books for fruitful family making

Marshall Segal, Not Yet Married: The Pursuit of Joy in Singleness and Dating

Kay Hymowitz, Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys

Gary Thomas, The Sacred Search: What If It’s Not about Who You Marry, But Why?

Leon and Amy Kass, Wing to Wing, Oar to Oar: Readings on Courting and Marrying (Ethics of Everyday Life)

John Piper, This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence

Gary L. Thomas, Sacred Marriage: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy, and Sacred Parenting: How Raising Children Shapes Our Soul 

Gene Veith, Family Vocation: God’s Calling in Marriage, Parenting, and Childhood

Allan C. Carlson and Paul T. Mero, The Natural Family: A Manifesto

Timothy Keller with Kathy Keller, The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God

Paul David Tripp, Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family

Tedd Tripp, Shepherding a Child’s Heart

Bill Farley, Gospel-Powered Parenting: How the Gospel Shapes and Transforms Parenting

James Dobson with Kurt Bruner, Fatherless

Iris Krasnow, Surrendering to Motherhood: Losing Your Mind, Finding Your Soul

Danielle Crittenden, What Our Mothers Didn’t Tell Us: Why Happiness Eludes the Modern Woman

J. R . Miller, Home-Making: What the Bible Says About Roles and Relationships in a Harmonious Christian Household

Randy Stinson and Dan Dumas, A Guide to Biblical Manhood

Andreas J. Köstenberger, God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation

Mike Mason, The Mystery of Children

Timothy Paul Jones, Trained in the Fear of God: Family Ministry in Theological, Historical, and Practical Perspective