Category: We Recommend

God’s Way for Romance

What a groundbreaking, paradigm shifting book! Stuart’s basic premise is that having “relationships” before marriage, ie. coupling up/having boyfriend/girlfriends, is not God’s way. That our relationships culture undermines (more…)

Purity Is Possible

Pornography, sexual fantasy, lust, erotica…all male struggles, right? Wrong. Okay, there can only be a tiny number of Christian women who wrestle with such sins? Wrong again. According to Helen Thornes book, Purity is Possible, all of the above are very much issues for the Christian women. She quotes a 2006 survey by ChristaNet that found that around 20% of Christian women view porn regularly. (more…)

Pre-Engagament, 5 Questions To Ask Yourself

Why, oh why, are so many of the pre-marital counselling resources written for individuals who are already engaged?  Biblically, a bethrothal (engagement) could only broken with a certificate of divorce and thus engagements were permanent and binding.   (more…)

Your future ‘other half’ (It matters whom you marry)

Any unmarried woman, whether being romantically pursued or not, needs to read this book!  ‘Your future other half’ started as a blog post that ended up going viral.  I can see why.  Rebecca VanDoodewaard takes a unique, wise, insightful and very necessary look at what women should be considering when being pursued by a man. (more…)

Eternity Changes Everything

Our view of the future affects how we feel and act in the present. Stephen Witmer excites us about where the world is heading, gives certainty about where we as individuals are heading, and thrills us about how eternity really does change everything in our daily lives.  (more…)

The Heart Of Singleness

I thought the heart of singleness was absolutely fantastic. Any woman who is struggling to enjoy her singleness or see it as a gift will be thoroughly helped and encouraged by this book! Andrea is beautifully honest and open with her own struggles (more…)

Compared to her

Compulsive Comparative Syndrome. Sophie says we all suffer from it. You think you don’t? Well, do you ever look at a girl in a shop and think: Wow I wish I had her… ? Or do you ever see a sister struggling with sin and think: Good that I am not struggling like that? Sophie calls this CCS and compellingly shows in her book how we all suffer from it. She explains that Compulsive (more…)

Sex, Dating and Relationships: A Fresh Approach

How far is too far? How can you protect yourself from stirring up love before the time is right? Gerald and Jay give clear biblical answers to these and many more questions. The model they set out for a biblical dating culture is radical in contrast with what our normal Christian dating culture looks like in the West these days. It’s entirely based on biblical principles and thus very compelling. (more…)