Faith-based-General Marriage Enrichment


10 Great Dates: Connecting Faith, Love & Marriage, Larson & Arp

Bring Home the Joy, Crabb, Leman, Parrott, Smalley, others

Christian Way to be Happily Married-David Sanderlin, Ph.D.

Divorce Proofing Your Marriage – Linda Mintle

DNA of Relationships, The – Gary Smalley

Empowering Couples, Olson & Olson

*Fireproof Your Marriage-Alex & Steven Kendrick

For Better or for Best (Understanding Your Man) Smalley

For Men Only, Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn

For Women Only, Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn

Four Seasons of Marriage, The-Gary Chapman

I Promise-Gary Smalley

Just How Married Do You Want to Be? Jim & Sarah Sumner

Kingdom Man, Tony Evans

Loving Your Marriage Enough to Protect It, Jerry B. Jenkins

Meditations For Couples, Les and Leslie Parrott

Reviving Your Romance-Terri & Barbi Franklin

Sacred Marriage –Gary Thomas

*Secrets to Lasting Love, Dr. Gary Smalley

Seven Levels of Intimacy, The - Matthew Kelley

*Staying in Love, Andy Stanley

*Understanding Marriage, Mark Gungor

Vow (The), Kim & Krickitt Carpenter

*Vow to Cherish, Deborah Raney

Wild at Heart, John Eldredge


Marriage Communication and Conflict Resolution

Communication styles, helpful tools, techniques to handle conflict, identifying destructive conflict patterns.


 Captivating- John & Stasi Eldridge

Cracking the Communication Code-Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

Desperate Marriages-Gary Chapman

Divorce Remedy, The – Michelle Weiner Davis

Fighting for Your Marriage, Markman, Stanley & Blumberg

Five Languages of Apology, The-Gary Chapman

His Needs, Her Needs, Willard F. Harley, Jr

Hold Me Tight, (CD) Sue Johnson, Sandra Burr

How to Improve Your Marriage w/o Talking About It –Love & Stosny

If Only He Knew, What No Woman Can Resist, Gary Smalley

If Only He Knew, Understanding Your Wife, Gary Smalley

Lonely Husbands, Lonely Wives, Dennis Rainey

Love Talk – Les & Leslie Parrot

Love Talk Starters, Les & Leslie Parrot

Marriage at the Crossroads, Spencer/Tracy

Now You’re Speaking My Language, Gary Chapman

Pressure Proof Your Marriage, Rainey

Questions Couples Ask-Les & Leslie Parrott

Rescue Your Love Life - Cloud/Townsend

Stop Overreacting-Judith P Siegel, Ph.D. LCSW

Through a Man’s Eyes - Shaunti Feldhahn/Craig Gros

We Can Work It Out - Clifford Notarius, Ph.D.& Howard Markman, Ph.D

Why Can’t You Read My Mind?-Bernstein, Ph.D. & Magee

*Wife of Noble Character, A - Mark Gungor

Your Time Starved Marriage - Les and Leslie Parrott


Faith-based-Marriage Communication and Conflict Resolution


Boundaries in Marriage-John Townsend

Life Application Study Bible-Tyndale

Love Dare, The-Stephen & Alex Kendrick

Seven Stages of Marriage, The – Sari Harrar & Rita DeMaria


Marriage and Differences

Understanding how to deal with the inevitable differences that exist in every relationship.


 Discovering Your Heart with the Flag Page-Mark Gungor

Five Love Languages, TheGary Chapman

Now You’re Speaking My Language-Gary Chapman

Language of Love, (The), Gary Smalley & John Trent, Ph.D.

Secrets of Happily Married Men, The-Scott Haltzman

Secrets of Happily Married Women, The- Scott Haltzman


Faith-based-Marriage and Differences


I Love You More-Les & Leslie Parrott

*Love and RespectEmerson Eggerich

*Love and War-John & Stasi Eldredge

Men & Women, Dr. Larry Crabb

Reconcilable Differences – Healing for Troubled Marriages, Talley

Reconcilable Differences- Hope & Healing, Virginia Holeman

Trauma of Transparency (The), J. Grant Howard

Two Sides of Love. (The), Gary Smalley & John Trent, Ph.D.




Challenge Issues in Marriage

Dealing with various problems in a healthy way.


Becoming Your Spouse’s Better Half, Rick Johnson

Breaking the Cycle of Divorce-John Trent & Larry Weeden

Divorce Busting – Michele Weiner-Davis

How One of You Can Bring the Two of You Together-Page

How to Argue So Your Spouse Will Listen, Sharon M. May, Ph.D.

How to Cut Americas Divorce Rate in Half-McManus

How to Talk So Your Husband Will Listen, Rick Johnson

I Don’t Want a Divorce Clarke & Clarke

Love Must Be Tough-James Dobson

Marriage Checkup (The), Dr. H. Norman Wright

Marriage Turnaround, The-Mitch Temple

Walk Out Woman, The-Steve Stephens and Alice Gray

When a Mate Wants Out-Sally & Jim Conway


Courageous-TriStar (DVD)

Escape the Matrix, (DVD) Mark Gungor

Flywheel (DVD)

Hope for the Separated-Gary Chapman

How to Save Your Marriage Alone-Ed Wheat

I Take Out the Garbage Because I Love You, Rick Johnson

Marriage You’ve Always Wanted, The-Gary Chapman

Winning Your Husband Back (Before it’s too Late) Smalley

Winning Your Wife Back (Before it’s too Late)-Smalley


Marriage and Sex

Developing a healthy sex life in marriage.


