Living Out God’s Design for Marriage
Complementarity is a big label we use for God’s full design for marriage, and several excellent books help to explain what it all means.
But another way to witness God’s design for marriage is to pull up a chair and learn from couples who are seeking to honor God by living out their complementarian convictions — a husband leading his wife so she will flourish, and a wife coming alongside her husband to help him.
Such a marriage runs contrary to our selfish desires and requires nothing short of the power of the gospel, as you will hear in this 4-minute clip with Matt and Lauren Chandler, as they open up their lives to explain the particular hurdles they have faced over the years in learning to express God’s beautiful design for their own marriage.
More resources on complementarity:
Short ebook: John Piper and Wayne Grudem, 50 Crucial Questions About Manhood and Womanhood (30 pages)
Small book: John Piper, What’s the Difference?: Manhood and Womanhood Defined According to the Bible (96 pages)
Medium-sized book: John Ensor, Doing Things Right in Matters of the Heart (160 pages)
Big book: John Piper and Wayne Grudem, Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (576 pages)