Sunday, September 18th marked the kick off for Calvary's very first Alpha Marriage Course video series. We are pleased to have as many as 6 couples involved in the inaugural journey into this very challenging yet rewarding aspect of our lives. Several takeaways from Week 1:
1. The course is very "couples focused" as it seems a good marriage course should be:
a. In the video, we hear from people from various countries and walks of life sharing their experiences regarding marriage
b. As couples, we participate in deep and meaningful exercises that not only bring us closer to our spouse, but also shed light on areas that we need to work on to make our marriages stronger
2. Quotes from Week 1:
"Marriage: The closest possible human relationship of growing interdependence"
Golden Rule - "Never change your marriage time without consulting your partner"
(Come join us to find out what marriage time is all about)
3. Relevant Scriptures
"For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united with his wife, and they will become one flesh"
Genesis 2:16 "The Lord God said, 'It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make helper suitable for him' "
The marriage wheel sums up very nicely what this course is about - God should be at the center of all elements of our marriage, while commitment is the glue that holds them all together.
We hope to see you next week when we talk about The Art of Communication.