Marriage

Healthy marriages are a lifeblood to the church. They are the cradle from which family is born. They provide a vital witness of God’s love to the world around us. Yet, healthy marriages often need communities of support and encouragement to thrive. These resources are intended to help marital and pre-marital couples.

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When Neurodiversity Is Present In Marriage Podcast


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Vulnerability in Marriage Webinar


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Helping Those Healing from Sexual Betrayal Webinar


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Disagreement in Marriage Podcast


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The Past’s Impact on the Present Marriage: Attachment Podcast


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The Past’s Impact on the Present Marriage: Emotion Podcast


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Discipleship: Three Keys to Encourage Young Couples


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The Past’s Impact on the Present Marriage: Trauma Podcast


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Mentoring Young Couples Webinar


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Support For The Single Parent Webinar


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Validation Podcast Episode


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Healing from Sexual Betrayal Course


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The Pain of Infertility Podcast Episodes


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Navigating Stages of Behavior in Marriage


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Transitioning To The Empty Nest Podcast Episodes


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Recovering from Sexual Betrayal Podcast Episodes


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The Impact of Trauma in Marriage Webinar


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The "Empty Nest"


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Appreciating Forbearance


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Connection In Marriage Podcast Episodes


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3 Small Things for Improving Your Marriage Podcast Episodes


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Strengthening the Marriage Bond: 4 Topics to Explore with Your Spouse.


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Forbearance Podcast Episode


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Personal Motivational Statement for Marriage


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My Emotional Experience Webinar


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People Pleasing


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Exploring Your Spouse's Emotional World


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Restoration Attempts in Marriage Podcast Episode


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Biblical Decision Making Part 1: Introduction


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Cultivating Friendship In Marriage


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Building Emotional Connection Webinar


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Leaving & Cleaving Podcast Episodes


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Restoration Attempts in Marriage


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Marriage Decision Making Podcast Episodes


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Abuse in Marriage Podcast Episodes


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Making Your Marriage A Priority Through Seasons Of Parenting


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Reflection For Couples


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Attachment Styles in Marriage


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A Greater Purpose - Marriage Decision


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Nurturing Joy In Marriage


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Little Ways To Improve Your Marriage


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A Triangular Model Of Love


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Cultivating Connections Marriage Conference


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Prayers For Husband & Wife


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What is Marriage? - Considering Marriage Part 1


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Should I Get Married? - Considering Marriage Part 2


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Principles of Marriage - Considering Marriage Part 3


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Difficulties During the Decision - Considering Marriage Part 4


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Keeping a Balanced Perspective - Considering Marriage Part 5


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A Guide for Self-Reflection - Considering Marriage Part 6


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Conflict Resolution In Marriage


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Biblical Headship & Submission


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The Marital Drift Assessment


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Growing A Strong Marriage


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Friendship In Marriage Podcast Episodes


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Creating Shared Meaning Webinar


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Keys To A Healthy Marriage Bible Study


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Healthy Communication in Marriage


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Sexuality In Christian Marriage


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Accountability Questions For Engaged Couples


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Together as One: Leaving & Cleaving


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Love, Affection, and Gender in Marriage


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Joseph: Rebuilding Trust


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Stewarding Time & Talents: Creating a Vision for Your Marriage


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Roles, Responsibilities, & Decision Making In Marriage


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Personality & Spiritual Gifts In Marriage


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Marriage & Money: 10 Biblical Principles of Financial Stewardship


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Developing The Spiritual Union In Marriage


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Marriage Podcast Episodes


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Emotional Needs Questionnaire


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Marriage Enrichment Program


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ACCFS Premarital Counseling


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Marriage Discussion Aids


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Marital Distress Resources


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Sexual Betrayal


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Emotional Abuse


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Rebuilding Trust In A Relationship


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Marriage Intensives


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Rebuilding Trust Podcast Episodes


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Domestic Violence


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The Empty Nest Webinar


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Roles, Responsibilities, & Decision Making In Marriage

In thinking about your role in marriage, consider the example Jesus provided from His life on earth.  Society’s standards for marriage and for the roles and responsibilities of husbands and wives are ever-changing and often do not align with Scripture. This article, there are several areas to consider with your fiancé/spouse within the topic of Roles, Responsibilities, and Decision Making in Marriage.

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The Past's Impact on the Present Marriage: Emotion

The communication process is hard enough with just words. Add emotion to the mix and sometimes we might as well be speaking a foreign language. This is because the present moment meaning we attribute to emotions has been constructed in the past. Listen to this recent podcast to learn more.

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The Impact of Trauma in Marriage Webinar

Trauma, in big and small ways, can be an unwelcome guest in our marriage relationship. In this recorded webinar, Kaleb Beyer discusses how to identify the effects which trauma can have on a marriage relationship as well as some of the ways a couple can begin to move forward toward healing in these situations.

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Triangular Model of Love

How do you define love? Is it a feeling or a choice? Both? Love can be hard to describe and define because it has multiple facets and meanings. This video, taken from a webinar titled “Mentoring Young Couples”, teaches how several aspects of love interact for the purpose of helping you better understand love in marital relationships.

Communication

Your communication can determine the course of your marriage by strengthening or weakening it. Therefore, communication in a marriage relationship is a key component to your relationship. We have highlighted just two resources that are helpful in increasing your communication skills with one another. You can read more on the topic of communication in marriage in this article.

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Conflict Resolution In Marriage

Do you have conflict in your marriage? This resource can help us identify ways to move through conflict in our marriages in a healthy way. Read More
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Affection, Love Languages, & Gender Differences

This resource covers three topics vital to a marriage relationship: affection, love languages, and gender differences. Learn More

Available ACCFS Courses

Healing From Sexual Betrayal

Sexual betrayal is one of the most painful relationship wound a marriage can endure. Sexual betrayal takes many forms: pornography, sex addictions and adultery are a few examples of the realities of sexual betrayal. This course is intended to provide support to wives who have endured this pain.

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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is the aptitude a person has for identifying their emotions, regulating them and wisely acting in accordance to their purpose. Individuals with high EQ are more likely to have satisfying relationships. Fortunately, emotional intelligence is not fixed. Rather it can be cultivated and grown. This course attempts to do just that.

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Lessons on Grief

Lessons on Grief provides community and discussion for those who have lost a loved one. Each of the eight lessons is centered on a theme often experienced by those who journey through grief. As a group walks through the lessons together, the content will facilitate a discussion to provide help, hope, and growth. These lessons are likely best-suited for participants who are still grieving but not necessarily in the initial phases of grief.

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Keys to a Healthy Marriage Bible Study

Marriage is often portrayed as a triangle with God at the top. As husband and wife individually draw closer to God, they will be drawn closer to each other. Our prayer is that this study would draw each couple closer to God and thereby closer to each other. This study can be purchased from the Apostolic Christian Book Store.

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A Triangular Model of Love

How do you define love? Is it a feeling or a choice? Both? Love can be hard to describe and define because it has multiple facets and meanings. This handout shows how several aspects of love interact for the purpose of helping you better understand love in marital relationships. Read More