Preparing For Marriage Leader's Guide
Point Them in the Right Direction Before They Walk Down the Aisle Married couples begin their lives together with a vow of lifelong love and devotion ... but many walk down the aisle unaware of all that promise...
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Point Them in the Right Direction Before They Walk Down the Aisle
Married couples begin their lives together with a vow of lifelong love and devotion ... but many walk down the aisle unaware of all that promise entails. Now you can help engaged couples make their vows with open eyes and hearts, fully prepared for the hard and rewarding work of building a strong and lasting Christian marriage.
Created by FamilyLife, one of America's leading marriage and family ministries, Preparing for Marriage is a dynamic, comprehensive premarital education program designed to lay the foundation for biblical, fulfilling marriage. As a supplement to Preparing for Marriage, the Preparing for Marriage Leader's Guide is an invaluable tool for pastors, premarital counselors, mentor couples, and small group leaders. Inside is everything you need to help engaged couples establish a lasting relationship built on an unshakable foundation: Jesus Christ.
The Preparing for Marriage Leader's Guide will help you:
· Counsel an engaged couple or lead a small-group study for couples
· Share God's unique blueprints for marriage and the home
· Help couples discern God's will for their relationship
· Provide practical guidance on finances, responsibilities, and intimacy
· Evaluate a couple's readiness for marriage after counseling
· Create a mentoring couples program and develop mentoring relationships
· Build healthy, Christ-centered marriages in the Church
Dennis Rainey hosts FamilyLife Today , a nationally syndicated broadcast bringing help and hope on nearly 1,000 radio outlets across the U.S. He also serves as president and CEO of FAMILYLIFE in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 2011 Dennis's book Stepping UP: A Call to Courageous Manhood was released. He and his wife, Barbara, have written numerous books, including Parenting Today's Adolescent and the newly revised and updated Passport2Purity . They have six grown children and eighteen grandchildren.
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.