The Premarital Counseling Handbook
Premarital Counseling Handbook
H. Norman Wright
In any endeavor, dreams and goals not backed by concrete plans and preparations can result in failure.
And marriage is no exception, claims H. Norman Wright. In fact, without
solid planning and forethought by engaged couples, we will surely see a
continuation of the startling divorce rate among Christians and
On the other hand, thorough premarital counseling and prepartion can
result in lifelong marriages that are fulfilling and God-honoring.
That's where the church comes in.
More and more churches are realizing that their responsibility lies not
only in pronouncing men and women "husband and wife," but also in making
sure the proper foundation is laid so that marriages have a better
chance of standing strong under pressure.
Since its introduction in 1977 as Premarital Counseling, this
book has been used by literally thousands of churches throughout the
country as both a guide and reference tool. Now Dr. Wright has added new
material to cover some perplexing issues that have come into prominence
only recently. Among those special concerns are:
*marriages of persons from dysfunctional families
Writing for both pastors and other premarital counselors, H. Norman
Wright sets you at ease about the counseling process, even if you've had
only limited counseling experience.