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Online Bible Studies
919739: The Power of a Praying Wife, Book and Study Guide
The Power of a Praying Wife, Book and Study GuideBy Harvest House Publishers
Join the online Bible Study with the Power of a Praying Wife
This set includes Stormie Omartian’s bestsellingThe Power of a Praying Wife along with its companion 16-week prayer and study guide. Join the online Bible Study of this book.
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Our next online Bible Study will focus on Powerful praying Parents The Power of a Praying Parent, Book and Study Guide
By Harvest House Publishers
919738: The Power of a Praying Parent, Book and Study Guide
This set includes Stormie Omartian’s bestsellingThe Power of a Praying Parent along with its companion prayer and study guide.
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What I’m Sharing In Love Right Now!
768513: Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God By Francis Chan with Danae Yankoski / David C. Cook Crazy Good Book
The God of the universe is crazy about you! His love is the most powerful thing in the world and He wants to give it to you, so you can live for Him. If you have made a commitment to follow Christ, then read Crazy Love to be reminded and challenged in your walk.
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The must-read follow-up to Crazy Love Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit By Francis Chan with Danae Yankoski / David C. Cook 767950: Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit
Chan tears away the wrapping paper and the ribbons to uncover the source of the believing community’s true power for witness and service. He issues a compelling invitation to understand, embrace, and follow the Spirit of the living God.
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736786: Discover Your Spiritual Gifts - Updated and Expanded Discover Your Spiritual Gifts – Updated and Expanded By C. Peter Wagner / Gospel Light How can you best serve in God’s house?
Like every believer, you receive gifts from the Holy Spirit at the time of your new birth. But how can you know for certain what your gifts are? Once you do know, how should you use your gifts to best serve God?Discover Your Spiritual Gifts gives you life-changing answers to these questions and more.
Books I Blog About
446661: 5 Conversations You Must Have with Your Daughter 5 Conversations You Must Have with Your Daughter By Vicki Courtney / B & H Publishing Group Read with my daughter and blogged at Seeds of Faith
In5 Conversations You Must Have With Your Daughter, youth culture expert Vicki Courtney gives moms straight talk. A must read for any daughter’s parent. I blogged about the 5 conversations here and at Seeds of Faith.
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Currently Re-Reading and loving it Feminine Appeal, Expanded Edition Seven Virtues of a Godly Wife and Mother By Carolyn Mahaney / Crossway Books & Bibles 46158: Feminine Appeal, Expanded Edition Seven Virtues of a Godly Wife and Mother
Do you long to grow as a wife and mother? Providing the warm support of a good friend, Mahaney helps you become a blessing to your family by encouraging you to practice the seven virtues of a godly woman.I blogged about all seven virtues described in this book.
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My Homeschool Recommendation
Excellent curriculum Answers for Preschoolers Curriculum Set By Answers In Genesis 401301: Answers for Preschoolers Curriculum Set
Engaging, hands-on lessons will introduce children to the Bible, social studies, language arts, math, phonics, and science. My boys love this curriculum and so do I.
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My Money Recommendation
89089: The Total Money Makeover, Revised and Updated The Total Money Makeover, Revised and Updated By Dave Ramsey / Thomas Nelson Live DEBT FREE!
Dave Ramsey takes readers through a nuts and bolts tactic to getting rid of debt and finding financial well-being.
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Homemaker’s Helpers
Modern homemaking guide Home Comforts: The Art & Science of Keeping House By Cheryl Mendelson / Simon & Schuster Trade Sales 3272862: Home Comforts: The Art & Science of Keeping House
Choosing fabrics, cleaning china, keeping the piano in tune, making a good fire, folding a fitted sheet, setting the dinning room table, keeping surfaces free of food pathogens, watering plants, removing stains–this book addresses the meanings as well as the methods of hands-on homemaking to help you manage everyday chores, find creative solutions to modern domestic dilemmas, and enhance the experience of life at home.
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2313982: The Hidden Art of Homemaking The Hidden Art of Homemaking By Edith Schaeffer / Tyndale House Very Crafty
Homemakers and artists, prepare to be inspired. Schaeffer transfers domestic tasks into masterpieces of creative expression-whether she’s filling the house with flowers, music, and literature, building a toy rocking horse from scratch, dipping homemade candles, and more in this timeless classic.
