The podcasts below were taken from the live presentation of the “Creating a Gospel-Centered Marriage: Foundations” seminar. For the various counseling options available from this material visit

This seminar is part of a series of “Creating a Gospel-Centered Marriage” seminars that also includes:

If you are interested in the pre-marital mentoring program built around these materials, you can find everything you need at

Creating a Gospel-Centered Marriage: Communication (All 6 Podcasts) Click To Tweet

NOTE: Many people have asked how they can get a copy of the seminar notebook referenced in this verbal presentation. You can request a copy from Summit’s admin over counseling at (please note this is an administrative account; no individual or family counsel is provided through e-mail).

Chapter 1
Why Is Marriage Hard?
The Obvious and Not-So-Obvious Things We Rarely Discuss

Unit One Evaluation: GCM_Foundations_Eval1_Expectations

Chapter 2
What Makes Marriage Work?
Finding the Essential Core of a Good Marriage

Chapter 3
Beyond Pageantry and Sentimentality
How the Wedding Ceremony Helps Us Understand Covenant

Chapter 4
The Shared Job Description of Husband and Wife:
Personal Maturity, Healthy Friendships, and Functional Living

Chapter 5
The Unique Aspects of a Husband’s Job Description
Understanding Servant-Leader, Protector, and Provider

Chapter 6
The Unique Aspects of a Wife’s Job Description
Highly-Competent, Well-Suited Helper-Lover

If this post was beneficial for you, then consider reading other blogs from my “Favorite Posts on Marriage” post which address other facets of this subject.