On October 6-7, the Center for Marriage and Relationships held it's annual marriage conference at Biola University. The annual theme of 'Going Deeper Together' focused this year on 'Growing Grace-Filled Marriages.'
On Mar. 10-11, Chris and Alisa Grace spoke at a couples conference in Little Rock, AR to college students who are engaged or married, teaching on "Communication: Taking Your Relationship from Good to Great."
Dr. Chris and Alisa Grace recently spoke to 280 guests in Newport, RI at the annual marriage conference of Home Improvement Ministries (HIM, Boston, MA). The theme was Marriage by Design, focusing on God’s purpose for marriage, healthy communication, conflict management and spiritual intimacy.
More than 30 seriously dating, engaged and newlywed couples attended the Growing a Healthy Relationship seminar on Feb. 25 at Biola University. Speakers Steve and Twyla Lee from Colorado Christian University taught on this year’s theme: “Communication: The Key to a Great Relationship.”
The CMR co-sponsored author/speaker Gary Chapman at "The Marriage You've Always Wanted" conference held at EV Free Fullerton on Feb. 25. Approximately 1,200 adults and 100 children were in attendance.
We launched our first Fan the Flame Marriage Conference in Detroit, MI on Feb. 18, 2017. In partnership with Evangel Ministries, we hosted approximately 300 adults, 86 children and 36 volunteers for the day. The speaking team included the CMR’s Dr. Chris Grace (director and professor of psychology), Dr. Tim Muehlhoff (professor of communication), Dr. Veola Vasquez (Rosemead alumna), and Dr. Aundrea Paxton (Rosemead alumna). The speaking team also included Dr. Christopher Brooks, senior pastor of Evangel Ministries (Talbot alumnus), Dr. Sabrina Black, Evangel Ministries, and Dr. Crawford Loritts, senior pastor of Fellowship Bible Church in Atlanta, GA (Talbot alumnus).
On Dec. 2, Dr. Chris Grace spoke to a group of student leaders at Biola University on how to navigate difficult conversations.
Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff spoke to over 100 Biola University students on Nov. 3 about the topics of friendship, singleness and dating. Specifically, they addressed whether these types of relationships are healthy or toxic.