The Art of Marriage

The Art of Marriage Conference

February 22 and 23, 2013

Christian Faith World Ministries Center
10945 Estate Lane, Suite 300
Dallas, Texas 75234
1.866.590.2396

 

The Art of Marriage Conference is a video experience designed for church and community settings.  The Art of Marriage Conference consists of six video sessions to be held on a Friday, February 22 and 23, 2013 .

These videos combine dramatic stories, real-life testimonies, expert interviews, humorous vignettes and other teaching methods to lay out God’s design for marriage in a fresh, engaging way.

Conference couple participants attending the event are each provided a manual (included with their registration fee) with projects to help them apply the principles taught in each session, augmented by dozens of articles and additional content to help them dive deeper.

February 22, 2013 (Friday)

7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Session 1: Love happens  (purpose of marriage)

  • God designed marriage and has a great plan in mind.

  • The primary purpose of marriage is to reflect God’s glory.

  • It is important to receive your mate as God’s perfect gift for you.

Session 2: Love fades  (drift to isolation)

  • Couples naturally drift toward isolation.

  • Our differences and weaknesses push us apart.

  • Sin has affected every marriage.

  • The gospel brings healing and reconciliation

  • Couples must learn to walk by the power of the Holy Spirit in marriage.

February 23, 2013 (Saturday)

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Session 3: Love dances (roles)

  • God designed different responsibilities for men/ women in marriage.

  • Though their responsibilities are different men/women are equal.

  • God calls men to sacrificially love and lead their wives.

  • God calls women to respect and support their husbands.

Session 4: Love interrupted  (communication)

  • Conflict is common to all marriages.

  • The goal is not to be conflict-free but to learn to handle conflict correctly when it occurs.

  • Healthy conflict resolution occurs when couples are willing to seek and grant forgiveness.

Session 5: Love sizzles  (romance and sex)

  • God created sex and has a wonderful design in mind.

  • A satisfying sex life is the result of a satisfying marriage relationship.

  • The ultimate purpose of sex is to bring pleasure and glory to God.

Session 6: Love always  (legacy)

  • To leave a godly legacy, we must think about the impact of our lives on future generations.

  • Our hope for leaving a lasting legacy is through the gospel of Jesus Christ.

  • Leaving a godly legacy requires putting a stake in the ground.

Over 175,000 people have attended one of over 3000 events held since its launch in February 2011!