What are the best Christian dating books to read this coming year? As a licensed professional counselor, relationship expert, and Christian myself, I wanted to create a simple, easy, list of books I’ve already reviewed and recommend when it comes to the world of Christian dating.
If you’re looking for Christian dating books that are balanced, encouraging, and practical, make sure to add every single one of these dating books to your reading list. Because the more you know going into dating, the better you’re going to do!!
Top Christian Dating Books
Love In Every Season walks you through the four seasons of every healthy relationship: Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. Each season offers you ingredients that will either make or break your dating relationship. Each season will help you recognize how healthy your dating relationship is and what you can do each step of the way. Dating isn’t the end-all-be-all road to marriage, it’s the trial period of finding a good match for your life. Find out what a good match looks like, and let Love In Every Season show you that healthy dating relationships aren’t something you just find by change, they’re something you have to be intentional about creating.
True Love Dates encourages you NOT to kiss dating goodbye. Dating can be done in a spiritually and psychologically healthy way. It will teach you the importance of dating Inward (getting to know yourself), dating Outward (healthy interpersonal relationships with others), and dating Upward (God’s role in dating and why it matters). Written by a licensed professional counselor it will challenge you to realize that healthy people make healthy dating relationships. Packed with information, hot topics, and practical how-to’s this Christian dating book is your handbook to dating.
Boundaries in Dating teaches you that your choices have a direct impact on your dating life. Helping you bridge the pitfalls of dating, Boundaries in Dating unfolds a wise, biblical path to developing self-control, freedom, and intimacy in the dating process.
The Sacred Search What if you stopped looking for a “soul mate” and started looking for a “sole mate”—someone who will live out with you the great purpose of God? What if dating isn’t about finding “the one” but making a wise choice so you can better serve the One who loves you most? What if God didn’t design relationships to make you happy but to make you holy? This spiritual look at dating will open your eyes that maybe it’s about more than who you marry, but why.
Single, Dating, Engaged, Married will show you that every relationship stage comes with a different purpose. We need to look at what eternal purposes should be pursued in each stage, and how to pursue them. SINGLENESS: DEVOTION, DATING: EVALUATION, ENGAGED: UNIFICATION, MARRIED: MISSION. This book will help you shift your perspective in each stage!
I know these Christian dating books will challenge and change you this year! For more on Christian dating and relationships, check out my Love + Relationships Podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts! It’s a hotline style show where people call in with their relationship questions, and I know you’re going to love it!
DEBRA FILETA is a Licensed Professional Counselor, national speaker, relationship expert, and author of Choosing Marriage and True Love Dates, and Love In Every Season. She’s also the host of the hotline style Love + Relationships Podcast. Her popular relationship advice blog, TrueLoveDates.com, reaches millions of people with the message of healthy relationships. Connect with her on Facebook, Instagram, or Twi