books about: singleness
Disciplines of a Godly Woman
Life isn't always easy for women today! In the shuffle of so many responsibilities, it's easy to lose focus on pursuing godliness in every task. That's why a woman must train herself to reflect on everything she encounters and determine whether or not it encourages holiness. Her character, relationships, ministry, even her soul--all need to be examined and ultimately surrendered to God before she can develop the godly character she so ...
Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God
Timothy J. Keller
Hodder & Stoughton
In previous books respected New York pastor and bestselling author Timothy Keller has looked at such diverse and topical subjects as the existence of God, our need to do justice, the meaning of Jesus' life, and the human temptation to make idols - all through the twin lenses of a biblical framework and an engagement with contemporary culture. In this new book, co-authored with his wife, Kathy, he turns his attention to that most complex of ...
Tearful Surrender Joyful Release: Journey From Brokenness to Breakthrough
Marquita E. Batchelor
Marquita E. Batchelor
What do you do when everything in your world turns upside down and inside out? That is exactly where I found myself. I discovered that in order to move forward, I first had to go back. I needed to recount dark days filled with misunderstandings, deception, and disappointment so I could find God’s vindication and total restoration. This is my story. It is filled with loss, pain, and dashed hopes ... tearful surrender. It is also filled with ...
Season of Singleness
Kingdom Impactors Publishing, 2012
The Season of Singleness is a heartfelt story about one little girl who grew up without the guidance of a father. Throughout his absence in her life, she began to search for his love in other men. Over time and many hardships, she realized the kind of love she was searching for could only be found in One source. Jesus Christ was her answer to love, forgiveness and acceptance. Finally, she came to know God as the Father she always longed for. In ...
I'm a Piece of Work! Sisters Shaped by God
Cynthia L. Hale
Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Hale has written out of her own experience of struggle in order to help other women realize and celebrate our uniqueness, acknowledge without shame our issues and challenges, and receive healing and forgiveness. I m a Piece of Work! Sisters Shaped by God features poetry, reflections, and Scripture, taking women on a journey from brokenness to wholeness. It is a book designed to help women affirm themselves and to claim God ...
God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation
David W. Jones
We live in a time of crisis regarding marriage and the family, and only by a return to the biblical foundation can these institutions be rebuilt. To provide an integrated, biblical treatment of the full range of marriage and family issues, the authors of God, Marriage, and Family examine what Scripture says about God's purposes for humans in their marriage and family interactions. Their examination covers the special issues stemming from ...
Holding Hands, Holding Hearts: Recovering a Biblical View of Christian Dating
Sharon L. Phillips
Richard D. Phillips
P & R Publishing
What does the Bible say about dating? Nothing. And Everything! This book offers a biblical view of relationships and provides insight on issues of commitment, attraction, and more. When you date some
The Path of Loneliness: Finding Your Way Through the Wilderness to God
Whether through the death of a loved one, divorce or estrangement in a marriage, or by being a single person in a world of couples and families, loneliness eventually comes to us all. Elisabeth Elliot lost her first husband to murder in the South American jungle and her second to the ravages of cancer. She has felt the deep pain of loss. In The Path of Loneliness, Elliot gives hope to the lonely through tender reflections on God's love for us ...
Thrive: The Single Life as God Intended
Tired of feeling sorry for yourself? Sick of answering the same old questions about why you still haven't found your perfect match? Despite what many people think, singleness is not a disease. It's not the lesser option. Singleness is God's gift to you today. In Thrive , Lina AbuJamra - who has been single for over 40 years - will show you how you can make a difference with your life right now instead of sitting around waiting for ...
Always A Groomsman and Never The Groom
Steven Fitzgerald Gooden-Champ
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
"Always A Groomsman Never The Groom" IS THE MAN THAT EVERY WOMAN LONGS FOR AND THE MAN THAT EVERY MAN LONGS TO BE, it's a celebration of the act of men mentoring their fellowman. It is a clarion call to revive the honor, integrity and character of a forgotten time cherished tradition of fathering. The stories in this book demonstrate the importance of men strengthening men to become their highest and best. To honor their wives and lead their ...
