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Exploring the Complementarian Roles of Husband and Wife

The following are resources to help you further understand and explore the ‘complementarian’ position of the roles of husband and wife.

  1. What’s the Difference? small group series by John Piper (also available at CCCC church office)
  2. Recovering Biblical Womanhood and Manhood by John Piper and Wayne Grudem (editors)
  3. God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation by Andreas Kostenberger
  4. Biblical Foundations for Manhood and Womanhood by Wayne Grudem (editor)
  5. Men and Women, Equal Yet Different by Alexander Strauch

These books specifically focus on men:

  1. Disciplines of a Godly Man by Kent Hughes
  2. The Complete Husband: A Practical Guide to Biblical Husbanding by Lou Priolo
  3. The Exemplary Husband by Stuart Scott
  4. The Masculine Mandate: God’s Calling to Men by Richard Phillips

These books specifically focus on women:

  1. By Design: God’s Distinctive Calling for Women by Susan Hunt
  2. Becoming God’s True Woman by Nancy Leigh DeMoss (editor)
  3. Feminine Appeal: Seven Virtues of a Godly Wife and Mother by Carolyn Mahaney
  4. Girls Gone Wise in a World Gone Wild by Mary Kassian

Other helpful resources:

  1. The Council for Biblical Womanhood and Manhood website
  2. ‘Addressing Questions Regarding Gender Roles’ essay by Rick White
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Dr. Yancey C. Arrington is an eighth generation Texan, Acts 29 Network and Houston Church Planting Network fan, and Teaching Pastor at Clear Creek Community Church in the Bay Area of Houston. He is also author of Preaching That Moves People and TAP: Defeating the Sins That Defeat You, and periodically writes for Acts 29 and The Gospel Coalition.

1 thought on “Exploring the Complementarian Roles of Husband and Wife”

  1. Pastor Yancey mentioned an upcoming series called Dynamic Marraige that is coming up very soon. I didn’t see it on the website. Would you please send me dates, times and cost?

    Thank you & God bless you!

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