Marriage and Ministry: Surviving and Thriving as a Kingdom Couple
with Steve and Valerie Bell and Ginger Kolbaba
Friday, November 8, 2002
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Pacific
Do you want more--more caring, more understanding, more connectedness in your marriage? Every couple, no matter how in love, is at risk of letting everyday life--unexpected challenges, family issues, ministry disappointments or successes--swallow their marriage. Good news! You can have the rich, emotionally satisfying marriage you've always dreamed of...but you can't achieve it without tapping into the unlimited resources of the One who made you to be loved.
God designed marriage to be a win-win relationship--even for ministering couples! Through this seminar, Steve and Valerie Bell will equip you with new life-changing tools that you can use (and pass along to others) to help you form a greater attachment to God and your mate. Ginger will share some important data about couples who minister, and will help you focus on a developing a mission statement for your marriage
This Friday night "date-night" seminar is not just for couples in full-time ministry, but for all Christian couples who serve in any way in the body of Christ, and who want their marriage to be "about" ministry. Put it on your calendar, and get that babysitter lined up! You'll build a more spiritually-intimate relationship by learning the secrets that can keep your marriage strong as you serve together.
Who should attend this seminar:
Pastors and their spouses
Ministry leaders and their spouses
Lay leaders and their spouses
All couples with a heart for ministry
Steve and Valerie Bell, authors of Made To Be Loved
Steve Bell has been a pastor for twenty years, a Christian broadcaster, and is currently Vice-President of the Willow Creek Association. Valerie Bell travels widely as a conference speaker and has authored five books, including A Well-Tended Soul. Together, the Bells authored Made to Be Loved and Faith-Shaped Kids.
Ginger Kolbaba, Managing Editor, Marriage Partnership Magazine
Ginger Kolbaba is managing editor of Marriage Partnership magazine, a publication of Christianity Today International. She has also worked as an associate editor of MP's sister publication Today's Christian Woman. Ginger has been a columnist for Let's Worship, has published more than 75 articles, and is currently writing a book for Baker/Revell on the real secrets to planning a wedding.