Introduction to ReEngage - John McGee and Mark McLemore
Re|engage is a Christ-centered marriage ministry with a goal of connecting people to Jesus, while enriching or restoring their marriage. Marriages in any condition can benefit, whether the couple needs to reconnect, reignite or resurrect their marriage. Learn about the re|engage vision and program structure, and how God is using this ministry to change lives and marriages across the country.
Five Days to a New Marriage - Ryan Gernand
Helping People Change - Tim Russo
The gospel is a message of hope and change. Those in marriage ministry want to help husbands and wives grow into the men and women God desires them to be. Yet, how to help people along this growth path can be difficult. Many times, we simply tell people what they should do without understanding the process that each person must go through for effective change to occur. In this session, Helping People Change, you will gain insight into the change process and learn practical tools to help couples move forward in their marriage. You will learn how to help couple identify obstacles and how to overcome them.
Working with Your Pastor - Trayd Neeley
Volunteer couples may not understand the role a pastor is in when Marriage Ministry is being suggested.
Starting Marriage Strong - Danny Panter
Introduction to Married People - Ryan Gernand
Married People gives you plug-and-play marriage resources you can share with the married couples in your church and community.Married People has a different approach when it comes to marriage ministry, but we promise to make things clear every step of the way.
Introduction to Prepare/Enrich - Carlos and Nora Rodiguez
God is powerfully moving among the people of God in the city to redeem and restore His first institution: marriage. Learn more about the "State of Marriage" in San Antonio, the unique problems we face, and the answers God is providing. We believe God desires to redeem and restore marriage in San Antonio by His power and for His glory! Come be a part of the movement!
Soul Care for those in Marriage Ministry - Dave Galbraith
Passion and energy run deep and strong in those of us who serve in marriage ministry. Out of our own redemption stories we are paying it forward to help and serve others. It is our Sweet Spot! This fills our emotional and physical cups…until it doesn’t! All of us know what it is like to minister out of an “empty cup”. Questions we will address are: What do we do to responsibly care for our own souls? How do we keep spiritually revitalized? What do we do intentionally to not set ourselves up to “hit a wall” in ministry? This session will give practical and Biblical insight, ideas and encouragement to help sustain ministry and ‘not grow weary in doing good’ (Gal. 6:9).
Helping Military Marriages in the Local Church - Raul Benitez
Understanding the unique pressures and stresses that Military Marriages face and how you can engage military families in your church.
Marriage Mentoring - Mark McLemore
Helping Marriages in Crisis - Jon Anderson
By the time someone comes to you for help in their marriage, it is likely that marriage is already in crisis, and our attempts to help are usually futile. After working with thousands of couples in this situation, we have discovered that there are several key "do's" and "don'ts" for handling these situations. Session 1 describes the crucial dynamics involved and Session 2 explains how to work within these dynamics for a success rate that far surpasses traditional approaches.
Introduction to Marriage First Responder Training - Robert and Donna Lagoudis
When approached by a friend or family member contemplating divorce, how would you address their situation? Participants will learn fundamentals of how to be a "First Responder" for divorce intervention and leverage Faith-Based Discernment Counseling. Discernment counseling training gives you the tools to help couples before they sign divorce papers. The right questions at the right time can help couples consider why they are where they are, how they got there, and, whether or not they actually want a divorce. Most really don't, but their pride gets in the way. You can help couples at this crossroads see the ramifications of their decisions and puts the brakes on the wheels of divorce.
Starting a Marriage Ministry in Your Church - Tim Russo
Does your church have a marriage ministry? For most churches, marriage ministry is sporadic. They may schedule a marriage event or a small group study (which goes very well) but may not have another marriage event for several months or even years. Churches that are intentional about helping couples choose to establish an ongoing year-round marriage ministry to help couples in every stage of marriage. Marriage ministry focuses on three primary areas: Preparing for marriage, enriching Marriages, and restoring marriages in crisis. Your marriage ministry should include a ministry team and a year-round ministry strategy. This breakout session will give you practical steps for starting and/or enhancing your marriage ministry.
Introduction to Couple Story Workshop - Carl Caton
Couples Story Workshop is a unique one-day event that takes couples on a journey to discover how God is using their marriage as a vehicle to bring about greater intimacy with Him, transformation within and a message of hope to the world. In today’s session, learn more about this engaging seminar that equips couples to honestly share their marital story in a brief, compelling manner. If you are seeking to foster deeper relationships among couples in your church, jump start your marriage ministry, promote an atmosphere of authenticity in your congregation or merely offer couples a wonderful enrichment opportunity, Couples Story Workshop is for you!
Helping Blended Family Marriages - Ken Hicks
The Gospel and Marriage - Danny Panter
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