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Marriage, the way God intended it to be, is a true art form. That’s why for more than 35 years, FamilyLife has been helping couples understand God’s plan for relationships. The Art of Marriage video event weaves together expert teaching, real-life stories, humorous vignettes, and more to portray both the challenges and the beauty of God’s design.
In The Art of Marriage, over 40 ministry leaders provide the expert teaching while couples who have struggled with real-life issues openly and honestly share their stories of pain, loss, forgiveness and grace.
The Art of Marriage video event is designed for a weekend event in a church, community or home setting. The six engaging video sessions are interspersed with projects for couples to complete to reinforce lessons. Since its release in 2011, more than 400,000 have participated in The Art of Marriage video event and small-group series, with 97% saying they would recommend it to other couples.
Stepping Up 10-Week Video Series Leader Kit
What's the most courageous thing you've ever done?
Dig deeper into what it means to step up and live a courageous life with Stepping Up: A Call to Courageous Living Video Series. Based on his book by the same title, Dennis Rainey, along with Matt Chandler, Bill Bennett, Tony Dungy, Robert Lewis, Voddie Baucham, Stu Weber, Mark Driscoll, James MacDonald, Joshua Harris, Eric Metaxas, Crawford Loritts, and 10 other ministry leaders unpack what biblical manhood looks like and what it means to be a godly, courageous man in today's world. Through engaging stories, expert teaching, humorous vignettes, man-on-the-street interviews, and personal insights, these men's ministry leaders call every man to become courageous leaders in their own lives, marriages, churches, and communities. Accompanied by small-group discussion and individual follow-up exercises, men of every age will learn action tools for gospel-centered living to empower them to be true heroes in their families and communities.
Session titles are:
- Session One: A Call to Courage/ What Robs a Man of Courage
- Session Two: The Five Steps (Part One: Boyhood/Adolescence)
- Session Three: The Five Steps (Part Two: Manhood/Mentor/Patriarch)
- Session Four: The Power to Step Up
- Session Five: Am I Stepping Up? Part One: Stand Firm
- Session Six: Am I Stepping Up? Part Two: Men Take Initiative
- Session Seven: Am I Stepping Up? Part Three: Men Engage with Wisdom and Grace
- Session Eight: Am I Stepping Up? Part Four: Men Plan ahead and Provide
- Session Nine: Having a Vision for Your Marriage and Family
- Session Ten: Having a Vision for Your World
Each session is designed to take about one hour to complete. Video sessions average 25 to 30 minutes and small-group discussion times average 20 to 30 minutes.
Passport2Purity® Getaway Kit - Version 3
A life-changing getaway with your preteen
Your child begins the journey into adolescence in a world of sexting, bullying, online stalking and moral defiance. Innocence is under attack, and you cannot win the battle with a single awkward talk or a strict set of rules. The primary defense for your child is a strong relationship with you and with God.
FamilyLife has developed Passport2Purity® (P2P) to assist you in building heart-to-heart communication with your preteen while laying a foundation of purity that will prepare them for the turbulent years ahead. Through the shared listening experience, object lessons and guided conversations of a P2P weekend getaway, you can set your son or daughter on a journey of moral integrity—and strengthen the bond between you.
The third edition of Passport2Purity (P2P Version 3) features new design, copy revisions, the addition of 25 student devotionals, and an accompanying project kit (sold separately). P2P is designed to help parents discuss love, sex, and relationships with their preteen children. The Passport2Purity kit includes a parent guide (Tour Guide), a student guide (Travel Journal), and five audio sessions on CD with special projects.
Session One: Beginning the Journey
Challenges, Traps, and Choices
This session lays the groundwork for the weekend. Discusses challenges adolescents may encounter and choices they will have to make.
Session Two: Running with the Herd
Friendships and Peer Pressure
Session two leads the child on an evaluation of their friendships and an evaluation of themselves as a friend. It asks them to consider the influence their peers are having on them and the influence they are having on their peers.
Session Three: Ready for an Upgrade?
Changes in Him, Changes in Her
Session three discusses the physical changes that are going to occur in the child’s life. It encourages him or her to treat the opposite sex with respect. Separate sections are addressed to the young men and young women. It also explains the act of sex and how it is a gift from God to be saved for marriage.
Session Four: Destination: Lé Pure
Session four talks about setting boundaries both physically and emotionally and deciding beforehand how far you will go. Encourages parents to set boundaries on the front end with their child and discusses the consequences of not having boundaries.
Session Five: Crossing the Date Line
Seeing Dating Differently
Session five is a summation of the weekend. Parent and child hopefully will reach an agreement about when a child will date and what that will look like.
Passport2Purity® is designed to be used by a mother and daughter or a father and son when the child is a preteen. It is suggested that the materials be completed over a weekend away from home, as the child may be more open to discussing the topics away from his or her normal environment. If this isn’t possible, the material can be completed over a period of four or five weeks.
Also available is the Passport2Purity® Project Kit which features materials needed to do the weekend projects; and the Passport2Purity Replacement Kit for parents wanting to take another child through the P2P experience (includes one Travel Journal and one visa sticker). Both are sold separately.