“Life is relationships; the rest is just details.” We are designed for relationships, yet they often bring us pain. In this paradigm-shifting book, Dr. Gary Smalley unravels the DNA of relationships: We are made for three great relationships―with God, others, and ourselves―and all relationships involve choice. Gary exposes a destructive relationship dance that characterizes nearly every relationship conflict, and he offers five new dance steps that will revolutionize relationships. The DNA of Relationships, the cornerstone book in Gary Smalley's relationship campaign, will help you learn to take personal responsibility, create a safe environment, keep their battery charged, listen with the heart, and adopt a no-losers policy. It will revolutionize your marriage, family, friendships, and work relationships!
|The DNA of Relationships for Couples|
by Greg Smalley (Author), Robert S. Paul (Author), Donna K. Wallace (Author)
This book shows readers who are struggling in their marriage the steps to take to strengthen and rebuild their marriage relationship. The practical solutions are built on the basic steps that are explained in The DNA of Relationships. Smalley uses fictional couples (based on real client experience) who are grappling with real-life problems ranging from work and family priority balance issues to extramarital affairs. Through the telling of the stories of real couples going through the...
|The DNA of Parent-Teen Relationships: Discover the Key to Your Teen's Heart (Focus on the Family)|
by Greg Smalley (Author), Gary Smalley (Author)
What's the key to a teen's heart? And how can parents prepare their son or daughter for life as a successful, solid Christian adult? Find out in The DNA of Parent-Teen Relationships: Discover the Key to Your Teen's Heart. Written by best-selling authors Gary Smalley and his son Greg, it focuses on the key element that will make any relationship great, as well as how to create a safe atmosphere for transparency. Along with humorous glimpses into what it was like “growing up Smalley,”...
|Making Love Last Forever|
by Gary Smalley (Author)
For years Gary Smalley has helped millions of couples throughout North America enrich their relationships and deepen their bonds of love and companionship. In this extraordinary book, he shows you how to stay in love through all the stages of life. From first attraction to lifelong commitment, Gary's proven techniques and practical advice show you how to pursue and keep the love you want, and how to energize your relationship with enduring, passion-filled love.
In this book you'll...
|For Better or for Best: A Valuable Guide to Knowing, Understanding, and Loving your Husband|
by Gary Smalley (Author)
In this newly revised edition of the classic bestseller For Better or for Best, Gary Smalley speaks to women and explains what motivates men and how wives can use their natural qualities and abilities to build a better marriage. Using case histories and biblical illustrations, as well as stories from his own marriage, Smalley offers empathy, humor, and wisdom to women who wish to more fully understand their husbands and love them better. With over 750,000 copies in print and now updated and...
|Grown-Up Girlfriends: Finding and Keeping Real Friends in the Real World (Focus on the Family)|
by Erin Smalley (Author), Carrie Oliver (Author)
Even when life is hectic and harried, every woman has a God-given longing for relationship, and her female friends play an important role in filling that. Oliver and Smalley help women distinguish between self-centered, insecure, childish relationships and other-centered, healthy, “grown-up” relationships. Using personal anecdotes and scriptural principles, they explain ten characteristics of a grown-up friend and offer ideas on how readers can develop these attributes in themselves....
|If Only He Knew: A Valuable Guide to Knowing, Understanding, and Loving Your Wife|
by Gary Smalley (Author)
With over 800,000 copies in print, If Only He Knew by bestselling author Gary Smalley has long been esteemed as one of the premier books on marriage for men. Smalley helps men understand their wives and meet their needs in order to establish a loving, thriving relationship that will last a lifetime. Newly revised and expanded to reflect up-to-date research and the current cultural landscape for today’s modern audience, this book is the perfect guide for husbands who want to love their...
|Ministerial Ethics: Moral Formation for Church Leaders|
by Joe E. Trull (Author), James E. Carter (Author)
Ministerial Ethics provides both new and experienced pastors with tools for sharpening their personal and professional decision-making skills. The authors seek to explain the unique moral role of the minister and the ethical responsibilities of the vocation and to provide "a clear statement of the ethical obligations contemporary clergy should assume in their personal and professional lives." Trull and Carter deal with such areas as family life, confidentiality, truth-telling, political...
|A Popular Survey of the Old Testament|
by Norman L. Geisler (Author)
Illustrated with photos, charts, and maps, and written in an easy, informal style, this survey will be enjoyed by all who want to enrich their understanding of Old Testament people and events.
|Journey into God's Word: Your Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible|
by J. Scott Duvall (Author), J. Daniel Hays (Author)
Life is a journey, and like any journey, it requires an accurate, reliable roadmap to get us where we need to go. God has provided such a guide in his Word. But just as a navigator needs to learn how to interpret all the contours and symbols of a map, so also we need to be able to understand how the Bible communicates its directions to us. Journey Into God’s Word helps Bible readers acquire these skills and become better at reading, interpreting, and applying the Bible to life. This...
|The Foundations of Christian Doctrine|
by Kevin J. Conner (Author)
Without a solid foundation in theology, it is difficult to be a sound interpreter and exegete the scriptures. The purpose of this work is to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us. The text has been written in such a way as to provide "seed to the sower and bread to the eater." The writer has not tried to say all that could be said but has provided both outline (seed) and content (bread) so that the student can read and meditate on the numerous...