• In the U.S., we are working an average of six more hours a week than in 1965.
  • In the U.S., we are working an additional four hours a week doing “hidden work.”
  • “My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.” Colossians 2:2-3
  • How to Reach Married Couples:
    • Larger Group Experiences
    • Small Group Experiences
    • Individual Couples
  • Larger Group Experiences
    • 74% of those who participate in special events feel more connected with their faith community.
    • 70% believe special events allow them to meet others of their faith.
    • 69% agree special event attendance strengthens their faith.
    • 56% affirm these events help them overcome life’s difficulties.
    • 49% agree special events make evangelizing easier.
  • Game Changers Larger Groups
    • What Happy Couples Know, Andy Stanley
      Bottom Line: Happy couples make it a habit to choose to believe the best.
    • Marriage and Money, Lee & Martica Jenkins
      Bottom Line: Money can either be a point of connection or disconnection in marriage.
    • The Chase, Ted & Nancie Lowe
      Bottom Line: Silly fights cause serious damage because there’s something deeper going on.
    • Kill the Spider, Carlos Whittaker
      Bottom Line: Stop cleaning the cobwebs of sin and instead kill the spider creating the cobwebs.
    • Who is the one couple in your church that you could create a testimonial video of?
  • Small Group Experiences
  • Individual Couples
  • Promotion to Reach Married Couples
    • Use people’s desire for a great marriage to attract them to your church.
    • Social media graphics
  • Leadership Training
  • Next Steps