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These Marriage Enrichment Seminars are completely FREE. We partner with the “Twogether in Texas” state program which focuses upon building healthy marriages. Each seminar is 8 weeks in length and those couples who attend the minimum of 6 sessions will receive a certificate that enables them to receive their Marriage License at a reduced fee of $22 vs. $82.

Nearly Newly Weds

A seminar designed for engaged couples or those married less than two years. Through experience and insight, couples will be taught the foundational truths concerning how to build and maintain a strong marriage. Participating couples learn about communication skills, conflict resolution, financial management, decision making, role responsibilities, sexual intimacy, and healthy boundaries concerning both parents and in-laws.

Happily Even After

This seminar is for couples who are about to be married for the second time around, or for those who’ve been remarried two or less years. Second Marriages become successful when approached with the right attitude, the right tools and the right plan. You cannot make the past better, but you can have a future that you never dreamed of. This seminar mirrors much of the Nearly Newly Wed seminar but from a different perspective. Happily Even After has a strong focus on dealing with the blending of families, step-parenting and dealing with the ex-spouse.

Marriage & Family

The 5 Love Languages

by Gary Chapman

 

“How do we meet each other’s deep emotional need to feel loved? If we can learn that and choose to do it, then the love we share will be exciting beyond anything we ever felt when we were infatuated.” Dr. Gary Chapman

 

The Love Dare

by Stephen and Alex Kendrick

 

Whether your marriage is hanging by a thread or healthy and strong, this 40-day journey (featured in the hit movie Fireproof) challenges husbands and wives to understand and practice unconditional love.

Relationships

Boundaries

by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend

 

Christians often focus so much on being loving and giving that they forget their own limits and limitations. Drs. Cloud and Townsend show you how to bring new health to your relationships. You’ll discover firsthand how sound boundaries give you the freedom to walk as the loving, giving, fulfilled individual God created you to be.

Blended Families

The Smart Stepfamily

by Ron L. Deal

 

Ron L. Deal reveals the seven fundamental steps to blended family success and provides practical, realistic solutions to the issues you face as a step-family.

Communication

The Book of Questions

by Gregory Stock, Ph.D.

 

This provocative bestseller is a deceptively simple tool for self-discovery; covering love, money, sex, ethics, technology and more. These questions will take you on a delightful journey into the essence of conversation and can be used as a point of discussion for all family members.

Sexual Abuse

The Wounded Heart

by Dr. Dan B. Allender

 

Statistics indicate that we all know someone who has been sexually abused. This is an intensely personal and specific look at sexual abuse that may be affecting you, your spouse, a close friend or neighbor, or someone you know well at church.

 

Rid of My Disgrace

by Justin S. and Lindsey Holcomb

 

Reminds victims of sexual assault that they are not alone and it is not the end of the story. The Holcombs take sexual assault out of the shadows of shame and isolation and into the light of the gospel.

Sexual Addiction

Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction

by Patrick Carnes, Ph.D

 

Sex is at the core of our identities. And when it becomes a compulsion, it can unravel our lives. Dr. Carnes has included the latest research and how to address the exploding phenomenon of cybersex addiction. With practical wisdom and spiritual clarity, it points the way out of the shadows of sexual compulsion and back into the light and fullness of life.