Adventist Family Ministries
Target areas for the Family Ministries Department of the Seventh-day Adventist Church include premarital guidance, marriage and parent education, extended families, single parenting, step-family needs, and the family needs of singles. The development of relational...
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Before You Plan Your Wedding
Premarital education is proposed as the best way to prepare couples for married life. The church is one place where premarital education can take place. But it’s up to the couple to take advantage of the resources available to them.
Couples' Experiences and Perspectives on Interracial Marriage - A Phenomenological Study Among Adventists
"Today’s world is often defined as a world without borders, or a global village. The distance between countries and continents seems to get shorter with the innovation of faster means of transportation and telecommunication. This new reality has...
Dialogue Editorial - Beware of Counterfeits
Describing three gifts God gave us at creation ("the holy estate of marriage, provision for education under God’s own care, and an entire day for both worship with the Creator and fellowship with each other") and how Satan has worked to distort...
Getting Married or Living Together?
The authors discuss the disadvantages of living together and the advantages of a committed marriage relationship.
Marriage & Relationship
The Adventist Book Center sells books and material on the topic of family and relationships including the following titles: 5 Steps to Christlike Living; Dangerous Relationships; A Guide to Successful Dating; Highly Effective Marriage; Intimacy: A Byproduct;...
Marriage - Surviving in an Age of Rampant Divorce
"A survey of critical issues during dating
and courtship helps couples maintain
a steady marriage and form a joyful
relationship that will stand the test of
Maximum Marriage : 28 Couples Share Their Secrets for a Happy Marriage
This book is a compilation of stories from married couples. The couples share their experiences with dissent in their marriages with the of aim of demonstrating that happy marriages are possible despite the challenges that may come along.
Premarital Preparation within the Home, School, and Church as Perceived by Adolescents in the Lake Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Problem. In today's society increasing stress and problems face the traditional Judeo-Christian marriage and family. Adolescents are being confronted with these problems as a result of the continuing rate of divorce and internal stress within family...
Relationships - Cultural Contours or Biblical Mandate?
"A positive, monogamous, and intimate
relationship makes growth and
the integration of identity throughout
our lives easier. Here, culture cannot
be our ultimate guide, but the biblical
mandate of close and loving relationships
The Gift of Sexuality - A Biblical Overview
"The biblical account of creation and its
narrative of marriage and family clearly
teach that human sexuality is God’s gift
to human beings, and its sanctity is to be
Why She Stays ... Why She Leaves
"An abusive relationship in which one is
subjected to physical, mental, social, or
spiritual violence or rejection has no
place or justification within Christian