3DM Marriage Partnership in Ministry Workshop
One of the greatest challenges for married couples in ministry is when there is little partnership and unity together in ministry calling and pursuit. What is the difference between a supportive spouse in ministry and true partnership in ministry? With gift mix differences, personality differences and even different passions, it is easy to see how these can cause conflict and division. This is seen both in the home and the ministry. How can marriages leverage their differences and allow them to work as strengths and not weaknesses? How can a married couple become spiritual parents in the discipleship process with an emphasis on the importance of both a spiritual dad and mom in ministry?
Chris and Kathy Norman operated in the traditional view of pastor and supportive wife for 15 years. Neither of them knew any different. Over time, however, Kathy grew more isolated from the church and Chris continued leading the church more on his own. Ministry, when not done in partnership, usually takes a negative toll on marriages - and it did on theirs.
This Friday night and Saturday workshop is intended for anyone involved in ministry (as a volunteer or vocationally) and walks couples through very practical steps of how to grow as partners in the home and in their ministry. It is an investment both in marriages and in church leadership.
Paul and Heloise Maconochie, as well as Chris and Kathy Norman, will lead this workshop together. Learn from both of these couples and their very different stories of marriage partnership in ministry.
The cost of the event is $99 per couple two weeks prior to the event and $129 per couple the week leading up to the workshop.
Your marriage and ministry calling will never be the same again!
Expected Schedule of Events:
7:00-8:00 Teaching Input #1
8:00-9:00 Breakout Sessions
8:30-9:00 Coffee and Doughnuts
9:00-9:30 Welcome and Worship
9:30-10:30 Teaching Input #2 and Q&A
10:45-12:00 Breakout Session
12:00-1:00 Lunch (provided)
1:00-2:00 Teaching Input #3
2:00-2:15 Panel Q&A
2:30-3:30 Create six-month plans
3:30-4:00 Celebration and Testimony
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3DM Hub Fort Wayne
3DM is an organization who trains leaders to do discipleship and mission in increasingly post-Christian contexts.