Here are brief, three-to-five minute video clips that you can use to open Intimate Marriage Bible discussions. For each of the study guide topics listed below there are six segments for group discussion. Included are clips of one of the authors, Dan Allender, teaching a small group. There are also interviews of couples of all ages and varied experiences talking about their marriages. These openers will get your group talking about marriage and prepare them for the topics of each session. These openers also work great for a couple who want to study together.
Dan B. Allender and Tremper Longman III have together designed this DVD containing 3- to 5- minute discussion starters you can pair with the study guides that make up their Intimate Marriage Bible Study series. You may purchase the DVD separately or with the Intimate Marriage Curriculum Kit, which includes everything you need to lead a course in your small group or church: Allender and Longman's thought-provoking book, copies of seven different study guides, a leader's guide and this DVD to introduce and enhance the study sessions. The Intimate Marriage Curriculum Kit will be especially helpful for newlyweds or young married couples who are just beginning their new life together.
Dan B. Allender (M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary; Ph.D., counseling psychology, Michigan State University) is professor of counseling at Mars Hill Graduate School in Seattle, Washington. He taught previously at Grace Theological Seminary and Colorado Christian University. A speaker and writer, his books include and With Tremper Longman, he wrote and the Intimate Marriage Bible studies.
Tremper Longman III (PhD, Yale University) is Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He is also Visiting Professor of Old Testament at Seattle School of Theology and Psychology and adjunct of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary. He lectures regularly at Regent College in Vancouver and the Canadian Theological Seminary in Calgary. Longman is the author or coauthor of over twenty books, including and coeditor of He and Dan Allender have coauthored and the Intimate Marriage Bible studies.