Together: Growing Appetites for God

Together: Growing Appetites for God

My friend, Carrie Ward, shares her own journey through the Bible with her young children in Together: Growing Appetites for God. You’ll be inspired to pick up your Bible and dig into it with your own little...

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Beyond Bath Time

Beyond Bath Time

Erin Davis lays out the big picture for moms in Beyond Bath Time: Embracing Motherhood as a Sacred Role (Moody). She lifts the curtain to see beyond the piles of laundry and provides a peek into the sacred. Erin challenges you to live beyond the daily monotony that threatens to suck the joy from motherhood “Your small tasks have the power to point to a very big God if you are determined to do...

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The Peacemaker

The Peacemaker

A standard resource that I recommend (and give out) regularly is The Peacemaker by Ken Sande. It is filled with solid instruction for resolving conflicts in a biblical, God-glorifying manner. The truths here can be applied to marriages and any personal...

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Desiring God

Desiring God

Desiring God (Multnomah) by John Piper is probably my all-time favorite book. With delicious language, Piper’s compelling work will inspire you with the big picture and propel you to fill the earth with God’s...

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Seeking the Face of God: The Path to a More Intimate Relationship

Seeking the Face of God: The Path to a More Intimate Relationship

Seeking the Face of God: The Path to a More Intimate Relationship, by Gary Thomas is filled with inspiring quotes from spiritual classics. This is a helpful and informative guide for spiritual development. I can’t count the number of times I’ve read this precious...

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Knowing God

Knowing God

J. I. Packer’s Knowing God (InterVarsity Press) is one of my favorite Christian classics. Packer takes you to the heart of God’s magnificent character and leads you to worship Him as you...

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The Pursuit of God

The Pursuit of God

The Pursuit of God by A. W. Tozer is a must read. I’m so thankful for the impact this book has made on my life. Tozer writes from the position of an intimate companion with...

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The True Woman: The Beauty and Strength of a Godly Woman

The True Woman: The Beauty and Strength of a Godly Woman

The True Woman: The Beauty and Strength of a Godly Woman (Crossway Books) by Susan Hunt opened my eyes to many things I’d never realized about God’s purpose in my role as a...

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What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference?

John Piper’s What’s the Difference? (Crossway Books) is a valuable tool for getting a handle on gender distinctions and the biblical roles for men and women. It’s concise but thoroughly packed with insightful teaching. I often quote from this powerful little...

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True Woman 101: Divine Design

True Woman 101: Divine Design

True Woman 101: Divine Design (Moody) by Mary A. Kassian and Nancy Leigh DeMoss, is the only one of its kind—an eight week study of womanhood that is a combination of weighty theology with practical wisdom. (And my friends and I are on the companion DVD having fun gabbing all about...

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This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence

This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence

In This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence (Crossway Books), John Piper presents God’s vision for marriage in a biblically sound and devotional manner. (LeRoy and I loved reading this book aloud and discussing it together on date...

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Sacred Marriage

Sacred Marriage

Gary Thomas’ Sacred Marriage (Zondervan); is the marriage book I most highly recommend. It’s solidly biblical, encouraging, balanced and...

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Lies Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free

Lies Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free

Nancy Leigh DeMoss, Lies Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free (Moody) I recommend everything Nancy has in print; but this book and workbook has been especially helpful to women across the world in recognizing lies they’ve believed about God, priorities, marriage, emotions, and more. This resource sheds light on how we can be delivered from deception’s bondage and set free to walk...

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Seeking Him: The Joy of Personal Revival

Seeking Him: The Joy of Personal Revival

Seeking Him: The Joy of Personal Revival (Moody), is a twelve-week workbook filled with lessons on crucial topics for spiritual growth. This convicting yet encouraging resource by Nancy Leigh DeMoss and Tim Grissom takes you on a journey that will deepen your relationship with...

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Fierce Women

Fierce Women

Do you ever get the idea that being a godly wife means you need to be a mousy doormat? Be as unnoticeable as a doorknob? Or have a personality transplant? Fierce Women: The Power of a Soft Warrior, smashes that idea. No matter whether you’re an extrovert or more introverted—Kimberly Wagner believes women are created to be a compelling force.   You may not see yourself as beautifully...

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