Books I’m Excited to Read: Womanhood, Marriage, & Gender Roles

Good morning, friends! Since we’ve been talking a lot about womanhood, gender roles, marriage, and the like, I thought I’d share my list of to-read Christian Living books on these topics!

Let me know if you’ve read any of these books, and your favorite Christian nonfiction books!

~ Womanhood (& Manhood) ~

Radical Womanhood: Feminine Faith in a Feminist World by Carolyn McCulley

radical womanhood

True Woman 101: Divine Design: An Eight-Week Study on Biblical Womanhood by Mary A. Kassian and Nancy Leigh Demoss

true woman 101

The Fruit of Her Hands: Respect and the Christian Woman by Nancy Wilson


Redeeming the Feminine Soul: God’s Surprising Vision for Womanhood by Julie Roys

redeeming the feminine soul

Let Me Be A Woman by Elisabeth Elliot

let me be a woman

Girls With Swords: How to Carry Your Cross Like a Hero by Lisa Bevere


Fervent: A Woman’s Battle Plan for Serious, Specific, and Strategic Prayer by Priscilla Shirer


Building Her House: Commonsensical Wisdom for Christian Women by Nancy Wilson

building her house

Sex, Purity, and the Longings of a Girl’s Heart: Discovering the Beauty and Freedom of God-Defined Sexuality by Kristen Clark & Bethany Beal


Divine Design: God’s Complementary Roles for Men and Women by John MacArthur

divine design

~ Singleness/Preparing for Marriage ~

Not Yet Married: The Pursuit of Joy in Singleness and Dating by Marshall Segal


Wholeness in Singleness: Wisdom for Wives in Waiting by Brittney Jones


Why Isn’t a Pretty Girl Like You Married?: …and other useful comments by Nancy Wilson


The Sacred Search: What If It’s Not About Who You Marry, But Why by Gary Thomas


Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married by Gary Chapman


Preparing for Marriage: Help for Christian Couples by John Piper


The Before-You-Marry Book of Questions by Bill & Pam Farrel


~ Marriage ~

For a Glory and a Covering: A Practical Theology of Marriage by Douglas Wilson


Your Marriage, God’s Mission: Discovering Your Spiritual Purpose Together by Clint and Penny A. Bragg


The Mingling of Souls: God’s Design for Love, Marriage, Sex, & Redemption by Matt Chandler (with Jared C. Wilson)


True Companion: Thoughts on Being a Pastor’s Wife by Nancy Wilson

true companion by nancy wilson

Happily Ever After: Finding Grace in the Messes of Marriage: 30 Devotions for Couples by John Piper, Francis Chan, & more

happily ever after

~Motherhood (& Fatherhood) ~

Missionary Mom: Embracing the Mission Field Right Under Your Roof by Shontell Brewer

missionary mom

Praise Her in the Gates: The Calling of Christian Motherhood by Nancy Wilson


Father Hunger: Why God Call Men to Love and Lead Their Families by Douglas Wilson

father hunger



Christian Living Titles I Want to Read

Happy Saturday, readers! I’ve been so busy novel-writing that I forgot about posting today, so I’m just going to give you a list of Christian Living books that are on my To-Read list. I’m really excited to read them all.

How about you? Any of these on your TBR? Or do you have some other Christian Living titles you could add to the list? 🙂


Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

Published: 1952


Let Me be a Woman by Elisabeth Elliot

Published: 1966 (Tyndale Momentum)


True Woman 101: Divine Design by Mary A. Kassian & Nancy Leigh Demoss

Published: February 1st, 2012 (Moody Publishers)


Redeemed by Angela Thomas-Pharr

Published: August 1st, 2016 (Lifeway Church Resources)


Without Rival: Embrace Your Identity and Purpose in an Age of Confusion and Comparison by Lisa Bevere

Published: August 16th, 2016 (Revell Publishing)


When God Says “Wait”: Navigating Life’s Detours and Delays Without Losing Your Faith, Your Friends, or Your Mind by Elizabeth Laing Thompson

Published: March 1st, 2017 (Shiloh Run Press)


Redeeming the Feminine Soul: God’s Surprising Vision for Womanhood by Julie Roys

Published: September 12th, 2017 (Thomas Nelson Publishing)


Reading People: How Seeing the World Through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything by Anne Bogel

Published: September 19th, 2017 (Baker Books)


Lord, Prepare Me to be a Godly Wife by Tiffany Langford

Published: November 13th, 2017


Live Fearless: A Call to Power, Passion, and Purpose by Sadie Robertson

Published: February 6th, 2018 (Thomas Nelson Publishing)

Love Defined

Love Defined: Embracing God’s Vision for Lasting Love and Satisfying Relationships by Kristin Clark & Bethany Baird

Expected Publication: May 1st, 2018 (Baker Books)