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Marriage Mentoring Conference

Marriage Mentoring Conference

WhenSaturday, April 16, 2016, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
WhereBiola University
ContactChelsea Smith at (562)903-4708 or cmr@biola.edu

A one-day conference to equip individuals, couples and ministry leaders

When couples take proactive steps to seek out wisdom from other, more experienced couples, the impact on their marriages is profound. The most heeded counsel often comes through relationships with trusted mentor couples, pastors and ministry leaders, as people imitate what they see lived out. Marriage mentoring is about walking alongside another couple, providing a place for safe conversation and moving the couple forward wherever they are.


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What you can expect at the conference

This Marriage Mentoring Conference consists of training based on our recently published Marriage Mentoring Workbooks, and is designed to equip you with the tools, resources and confidence you need to become an effective marriage mentor. All of our speakers are engaging, humorous and warm, with a relatable style that draws on their academic expertise and practical wisdom from their years of marriage and ministry.

As a result of this training, you will learn:

  • Core principles to help couples deepen their friendship and intimacy

  • Techniques to help couples manage conflict successfully

  • The importance of forgiveness and steps to take in the forgiveness process

  • How to guide couples through research-based scales and assessments

  • Strategies for healthy interaction, communication and listening

  • How to ask great questions, facilitate deep conversations, and offer supportive, empathetic encouragement to couples when needed

What you will receive:

  • A full day of engaging, in-depth presentations and activities designed to help you become an effective mentor

  • A free copy of the Marriage Mentoring Facilitator Workbook. 

  • Q&A time with speakers Dr. Chris Grace, Alisa Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff

  • A continental breakfast and catered lunch

  • One raffle entry for our giveaway prizes

Here’s what others are saying:

"Systematic approach, great detail, extremely comprehensive! It was great! The speakers were engaging and interesting. I did not want to miss a minute of it!"

"Wow! There was so much! Every session opened up a lot to use both as coaches and personally."

"Loved having new research-based material to use as we coach couples. The foundational topics in each chapter are far 'meatier' than what we had before."

Take the next step to become a great marriage mentor!

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About the Marriage Mentoring Workbook 

Our workbook provides an interactive roadmap that will help you guide couples through the foundational core aspects of building a strong and intimate marriage based on biblical wisdom and scholarly insight. Dr. Chris Grace, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff and Alisa Grace translate insights from leading researchers into principles and practical tips that are in-depth and easy-to-understand.

The Participant Workbook includes:

  • 8.5” x 11”, perfect bound, 65 full-color pages

  • An introduction to the purpose and definition of marriage mentoring

  • An introduction to the purpose of marriage

  • 12 sessions on the core foundations of marriage

  • Assessments, questionnaires and exercises woven through the sessions and appendix

The Facilitator Workbook includes:

  • 8.5” x 11”, perfect bound, 72 full-color pages, including everything in the Participant Workbook plus:

  • A guide on how to use the workbook with a younger couple

  • A guide on how to recognize the cycle of abuse

  • A guide on when and how to refer for professional help

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