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Holy Matrimony
Read together as a couple. Fantastic book! The Five Love Languages By Gary Chapman / Moody Publishers 73156: The Five Love Languages
In his bestselling book, The Five Love Languages, Dr. Chapman identifies and explains five unique communication methods – Quality Time, Words of Affirmation, Gifts, Acts of Service, and Physical Touch. Then he encourages couples to learn how to speak love in their spouse’s primary love language. Backed up by scripture and Biblical principles, this book actually transformed our marriage.
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25765: Covenant Marriage: Building Communication and Intimacy Covenant Marriage: Building Communication and Intimacy By Gary Chapman / B & H Publishing Group Speaks to the Biblical roles of marriage
Also by Gary Chapman, practical advice on strengthening the two most crucial aspects of your relationship: communication and intimacy. Learn how to develop a covenant marriage relationship that mirrors God’s commitment with His people
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On our reading list Reforming Marriage By Douglas Wilson / Canon Press 767455: Reforming Marriage
Most marriage books address the mere externals of marriage, without seeking to understand the heart issues. Godly marriages proceed from an obedient heart, and the greatest desire of an obedient heart is the glory of God, not the happiness of the household.
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Biblical Woman’s Studies
On our reading list The Feminist Mistake: The Radical Impact of Feminism on Church and Culture
By Mary Kassian / Crossway Books & Bibles
45704: The Feminist Mistake: The Radical Impact of Feminism on Church and Culture
What is feminism? How has it affected modern culture? More important: How does feminism fit with a biblical worldview?The Feminist Mistake will give you the tools you need to intelligently discuss the issue of feminism and join the movement to turn society and the church back toward the biblical ideal.
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450840: Radical Womanhood: Feminine Faith in a Feminist World Radical Womanhood: Feminine Faith in a Feminist World By Carolyn McCulley / Moody Publishers Fascinating book!
A startling expose of feminism’s anti-God agenda. Presenting the pro-woman truth of Scripture. McCulley will help you resist the secular feminist lifestyles and model biblical womanhood for a postmodern generation for the good of yourself and your family.
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You cannot listen to this and not feel convicted What Our Mothers Didn’t Tell Us I-II By Focus On The Family Radio Broadcast 5008461: What Our Mothers Didn"t Tell Us I-II
Yvette Maher and Candice Watters join Author Danielle Crittenden to address the unintended consequences of delaying marriage in a fascinating discussion of Crittenden’s book,
What Our Mothers Didn’t Tell Us: Why Happiness Eludes the Modern Woman.
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737601: Womanly Dominion: More Than a Gentle and Quiet Spirit Womanly Dominion: More Than a Gentle and Quiet Spirit By Mark Chanski / Calvary Press Fascinating and deeply interesting read
Many Christian women over the years have been taught to quietly hide beneath their parasols while their men go out and conquer the world. Is this what the Bible really teaches? Pastor Mark Chanski insists that the Bible tells a different story. The Bible teaches a woman to take dominion of her God-assigned role as wife, mother and church helper — not in a feminist way — but in a God-glorifying way that speaks volumes about who she is and why God created her.
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Help with Healthy Cooking, Eating, & Fasting
Strongly recommended for anyone interested in a REAL FOOD diet Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats, Revised Second Edition By Sally Fallon / New Trends Publishing 708973: Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats, Revised Second Edition
Well-researched, thought-provoking guide to traditional foods contains a startling message: Animal fats and cholesterol are not villains but vital factors in the diet, necessary for normal growth, proper function of the brain and nervous system, protection from disease and optimum energy levels. Sally Fallon dispels the myths of the current low-fat fad in this practical, entertaining guide to a can-do diet that is both nutritious and delicious.
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194944: Simply in Season, Expanded Edition: Recipes That Celebrate Fresh, Local Foods in the Spirit of More with Simply in Season, Expanded Edition: Recipes That Celebrate Fresh, Local Foods in the Spirit By MaryBeth Lind & Cathleen Hockman-Wert / Herald Press Eat fresh, eat local
Instructive cookbook detailing how to prepare, preserve, serve, and eat fresh, local foods when they are in season.
