A Lasting Promise: The Christian Guide to Fighting for Your Marriage

The revised edition of the bestselling Christian guide to a happy marriage

For more than fifteen years, Scott Stanley’s A Lasting Promise has offered solutions to common problems—facing conflicts, problem solving, improving communication, and dealing with core issues—within a Christian framework. Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition is filled with sacred teachings of scripture, the latest research on marriage, and clear examples from the lives of couples. The book’s strategies are designed to help couples improve communication, understand commitment, bring more fun into their relationship, and enhance their sex lives.

Lead author Scott Stanley is co-director of the Center for Marital and Family Studies at the University of Denver and coauthor of Fighting for Your Marriage, which has sold more than a million copies. Offers reflections on how to enhance anyone’s marriage over the long term and avoid divorce Covers recent cultural shifts, such as dealing with the endless technological distraction and issues  with social networking New themes include the chemistry of love, the life-long implications of having bodies, and how to support one another emotionally Uses illustrative examples from couples’ lives and rich integration of insights from scripture

This important book offers an invaluable resource for all couples who want to honor and preserve the holy sacrament of their union.

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3 Comments

  1. Fantastic! I have just started reading this book and can identify in so many ways the bad habits my husband and I have created. We will be blessed with a healthy marriage as we begin to apply what is written. God is awesome. Thank you for pouring your hearts and research into this book. I believe EVERYONE should read it as we all are created to have relationships with one another. How we treat others will change this world and prepare us to bow before God with such love.

  2. Finally, a research-based guide on achieving a happy, health marriage for Christians This is one the best books on marriage available , Christian or not. It is based on cutting edge research and presents a framework for to help readers save their marriage, repair long-standing problems, enhance a marriage that is going well or for young couples who want to protect and preserve a lasting love. Read this book, give it as a wedding, anniversary or engagement gift. Dr. Stanley cares about helping couples achieve the marriage that all of us dream of, his caring, commitment ,…

  3. A Lasting Promise is forever and ever . . . Amen! In A Lasting Promise, the target audience encompasses every couple. The authors wrote, “The time-tested strategies . . . in this book are for all couples – the newly engaged to longtime marrieds – who want to make their marriage the best it can be. Some of you may be having significant problems at this time in your marriage. Some . . . may have a great relationship and want to keep it that way. Either way, this book is for you.” (Page xi) 

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