SERIES RESOURCES

Sermons

Week 1: Singleness 

Week 2: Who Should I Date? 

Week 3: How Should I Date? 

Week 4: Marriage

Books

Sacred Search by Gary Thomas

What if you stopped looking for a “soul mate” and started looking for a “sole mate”—someone who will live out with you the great purpose of God? What if dating isn’t about finding “the one” but making a wise choice so you can better serve the One who loves you most? What if God didn’t design relationships to make you happy but to make you holy?

The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller

This book shows everyone—Christians, skeptics, singles, longtime married couples, and those about to be engaged—the vision of what marriage should be according to the Bible.

Why Marriages Succeed or Fail by John Gotmann

This breakthrough book guides you through a series of self-tests designed to help you determine what kind of marriage you have, where your strengths and weaknesses are, and what specific actions you can take to help your marriage.

Single / Dating / Engaged / Married

This is a resource we highly recommend! The links below have identical content.  Ben Stuart first delivered this as a sermon series and then compiled to content into a book. 

Sermon Series link HERE

Book link HERE

Articles

When the Not-Yet Married Meet by Marshall Segal (expanded into a book HERE)

Date to Break-Up

The Surprising Sin of Not Waiting on God

4 Things Single People Need from Married People

The Single Struggle

Co-Habitation, Dating, and Marriage 

7 Biblical Principles for Dating, Part 1

7 Biblical Principles for Dating, Part 2

You May Never Get Married

Even GQ Knows Porn is Bad

You Can’t #EndIt & Keep Porn – A list of more online and book resources at bottom of this article

OTHER 

Ephesians For You commentary (Excellent handling of the Ephesians 5:21-33 marriage passage)

Desiring God: Singleness & Dating

The Village Church: Singleness & Dating

 

 

            
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