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Christian books about dating for teenagers

Christian publishing continues to deliver on aesthetics across the board, both on cover design and interior design, illustrated by projects like the ESV Illuminated Bible from Crossway and the beautiful Lost Sermons of C. Closer to home, God richly blessed desiring and Bethlehem College & Seminary with seven new titles in 2017: It was a strong year for books related to singleness, marriage, and dating.

And two more noteworthy titles are slated for release in 2018: one from counselor David Powlison and a memoir from Jack Deere.

The concentration of so many edifying titles, in such a short publishing season, is nothing less than a remarkable work of the Spirit.

Once again, I’m honored to choose my favorite nonfiction Christian books published in the last calendar year, my twelfth consecutive list.

2017 proved to be the most difficult year yet (and I’m sure I said the same thing last year), all driven by aggressive publishing momentum.

This book would be a delightful way to invest a year of reflection.

We need more brave authors willing to jump into the present racial tensions and offer Christ-centered vision and hope for ethnic unity.

Whenever I read Jonathan Edwards on the glory of Christ, I am surprised again at how much time he devotes to Christ’s humility, obedience, and demonstrations of love — the nitty-gritty acts of Christ’s life. No hope without it.” The — because without the life-obedience of Christ, there would be no gospel hope for him to offer us.

To be a Christian in the first two centuries was to be weird — gloriously bizarre and odd.

Several significant books in 2017 again attempted to unknot the questions over how Christians best relate to politics and society (no small task).

The most talked about book of the year was Rod Dreher’s (a book I reviewed for The Gospel Coalition).

Trillia Newbell has written a very wise walk through creation, fall, redemption, and restoration — all highlighting God’s plan for the diversity among his image bearers, and all wonderfully explained and illustrated for children.