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We invite you to take a look at our marriage webinars which feature over 50 hours of practical Biblical teaching on marriage-related subjects such as communication and conflict resolution, physical and emotional intimacy, and spiritual connectedness. We also invite you read through our articles, romantic tips, and be sure to check out our exclusive 3-part Oneness Wedding Candle and the interactive couple’s study, Experiencing Oneness.
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3-part Oneness Wedding Candle

The Oneness Wedding Candle is more than a creative decoration for your wedding – it’s a lasting representation of your spiritual union throughout your marriage. Whether you’re planning your own wedding ceremony or looking for a meaningful gift for a special couple, the Oneness Wedding Candle is the perfect way to celebrate the oneness created when husband and wife are joined together by God Himself.

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View our huge archive of Romantic Tips sorted by Love Language! Whether your mate’s love language is Time, Touch, Affirmation, Service or Gifts, you can find a tip especially tailored for him/her. Visit the Archive!

Growing Toward Oneness – a Marriage Blog

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Forgiveness

by Patrick & Dwaina Six Several years ago, we faced a difficult and stressful situation.  Feelings of hurt, fear, and frustration festered and ultimately turned into anger. As the anger took root, it threatened to change us into bitter, disillusioned people.  We had to make a choice.  Holding on to the anger meant risking damage to our marriage and our effectiveness in ministry. “What happened?” you wonder?  Glad you asked!  We want to share our story and what we learned.... Read more →

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Overcoming Defensiveness Pt. 2

by Harold and Bette Gillogly In a previous Seeds For Growth, we began discussing defensiveness — our instinctive reaction of self-protection.  We seem to go through life feeling we must protect ourselves at any cost. When our mate says something that pushes one of our hot buttons, we lash out in retaliation. Defensiveness is a killer.  It will brutalize our marriage relationship unless we take action. In other words, we must learn to protect ourselves from protecting ourselves. In Part... Read more →

Thanks again for all the wonderful insights on how to maintain oneness with your mate. They have helped us tremendously in our relationship with each other and with our relationship with Jesus.

While my husband and I have been attending your classes for several years, we just last year decided to begin [your] Bible study workbook “Experiencing Oneness.” I can’t begin to express to you what it has meant to our marriage of 25 years. We now give them as wedding gifts.
 

…the seeds article from your newsletter I received this afternoon…feels like a slap in the face, and for that, I must tell you wholeheartedly, “Thank you!” Thank you for your simple, [understandable] guidance for how to make my participation in our marriage better…more godly, more loving, more giving, more fulfilling!
 

We were thrilled with the Marriage Leader Training from GTO! Where else could we go to be trained in marriage ministry AND by given ready-to-use materials? The training offered all we needed to begin ministering to other couples in our church and community.