Center for Marriage and Relationships
Marriage Mentoring Supplementary Video Series
Each video session is designed to supplement the MARRIAGE MENTORING WORKBOOK.
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Overview

The Marriage Mentoring Workbook and supplemental Video Series provide an interactive roadmap to guide couples through the foundational aspects of building a strong and intimate marriage based on biblical wisdom and scholarly insight. Relationship experts Dr. Chris Grace, Dr. Tim Muelhoff and Alisa Grace translate insights from leading marital researchers into fun, easy-to-understand principles and practical application exercises.

The time you're investing is a worthwhile endeavor. Studies reveal that more than 80 percent of couples who go through marriage mentoring develop happier and stronger relationships with their spouses. So whether you are mentoring your own marriage or coming alongside someone else, Marriage Mentoring will show you how to draw closer, connect deeper and stay in love longer. Now is the time to start your marriage mentoring journey today!

The Video Series includes:

  • 12 wisdom-packed video lectures, each taught by a biblical expert and marital expert, providing additional foundational truths from Scripture integrated with the latest in marital research. Click here to Purchase the Workbook 
  • Each video session is designed to supplement the complementary session in the Marriage Mentoring Workbook with additional research, biblical background and insights.
    Instructors
    Chris Grace
    Tim Muehlhoff
    Alisa Grace
    Center for Marriage and Relationships

    Christopher Grace serves as the director of the Biola University Center for Marriage and Relationships and as a professor at Rosemead School of Psychology. Dr. Grace earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in experimental social psychology from Colorado State University. Since 1988, he has taught psychology and served in many administrative roles at Biola. Dr. Grace and his wife, Alisa, frequently speak at conferences, churches, and university institutions? universitions on marriage and relationships. With professional training and practical experience from nearly 30 years of marriage, they have counseled thousands of couples, sharing foundational and practical insights on enhancing intimacy. 

    Tim Muehlhoff is a professor of communication at Biola University, where he teaches classes in family communication, interpersonal communication, gender and conflict resolution. He completed a Ph.D. in communication theory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where his dissertation focused on helping couples move past marital gridlock— difficult issues in marriage that won’t go away despite time and effort. Dr. Muehlhoff has authored several books, including I Beg to Differ and Marriage Forecasting. For nearly 20 years, Dr. Muehlhoff and his wife, Noreen, have been frequent speakers at FamilyLife marriage conferences. 

    Alisa Grace serves as a consultant to the Biola University Center for Marriage and Relationships and also co-teaches a course on Christian perspectives on marriage and relationships. She earned a degree in communications from Biola University, and previously served as director of women’s ministries at Redemption Hill Church — Whittier Hills, director of public relations at Far East Broadcasting Co., and director of internal communications and events at Biola University. While she speaks regularly on topics such as dating, marriage and love, she also loves to mentor younger women and newly married couples, and provide marital counseling.

    Biola University's Center for Marriage and Relationships (CMR) is a trusted resource that combines the timeless, cross-cultural wisdom of Scripture with relevant and timely perspectives from scholarly research. Featuring practical resources such as an online blog and a podcast, the CMR exists to build and sustain healthy relationships and marriages in the church and broader culture.

    Learn more about Biola's Center for Marriage and Relationships

    Syllabus

    The goal for this time is to prepare for the...
    Overview
    Introduction
    Video
    Jeanette Hagen Pifer and the Graces
    Video
    In this session, our biblical and marital...
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    Ken Berding and Willa Williams
    Video
    How can a husband and wife be so similar, yet...
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    Uche Anizor and Rob Fisher
    Video
    This session introduces couples to their...
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    Mandy Catto and Tim Muehlhoff
    Video
    In this session, couples learn the scientific...
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    James Petitfils and Chris Grace
    Video
    Forgiveness is one of the most powerful, yet...
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    Matt Williams and Jana Anderson
    Video
    Connecting emotionally is a vital part of a...
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    Katie Evensen and Chris Grace
    Video
    Communication is much more than just what you...
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    Kelly Lundquist and Willa Williams
    Video
    Do you ever feel like someone you’re talking to...
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    Octavio Esqueda and Tim Muehlhoff
    Video
    Conflict is often viewed as something negative,...
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    Leon Harris and Alisa Grace
    Video
    Sexual intimacy is one of the strongest points...
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    Daniel Kim and Aundrea Paxton
    Video
    People who commit to growing closer to God...
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    Allen Hultberg and Aundrea Paxton
    Video
    Recommended Resources
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    Course FAQ

    Each lesson is designed to take approximately 1-2 hours, depending on how deeply you engage the assignments. Since this is a self-paced course, the time it will take you to complete it will depend on the speed with which you want to progress through the course.

    You will need to  purchase the Marriage Mentoring Workbook to successfully complete this course. 


    Since this course is designed as a completely self-paced experience, you will not have any interaction with the professor during the course.