Book Recommendations

Christian Living in the Home by Jay E. Adams

Friends and Lovers: Cultivating Companionship and Intimacy in Marriage by Joel Beeke

What Is the Meaning of Sex? by Denny Burk

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts by Gary Chapman

With One Voice: Singleness, Dating & Marriage to the Glory of God by Alex and Marni Chediak

When Sinners Say “I Do” by Dave Harvey

The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God by Tim Keller

This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence by John Piper

The Intimate Marriage: A Practical Guide to Building a Great Marriage by R. C. Sproul

A Biblical Guide to Love, Sex, and Marriage by Derek and Rosemary Thomas

Article Links

Honeymoon Marriage…Impossible? A guest post by Francie Winslow | The Exchange | A Blog by Ed Stetzer

N. T. Wright On Marriage as a Signpost | TGC

Man, Woman, and the Mystery of Christ: An Evangelical Protestant Perspective | TGC | The Gospel Coalition

Masters of Love – The Atlantic

The Divorce-Proof Marriage – The Atlantic

Marriage Is Death | Biblical Counseling Coalition Blogs

The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage, ERLC2014 | Sayable

You and Me Forever

Pain in Christian Marriage | The Christward Collective

7 Commandments of a Great Marriage – Ron Edmondson

To Have and to Hold, In Hardship and Unhappiness | Her.meneutics |

How We Love

Can Facebook Really Ruin Your Marriage?-Housewife Theologian Housewife Theologian

Why We Stare at Brides | RealClearReligion

Ten Gospel-Centered Books on Marriage | Recommended Reading | Biblical Counseling Coalition

Ten Years, Ten Lessons – Kevin DeYoung

5 Mistakes I Continue To Make in My Marriage. « The Happiness Project

Would I Officiate a Wedding for Two Unbelievers? Yes – The Gospel Coalition Blog

What is a helpful practice to grow in gratefulness for your spouse? | Practical Shepherding

12 Frequent Questions About Our International Marriage | TGC

The Secret to Having a Marriage that Never Goes Stale | Goins, Writer

Ryan Anderson on Marriage at Stanford University | Denny Burk

Ten Simple (But Critical) Questions to Consider in Marriage Counseling | Biblical Counseling Coalition Blogs

10 Personalities that Have No Place in Christian Marriage | TGC

8 Things Healthy Couples Don’t Do | RELEVANT Magazine


John Wesley’s Failed Marriage (Reprise) | the Cripplegate

5 Great Things No One Ever Told Me About Marriage | Opinions

Single vs. Married Pastors: Take It from a Guy Who’s Been Both – The Gospel Coalition Blog

What You Really Need In Marriage

Index: 15 Gospel-Centered Marriage Evaluation Tools | Brad Hambrick

Free Comprehensive Gospel-Centered Pre-Marital Mentoring Program | Brad Hambrick

So We Can Talk More Good | Gentle Reformation

The Ideal Modern Marriage | First Thoughts | Blogs | First Things

what is marriage? | Don’t Stop Believing

Save up to marry? Or marry to save up? | Institute of Marriage and Family Canada

How 20-Something Entitlement Nearly Ruined My Marriage | Storyline Blog

Two Is Better Than One—Who Knew? – Albert

Six Questions That Will Radically Change Your Marriage | Refine Us

True Woman | Is There Hope for My Marriage?

10 Things I’ve Learned after 26 Years of Marriage | The Exchange | A Blog by Ed Stetzer

Two for Twenty! | East Point Church

16 Ways I Blew My Marriage

A Christian Case Against Early Marriage | Her.meneutics | 

The Case for Early Marriage | Christianity Today

I Still Believe in Marriage | CBMW | The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

The Surest Way to Promote God’s Good Plan for Marriage – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Counsel to a Young Church Planter on Marriage – The Gospel Coalition Blog

I don’t wait anymore. | Grace for the road

Unequal, Unfair, and Unhappy: The 3 Biggest Myths About Marriage Today – W. Bradford Wilcox – The Atlantic

When the Wedding Night isn’t Perfect | CBMW | The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

WORLD | Motherland mores | Daniel James Devine | May 22, 2013

3 Ways the Gospel Changes Marriage by Erik Raymond | Ligonier Ministries Blog

Straight, Bible-Believing Christians Can Undermine God’s Plan for Marriage Too | Ordinary Pastor

