Revised and updated, this Preparing for Marriage Leader's Guide will help group facilitators as they encourage couples to participate and enter into the study wholeheartedly. The course includes eight sessions of fun, romantic study that will help couples identify areas for growth in their relationship and start them off on the right foot before they walk down the aisle. Now, engaged couples can focus on both planning the wedding day and planning for their marriage. Issues covered are roles, responsibilitues, finances, sexual relations, family histories, and past issues. Paperback.
It can be tempting, for couples who are engaged, to focus on planning their wedding day and ignore preparations for the lifetime commitment that begins after the cake is cut. Now, with this revised and updated edition of Preparing for Marriage from FamilyLife, couples can do both! Created by one of Americas leading marriage and family ministries, this dynamic program is designed to help Christian couples lay the foundation for a strong, lasting and biblical marriage.
Preparing for Marriage includes eight sessions of fun, romantic study that will help couples identify areas for growth in their relationship and start them off on the right foot before they walk down the aisle. Couples will learn how to discern Gods will for their relationship, to handle finances and plans for the future, to clarify their roles and responsibilities, to develop a loving sexual relationship, to deal with family histories and past issues, and much more!
DENNIS RAINEY is President and CEO of FamilyLife, a division of Cru. Dennis and his wife, Barbara, have spoken at Weekend to Remember conferences around the world. Dennis serves as the daily host of the radio program FamilyLife Today. Dennis and Barbara have authored more than two dozen books, including the bestselling Moments Together for Couples. The Raineys have six children and nineteen grandchildren.JEFF SCHULTE is a fellow and director of the Sage Hill Institute, an initiative for authentic Christian leadership. He is a graduate of Yale University, earned two masters degrees with highest honors from Western Seminary, and speaks nationally and internationally on biblical masculinity, fatherhood, spiritual formation, leadership, and relational authenticity. He and his wife, Brenda, have six children.
LLOYD SHADRACH is a teacher in residence at Fellowship Bible Church in Brentwood, Tenn., which he co-planted in 1997. Previously he worked with FamilyLife for 13 years. Lloyd is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Lisa, live in Franklin, Tenn., with their three children.
BRENT NELSON is a graduate of Trinity College, and earned masters degrees from Indiana University and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He worked for many years with Campus Crusade for Christ and FamilyLife, and is now involved in church, vocational, and adoption ministries. He and his wife, Cass, have four children and live in Franklin, Tenn.
DAVID BOEHI is a senior editor at FamilyLife and editor of the HomeBuilders Couples Series. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri journalism school and has served with Campus Crusade for Christ since 1976 and FamilyLife since 1988. He and his wife, Merry, have two married daughters and live in Little Rock, Ark.
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