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57147: The Maker"s Diet: The 40-day Health Experience That Will Change Your Life Forever The Maker’s Diet: The 40-day Health Experience That Will Change Your Life Forever By Jordan S. Rubin / Siloam This diet DID change our lives
After winning his battle with debilitating Crohn’s disease, Rubin has devoted his life to developing natural ways to overcome illness. Offering a new perspective on well-being, he examines historically healthy cultures; diet secrets and nutrition principles, including sources of whole foods that heal; and fitness protocols needed to restore and maintain strength and energy.
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An in-depth follow up to Maker’s Diet The Great Physician’s Rx for Health and Wellness: Seven Keys to Unlock Your Health Potential By Jordan Rubin & David M. Remedios M.D. / Thomas Nelson 288848: The Great Physician"s Rx for Health and Wellness: Seven Keys to Unlock Your Health Potential
Author of the bestsellerThe Maker’s Diet, Jordan shares the keys that brought him total recovery. Anyone desiring to live an abundant life of health and wellness can use these seven keys to unlocking your health potential in less than two months.
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743490: What the Bible Says About Healthy Living: 3 Principles That Will Change Your Diet and Improve Your Health What the Bible Says About Healthy Living: 3 Principles That Will Change Your Diet and Improve Your Health By Rex Russell, M.D. / Gospel Light Levitical diet resource
Foreword by Dr. Jordan Rubin. Learn how to make wise decisions regarding what you put in your mouth and lose weight naturally. Dr. Rex Russell combines biblical wisdom with modern-day science to create a foundational health plan that will put you on the path toward living a healthy lifestyle.
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Levitical diet resource What the Bible Says About Healthy Living Cookbook
By Hope Egan & Amy Cataldo with Forward by Rex Russell, M.D./Heart of Wisdom

What the Bible Says About Healthy Living Cookbook

“These simple to prepare recipes should inspire anyone who wants to honor their body-God’s Temple-and feed their family from a biblical perspective.” Jordan Rubin–author ofThe Maker’s Diet.
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What Would Jesus Eat? What Would Jesus Eat? The Ultimate Program for Eating Well, Feeling Great, and Living Longer By Don Colbert, M.D. / Thomas Nelson Levitical diet resource
Examines the Standard American Diet (SAD) and the allure of fast (junk) food. Explores Biblical Jewish dietary laws with a comprehensive look at foods in the Bible, from herbs to bread to meat. Add a healthy serving of Scripture, mix in a few anecdotes, and finish with an easy-to-follow weekly eating guide.
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Levitical diet resource The What Would Jesus Eat Cookbook By Don Colbert, M.D. / Thomas Nelson 65198: The What Would Jesus Eat Cookbook
Discover an enormously effective – and delicious – way of eating based on biblical principles. Lose weight , prevent disease, enjoy more balanced meals, and attain vibrant health by changing the way you cook and eat. Offers inspired ideas for good eating and good living.
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474051: Faithful Fasting Recipes Even Daniel Might Like! Faithful Fasting Recipes Even Daniel Might Like! By Errica L. Williams / Xulon Press Daniel Fast Resource
The Daniel Fast is based on the meatless diet of Daniel and his companions found in Daniel 1:15-17.Faithful Fasting offers recipes suitable for healthy living made without meat, white flour, or refined sugars. Most ingredients are common, everyday items available in most grocery stores so you don’t have to shop exclusively at a health food store. Contains fasting advice and over 100 easy to prepare recipes including beverages, fruit and vegetable dishes, salads, one dish meals, meatless protein dishes, slow cooker meals, and dessert alternatives.
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Daniel Fast Resource The Daniel’s Fast Cookbook By Grace Bass & Lynda Anderson / Atlas Books 476803: The Daniel"s Fast Cookbook
Includes an explanation of the Daniel Fastfrom a biblical perspective with helps to draw closer to God. The recipes are based on what Daniel and his companions requested to eat in order not to be defiled in Daniel 1:15-17. Vegetarian/vegan friendly (no dairy, no eggs, no animal products) and whole grain.
