Christian Marriage Books - Some suggestions

Norman Wright

Teaching at Biola University and Talbot Theological Seminary, he founded and directs Christian Marriage Enrichment and Family Counselling and Enrichment in Santa Ana, California. He has authored many books on Marriage relationships including Communication: Key to your Marriage. -- article

Dr. Ed Wheat

A family physician for decades, he is an authority on premarital and marital counseling. His wife, Gaye Wheat, has presented Christian Home seminars with her husband. Now retired, the Love-Life Marriage Seminars continue with Dr. Dow R. Pursley, a licensed, professional counselor with the Wheat Clinic in Springdale, Arkansas, and a ruling elder in the PCA.

Gary Smalley

Founder of Today's Family in Phoenix, AZ, teaches seminars throughout North America and is a popular guest speaker for conferences and radio and television programs. He is the coauthor of several books, including If Only He Knew, and (with Dr. John Trent) The Blessing and The Hidden Value of a Man. He is the author of Joy that Lasts, and of the tape series Love Is a Decision. Gary and his wife, Norma, live in Phoenix. They have a daughter and two sons.
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Tim LaHaye

Founder and president of Family Life seminars, a national family ministry that organizes seminars throughout the country. He was president and founder of Christian Heritage College and San Diego Unified Christian School System. His wife is active in Christian Politics. -- biography

Clifford and Joyce Penner

A clinical psychologist and therapist, and his wife, a registered nurse; the Penners have a popular counselling and marriage seminar ministry. They have written a number of excellent manuals on sexual intimacy in marriage.

Dr. Larry Crabb, Ph.D.

A well-known speaker, author of numerous best-selling books including God of My Father, Finding God, and Men and Women, and Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at Colorado Christian University in Morrison. He lives outside Denver. Dr. Dan Allender, Ph.D is professor of counseling at Western Seminary in Seattle and the president and founder of Wounded Heart Ministries. He maintains a private counseling practice in Seattle and is the author of The Wounded Heart, Bold Love, Cry of the Soul, and Intimate Allies.

James Dobson

The founder and chief voice of Focus on the Family, this former professor of pediatrics and licensed psychologist has been a popular speaker on topics related to marriage and family life for many years. His books are particularly helpful to parents in dealing with their children.

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