Building a marriage is a lifelong endeavor for both men and women. Most marriage books cover the three C's--communication, compromise, and consideration -- but fail to address many issues critical to a healthy relationship. Family advocate Kay James calls these the "things I wish I had known before I got married": advice ...read more
Help and Encouragement for Women Who Feel Alone in Their Faith
You Can Thrive–Not Just Survive–in An Unequally Yoked Marriage
Marriage is challenging, even under the best of circumstances. But for those of us whose husbands don’t believe or are not growing spiritually, marriage brings difficulties unlike those faced by other women of faith.
Although women have unprecedented opportunities and options today, their lives are still often filled with the mundane, the difficult, the downright tragic. And the challenges of life become even more difficult when there doesn't seem to be any purpose for them.
Without a sense of purpose, our lives can ...read more
Wisdom for Today's Issues
Contemporary women face numerous challenging and often painful issues, including infertility, caring for aging parents, singleness, the generation gap, the role of women in marriage and ministry, materialism, and difficult marriages. We're not alone. All of these issues were faced by women in the Bible, and it's God's ...read more
The drive to succeed is a strong force in Western culture, and women are powerfully influenced by it. It is tempting to pursue triumphs that will impress the world, rather than achievements that will advance God's kingdom. In these studies, you'll meet fascinating historical women of the Bible who enjoyed worthy ...read more
The Bible gives us story after story of ordinary women who, daring to trust God, influenced their families, influenced their families and communities. These women faced the same challenges we face today--poverty, illness, death, war, loneliness, injustice, and difficult relationships. Yet they chose to believe God in those ...read more
Embracing the Challenges
Midlife is a time of transitions, some welcome and others not so welcome. Thankfully, the Bible provides principles and guidance for dealing with difficult times--midlife included. In these studies, you'll tap into that wisdom and learn how you can experience God's grace today and move forward with confidence. ...read more
Insights from Esther
Women in today's world face an onslaught of ever-changing challenges and circumstances. It's often hard to know how to respond. But centuries ago, one humble, extraordinary woman stepped into the limelight where she encountered great trials of her own--and became a model of godly living for all women to follow.
As ...read more
Hope and Support for Those Who Have Suffered a Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Tubal Pregnancy
They are the most dreaded words an expectant mother can hear. As joy and anticipation dissolve into confusion and grief, painful questions refuse to go away: Why me? What did I do wrong? Doesn't God care? With the warmth and compassion of a licensed counselor and a Christian woman who has suffered miscarriage herself, Pam ...read more
Enjoy the precious influences of a grandmother's love in these touching stories, compiled by Alice Gray. Filled with poignant heartwarming moments and enhanced by lovely artwork from Paula Vaughan, it will surely be a treasure you'll return to, again and ...read more
There's a Hero in the Heart of Every Woman
Only a Woman deals with the felt need among women for surrender, growth, and service to the Lord. National conference speaker Terri McFaddin brings a motivational message for women to seek a deeper relationship with God by taking "radical action" for Him. While other books are centered around comforting and healing women, ...read more
Finding God's Peace in the Hurts of Life
When trying seasons come -- as they often do -- women seek firm ground on which to stand. Author Susan Wales shares wisely from a lifetime of personal experience and communication with other women who have coped with the sometimes-piercing hurts within marriage, motherhood, infertility, divorce, financial loss, career, ...read more
The Powerful Role Wives Play
There is incredible joy in a promise kept. Throughout these pages you will discover the vital role a wife plays in understanding and encouraging her husband. You will delight in a more intimate relationship and will experience a deeper fulfillment as you and your husband keep your vows to God, family, church, and ...read more
Becoming a Woman of Prayer, Strength, and Discipline
Challenge your body. Feed your spirit. Change the world.
Ask any Christian woman about her most recent New Year’s resolutions, and you’ll likely find that “exercise regularly” and “pray more” were at the top of her list. We all long to look and ...read more
Unlocking the Courage to Love with Abandon
For Every Woman Who Wants More from Her Relationships
Within every woman is the desire for extraordinary relationships. We crave intimacy and interconnectedness, companionship and camaraderie. Yet most of us eventually begin to wonder if we want too much. As heartbreak and disappointment take their toll, we ...read more
Surrendering the Lies That Bind You to the God Who Frees You
Which Everyday Idols Are Holding You Captive?
FOOD. BUSYNESS. IMAGE. POSSESSIONS. ACHIEVEMENT. APPROVAL. CONTROL. PERFECTIONISM. ATTENTION. HAPPINESS. BEING RIGHT. "PERFECT" RELATIONSHIPS. INDEPENDENCE. REVENGE. SELF-PITY. LOVE. SELF-RIGHTEOUSNESS.
Like most women, you probably have a life filled ...read more