Mongolia–three testimonies on FamilyLi...
1. “Before we got married, my wife and I completed the “Preparing for Marriage” course. At first, we did not know how to effectively prepare for marriage. We did not even know what to discuss. We were not sure what we knew and what we did not know either. This course helped us a lot […]
God continues to open doors for FamilyLife in Hong Kong to spread the good news through building a family God’s way. They have launched the FamilyLife Parenting Seminar in addition to their HomeBuilders Couples Series studies and marriage seminars. They also have begun using Passport 2 Purity to help parents and preteens. Iron and Jennie […]
Asia–a HomeBuilders testimony
My husband is not yet a Christian; I wanted so much to invite him to join the HomeBuilders Sunday School class with me. One day, I finally found my courage from the Lord and asked him if he is willing to join the class as a gift for me to celebrate our 13th anniversary. We […]
Melaka, Malaysia–a double harvest
Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields, that they are white for harvest. John 4:35 Before a conference, staff members are reminded they face a spiritual battle for the souls and marriages they hope to harvest. This FamilyLife conference was no exception. The mother of the hosting church’s pastor fell ill two weeks […]
“We were at the edge of divorce and now have steps to continue our marriage.” —Kazakh Seminar Attendee The Kazakhs are an Asiatic or Mongol people who look a lot like American Eskimos. Northwestern China is on their eastern border. Kazakhstan was part of the Soviet Union in Central Asia until its breakup in 1992. […]
FamilyLife and the Armed Forces of Liberia
Every country strives for the establishment of its own army. We all know why. Among many reasons, such an establishment is a mark of sovereignty of the nation.Since Liberia’s 14-year civil crisis, our National Army—amongst other para-military groups—is being reestablished, reorganized, and retrained. Second Lieutenant Dessaline Felix Allison is among the first recruits of the […]
October 2010 marked the second anniversary of FamilyLife’s partnership with Archbishop Emmanuel Kolini and the Anglican Church of Rwanda. The partnership has provided a taste of FamilyLife to churches in five of Rwanda’s Anglican dioceses and begun initial training to develop HomeBuilders groups in several churches. Through scaled-down versions of the Weekend to Remember getaways, […]
Cote d’Ivoire–testimony of a tra...
We are Nanguin and Mariam. We were Muslim. After living together for ten years, we got married in 1998. God blessed us with five sons. We love each other so much and we love our children; however, our wedded life was filled with suffering and difficulties. We could never have a day together without quarreling, […]
When they came to the FamilyLife conference, Japheth and Emiliana had been married for 13 years. They had some communication and conflict problems. FamilyLife Tanzania had a day for marriage covenant renewal where each couple had a chance to renew their marriage vows “…for better or for worse, in sickness and in health.” But Emiliana […]
After attending a Weekend to Remember, conferees gave some great feedback: “The Lord helped us to restore our relationship. We had more difficulties and conflicts to resolve. Always, our kids were observing us when we discussed the conference. Praise the Lord for this ministry. We would like to serve this FamilyLife ministry.” – Christian and […]