For the Christian couple, not only is marriage a gift from God, it is an opportunity to fulfill the Great Commission with a forever partner. But practically speaking, what does it look like for a relationship to glorify God and advance the gospel? In today's video, Dr. Erik Thoennes explores Ephesians 6 to unpack what the Bible says about the true mission of a Christian marriage.
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Erik Thoennes is a professor of biblical and theological studies at Talbot School of Theology. Dr. Thoennes is committed to teaching biblical and systematic theology so that he and his students love God and people more fully. He has taught theology and evangelism at the college and seminary levels for several years and is a frequent guest speaker at churches, conferences, and retreats, in addition to co-pastoring a local church. In addition, Dr. Thoennes and his wife, Dr. Donna Thoennes, co-teach a course on Christian perspectives on relationships with the Graces and Muehlhoffs.