Marriage News

The Great Date Night with Mark Cable on November 16

All adults are welcome to join us for an evening of laughter, music, and desserts for a night that will surely be memorable.  Couples of all ages will enjoy reminiscing about their own joys and struggles of married life.

The event will be held Friday, November 16 at 7pm in the ROC Foyer at Redland Baptist Church.

Visit our registration page to sign up.

Ocean City summer mission trip – Family style

Attention families, we are working to put together a mission trip to Ocean City Baptist Church during the month of July.  Dates and cost will be available soon, but begin praying about making your “vacation” a powerful family mission experience this summer.  Beach time included!  More info coming soon!

New Adult Sunday School Class Offering

ArtOfMarriage“Making marriage work is a divinely inspired art form.”  The Art of Marriage, a six week Marriage Enrichment study with Biblical content and practical applications, give couples a fresh perspective on married life that has proven to have a significant impact on marriages. Facilitated by David and Peggy Roney, this study is open to married or soon-to-be married couples, as well as singles and will be held during the Sunday School hour (9:40am) in the Chapel from February 7 to March 13.  Please RSVP to the Church Office by January 18 (cost is $35 per couple for materials).

Categories: Marriage, Sunday School

Marriage Moments

Encouraging Married Couples at the Heart of Marriage

Look For Married People E-Zine!

Starting in the month of June, a monthly Marriage Encouragement Email called “Married People E-Zine” will be sent to your inbox.  This is a great resource to give you support and encouragement in your marriage.  Each month is filled with ideas, insights for you to go and do. Give it a try, what do you have to lose?   You can also subscribe for other marriage resources at: www.marriedpeople.org

There is no “I” in Team!

Grace at HomeHave you ever heard the saying, “There is NO “I” in TEAM”?

It makes lots of sense, but have you ever thought of it in the context of your family?

“The Family” as a team.  Teams are generally made up of individuals with gifts and talents that contribute to the over all effectiveness of the team.  It requires each individual doing their part, teamwork.

I think many times in a family there is an interal competiveness that exists.  Of course, amoung your children there will be nature tendencies for competiveness.  Most of the time it is your children looking for attention.  I have three boys and the two older ones turn everything into a competition.  Many times we write it off as them just being boys.

Let’s think of the family competition in another way.  What about the husband and wife.  Does your relationship ever feel like your competing?  Do you feel like you working against each other?

I think viewing your family as a team is a healthy way to learn to work and play together, for the whole family as well as husband and wife.  Remember your on the same team!  Start in simple ways.  Look at your home responsiblities as a team effort.  However you divide up the responsiblities at home, find ways to work together.

In His Grip,

Bobby

Categories: GRACE@Home, Marriage, Parenting

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