Marriage

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Marriage Conferences and Weekend Retreats

Strengthen your marriage or the marriages in your church by hosting one of our Focus Marriage Conferences or attending one of our Weekend Marriage Retreats. Our speakers and counselors lead couples through biblically-based lessons to enrich and deepen relationships.

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Marriage as an Adventure: How to Become Love

Marianne K. Hering

In their years of marriage, Bob and Maria Goff have teased out a few principles that have allowed their love to grow. "Love isn't something you fall into," Bob says. "It's someone you become."

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Woman and man standing in a public park. Woman is in the foreground looking serious. Man is looking at her forlornly from afar. It's fall. They are both wearing coats.

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How to Build a Healthy Marriage With Authentic Communication

Michelle Habel

An affair, pornography addiction and trying to please everyone without caring for self. How could Karen and Bill sort out all of their issues and build a healthy marriage with authentic communication?

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An ilustration of a husband dressed as a superhero, carrying his wife. A spiral comes from his forehead as he attempts to read his wife’s mind.

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You Didn't Marry a Mind Reader: How to Communicate Your Expectations

Cindy Beall

I've yet to meet a married couple who didn't struggle with unspoken expectations. By learning to talk about expectations in your relationship, you can begin to establish a more satisfying marriage.

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Have You Lost Hope in Your Marriage?

For Couples in Crisis ... You can still put the pieces back together with Hope Restored

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How to Strengthen Your Marriage Through Doing the Dishes

Erin Smalley

Researchers found that it’s important for couples to share the load of doing the dishes. Here’s my takeaway: Women who had a husband who helped with washing dishes were happier in their marriage.

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Don't Let Your Spouse Make You Angry

Mike Bechtle

Marriages never thrive when we expect our spouse to be responsible for fixing our feelings. If we own our emotions, we're free to be co-owners of the relationship. Then we can build something great.

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Resources to Help Your Marriage Thrive!

Choose from among a variety of relevant and engaging resources to help you in your marital journey. Yours today for a donation of any amount!

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