Rocking the Roles: Building a Win-Win Marriage   -     By: Robert Lewis, William Hendricks
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Rocking the Roles: Building a Win-Win Marriage

NavPress / 1999 / Paperback

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Ozzie and Harriet are long gone, and nobody wants to return to the "traditional" roles of the 50s. Yet couples today are discovering that roleless, supposedly "50-50" marriages are confusing, unsatisfying, and impractical. Learn to build a better marriage based not on sexist stereotypes, but on biblical principles of structure and complementary equality.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: NavPress
Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1576831256
ISBN-13: 9781576831250
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Rocking the Roles explains how marriage can be a perfect blend of structure and equality, balance and beauty. Transform your relationship by learning about:
  • Common misunderstandings about marriage
  • Core roles that don’t limit choices
  • What spouses most need to understand about each other
  • What submission and authority is and is not
  • Sexuality
Build a marriage on a firm foundation of Scripture, forgiveness, and a healthy understanding of who we are in Christ.

Author Bio

Bill Hendricks is President of The Giftedness Center a Dallas-based consulting firm specializing in organizational effectiveness and individual career guidance. Bill is the author or coauthor of seventeen books including Your Work Matters to God Rockin’ the Roles The Word in Life Study Bible The Power of Uniqueness and The Light That Never Dies: A Story of Hope In the Shadows of Grief. His writings have appeared in The Wall Street Journal The Dallas Morning News Christianity Today and numerous other publications. He holds an undergraduate degree in English from Harvard University a master of science in mass communications from Boston University and a master of arts in biblical studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. He is a Board member for Pine Cove Inc. serves on the Steering Committee for an international consortium called the Theology of Work Project and is an active member of Park Cities Presbyterian Church. More important than all of these pursuits however are the three amazing daughters Brittany Kristin and Amy whom the Lord gave to Bill by his late wife Nancy.

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  1. 5 Stars Out Of 5
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    May 8, 2013
    Melinda
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    This book is great for older teens and young adults as well. It can help them get a biblical view for marriage that will lead them to change how they look at the opposite sex now. It is never too early to prepare for a lifelong relationship with the partner that God brings!
  2. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    July 5, 2008
    Leah Eden
    This book is amazing! My fiance got so into reading this book, and it really changed our views of what a Biblical marriage looks like.
  3. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    July 1, 2008
    Leah Eden
    This book is AMAZING! I would recommend it to everyone I know! I knew it was good when my fiance couldn't put it down.. it really got him interested in his role in our marriage.
  4. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    March 5, 2008
    Sharon
    This book is very good for every couple, no matter how long you've been married. It would be especially good for engaged couples to help them keep from making some mistakes to begin with. The authors give very practical help as well as principles.
  5. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    March 15, 2002
    David R. Bess
    It is a well known statistic today that 1 of 2 marriages ends in divorce. One of reasons could well be a confusion on the roles the Bible prescribes for marriage. Although this book presents the idea of the husband as the head of the relationship, it does not present him as the "boss" or as a modern-day Archie Bunker. Instead, men are strongly encouraged in this book to take the lead in serving, in supporting, and in sustaining the other members of the family.The authors begin by defining the confusion over marital roles today, and the resulting chaos. They then outline the husband's role as servant-leader, and describe his core concerns. The wife's role is then outlined as helper-lover, and her concerns are also presented.Two chapters are devoted to the idea of submission, dispeling many myths regarding it. Common problems are addressed, and practical applications are provided. The book closes with two helpful appendices recounting the breakdown of gender roles in ancient Rome, and the impact that Paul's words had on that generation.I recommend this book wholeheartedly for both husbands and wives desiring to gain a better understanding of a Biblical-oriented marriage.
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