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Time Out for Love

TIME OUT FOR LOVE by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Theme: The marriage bond is strengthened as couples recognize their personal worth and endeavor to build the worth of each other. Objective: To provide a period of marriage enrichment during which each participant learns about the importance of a…

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Putting Anger in Its Place

PUTTING ANGER IN ITS PLACE A Marriage Enrichment Seminar by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference with Harold and Nelma Drake Marriage Enrichment Facilitators, NAD Theme: Anger is a God-given emotion. With proper management under the control and guidance of the Holy Spirit, our anger can help us grow in…

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The Power of Oneness

THE POWER OF ONENESS by Elaine & Willie Oliver Department of Family Ministries North American Division Theme: Christian marriage is based on the biblical model of leaving father and mother and cleaving to one’s spouse. In addition, the notion of becoming one is of paramount importance to the unity that God intends should exist between…

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Marriage Where Grace Is In Place

MARRIAGE WHERE GRACE IS IN PLACE by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Theme: Meditation and dialog by couples on the scriptural themes of the gospel can enrich their couple life. Setting: The following material is designed for use in a marital care group. It could also be used in…

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Marriage Dramas for All Seasons

MARRIAGE DRAMAS FOR ALL SEASONS by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Skits are great fun as well as a powerful way to stimulate insight and dialogue. Scripture has preserved a number of scenes from the marriage dramas of several couples. God left us these stories to be told and…

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Journey Into Intimacy

JOURNEY INTO INTIMACY Helping Couples Across the Marriage Map by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference How to Use This Resource: The pieces within this resource are intended to provide some daily focused activities for a week of marital growth in the setting of the couple’s home. Pastors or family…

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I Still Do

I STILL DO Choosing Each Other Again and Again by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Author’s note: This marriage strengthening resource is designed specifically for use in Marriage Enrichment Groups (MEGs), but may be adapted to a series of sessions with couples or a weekend retreat. Session 1: Trip…

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Growing Together Through Conflict

GROWING TOGETHER THROUGH CONFLICT by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Theme: How to solve conflicts so that everyone wins. Objective: To teach a theoretical model for conflict-resolution and provide couples with an opportunity to explore its effectiveness through case studies. How to Use This Resource: This program idea can…

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Good News for Modern Marrieds

GOOD NEWS FOR MODERN MARRIEDS Four Evenings of Bible Study and Marital Growth for Couples by Karen Flowers Co-Director, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Outlined below are four evenings of Bible study and marriage enrichment for couples. These provide a starting point for Family Ministries leaders planning marriage strengthening activities at the local church,…

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Divine Design for Sexuality

DIVINE DESIGN FOR SEXUALITY A Seminar on Sexuality From a Biblical Perspective by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Theme: This seminar presents human sexuality as an integral part of human nature, created by God and redeemed by Him through His salvation act in Christ. Through our acceptance of His…

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