Healthy Marriage Resources « Family Life Canada

By: Power to Change  09-12-2011

by Gary Chapman We all know that the greatest commandment is to love. However, relatively few of us know how to express our love in the heart language of our family and friends. Fortunately, in The Five Love Languages Gary Chapman identifies the five primary love languages and teaches us how to use these languages to express our love. Although this edition of The Five Love Languages was written specifically for couples, the basic principles Chapman explores will apply to all relationships. Price – 14.99 CAD

by Shaunti Feldhahn, Jeff Feldhahn You love her, you plan to spend the rest of your life with her, but you just can’t figure her out! Thanks to bestselling author Shaunti Feldhahn and her husband Jeff you now can have a reliable “map” of what makes women tick. Culled from hundreds of interviews and scientific research, the Feldhahns debunk the notion that women are complicated and mysterious, and have opened the door to your understanding and loving her the way you have always wanted. Price – 15.99 CAD

by Shaunti Feldhahn Ever been totally confused by something your man has said or done? Want to understand his secret desires and fears, his daily battles? Shaunti Feldhahn takes you beneath the surface into the inner lives of men.  With findings from a groundbreaking national survey and personal interviews of over one thousand men, Feldhahn presents eye-opening revelations you need not only to understand the man in your life, but to support and love him in the way he needs to be loved. Grounded in biblical hope, you’ll discover how to love your man for who he really is—not who you think he is. Price – 15.99 CAD

By Dr. Kevin Leman There isn’t a woman on this earth who hasn’t wanted, at one time or another, to trade in her husband for a new one. Have a new husband by Friday? Is that even possible? To tell you the truth, it’s a scam. You can have a new husband by Wednesday if you do it right. Even better, there’s no need to trade your man in for a newer model; all he needs is a little tune-up. You can change your husband’s attitude, behavior, and communication in just 5 days. Dr. Kevin Leman, New York Times bestselling author and internationally known psychologist, shows you how you can turn your man into the man of your dreams. Price – 15.99 CAD

by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs Discover the secret that cracks the communication code between husbands and wives and reap the benefits of marriage as God intended. Citing extensive biblical and psychological research, Eggerichs shows that harmony and happiness in relationships is not achieved by love alone, but by building on both parts of the Ephesians 5:33 equation: love and respect. Price – 16.99 CAD

by Dr. Les Parrott, Dr. Leslie Parrott A bowl of ice cream during the evening news? Reading the Sunday paper together? Couples often develop rituals as part of daily life-and some can can work wonders for their marriage. Discover the eight habits the Parrotts suggest to revolutionize your relationship: sharing a laugh, touching, boosting your mate’s self-esteem, and more. Price – 11.99 CAD

by Bill Farrel, Pam Farrel Men process life like waffles. They think and act by moving from box to box—they enter a box, size up a single problem, and formulate a solution.
Women process life like a plate of spaghetti. Each issue is like an individual noodle that touches every other noodle on the plate, and women find it natural to multitask.
In this innovative, fun approach to the differences between men and women, Bill and Pam Farrel share humorous stories, easy-to-understand examples, and clear instructions to help you achieve harmony in your marriage. Discover how you can: Price – 16.50 CAD

by Gary Chapman Chapman encourages spouses to exhibit loyalty, forgiveness, empathy, and commitment to resolving conflict in order to foster spiritual growth. Readers will learn lasting principles for marital growth, how a couple’s relationship with God enhances a marriage, how “oneness” involves not only sex, but also intellectual, spiritual, emotional, and social oneness, and how communication is the key to it all. Helping readers to navigate their marriage with chapters on “Unhealthy Patterns of Communication,” “Five Levels of Communication,” as well as several chapters on the different types of intimacy, Chapman considers this title his best work. Price – 14.99 CAD

by Gary L. Thomas Is happiness the ultimate goal of marriage, or is there a greater purpose? Thomas helps you understand the Lord’s intention for matrimony-for husband and wife to reflect the character of Christ. See how God wants to use your marriage as a spiritual discipline to draw you closer to Him, who is happiness. Price – 18.99 CAD

Spouse-ology challenges husbands to think like their wives and vice versa. While competing against other couples, your spouse will guess how you would answer questions from five different categories. You’ll love to score Extra Credit points while you and your spouse do wacky stunts together. If you mismatch answers on certain questions, you and your spouse will have to do a fun penalty. Watch out–you could be in a 30-second lip lock! Price – 24.99 CAD

by Gary L. Thomas By popular demand, the author of Sacred Marriage returns to the topic of how God uses marriage to expand our souls and make us holy. Using all new material, Devotions for a Sacred Marriage will help you to explore how God can reveal Himself through your marriage and help you to grow closer to Him as well as to your spouse. From the process of two becoming one, to the sharing of our lives as Christian brothers and sisters Devotions for a Sacred Marriage will challenge couples to embrace the profound and soul-stretching reality of Christian marriage. Price – 18.99 CAD

by Dennis & Barbara Rainey What is the true secret to spiritual growth for couples?
The answer, of course, is more moments together with the one you love. When you are lifting up your relationship and the rest of your life to God, you won’t be able to keep spiritual growth from happening. In the midst of hectic schedules and commitments, it can be difficult to experience deep spiritual connection. And yet, it is refreshment from the Lord that we all desperately need.
In the pages of Moments with You, best-selling authors Dennis and Barbara Rainey offer inspiring Scriptures and insights to get you started or to continue growing in your quiet times together. Price – 17.99 CAD

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