Enriching the Marriages of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in the Valley, Anguilla
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The purpose of this project was to enrich the marriages in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in The Valley, Anguilla. Chapter 1 explains the purpose, goals, context, rationale, definitions, limitations, delimitations, and research methodology of the project. Chapter 2 presents the biblical and theological basis for marriage enrichment. This chapter presents firstly that the Bible teaches that God has designed the institution of marriage to be the primary human relationship. Second, this chapter presents marriage as an institution based on covenantal principles. Third, this chapter contends that God designed marriage to provide intimacy between husbands and wives. Fourth, this chapter argues that God established marriage to function according to the roles he established in his Word. Chapter 3 focuses on the theoretical, practical, historical, and developmental factors pertaining to marriage enrichment. This chapter contends that marriages usually experience challenges in the areas of communication, conflict resolution, financial management, and sexual fulfillment. These important areas are best addressed when the hearts of couples are changed and challenged by the gospel. Chapters 4 and 5 present the specific details pertaining to the preparation, implementation, and evaluation of the project.