THE MARRIAGE COVENANT: An Indissoluble Union

Books on marriage are a dime-a-dozen these days, even from a Christian perspective.  However, only a handful of books on marriage pass the test of biblical fidelity.  John Piper’s book, This Momentary Marriage passes both tests..  In fact, it ranks among the best books I’ve read on marriage to date. Readers familiar with Piper will instantlyContinue reading “THE MARRIAGE COVENANT: An Indissoluble Union”

Scary Close – Donald Miller

I admire Donald Miller.  I admire his courage.  I admire his tenacity.  And I admire his ability to tell a story.  Make no mistake – this guy can write!  Admiring Don Miller, however, does not mean I agree with everything he believes.  There’s a good deal I disagree with.  Yet, I appreciate his gifts andContinue reading “Scary Close – Donald Miller”

THE MARRIAGE COVENANT – An Indissoluble Union

Books on marriage are a dime-a-dozen these days, even from a Christian perspective.  However, only a handful of books on marriage pass the test of biblical fidelity.  John Piper’s book, This Momentary Marriage passes both tests..  In fact, it ranks among the best books I’ve read on marriage to date. Readers familiar with Piper will instantlyContinue reading “THE MARRIAGE COVENANT – An Indissoluble Union”

Scary Close – Donald Miller

I admire Donald Miller.  I admire his courage.  I admire his tenacity.  And I admire his ability to tell a story.  Make no mistake – this guy can write!  Admiring Don Miller, however, does not mean I agree with everything he believes.  There’s a good deal I disagree with.  Yet I appreciate his gifts andContinue reading “Scary Close – Donald Miller”

FROM THIS DAY FORWARD – Craig and Amy Groeschel (2014)

I have to be honest.  My expectations for most books on marriage are pretty low.  So many books on Christian marriage these days are filled with clichés and pop psychology.  Biblical wisdom is overshadowed or replaced altogether by pithy sayings and readers are left wandering in a postmodern wasteland. Craig and Amy Groeschel’s book, FromContinue reading “FROM THIS DAY FORWARD – Craig and Amy Groeschel (2014)”

The Meaning of Marriage – Timothy and Kathy Keller (2012)

The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy and Kathy Keller is a thoughtful look at marriage through the lens of Scripture.  The Keller’s pull no punches.  This book is honest and transparent.  They reveal some of the struggles they have overcome in their marriage and point readers to biblical solutions.  The Meaning of Marriage definitely has aContinue reading “The Meaning of Marriage – Timothy and Kathy Keller (2012)”

REAL MARRIAGE – Mark and Grace Driscoll (2012)

Real Marriage by Mark and Grace Driscoll hit the evangelical world by storm a few days ago.  Some, like the influential theologian, Wayne Grudem, are praising it and some are condemning it.  In my mind, the hype is a bit overplayed on both sides. Real Marriage  is biblical in its scope, practical in its counsel,Continue reading “REAL MARRIAGE – Mark and Grace Driscoll (2012)”

LOVE AND RESPECT – Emerson Eggerichs (2004)

Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs is a refreshing and practical book on marriage. Part One: The Crazy Cycle In part one, the author overviews what he has coined, “the crazy cycle” which represents the vicious cycle that dominates so many marriages. Crazy Cycle 101: The husband does not love his wife as Scripture demandsContinue reading “LOVE AND RESPECT – Emerson Eggerichs (2004)”