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Marriage Resources

Best-practice Suggestions for Marriage Ministries

  • Is pre-marital counseling a lost practice?

  • Who is available to help young couples when they begin their families?

  • When the children leave home, what shape is your marriage in?

  • What is the best way for a church to minister to couples who miscarry?

Here is the first of several articles written by congregational and denominational leaders exploring best-practices as well as lists of resources and links to other sites to help you in this important ministry:
  1. Investing in Premarital Work by Rev. Charles Qualls, Associate Pastor, Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, Atlanta

  2. Beyond Companionship: Christians in Marriage by Diana R. and David E. Garland (Amazon)

  3. Covenant Marriage: Partnership & Commitment Leader Guide by Diana R. and David E. Garland (Amazon)

  4. Marriage Ministry: A Guidebook (Smyth & Helwys Help! Books)

  5. Association for Couples in Marriage Enrichment (ACME)