Marriage is a beautiful expression of love. Yet it can also sometimes cause us pain. We need God's help and grace to navigate this most precious of relationships well Interwoven with biblical teaching and practical application, Claire and Steve Musters honestly share their own story of rebuilding a marriage after loneliness, betrayal and separation as well as telling the stories of other couples who have faced specific challenges such as infertility, physical and mental ill health. Whether you want to lay good foundations in your marriage, or feel you are struggling and need help, Grace-Filled Marriage will encourage you that God has a new portion of grace and mercy for you each day.
Ordination training in the area of marriage often focuses solely on the development of marriage liturgies. Consequently, many newly ordained clergy are pastorally ill-equipped to exercise this key ministry. This practical handbook addresses all that ministers need to know to about conducting weddings well.
Featuring Bishop's spouses who discuss their lives, this book offers glimpses of struggles with bureaucracy, with feelings of powerlessness in the face of major upheavals, and of frustration at the difficulties of balancing duty, marriage and the time to be yourself.