Resources

The following books I highly recommend because I have read and loved them myself. I’m also including gift ideas for those you love. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.

Spiritual Growth Books

Jesus, the Ultimate Ladies’ Man by Sarah Holley

A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23 by Phillip Keller

Living by the Book by Howard Hendricks and William Hendricks

If you want a go-to resource that can teach you how to study the Bible, then this is it! I can’t say enough good things about this book by the father-son duo of Howard and William Hendricks. (Howard Hendricks was a professor at Dallas Theological Seminary for 60 years! Amazing!) Not only is it a wealth of information, but it’s understandable and even entertaining! If you want to up your Bible study game, pick up a copy!

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes by Kenneth Bailey

Dr. Bailey was a New Testament scholar, seminary professor, and missionary. I have truly appreciated his ability to give remarkable insights into the culture into which Jesus was born and lived.

ESV Scripture Journal: New Testament Set

The ESV Scripture Journal: New Testament Set includes nineteen journals featuring artwork by Ruth Chou Simons. Each journal contains the entirety of an individual book of the New Testament with lightly lined blank pages opposite each page of Bible text.

The Red Sea Rules: 10 God-Given Strategies for Difficult Times by Robert J. Morgan

Using the Israelites’ story in Exodus 14 as an example, Robert Morgan offers ten sound strategies for moving from fear to faith. Just as Moses and the Israelites became trapped between Pharaoh’s rushing armies and the uncrossable Red Sea, so are we sometimes overwhelmed by life’s problems.

Marriage

ScreamFree Marriage by Hal Runkel

Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas

What if God designed marriage to make you holy instead of happy? What if your relationship isn’t as much about you and your spouse as it is about you and God?

Parenting

ScreamFree Parenting by Hal Runkel

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen, and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

God’s Whisper in a Mother’s Chaos: Bringing Peace Home by Keri Wyatt Kent