A Lasting Promise: A Christian Guide to Fighting for Your Marriage

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Build a Marriage of Lasting Love

Finally a practical, easy-to-read book that deals with real marital issues from a Christian perspective! Soundly based on both biblical principles and marital research, A Lasting Promise is a must read for any couple who wants to upgrade their marriage and make it a promise for life!
--David and Claudia Arp, authors of The Second Half of Marriage

This essential resource offers Christian couples, a well-researched and proven method for dealing with conflicts and resolving problems in their marriage.

A Lasting Promise offers solutions to common problems--facing conflicts, problem solving, improving communication, and dealing with core issues--within a religious framework. With the ultimate purpose of upholding the sanctity of marriage, the book is filled with stories that reflect the sacred teachings of the scripture. The strategies outlined can help Christian couples to improve communication, understand commitment, bring more fun into their relationship, and even enhance their sex life. This book will serve as an invaluable resource for all couples who want to honor and preserve the holy sacrament of their union.

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Based on the bestselling book, Fighting for Your Marriage, A Lasting Promise will help you create a marriage of lasting love. The powerful and practical principles are solidly based on Scripture with a unique blending of university research. The result is a thoroughly Christian version of the widely respected PREPtm (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program).

"I've been praying many years for people to discover form sound research why married couples separate and how to help them stay together in a loving way. I truly believe God has given us such a team in Scott Stanley and his colleagues. I not only give his book "two thumbs up." but I lift both my hands in thanksgiving to God for his work."—Gary Smalley the author of Making Love Last Forever

"Finally a practical, easy-to-read book that deals with real marital issues from a Christian perspective! Soundly based on both biblical principles and marital research, A Lasting Promise is a must read for any couple who wants to upgrade their marriage and make it a promise for life!"—David and Claudia Arp authors of The Second Half of Marriage

"A Lasting Promise is packed full of practical skills that are research-based and Christ-centered. Step-by-step you'll draw closer together to enjoy the love God desires for you."—Tim Clinton, executive vice president, American Association of Christian Counseling

About the Author:

SCOTT STANLEY is a martial researcher at the University of Denver and a recognized expert on marriage who is regularly featured in major print and broadcast media. He is coauthor of Fighting for Your Marriage (Jossey-Bass, 1994). DANIEL TRATHEN is a psychologist, codirector of Southwest Counseling Associates in Colorado, and an associate professor of marriage and family therapy at Denver Seminary. SAVANNA MCCAIN is a psychologist with Kaiser Permanente in Denver and is involved with applications of Christian PREP in churches, including mentoring models. MILT BRYAN is director of The Center for Couple Training in Lakewood, Colorado where hes conducts Christian PREP workshops for couples.

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Published by Jossey-Bass (1998)
ISBN 10: 0470580534 ISBN 13: 9780470580530
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