The videos below were taken from the live presentation of the “Creating a Gospel-Centered Marriage: Foundations” seminar. For the various counseling options available from this material visit www.summitrdu.com/counseling.
This seminar is part of a series of “Creating a Gospel-Centered Marriage” seminars that also includes:
- Foundations — see below
- Decision-Making (coming soon; June 1 and 8)
- Intimacy (coming soon; date TBA)
NOTE: Many people have asked how they can get a copy of the seminar notebook referenced in this verbal presentation. Summit members can pick up a copy of the notebook in the church office. For those outside the Summit family, you can request a copy from Amy LaBarr (email@example.com), office administrator over counseling.
NOTE 2: The videos for this presentation will be added to this page soon. We thank you for your patience as our media team prepares these materials for posting.
Why Is Marriage Hard?
The Obvious and Not-So-Obvious Things We Rarely Discuss
Unit One Evaluation: Marriage Evaluation_Knowing Each Other & Healthy Expectations
What Makes Marriage Work?
Finding the Essential Core of a Good Marriage
Worksheet One: Marriage Story_Birth to Wedding
Worksheet One (Completed Sample): Marriage Story_Birth to Wedding_SAMPLE
Worksheet Two: Marriage Story_ Present or Future
Worksheet Three: Non-Moral Differences
Beyond Pageantry and Sentimentality
How the Wedding Ceremony Helps Us Understand Covenant
Unit Two Evaluation: Marriage Evaluation_We Identity & Leave and Cleave
Worksheet Four: Jigsaw Marriage Excercise
The Shared Job Description of Husband and Wife:
Personal Maturity, Healthy Friendships, and Functional Living
Unit Three Evaluation: Marriage Evaluation_Character & Role Expectations
Worksheet Five: Job Description — Husband
Worksheet Six: Job Description — Wife
Worksheet Seven: Bible Reading Handout
The Unique Aspects of a Husband’s Job Description
Understanding Servant-Leader, Protector, and Provider
The Unique Aspects of a Wife’s Job Description
Highly-Competent, Well-Suited Helper-Lover