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334134: The Daniel Fast: Feed Your Soul, Strengthen Your Spirit, and Renew Your Body The Daniel Fast: Feed Your Soul, Strengthen Your Spirit, and Renew Your Body By Susan Gregory / Tyndale House Daniel Fast Resource
Want to grow closer to God
and improve your health in just 21 days? Biblical principles will change the way you view food, your body, and your relationship with the Creator. Includes recipes, devotional readings, and answers to frequently asked questions.
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Secular diet book that started us down the path to better eating The Abs Diet: The Six-Week Plan to Flatten Your Stomach and Keep You Lean for Life By David Zinczenko and Ted Spiker/Rodale
The Abs Diet: The Six-Week Plan to Flatten Your Stomach and Keep You Lean for Life
The book’s title is a bit misleading as only the final chapter deals solely with abs because probably a book simply titled “Sensible Eating” wouldn’t sell. Loaded with rational recommendations for a realistic diet plan, readers will control their weight in a healthy way, without counting calories, cutting entire food groups out, or supporting the beef futures market. Best of all, this book tells readers why it the diet works. Increase your metabolism, gain muscle, and burn fat.
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The Abs Diet for Women
The Abs Diet for Women: The Six-Week Plan to Flatten Your Belly and Firm Up Your Body for Life By David Zinczenko and Ted Spiker/Rodale Extremely informative. Really helped during pregnancy and nursing
In study after study, researchers found that getting a firm belly is the single most significant step anyone can take to stay healthy for life. This book documents the most effective way to a flat belly, a firm body, and a much better life for women including a chapter devoted to post-partem and nursing mothers.
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The workout DVD companion toThe Abs Diet for Women The Abs Diet for Women Workout, DVD By GT Media 527059: The Abs Diet for Women Workout, DVD
The Abs Diet for Women Workout is a workout that will turn your body into a lean, mean fat-burning machine. This high-energy routine was designed to maximize fat-burning while minimizing your workout time.
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81047: Walking the Walk: Getting Fit with Faith--Book and DVD Walking the Walk: Getting Fit with Faith–Book and DVD By Leslie Sansone / FaithWords I love this program
Worship while you walk! Join leading exercise guru Sansone as she guides you along paths of faith, fitness, and fun. Implement her 30-day program and you’ll build stamina, burn calories, reflect on Scripture, and reaffirm your spiritual commitment to a healthy lifestyle. Includes Walk-At-Home DVD.
Christian Sex Secrets Aren’t Secret Anymore
65530: Every Man"s Battle--Book and Workbook Every Man’s Battle–Book and Workbook By Stephen Arterburn & Fred Stoeker / Random House, Inc STRONGLY recommended
Today’s media bombards men with tempting images, so it’s no wonder that “sexual addiction” is on the rise—even among Christians. Tackling the problem head-on, these liberating resources provide a relevant dose of self-discovery and Bible study, offering a practical battle plan for men—married or single—who desire to live by God’s standard.
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Every Married Couple and Parent should own this book The Sexual Man By Dr. Archibald D. Hart / Thomas Nelson 36845: The Sexual Man
Written for both men and women,
The Sexual Man is a summary of a study done by Dr. Hart which surveyed over 600 men regarding sexual issues. Addresses the myths of male sexuality, how male and female sexuality differ, and the role of sex in marriage. A must-have for anyone desiring to ensure healthy sexual development from boyhood to manhood.
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Secrets of Eve By Dr. Archibald D. Hart, Dr. Catherine Hart Weber and Debra L. Taylor/ Word Secrets of Eve By Dr. Archibald D. Hart, Dr. Catherine Hart Weber and Debra L. Taylor/Word Informative, packed with information, and touching
Written for both men and women, the female perspective follow-up to The Sexual Man is a summary of a study done by Dr. Hart and his daughter which surveyed over 1200 women regarding sexual issues.Addresses female sexuality from a biblical perspective contrasted with our culture. A must-have for anyone desiring to ensure healthy sexual development from girlhood to womanhood.
