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Number of Pages: 240
Publication Date: 1993
|Dimensions: 8 X 5 1/4 X 5/8 (inches)|
Finally there is a book on marriage that combines sound, biblical advice with reality. Knowing from personal experience that marriage can have its ups and downs, Bill and Lynne Hybels avoid quick and easy answers. They write honestly about marriage from each of their own perspectives and give: - Ways to court spouses creatively - Checklists for singles - Frank illustrations - Information about family background and temperaments - Helps on Achilles' heels, unhealthy behaviors, and conflict
Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Ill., and chairman of the board for the Willow Creek Association. The bestselling author of more than twenty books, including Leadership Axioms, Holy Discontent, Just Walk Across the Room, The Volunteer Revolution, and Courageous Leadership, and classics such as Too Busy Not to Pray and Becoming a Contagious Christian, Hybels is known worldwide as an expert in training Christian leaders to transform individuals and their communities through the local church. He and his wife, Lynne, have two adult children and two grandsons, Henry and Mac.Lynne Hybels joined her husband, Bill, in starting Willow Creek Community Church in 1975. She has edited many books and is coauthor of Rediscovering Church and Fit to Be Tied. She has been involved in Willow Creek's ministry partnerships in Latin America and currently serves as an advocate for those affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa.
Pastor EricHouston, TexasAge: 35-44Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Taking time to know each other is a must!May 2, 2011Pastor EricHouston, TexasAge: 35-44Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Pastor Hybels has included in his book something that I have been teaching for a while: proper dating from the "get go" means so much. Please dont' take time to know each other after the wedding and honeymoon..."make courtship count".
Danielle Hull5 Stars Out Of 5May 7, 2001Danielle HullI read this book as I was just starting to date my husband. It helped me find the guidelines for Christian dating.Thank you Mr. Hybels for your frankness, it's what some many Christian singles are looking for these days.
Debby5 Stars Out Of 5March 5, 2001DebbyI read this book during my engagement and found myself worried about the "red flags" mentioned....I re-read this book several times AFTER I broke off my relationship and knew I'd made the right decision. Thank You! to the Hybels for shooting from the hip!!
Kristi Ivanoff5 Stars Out Of 5February 8, 2001Kristi IvanoffMy husband and I read this book before we married, and againafter we had been married a while. We recommend it to everycouple we know approaching marriage. It is very real, practical,and fun to read as well.