The Art of Marriage
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 6:30 PM (CDT)
Whether you are married, or looking to get married, let the Art of Marriage create a masterpiece out of your marriage!
This event is wonderful for failing or struggling married, happily married, new married, re-married, almost married, married with kids, married for years, and any other marriage situation.
The Art of Marriage brings together some of the most respected and influential pastors and experts on marriage and family all in one setting. It also brings a fresh approach to a video event by weaving together engaging stories, real-life testimonies, man-on-the-street interviews and humorous vignettes to help couples fully experience God's design for marriage.
The Art of Marriage consists of six video sessions and an accompanying manual that provides couples with projects to help apply the principles taught during each session. The manual is also designed for couples to use after the event by offering articles, date night ideas and useful tips for continuing to strengthen their marriage.
The Art of Marriage isn't just a recording of one or two speakers at a marriage conference. This unique video event features numerous influential experts on marriage, such as Al Mohler, Voddie Baucham, Crawford Loritts and Dennis Rainey.
Registration includes admission to the Art of Marriage event, materials, and lunch on Saturday.
Here's what some couples who have attended this event had to say:
"Many couples feel that if it ain't broke, don't fix it. There is not any reason why the happiest couple to the one in the most trouble should not attend...this was a Do or Die weekend for my marriage. I have been truly blessed!!"
(the AOM) "...possibly saved our marriage."
One husband wrote: "I enjoyed the last 2 days. I think it really helped me realize how much I love God, my wife and my kids and family."
"This was the best $50 Christmas present we have ever given each other. Thank you!!!"
One wife wrote: "This event was a do or die for our marriage. I had had enough, which is HUGE, because I have been so super committed to keeping us together. This conference has been a catalyst for healing for 2 people at the ends of their marriage ropes."
One Husband wrote: "This has made a difference in my life and it probably saved our marriage. I'm so very thankful for that. I will fight for her and our family. THANK YOU!!"
Friday night, August 23rd at 6:30 – 9:00
Saturday, August 24th at 9:00 – 4:00
Phone: (256) 820-0880
You may also click the "Contact The Organizer" button to the right.
Can I still purchase tickets up until the event time?
A limited amout of additional tickets may be available to purchase up until event time. If registration is closed, please contact the event directors at 256-820-0880 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about purchasing tickets.
Are children allowed at the event?
To keep your focus free of distractions and as a courtesy to other guests, we do not allow children at this event.
Is this counseling? Are there counselors there? Will there be someone to talk to during or after the conference?
This is not a counseling session and there aren't any counselors on-site. However, each one of our volunteers can and would love to pray with you if you'd like. FamilyLife does have an online counseling resource called eMentoring where you can interact anonymously via email with a trained mentor. Go to www.FamilyLife.com for more information.
My spouse won't attend. Can I come alone?
Yes. Even though your spouse can't or won't attend, you will still receive a lot of valuable information you can start applying to your marriage right away.
Is this a conference for engaged couples? Dating?
Both. It's great content for anyone in a serious romantic relationship.
What do I do if we need to cancel?
For help with reservations, cancellations or a change in plans, call 256-820-0880.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
256-820-0880 or email email@example.com
Who are the "experts on Marriage" mentioned above?
Dr. Voddie Baucham, Jr. wears many hats. He is a husband, father of six, pastor, author, professor, conference speaker and church planter. He currently serves as pastor of preaching at Grace Family Baptist Church in Spring, TX. He and his wife, Bridget, have been married since 1989.
Bryan L. Carter (M.A. , Dallas Theological Seminary), is the senior pastor of Concord Church in Dallas, TX. He is active in the city of Dallas in numerous capacities and hosts a national conference on expository preaching. He is married to his college sweetheart, Stephanie, and they have three children.
Dr. Michael Easley (degree from Dallas Theological Seminary) is an author, speaker, former president of the Moody Bible Institute, pastor, and conference speaker. Michael and Cindy have been married since 1980. They have four children and live near Nashville, TN, where Michael currently serves as the lead pastor of Fellowship Bible Church.
