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Mobile Ed: PD151 Do This Not that to Transform Your Marriage (3 courses - audio)


In this course, Stephen Arterburn considers biblical misinterpretations, common misconceptions about marriage, and the tragedy of divorce, before discussing tools you can begin using right now to strengthen your marriage. You’ll get practical tips on what to do and what not to do. Whether you’re struggling with issues in your marriage or looking for ways to improve it, you’ll appreciate these clear steps.

This is the audio only version of PD151 Do This Not That to Transform Your Marriage. To purchase the full course, click here.

Course Outline

Unit 1: The Christian Marriage

  • Biblical Misinterpretations That Hurt Marriages
  • More Biblical Misinterpretations That Hurt Marriages
  • Defining a Christian Marriage
  • The Impact of Divorce
  • The Power of Godly Marriages
  • Three Elements of a Great Marriage
  • Willingness Ensures a Strong Foundation
  • Performing a Sense Search for “Courage” and Using Visual Copy

Unit 2: Seven Things to Stop for a Better Marriage

  • Stop Thinking Only about Yourself
  • Stop Tolerating Compulsions, Addictions, and Dependency
  • Stop Holding on to Anger and Resentment
    • Differentiating between Words for Anger in the Bible
  • Stop Trying to Fix or Change Your Mate
  • Stop Drowning in Suspicion and Jealousy
  • Stop Clinging to Unrealistic Expectations
  • Stop Obsessing over the Past and Past Mistakes
  • Review of the Seven Things to Stop Doing

Unit 3: Seven Things to Do for a Better Marriage

  • Start Showing Respect to Your Spouse
    • Discovering the Meaning of a Greek Word in Logos
    • What If Your Spouse Does Not Respect You?
  • Start Practicing Lifetime Vows
    • Finding Practical Applications with Thematic Outlines
    • What If Your Spouse Does Not Honor the Lifetime Vow?
  • Start Affirming Your Spouse’s Strengths
    • What If Your Spouse Does Not Affirm Your Strengths?
  • Start Focusing on Celebrating and Having Fun
  • Start Responding Romantically to Your Mate
    • Sexual Satisfaction and Competency
    • What If Your Spouse Does Not Respond Romantically?
  • Start Expressing Grace and Forgiveness
    • What If Your Spouse Does Not Express Grace or Forgive You?
  • Start Spending Money More Responsibly: Seven-Point Plan
    • Spending Plan: Points 1–3
    • Spending Plan: Points 4–7
    • Financial Responsibility: Vision and Action

Unit 4: Opportunities

  • Opportunities for Couples and Churches
  • Daily Devotions with Your Spouse

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Steve Arterburn

Steve Arterburn is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries, and host of the # 1 nationally syndicated Christian counseling talk show New Life Live, heard and watched by millions on over 180 radio stations nationwide. Arterburn is also the founder of the Women of Faith conferences attended by over four million people, and he serves as a teaching pastor at Heartland Church in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Arterburn is a nationally known public speaker and has been featured in national media venues such as OprahInside EditionGood Morning AmericaCNN LiveThe New York TimesUSA TodayUS News & World ReportABC World News Tonight, as well as GQ magazine and Rolling Stonemagazine. In August 2000, Steve was inducted into the National Speakers Association’s Hall of Fame.

Steve is the best-selling author of Every Man’s BattleLose It for LifeHealing Is a ChoiceIs This the One?, and Walking Into Walls. With over seven million books in print, he has been writing about God’s transformational truth since 1984. He has been nominated for numerous writing awards and won three Gold Medallions for writing excellence. Along with Dave Stoop, he edited and produced The Life Recovery Bible.

Steve resides with his family in McCordsville, Indiana.