"Through wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established" (Proverbs 24:3). Just like there are steps in building a physical house, you will learn the necessary steps in building your marriage relationship into a home that you will be happy to come home to. God's word in Hosea 4:6 says that people are destroyed for a lack of knowledge. Here in these pages, the knowledge you need is within your reach. The 12 STEPS below are essential in building a successful marriage relationship 1. Lay the Foundation - LOVE 2. Raise the walls - TRUST 3. Install the Roof - PRAYER 4. Run Electrical Lines - GRACE 5. Run Communication Lines - WORDS 6. Install HVAC-Heat/Cool - LOVE & RESPECT 7. Install Kitchen - PROVISION 8. Finish Living Room - FRIENDSHIP 9. Finish Bedroom - SEX 10. Install Bathroom - FORGIVENESS & RESTORATION 11. Finish Laundry Room - CLEANSING & RENEWING 12. Finish Garage - SERVING GOD Dr. Manuel C. Mendivil is a graduate of Rhema Bible Training Center in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. He received his Doctor of Ministry in Theology from Life Christian University. Along with his wife Lucy, they currently pastor Grace Church in El Mirage, Arizona. Pastor Manuel is an exciting teacher of God's Word and is passionate in helping people understand and apply God's Word to their lives. For more information and other resources available by Pastor Manuel, go to www.gracechurchofaz.com or call (623) 875-1900.