Growing Spiritually as a Husband

(And how that relationship impacts the spiritual lives of children)

Q. How can becoming a better follower of Christ make me a better husband?

A. Read Romans 8:29; Galatians 5:16–23.

Read pages 87–116: Scott, Stuart, Exemplary Husband. Bemidji, MN: Focus Publishing, 2002.

Read pages 27–51: Thomas, Gary. Sacred Marriage. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2000.

Q. How do I lead my wife well?

A. Read Ephesians 5:25–33.

Read pages 63–78: Rienow, Rob. Visionary Parenting. Nashville: Randall House Publishing, 2009.

Read pages 87–102: Adams, Jay. Christian Living in the Home. Phillipsburg: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing, 1972.

Read pages 87–142: Scott, Stuart, Exemplary Husband. Bemidji, MN: Focus Publishing, 2002.

Q. What does it mean to love my wife as Christ loves the church?

A. Read Ephesians 5:25.

Read pages 27–36, Patterson, Dorothy. The Family: Unchanging Principles for Changing Times. Nashville: B&H, 2002.

Q. What does being a good husband have to do with my prayer life? What could be one of the greatest hindrances to my spiritual growth?

A. Read 1 Peter 3:7.