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3 Reasons to Use Email to Impact Marriages In Your Church

We have found that there is one simple but effective thing every church can do that impacts every couple. One of the best things your church can do to help married couples is send them regular, bite-sized tips and reminders through email.

How Your Church Can Use the MP Membership

What does our new membership resource mean for your marriage ministry? Even though we’ve created this for couples, we still want your church to succeed when it comes to helping couples.

[WEBINAR] How to Help Couples be Proactive in Their Marriage

Juggling lots of responsibilities—either in marriage or in ministry—takes planning ahead. It takes having a proactive approach to issues, rather than just reacting as they happen. It takes creating a plan and sticking to that plan.

How Traffic Lights Can Help Your Pre-Marriage Ministry

Years ago in our pre-married class, I started to use the image of a traffic light to help couples discern next steps in their relationship. While in our class, the lights have nothing to do with automobile traffic, they do provide a helpful guide for ministry leaders and mentor couples.

How to Use the Momentum from Valentine’s Day

Most marriage ministries are wise to build up excitement about a marriage event for Valentine’s Day. The foolishness comes when we forget to plan for marriage ministry wins beyond Valentine’s.

5 Ways to Lead While You’re Limping

This is an encouragement to those who are limping in leadership. I entered ministry after a long career in the business world. I had significant life and leadership experience, but honestly, some of it was learned through tremendously painful experiences. Not only did I not have the pedigree of most pastors, it was actually following a sizable business loss—where we were forced to sell our business and basically start over financially—when God called me into ministry.

10 Examples of Great Marriage Ministry Websites

Most churches have websites—some of them are even good. Plenty of churches also operate a marriage ministry. There is an overlap between those two categories that have web pages dedicated to their marriage ministry. But what does a good marriage ministry web page look like?

Humility and The Problem with All-Stars

Humility is contagious. When we spend time with others who embody humility, it rubs off on us. This makes everything and everyone around us better. What would it be like if you and I practiced a humility that celebrated others over ourselves?

How Does My Time with God Impact My Marriage?

Spending time with God is the most significant contributor to the intimacy we share in our marriage. Here are three ways that your personal time with God impacts the quality of your marriage.

We Want to Hear Your Story

We want to hear from you. What does marriage ministry mean to you? What stories can you tell about the impact that marriage ministry has made in your church?

LEADER PROFILE: Archie Rish

Every month, we’re profiling a church leader just like you. This month, we’re featuring Archie Rish. Archie has been the Discipleship Pastor at GracePointe Church in Douglas, GA, for the last four and a half years.

4 Reasons Why Your Church Needs a Marriage Ministry

Imagine if you coupled an active faith with an intentional focus on keeping marriages in your church strong. If the numbers go up when people take their faith seriously, imagine how they would skyrocket if they actually turned specific attention to improving their marriage.

Join us for a Marriage Ministry Gathering

Working in ministry can be a lonely endeavor, especially when you work as a field as small as marriage ministry. We try to help cultivate community with things like our webinars and Facebook group. But digital connections only go so far.

Introducing the New MarriedPeople Monthly

At MarriedPeople, we’re all about providing couples less content, more often. Rather than dumping a year’s worth of marriage content on them during an annual retreat or sermon series, we’d prefer to share practical advice for their marriage on a consistent basis.

What a Strong Marriage Ministry Should Look Like

I thought I’d write a different kind of post. I’d like to sketch out what I think a church with a strong marriage ministry would look like, and then I’d invite you to share your thoughts, in the hope that this could be a resource page or a springboard for discussion for churches that want to be more intentional about supporting the marriages.

6 Things Marriage Teaches You About Leadership

I once spent a day with a group of ministry friends and mentors. All of whom have been leading their organizations for a long time. We had a heartfelt conversation about the challenges of leading in the same organization for most of our adult lives. As I processed our day together, I realized there are common denominators between leadership and marriage.

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