Marriage Links and Resources

Links

Marriage Intensive Session Videos 

Care Ministry Assessment 

Connect Leader Application Form 

Before You Say I Do Form 

Marriage Connect Group Sign Up 

Marriage Mentor Application 

 

Books

The Meaning of Marriage // By: Timothy Keller

Sacred Marriage // By: Gary L. Thomas

The Five Love Languages // By: Gary Chapman

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work // By: John M.Gottman, Ph.D

Love & Respect // By: Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

Sacred Marriage // By: Gary L. Thomas

Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage // By: Dr. Kevin Leman

Boundaries in Marriage // By: Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend

Fighting for Your Marriage // By: Howard J. Markman, Scott M. Stanley, Susan L. Blumberg

365 Questions for Couples // By: Dr. Michael J. Beck, Stanis Marusak Beck, and Seanna Beck

Grace Filled Marriage // By: Dr. Tim Kimmel

 

Married Connect Groups

Monday: Marrieds group, going through “Love like you mean it” by Bob Lepin

Connect Leaders: Mike & Diane Feterl, starts at 6:30pm

Tuesday: Marrieds with Children group, going through “Love like you mean it” by Bob Lepin

Connect Leaders: Kyle & Sarah Yeramysheva, starts at 6:30pm

Tuesday: Multi-Generational Marrieds group, going through “Love & Respect” by Dr. Emerson & Sarah Eggerichs

Connect Leaders: Devin & Lindsey Mitchell, starts at 7:00pm

Thursday: Young Marrieds group, going through sermon-based discussion.

Connect Leaders: Casey & Bailey Richards, starts at 6:00pm

 

Websites

 www.foryourmarriage.org/married-life/

www.marriage.com

 

Podcasts

The Fierce Marriage

Ryan and Selena Frederick

www.podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-fierce-marriage-podcast/id1292084760?mt=2

 

The Naked Marriage

Dave and Ashley Willis

www.thenakedmarriagepodcast.simplecast.com

 

Twitter

@StrongMarriage5

Date Ideas

One idea is to write each idea on a piece of paper and place it in a bowl. Each week/month, draw one piece of paper out, and that becomes your date. Have fun!

– Dinner theater

– Go on a hike

– Read aloud to each other

– Putt-putt/Golf

– Ice skating

– Get a couples massage

– Tie-dye some old clothes

– Go to a rodeo

– Go to a museum on a “free” night

– Exercise together

– Visit the zoo

– Shooting range

– Disc Golf

– Take in a high school/college sporting event

– Dance in the rain

– Visit an aquarium

– Go to a drive-in

– Roast marshmallows in the backyard

– Take a virtual tour of somewhere across the globe

– Invite friends over for a game night

– Canoe a lake or river

– Build a pillow/blanket fort

– Host a potluck dinner party

– Go to antique stores

– Go bowling

– Rent a couple of bikes and go for a ride

– Play your favorite board games

– Play a strip card game

– Go camping

– Stargaze

– Climbing Wall

– Paint together

– Go to a live theater production

– Do a progressing dinner with friends

– Put together a craft

– Go horseback riding

– Write down your bucket list

– Learn a new skill from YouTube

– Have some neighbors over for dessert

– Create a fantastic meal together

– Order take out and eat it in your living room by candlelight

– Go on a local food tour

– Go for coffee

– Host a couple’s chef competition, using only what you have in the house

– Make a build-your-own ice cream bar

– Enjoy breakfast in bed

– Take in a comedy show

– Have a backyard picnic

– Go to an amusement park

– Enjoy a picnic filled with gourmet goodies

– See a movie

– Go to an escape room

– Take a cooking class together

 

 

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