God, Marriage, and Family
by Andreas Kostenberger
a profound and deep biblical examination of marriage, family, and several related issues (e.g. contreception, parenting, singleness, divorce/remarriage, husband of one wife, etc.) with over 80 pages of endnotes and additional resources, absolutely superb resource!
What Did You Expect?? - Redeeming the Realities of Marriage
by Paul David Tripp
Tripp does a good job at exposing the heart and motives of most who enter into the marriage covenant. He aligns us with God's values and lists 6 commitments to ground our everyday marriage interactions in the gospel, very practical and especially helpful for younger marriages, married new believers, or Christians struggling to live out their faith in their marriages.
Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; the Respect He Desperately Needs
by Emerson Eggerichs
rooted in Ephesians 5:22-33 this text is particularly helpful for husbands and wives struggling to communicate and understand how their spouse is wired. A great tool for stopping the "crazy cycle of conflict" that characterizes too many marriages.
Sacred Marriage: What if God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy
by Gary Thomas
a great tool (particularly for middle life Christian couples) to understand how God desires their pursuit of personal holiness and a primary means for this sanctification is their marriage.
The Love Dare
by Stephen & Alex Kendrick
made popular by the film, Fireproof, this book includes 40 days worth of simple challenges for spouses to fulfill their commitment to one another derived directly from the Bible. Each reading is only a couple pages making it very practical and accessible.
Preparing for Marriage
edited by Dennis Rainey
a helpful guide for engaged couples to work through with a respected married couple prior to their marriage to start their union off with a good foundation.
by Barry Danylak
the single greatest biblical examination of singleness available, this book reveals the importance of single Christians in local churches while still upholding the biblical definition of marriage. Outstanding book for singles and married Christians to make sense of their own relationship status or that of many in their community.
Rid of My Disgrace: Hope & Healing for Victims of Sexual Assault
by Justin & Lindsey Holcomb
an excellent and compassionate resource for anyone who has been wounded by the sins of incest, sexual violence, sexual addictions, sexual assault, or molestation. Very biblically-ground while sharing experiences in a vulnerable, dignifying, yet sensitive and gentle manner.
Hope for the Separated
by Gary Chapman
a helpful and biblical guide for struggling, separated, or nearly-divorced couples in seeking reconciliation as well as help navigating a divorce due to abandonment.
Divorce and Separation
web articles by Focus on the Family
thorough, brief, and helpful articles on divorce, separation, and remarriage grounded in biblical convictions, psychology, and time-tested marriage and family therapy
When "I Do" Becomes "I Don't": Practical Steps for Healing During Separation & Divorce
by Laura Petherbridge
a straight-forward yet vulnerable look at divorce that is helpful for women in particular but may also provide some helpful advise for men seeking to navigate the many layers of divorce.
Working Through the Crisis: a Godly Perspective on Divorce, Singleness, and Remarriage
by Jeffrey Paul Brown
a practical guide walking through many of the complexities of divorce.