Husbands & Fathers

I recently overheard a conversation between two young Christian women bemoaning the fact that all the males they knew were "boys" and not "real men." Boys live for toys and for play. Boys delight in pleasure and shirk responsibility. Where are the true men? Where are the men who relish the task of being husbands and fathers? That question today is often answered with a sad shake of the head side to side.

Our culture has been telling males for the past 60 years that they must be more like women, be more sensitive, more in touch with their feelings, and certainly far less assertive and authoritative. But our culture has been wrong—so very wrong! Men today do not value and desire their roles as husbands and fathers because they do not know the fulfillment that awaits them in those roles. Men are made to serve women and children. When they're not permitted to do that they do the only other thing men are good at—being lazy sluggards. Are there too many couch potatoes? We need to tell men that they were made to be heroes.

Husbands and fathers are called to lay down their lives, just like Jesus did, for their wives and children. Frightening as that sounds, such husbandly and fatherly sacrifice is the only way to true masculine delight. Men are made to matter. Men are created to be heroic. Hard wired into the soul and body of every man is a longing to fight the dragon and rescue the damsel in distress. Trite as that might sound in our jaded culture, it is profoundly true. And only the biblical model of masculinity, of being husband and father, provides a daily opportunity to fight evil and rescue the weak.

Since our culture is so deeply deceived in its conception of masculinity, Christian men must look elsewhere for counsel and a role model. The books and audio we carry offer just that.

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Complete Husband
by Lou Priolo
from Calvary Press
$13.97 $8.00 (1 in stock)
Dangerous Book for Boys
by Conn & Hal Iggulden
from William Morrow & Company
for 3rd-Adult
in Dangerous Books for Kids (Location: I-DAN)
$16.99 $12.00 (1 in stock)
Date Your Wife
by Justin Buzzard
from Crossway Books
for Adult
in Romance after Marriage (Location: WH)
$10.99
Divorce
by John Murray
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
in Adultery & Divorce (Location: WH)
$9.00
Every Man, God's Man
Every Man Series
by Stephen Arterburn, Kenny Luck, Mike Yorkey, Rick Warren (Foreword)
1st edition from WaterBrook Press
for 11th-Adult
$14.50
Everyday Battles
by Bob Schultz
from Boulder Creek Books
for 10th-Adult
Exemplary Husband
by Stuart Scott
from Focus Publishing
$13.95 $4.00 (3 in stock)
Exemplary Husband - Study Guide
by Stuart Scott
from Focus Publishing
for Adult
$9.95 $4.00 (1 in stock)
Family: God's Weapon for Victory
by Robert Andrews
2nd edition from Sentinel Press
for 10th-Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: WH-1)
$12.00 $7.00 (3 in stock)
Father Hunger
by Douglas Wilson
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
$13.00 $8.00 (1 in stock)
Father Hunger - CD
2008 Christ Church Ministerial Conference
from Canon Press
for Adult
$16.00
Federal Husband
by Doug Wilson
from Canon Press
$10.00 $6.00 (3 in stock)
Fidelity
by Doug Wilson
Revised from Canon Press
for Adult
in Sexual Sin (Location: WH)
$15.00
For a Glory and a Covering
by Doug Wilson
from Canon Press
for Adult
in Covenant Marriage (Location: WH)
$15.00
Foundations for Fathers - CD
Canon Press Audio Series
by Doug Wilson
from Canon Press
$13.00
Geek Dad
by Ken Denmead
from Gotham Books
for Adult
in Dangerous Books for Kids (Location: I-DAN)
$18.00
Genesis of Sex
by O. Palmer Robertson
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
$11.99 $7.50 (1 in stock)
Help! I'm Married to a Homeschooling Mom
by Todd Wilson
from Moody Press
for Adult
in Practical Home Schooling (Location: P1A)
$9.99 $7.00 (1 in stock)
Home Schooling Father
by Michael Farris
from Broadman & Holman
$5.00 (2 in stock)
Home Schooling Father
by Michael Farris
from Loyal Publishing
$5.00 (1 in stock)
How to Exasperate Your Wife
by Douglas Wilson
from Canon Press
for 10th-Adult
$7.50
Husbands and Wives - CD
Canon Press Audio Series
by Doug Wilson
from Canon Press
$9.00
I Loved a Girl
by Walter Trobisch
from Quiet Waters Publications
for 11th-Adult
in Preparing for Marriage (Location: WH)
$15.00
I Married You
by Walter Trobisch
from Quiet Waters Publications
for Adult
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
If Only He Knew
by Gary Smalley
from Zondervan
for Adult
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
$9.99
Just Around the Corner Volume 1
by Steven & Teri Maxwell
from Communication Concepts
for Adult
in Practical Home Schooling (Location: P1A)
$8.50 (2 in stock)
Life of a God-Made Man
by Dan Doriani
from Crossway Books
for Adult
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Mark of a Man
by Elisabeth Elliot
from Revell Publishing
for 9th-Adult
$16.00
Mighty Men
by John Crotts
from Grace & Truth Books
for Adult
in Family Worship (Location: WH-5E)
$3.00
My Life For Yours
by Doug Wilson
from Canon Press
for 11th-Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: WH-1)
$15.00
Not Tonight, Honey
by Rob Green
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: WH)
$3.99
Prepare Thy Work
by Daniel Forster
from Doorposts
for 9th-Adult
in Preparing for Marriage (Location: WH)
$17.60
Preparing Sons to Provide for a Single-Income Family
by Steven Maxwell
from Communication Concepts
for 9th-Adult
$7.00 (8 in stock)
Reforming Marriage
by Douglas Wilson
from Canon Press
in Covenant Marriage (Location: WH)
$15.00
Reforming Marriage - CD
Canon Press Audio Books
by Doug Wilson
from Canon Press
for 11th-Adult
$14.00
Rocking the Roles
by Robert Lewis & William Hendricks
from NavPress
for Adult
in Covenant Marriage (Location: WH)
$10.49 $8.00 (1 in stock)
Sex is Not the Problem (Lust Is) - A Study Guide for Men
by Joshua Harris & Brian Smith
from Multnomah Books
for 10th-Adult
in Sexual Sin (Location: WH)
$5.59 $4.00 (2 in stock)
Shepherd Leader at Home
by Timothy Z. Witmer
from Crossway Books
for Adult
in Gender Roles (Location: WH)
$12.99
What a Daughter Needs from Her Dad
by Michael Farris
from Bethany House
for Adult
$7.50 (1 in stock)
What Is a Family?
by Edith Schaeffer
from Baker Books
for Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: WH-1)
$22.00