(Family Life Seminars are abbreviated versions of Family Life's full weekend, hotel-based marriage and parenting conferences.While the material is the same, some sessions have been shortened and combined to accommodate the Friday night and all day Saturday seminar format.)Since 1976, more than one million people have attended Family Life conferences and even more have used its materials, offering "the tools needed to build strong homes." Family Life's 30-minute daily radio program, "Family Life Today" (winner of the can be heard on hundreds of "Christian" radio stations nationwide, "providing practical, biblical answers to the issues couples and families face." Family Life also airs a 90-second daily "Real Family Life" program, as well as a 30-minute weekend "Family Life This Week" program.Hear what this protection does for the daughters, their dates, and the fathers themselves.
We both knew that I was about to take her hand and place it in that of a young man named Michael Escue before kissing her and walking away. The beginning of a new era in the Rainey family and the genesis of a new marriage. Rebecca, then 16, caught the bride's bouquet-I cheered. But it was something that Michael and Ashley did that made an impression on all who attended.
(Source: 12/02, Family Life Internet Website.)Building Your Mate's Self-Esteem, a thoroughly self-oriented book that built on the psychological teachings of the self-love/self-esteem movement, popularized in the professing church by such pop psychology notables as James Dobson and Josh Mc Dowell.
In 1995, Nelson Publishers printed a revised edition titled The New Building Your Mate's Self-Esteem (1995: Nelson, 191 pp.).
“Male passivity is a disease that robs a man of his purpose while it destroys marriages, ruins families, and spoils legacies. I know I dare not go astray For fear he’ll go the self-same way.
At its core, passivity is cowardice.” ― Dennis Rainey, “A careful man I must always be; A little fellow follows me.
For the past two years I have had a growing concern that the Christian community has passively watched the "dumbing down" of the marriage covenant.