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Instructive and clear The Language of Sex: Experiencing the Beauty of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage By Dr. Gary Smalley & Ted Cunningham / Regal Books 745685: The Language of Sex: Experiencing the Beauty of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage
Hoping to create the security and intimacy that beautiful sex needs to flourish? Addressing five key questions couples ask, the authors explore the basics of sex; discuss the emotional, spiritual, and physical differences between husbands and wives; and emphasize the importance of good communication.
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719371: Intended for Pleasure, Fourth Edition Intended for Pleasure, Fourth Edition By Ed Wheat, M.D. & Gaye Wheat / Revell Good guide
With a new foreword by Dennis Rainey, in what is said to be the definitive Christian marriage guide, the Wheats combine biblical teaching on marriage with the latest medical information on sexuality.
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Very good book Love Life for Every Married Couple By Ed Wheat / Zondervan 10266P: Love Life for Every Married Couple
Discover the joys of marriage with Wheat’s scriptural and practical counsel. Covering important topics like becoming best friends, the secrets of staying in love, and how to keep the fires of romance burning, this down-to-earth book helps you learn to communicate better and to understand each other’s sexual makeup.
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301846: The 5 Sex Needs of Men & Women: Discover the Secrets of Great Sex in a Godly Marriage The 5 Sex Needs of Men & Women: Discover the Secrets of Great Sex in a Godly Marriage By Gary Rosberg, Barbara Rosberg & Ginger Kolbaba / Tyndale House The Rosbergs put it in black and white
Written as a follow-up to the Rosbergs’ best-selling5 Love Needs of Men & Women, this straightforward and candid guide looks at the different emotional, spiritual, and physical requirements of husbands and wives in a Christ-based marriage.
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A fun, informative read Crazy Good Sex By Dr. Les Parrott / Zondervan 273561: Crazy Good Sex
In this practical, straight-talking guide, Parrott dispels myths and shares six secrets that will enhance intimacy between husbands and wives. Discover how to stand firm against temptation, boost your confidence, and pave the way for a deeper level of sexual pleasure according to God’s design.
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719036: Turn Up the Heat: A Couples" Guide to Sexual Intimacy Turn Up the Heat: A (Married) Couples’ Guide to Sexual Intimacy By Dr. Kevin Leman / Revell If you can’t stand the kitchen, turn up the heat in the bedroom
Sex within marriage is one of God’s greatest gifts. With his trademark wit, Dr. Leman gives frank answers to the questions we all have about sex. Covering such topics as God’s original intentions for sex, body image, attraction, expectations, and sex drive,Turn Up the Heat is perfect for any married couple.
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A holistic approach to sexuality includes health, life, and spiritual lessons Sheet Music By Dr. Kevin Leman / Tyndale House 60243: Sheet Music
Sex is about the quality of your entire love life, not just the alignment of your bodies.Sheet Music will expand and challenge your thinking, help you start your marriage off right, or go from humdrum to exciting if you’re already married.
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Additional Resources
276X: Crazy Love/Forgotten God, 2 Volumes Crazy Love/Forgotten God, 2 Volumes By Francis Chan with Danae Yankoski / David C. Cook Get both books, read them, then share them
It’s crazy, if you think about it. The God of the universe–the Creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor–loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. Today’s church admires the gift of the Holy Spirit, but have we neglected to open our gift? When called, what is our typical response?
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The book and DVD Crazy Love, Book and DVDBy Francis Chan with Danae Yankoski / David C. Cook 776X: Crazy Love, Book and DVD
Read the book during the week, then watch the video and discuss the topic at the group meeting. For church, small group, youth group, or individual study. Approximate Running Time: 85 minutes
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491X: Forgotten God, Book and DVD Forgotten God, Book and DVDBy Francis Chan with Danae Yankoski / David C. Cook The book and DVD
Chan tears away the wrapping paper and ribbons to unwrap the gift of the Holy Spirit, the believing community’s true power for witness and service. Designed for small groups or individuals, his 7-session DVD prompts discussion and practical applications. 208 pages, softcover and DVD from Cook.
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