HEALTHY COMMUNITY GROWS ON PURPOSE. WHETHER YOU'RE SINGLE AND INTERSECTING WITH OTHERS OR A FAMILY BUILDING NEW HABITS, THESE RESOURCES ARE INTENDED TO STRENGTHEN AUTHENTIC COMMUNITY.

Singleness:

Read:

"Did I Kiss Marriage Goodbye?: Trusting God with a Hope Deferred" by Carolyn McCulley [book]

"Redeeming Singleness: How the Storyline of Scripture Affirms the Single Life" by Barry Danylak [book]

"Thrive: The Single Life as God Intended" by Lina AbuJamra [book]

"Seasons of Waiting: Walking by Faith When Dreams Are Delayed" by Betsy Childs Howard [book]

"The Freedom of Self Forgetfulness: The Path to True Christian Joy" by Timothy Keller [book]

"Singleness is not a problem to be solved" by Desiring God [article]

"Will I be Single Forever?" by Desiring God [article]

"Six Traits to look for in a Spouse" by Desiring God [article]

"10 Questions on Dating with Matt Chandler" [article]

"How is Singleness Good?" by Desiring God [article]

Listen:

"Marriage, Dating and Singleness" podcast 6/9/13 [Vox Church]

"Californication" series - podcast 10/13/14 [Vox Church]

"Letters From Mom's Basement" series - 11/9/14 podcast [Vox Church]

"Wingman" series - podcast 10/12/15 [Vox Church]

"Gloves Off: Sexuality" podcast 4/11/16 [Vox Church]

"Love Came Down: Relationships" podcast 12/11/11 [Vox Church]

"Singleness and the Next Generation" by David Platt


Family:

Read:

“Loving Your Kids on Purpose” by Danny Silk [book]

“Sacred Marriage” by Gary Thomas [book]

“Love and Respect” by Emerson Eggerichs [book]

Listen:

"Broken Home" series - podcast [Vox Church]


Community:

Read:

"The Intentional Christian Community Handbook: For Idealists, Hypocrites, and Wannabe Disciples of Jesus" by David Janzen [book]

"Living into Community: Cultivating Practices That Sustain Us" by Christine D Pohl

"Life Together in Christ: Experiencing Transformation in Community" by Ruth Haley Barton

"Lean On Me: Finding Intentional, Vulnerable, and Consistent Community" by Anne Marie Miller

"Lessons in Belonging from a Church-Going Commitment Phobe" by Erin S. Lane

"A Good Neighbor: Benedict's Guide to Community" by Robert Benson

"Living Single" by Tony Evans

"What is a missional community?" by Desiring God [article]

"Community: God’s Design For Growth" Bible.org [article]

"Why Live In Christian Community" [article]