His Heart Trusts in Her by Steven Lawson | Reformed Theology Articles at

A Succinct Case for Traditional Marriage | Denny Burk

TGC Mobile | Article | The New Fight for Marriage

What You Don’t Need to Forgive | Brad Hambrick

What’s the point of marriage? Three books and some thoughts | The Briefing

True Woman | 25 Years of Evangelizing My Husband

The Day After the Hoopla-Housewife Theologian

Back to Your Posts: A Response to Dalrymple on Marriage

Redefining Marriage Sign of a Lost Society – Star Parker – Page 2

From Cajun to Asian: Sacrificing Your Marriage on the Altar of your Job: Examining John Wesley’s Train Wreck of a Marriage

“The Meaning of Marriage” Study Guide « Do Not Disturb

Marriage – a miracle cure

A Six-Letter Word | Project TGM

A Message That Might Save Your Marriage – Justin Taylor

It Matters Whom You Marry « THE CHRISTIAN PUNDIT

Marriage & My Common Good | Mere Orthodoxy | Christianity, Politics, and Culture

Her.meneutics: Why Jesus Isn’t Your Boyfriend: A Critique of Dating God

Borrowed Light: Marriage Defined

Honoring God in an Unequally Yoked Marriage – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Her.meneutics: Why My Husband of Three Years and I Go to Marriage Counseling

Letters of Note: Love, Dad

The Best Sermon I’ve Ever Heard on Marriage | For His Renown

Marriage Evaluation: Knowing Each Other & Healthy Expectations | Brad Hambrick

Children and Marriage – Kevin DeYoung

The Upward Call – The Upward Call – Transparency and the violation of privacy

Nagging in Marriage Is More Common Than Adultery But Can Also Lead to Divorce –

Don’t Take It from Me: Reasons You Should Not Marry an Unbeliever – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Were the Puritans Prudes? | Blogging Theologically | Jesus, Books, Culture, & Theology

Piper on Blessing Interracial Marriages « Provocations & Pantings

Worth Fighting For | En Route

An Open Letter to My Daughter | The Cripplegate

eJournal : 9Marks Marriage Book Comparison Chart | 9Marks

Martin Luther on Marriage as a School of Character – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Piper, Carson, and Keller on Sustaining the Covenant of Marital Love – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Her.meneutics: Guarding Your Marriage without Dissing Women

Why Speaking Well of Your Spouse Is So Important

How Couples Handle Conflict Arising from Exercise –

Me Tarzan, You Jane? : Girls Gone Wise

What Do Men Want? – Dennis Prager – National Review Online

Preaching On The Family « unashamed

The Rykens on Men, Women, and Marriage – Justin Taylor

Daddy’s Rules for Dating His Daughters – Pure Church by Thabiti Anyabwile

The Case for Marriage – National Review Online – Marry Outside the Faith? The Logic of Christian Marriage

Study Finds More Reasons to Get and Stay Married | Denny Burk

The Mingling of Souls

On the Day I Married Her | Challies Dot Com

No one can really redefine marriage | Denny Burk

“The Meaning of Marriage” Study Guide | Do Not Disturb

Marriage & Motherhood: Meaning of Marriage (Keller) Discussion Guide

Five Wonderful “Won’ts” I Learned From My Parents | The Blazing Center

And Yet Another Marriage Book

Husbands and Wives

A Biblical Theology of God’s Design for Man and Woman | TGC

Resources | CBMW | The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

Godly Manhood – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Men and Women : Who are We? (Part 1) – Ryan Fullerton – YouTube

10 Ways to Exercise Christlike Headship | CBMW | The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

Husbands, Hold Your Wife’s Hand

Husbands, 8 Admonitions to Love Your Wife by William Boekestein | Ligonier Ministries Blog

Husbands, A Warning Against Bitterness by William Boekestein | Ligonier Ministries Blog

Husbands: A Tip that Could Save Your Marriage | Ordinary Pastor

Husbands: Don’t Treat your Wife Like a Guy | Ordinary Pastor

20 Things a Husband Can Say to Defuse an Argument with His Wife | Counseling One Another

The Upward Call – The Upward Call – For the guy with the “smokin’ hot wife”

Dear Young, Christian Husband With a Job and Healthy Wife Who Wants a Baby « THE CHRISTIAN PUNDIT