The Single Truth
Destiny Image Publishers
Approximately 50 percent of American adults are single. Many of them don’t feel as though they fit in at church. Some wonder what they did wrong to miss the person they were supposed to marry. If they’re divorced, they may carry a burden of guilt and lies. They’re lonely, and many believe they’ve missed God’s greatest blessing for their lives. They want to be content but don’t think it’s possible. For some, singleness means fear, ...
Redeeming Singleness (Foreword by John Piper): How the Storyline of Scripture Affirms the Single Life
Crossway Books, 2010
Though marriage is highly esteemed throughout Scripture, the Bible also affirms singleness as an important calling for some Christians. Redeeming Singleness expounds a theology of singleness that shows how the blessings of the covenant are now directly mediated to believers through Christ. Redeeming Singleness offers an in-depth examination of the redemptive history from which biblical singleness emerges. Danylak illustrates the ...
Victory in Singleness
"excellent research...fine craftsmanship...a true gem...a must to read" --The Book Review
Getting Naked Later: A Guide for the Fully Clothed
Samizdat Creative, 2013
Have you heard the phrase, "If you just let go, you'll finally meet the love of your life?" Do you have a growing stash of two-for-one coupons? Do you keep a list about your potential spouse that includes such things as "he has to love dogs" or "he can't snore?" These are some of the rites of passage for singles, and Kate Hurley has been through all of them. In this book, Kate doesn't offer a magic formula that will bring your spouse to you, ...
With One Voice: Singleness, Dating & Marriage to the Glory of God
Christians are fighting against a conflicting cultural ethos; reducing the beauty of God-invented sexuality to just another entertainment option. However, lifelong marriage, though less common today, is still God's plan for most people... and isn't God's plan the best plan? Alex and Marni Chediak from their experience of singles and college ministry, multi-generational small group ministry, offer wise guidance in how we should go about choosing ...
Truth, Lies, and the Single Woman: Dispelling 10 Common Myths
Allison K. Flexer
Beacon Hill Press
Single women are neither unloved nor forgotten. Truth, Lies, and the Single Woman: Dispelling 10 Common Myths combats the lies that destroy the joy and confidence of unmarried women. In her groundbreaking book, Allison K. Flexer dispels myths surrounding single women, including: "Because no one has chosen me, I'm not valuable." "Why am I still single? There must be something wrong with me." "I'm not beautiful." "God has forgotten about ...
It's (Not That) Complicated: How to Relate to Guys in a Healthy, Sane, and Biblical Way
Anna Sofia Botkin
Ever been confused about friendships with boys? How to handle crushes? How friendly is too friendly? How close is too close? What to do when a guy is being way too friendly? What guys think about all this? What it means to be a "sister, in all purity"? Guy-girl relationships have always been complicated, but perhaps never more so than today. It's (Not That) Complicated is a humorous, hopeful, and deeply thought-provoking new look at guy-girl ...
Straight Talk to Christian Singles: Moving from "Hi, how are you?" to "Yes, I do" (Volume 1)
Journey Publishing, The
If you’re like many singles in the church today, you’ve probably followed the advice of spiritual leaders, dating gurus, or friends. You’ve read the standard dating books, listened to the relationship talks, and attended the Christian meet-up events. Yet, perhaps you’re still longing for God, an angel, or just someone who’s been there before you, to cut through the cultural dating propaganda and give you straight answers to your tough ...
The Christianese Dating Culture: On Courtship, Purity Rings, Prayer-Sex, and Other Weird Things We Do In ...
The Way Everlasting Ministry, 2014
The church does some really weird things when it comes to dating. You might have done some of them. Courtship, purity rings, contracts, and emotional virginity. If you're a serial dater, you've given away "pieces of your heart." If you pray together, you've committed the sin of prayer-sex. And if you've crossed the line, you're doomed forever to leftovers. But for those of us who have already "crossed the line" -- is it too late for us? ...
Dear God, It's Me and It's Urgent: Prayers for Every Season of a Woman's Life (Easy Print Books)
Discovery House Publishers
Women have a lot to talk aboutrelationships, careers, health, the future, and anything else in life that concerns them. And the One who is always available to listen is God. In the book Dear God, It’s Me and It’s Urgent , author Marion Stroud offers inspiring prayers for women to have heartfelt conversations with God. Focusing on everyday issues that matter most in a woman’s life, this collection of 200 prayerful ...
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