies

Couples Devotionals

  • The Love Dare Day by Day: A Year of Devotions for Couples—Stephen and Alex Kendrick
  • Moments With You: Daily Connection for Couples—Dennis and Barbara Rainey
  • Never Alone Devotions for Couples—David and Teresa Ferguson

Media & Technology

  • Courageous-Movie
  • Fireproof-Movie
  • No Greater Love-Movie
  • Date Night PDX- app
  • Two Ignite- app

*All materials available through http://www.amazon.com/ unless otherwise specified.