 52 Ways to Have Fun, Fantastic Sex -Joyce & Clifford Penner

Light Her Fire, Ellen Kreidman

Rekindling the Romance, Dennis & Barbara Rainey

Red Hot Monogamy, Bill & Pam Farrel

Romancing Your Better Half, Rick Johnson


Act of Marriage, The, Lattaye

Love Life for Every Married Couple-Gloria Okes Perkins



Marriage and Sexual Challenges

Dealing with problems that are sexual in nature.


Close Calls…Saving Your Marriage from Adultery-Dave Carder

His Needs, Her Needs, Building an Affair-Proof Marriage Harley

I Surrender All-Clay Crosse & Mark Tabb

Sex Starved Marriage, The – Michele Weiner-Davis

Staying Together When an Affair Pulls You Apart-Stephen Judah


Door of Hope, Jan Frank

*Every Man’s Battle – Steve Arterburn

Every Woman’s Battle – Steve Arterburn

Keeping the Faith, Fortune

Sacred Sex-Tim Gardner & Scott Stanley

Sex and the Soul of a Woman-Rinehart

*Time to Man Up, Mark Gungor

Torn Asunder – Dave Carder



Marriage and Finances

Budgeting, spending habits, approach to money, goals for the future.

Couple’s Retirement Puzzle Taylor & Minzer

Debt Proof Your Marriage-Mary Hunt

Marriage & Family Wellness: Corporate America’s Business?

Money Habitudes Cards-Syble Solomon



Marriage and Children

Keeping focus on marriage in transition to parenting & partnering in parenting.

A Man in the Making, Rick Johnson

And Baby Makes Three-John Gottman and Julie Schwartz

Becoming the Dad Your Daughter Needs, Rick Johnson

Better Dad’s, Stronger Sons, Rick Johnson

Boundaries with Kids, Cloud/Townsend

Bringing Up Boys, Dr. James C. Dobson

Dare to Discipline (The New), Dr. James C. Dobson  

Families Where Grace is in Place-Jeff VanVonderen

Five Love Languages of Teenagers, Gary Chapman

Have a New Kid by Friday, Dr. Kevin Leman

Key to Your Child’s Heart (The). Gary Smalley

Family (DVD)-Mark Gungor

*Love and Logic, Jim Fay & Dawn Billings

No Greater Love (DVD)

Parenting Is Your Highest Calling, Leslie Leyland Fields

Parenting Isn’t For Cowards, Dr. James C. Dobson

Parenting Tips, Ruthann Saphier, M.A.

Parenting with Love and Logic, Foster Cline, M.D. and Jim Fay

Parents’ Answer Book, Dr. James Dobson

Relational Parenting, Ross Campbell, M.D.

Successful Christian Parenting, John MacArthur

Strong-Willed Child (The New). Dr. James C. Dobson

Surviving a Teenager, Gungor, Mark

That’s My Son, Rick Johnson

That’s My Teenage Son, Rick Johnson

Things That Go Bump in the Night, Dr. Paul Warren & Dr. Frank Minirth

What Children Learn from Their Parents’ Marriage-Judith Siegel, Ph.D.

What Kids Need Most In A Dad, Tim Hansel



Input on the challenges & issues couples face in remarriage with tips on how to succeed.

Heart of Remarriage, The-Gary & Greg Smalley

Living in a Step Family Without Getting Stepped On, Dr. Kevin Leman

Restored & Remarried, Gil & Brenda Stuart

Saving Your Second Marriage Before it Starts-Les Parrott


Marriage and the Empty Nest

Marriage issues unique to the empty nest period.

10 Great Dates for Empty Nesters –David and Claudia Arp

Empty Nesting-Reinventing Your Marriage-David & Claudia Arp

Second Half of Marriage, The- David & Claudia Arp



Rianse Hacia Un Matrimonio Mejor (DVD)

El Desafio Del Amor


Christian Books for Support/Christian Fiction

Bridge, The. Karen Kingsbury

Fame 1 (Firstborn Series), Karen Kingsbury

Family 4 (Firstborn Series), Karen Kingsbury

Flowing Streams, Jill Briscoe

Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers, Leslie Leyland Fields

Forever 5 (Firstborn Series), Karen Kingsbury

Forgiven 2 (Firstborn Series), Karen Kingsbury

Found 3 (Firstborn Series), Karen Kingsbury

Out of the Storm, Jill Briscoe

Redemption 1 (Redemption Series) Karen Kingsbury

Redemption 2 (Redemption Series) Karen Kingsbury

Rejoice 4 (Redemption Series) Karen Kingsbury

Return 3 (Redemption Series) Karen Kingsbury

Reunion 5 (Redemption Series) Karen Kingsbury

Running on Empty, Jill Briscoe

Someday 3 (Sunrise Series), Karen Kingsbury

Sunrise 1 (Sunrise Series), Karen Kingsbury

Sunrise 2 (Sunrise Series), Karen Kingsbury

Sunrise 4 (Sunrise Series), Karen Kingsbury

Surprise Child, Leslie Leyland Fields

Surviving the Island of Grace, Leslie Leyland Fields

Time to Dance, Karen Kingsbury



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General Resources on Marriage

Couple and Family Education –

National Healthy Marriage Resource Center

First Things First –


Relationship Inventories

PREPARE/ENRICH by Life Innovations –


Research on Relationships

Family Life –

Marriage CoMission –

Focus on the Family –

Marriage Alive –


Step Families

Smart Stepfamilies –

Restored & Remarried –


This tool is intended to assist churches, community groups, and other organizations develop comprehensive relationship-enhancing pre-marital education and marriage enrichment courses. Singles and couples will find many of these resources helpful to establish and foster healthy relationships and marriages.  The inclusion of resources listed above is not to be viewed as an endorsement by Great Marriages for Sheboygan County. Contact Great Marriages for questions or if you would like further assistance (920-783-6142)



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