15 Ways to Please Your Husband | True Woman

10 Things Your Husband Hates | True Woman

The Absent Minded Husband « THE CHRISTIAN PUNDIT

4 Ways To Live Out Your Role As Helper

Ladies, Know Your Place —

Practical Theology for Women: The Value of Quiet Husbands

The Self-Righteous Wife – The Gospel Coalition Blog

10 Things to Pray for Your Wife – Desiring God

When Your Wife Struggles to Follow You | The Cripplegate

When the Wife is Happy

A Wife’s Inner Beauty: Convicting and Compelling – The Gospel Coalition Blog

The Upward Call – The Upward Call – What every woman wants men to know …

20 Ideas for Dating Your Wife | Justin Buzzard


Why Christians Care About Sex | Andrew Walker | First Things

10 Ways to Cultivate Sexual Intimacy in Marriage (Part 2) | RAANetwork

Advice For Those Married to a Withholding Spouse – Borrowed Light

Theological Sexuality | Hang Together

Ancient Wisdom for a Sexualized World | TGC | The Gospel Coalition


10 Step Progression of Restoring Broken Trust | Brad Hambrick

Shepherding a Sick Wife | CBMW | The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

The Emotionally Destructive Relationship: Seeing It, Stopping It, Surviving It

A Possible Marriage Saver in Nine Steps – Desiring God

Top 10 Fights in Marriage | Girls Gone Wise: Spiritual Smarts for Womanhood, Life & Love

Before Marriage

7 Issues to Address in Pre-Marital Counseling | Ron Edmondson

Premarital Counseling: Things to Cover | Ron Edmondson

Cohabitation and Marriage: A New Study with Revealing Results

Marriage Sounds Great—But How On Earth Do I Get There?

May I marry for looks? An Open Letter to Single Male Idiots | the Cripplegate

How to Destroy Your Marriage Before It Begins – The Gospel Coalition Blog


The Reluctant Idols: Reflections of a Bride-To-Be | RAANetwork

A Christ-Centered Wedding – What’s Best Next

Take Your Vitamin Z: Two Posts for Singles That Wish To Be Married

VLOG – Why Mentoring for Pre-Marital Counseling? | Brad Hambrick

When the Not-Yet Married Meet: Dating to Display Jesus – Desiring God

Satan’s Strategy to Destroy Your Marriage Before it Begins | Garrett KellGarrett Kell

Are proposals the new weddings?

The pressure of proposing

Cohabitation’s Transaction Costs | First Things

10 Things Young Singles in Romantic Relationships Ought to Know – Gospel Driven Church

Today Was Supposed to Be My Wedding Day – The Gospel Coalition Blog

What Not to Say to Single Women in Your Church – Kevin DeYoung

Dude, Where’s Your Bride? – Kevin DeYoung

Thoughts of a North Carolina Baptist: 18 Reasons to Remain Single  

Reasons To Get Married In School « THE CHRISTIAN PUNDIT


Michael Jensen asks: Is Chastity Possible?

The Beauty of Purity – Joshua Harris

Sexual Integrity Resources for Teens | Redeemed Reader

Sex Before Marriage: How Far Is Too Far? | CCEF

Why I Don’t Date Men Who Are ‘Willing’ To Save Sex For Marriage


After 12 months, Leo and Cynthia Divorced | Denny Burk

How I Predict Divorce Based on the Wedding Cake

A Summary and Questions to Ask on Divorce and Remarriage – Justin Taylor

The Feminist, Pro-Father, and Pro-Child Case against No-Fault Divorce | Public Discourse

The Divorce Generation –

‘I Miss My Daddy. Divorce Stinks.’ –

In the News

It’s Not Just The Economy Devastating Working-Class Families

If You Care About The Poor, Care About Marriage

The Poverty Problem Is A Marriage Problem

Millennials and Marriage: Evaluating The Younger Generation’s Views on Sexuality and Marriage | TGC

Fewer men are working, and marriage is dying. | Dal rock

The Harry Potter Generation

U.S. evangelicals headed for showdown over gender roles – The Washington Post

Against the Separation of Marriage and State – The Gospel Coalition Blog

‘Marriage Markets’ Looks at Pressures on Families –

Relationship advice from America’s longest married couple – The Week

An 81-year marriage is impressive, but it shouldn’t be fetishised | Catherine Deveny |

How Marital Infidelity Became America’s Last Sexual Taboo – Hugo Schwyzer – The Atlantic

Let’s call a truce in the war on men | Fox News

Two Classes in America, Divided by ‘I Do’ –

AICPA Survey: Finances Causing Rifts for American Couples – MarketWatch

Get Hitched: Why Marriage Is the Social Program to Fix All Others | owen strachan | Did Christians give marriage away?

Is Marriage Good for Your Health? –

No hooking up, no sex for some coeds –

Op-Ed Columnist – The Sandra Bullock Trade – 

The progressive wish to replace marriage | Denny Burk

Replacing marriage