Dr. Wayne Grudem is a research professor of theology and biblical studies at Phoenix Seminary. He previously taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and has served as the president of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, as president of the Evangelical Theological Society (1999), member of the translation oversight committee for the English Standard Version of the Bible and as the general editor for The ESV Study Bible
Dr. Dave Harvey (D.Min., Westminster Theological Seminary) is responsible for church planting, church care, and international expansion for Sovereign Grace Ministries, having served on the leadership team since 1995. He is the author When Sinners Say I Do and is a contributing author to Worldliness: Resisting the Seduction of a Fallen World. Dave lives in West Chester, PA with his wife, Kimm, and they have four children.
Mary Kassian is an award winning author, internationally renowned speaker, and a distinguished professor at Southern Baptist Seminary. She has published several books, Bible studies and videos, including: In My Father’s House: Finding Your Heart’s True Home, Conversation Peace, Vertically Inclined, and the Feminist Mistake. Mary and her husband, Brent, who make their home in Canada, are celebrating their twenty-fifth year of marriage and have three young adult sons.
Bryan is the lead pastor of Fellowship Memphis Church, a multicultural church ministering to the urban Memphis community. Bryan has a master’s degree in theology and is currently working on his Ph.D. In addition to serving the community of Memphis, Bryan’s ministry takes him across the country as a speaker. He wrote God on Paper and was a contributing author for Great Preaching. Bryan is married to Korie, and is the father of three sons.
Dr. Crawford Loritts is the senior pastor of Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell Georgia, the daily host of the radio program Living a Legacy, internationally known Bible teacher and author of numerous books including A Passionate Commitment, Leadership as an Identity and Never Walk Away. Crawford and his bride, Karen, have been married since 1971 and live in Atlanta. They have four grown children and five grandchildren.
Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. serves as president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. A leader among American evangelicals, Dr. Mohler is widely sought as a columnist and cultural commentator. He is the author of numerous books, including Words from the Fire, and is the host of The Albert Mohler Program, a nationally syndicated show with the Salem Radio Network. He is married to Mary, and they have two children.
Russell D. Moore is the senior vice president for Academic Administration and dean of the school of theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is also a preaching pastor at Highview Baptist Church in Louisville, a writer (Adopted for Life) and speaker. He is a senior editor of Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity and also blogs regularly at russellmoore.com. He and his wife Maria have four sons
Dr. Tim Muehlhoff (Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) has been on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ since 1986 and currently teaches classes in interpersonal communication, rhetoric, and family communication at Biola University. He is the author of Marriage Forecasting, Authentic Communication, and The God Conversation (with J.P. Moreland). Tim and his wife, Noreen, are frequent speakers at FamilyLife marriage getaways and live in Brea, California with their three sons.
Barbara Rainey, along with her husband, Dennis, is the co-founder of FamilyLife. She has written numerous books over the last 20 years with Dennis on the topics of marriage and family. But in recent years she has authored several of her own including, When Christmas Came, Thanksgiving: A Time to Remember, Symphony in the Dark (co-authored with her daughter Rebecca Mutz), and Barbara and Susan’s Guide to the Empty Nest. She is also a speaker and a gifted artist
Dennis Rainey is the president and cofounder of FamilyLife a division of Campus Crusade for Christ, and a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary. Dennis is senior editor of the HomeBuilders Couples Series® and daily host of the nationally syndicated and award winning radio program FamilyLife Today. Dennis has authored numerous books including Staying Close, a winner of the Gold Medallion Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association.
Bobby Scott is the teaching pastor of Los Angeles Community Bible Church, instructor at the Los Angeles Bible Training School and a visiting lecturer at The Master’s Seminary. He holds a M.Div. and Th.M. from The Master’s Seminary (TMS). Pastor Scott is the general editor of Secret Sex Wars, a biblical anthology from seven Christian leaders. He cherishes his family: his devoted wife, Naomi, and their six children
PAUL DAVID TRIPP
Dr. Paul Tripp (D.Min., Westminster Theological Seminary) has been a church planter, traveling musician, painter, teacher, author, and founder of a Christian school. He currently serves as the president of Paul Tripp Ministries, and on the pastoral staff at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, PA where he preaches and leads the ministry to Center City. He is also professor of pastoral life and care at the Redeemer Seminary in Dallas, Texas and is executive director of the Institute for Pastoral Life and Care in Fort Worth, Texas. Paul and Luella, his wife of almost forty years, have four children.
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