Preparing for Marriage Leader’s Guide, Revised and Updated Edition



Point Them in the Right Direction Before They Walk Down the Aisle

Married couples begin their lives together with a vow of lifelong love and devotion . . . but many walk down the aisle unaware of all that promise entails. Now you can help engaged couples make their vows with open eyes and hearts, fully prepared for the hard and rewarding work of building a strong and lasting Christian marriage.

Created by FamilyLife, one of America’s leading marriage and family ministries,聽Preparing for Marriage聽is a dynamic, comprehensive premarital education program designed to lay the foundation for biblical, fulfilling marriage. As a supplement to聽Preparing for Marriage, the聽Preparing for Marriage Leader’s Guide聽is an invaluable tool for pastors, premarital counselors, mentor couples, and small group leaders. Inside is everything you need to help engaged couples establish a lasting relationship built on an unshakable foundation: Jesus Christ.

The聽Preparing for Marriage Leader’s Guide聽will help you:
路 Counsel an engaged couple or lead a small-group study for couples
路 Share God’s unique blueprints for marriage and the home
路 Help couples discern God’s will for their relationship
路 Provide practical guidance on finances, responsibilities, and intimacy
路 Evaluate a couple’s readiness for marriage after counseling
路 Create a mentoring couples program and develop mentoring relationships
路 Build healthy, Christ-centered marriages in the Church


Summer Institute of Theology 2020

Textbook for Prepare/Enrich course taught by Pr. Rich Carr.