Rocking the Roles: Building a Win-Win Marriage

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This book examines what the Bible has to say about male-female roles. A far cry from the restrictions of traditional marriage or the formlessness of modern marriage, this approach offers a perfect blend of structure and equality, balance and beauty.

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THE TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE NEVER WAS THE BIBLICAL MARRIAGE. Ozzie and Harriet are gone. And with them, the idea that the traditional marriage is the only right way. Yet, today’s couples are also discovering that the “roleness” marriage in which everything is equal, with no distinction between male and female, isn’t all that satisfying either. Rocking the Roles examines what the Bible really has to say about the male and female roles. A far cry from the restrictions of the traditional marriage or the formlessness of modern marriage, this approach offers a perfect blend of structure and equality, balance and beauty. It explores: 1) Common myths and misunderstanding about marriage roles 2) ‘Core’ roles that don’t limit choices but help prioritize commitments, energy, and time 3) What husbands and wives most need to understand about each other 4) What the “S” word-submission-is and is not 5) Spiritual leadership as practical responsibility, not privileged rank 6) How to transform your marriage by applying these practical, biblical principles to day-to-day life. So if you want a marriage in which fairness, respect, and support operate equally between you and your partner, it’s time for Rocking the Roles-and for discovering God’s radical, inspired, and timeless design for lasting marriage.

About the Author:

ROBERT LEWIS is the teaching pastor of Fellowship Bible Church in Little Rock Arkansas. He has an M.Div. and a master's degree in New Testament Greek from Western Conservative Baptist Theological Seminary a Doctor of Ministry degree from Talbot Theological Seminary and has done graduate work in marriage and family counseling. Robert has written three books on marriage and has been a featured speaker at national and international conferences for Campus Crusade's Family Ministry for seven years. He is married and has four children.

Bill Hendricks is President of The Giftedness Center a Dallas-based consulting firm specializing in organizational effectiveness and individual career guidance. Bill is the author or coauthor of seventeen books including Your Work Matters to God Rockin’ the Roles The Word in Life Study Bible The Power of Uniqueness and The Light That Never Dies: A Story of Hope In the Shadows of Grief. His writings have appeared in The Wall Street Journal The Dallas Morning News Christianity Today and numerous other publications. He holds an undergraduate degree in English from Harvard University a master of science in mass communications from Boston University and a master of arts in biblical studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. He is a Board member for Pine Cove Inc. serves on the Steering Committee for an international consortium called the Theology of Work Project and is an active member of Park Cities Presbyterian Church. More important than all of these pursuits however are the three amazing daughters Brittany Kristin and Amy whom the Lord gave to Bill by his late wife Nancy.

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