CHURCH LEADERS! A Plan To Do Less Marriage Crisis Counseling

Prevention in marriage is three times more effective than intervention.  Plus, as the average couple is unhappy six years before their first intervention, most intervention efforts fail. Presently, many churches lack an effective structure to prevent crisis. They have premarital counseling and crisis counseling, but no structure to help couples during their marriage. As one…

Brad & Marilyn Rhoads on Focus on the Family Radio show

We are thankful for the opportunity to be on the Focus (“Focus”) on the Family Radio show on October 30th and 31st. Focus helps countless families and empowers many ministries. It was a privilege to be interviewed. Focus is hospitable and does everything with excellence. Many topics are covered in the broadcast, including our testimony…

The Productivity Enhancer

Many people feel like they are working at capacity and doing their best, when in reality they are working and serving well below their potential and well below God’s best for them. Recently, I listened to a sermon about loving and serving your wife. Prior to hearing the sermon, I honestly felt like I was…

A Culture of Affirmation

I once had the poor judgment to ask my wife, upon my return from work, “What have you been doing all day?” Taken aback by my lack of recognition and badly phrased question, she responded sharply: “Nothing really. I have just been sitting around all day eating bonbons.” Spouses who work outside the home rarely…

Training Events for 2018

Our late summer/early fall training events are beginning to roll out. These 2018 training dates will be for all churches who plan to launch Grace Marriage groups for 2019. Below are the events that are currently scheduled. We will keep this list updated as we move forward. Please keep in mind that if you are…