Our marriages are not private matters.

~~ Our children, gain emotional security and a myriad of benefits from our marriage, our love and union. Our marriages matter to our extended family. They matter to our employers. They matter to society. They are the fabric that holds families together.

So, do something for your marriage in Marriage Week, come to think of it why wait – do it now! Sign up with our Marriage Investment Bank – find out more through the link below (click on the MIB logo). Write a letter of thanks or praise to show your love for your spouse. Buy them a special gift, it does not have to be large or expensive. Read more …..

A virtual trip for you and your spouse:

A special date

Following the disruptions we have all endured these last months many of us need a break from the current “normal day”, so we have arranged for you and your best friend – your spouse a special date that you can take at any time and along the way enjoy some good food and great conversations together about what you have seen and would like to do in the future. It will take a little forward preparation (additions to your weekly shopping and maybe home delivery/take outs)

Your romantic and fun date with with your spouse – a […]

♥ Lifemates Blog ♥

Lifemates Newsletters started over 16 years ago and originated out of the ministry of running The Marriage Course in the KuRingGai area, New South Wales.

An extract from the current Blog:

Fawn Weaver said that the beauty of marriage is not always seen from the beginning… but rather as the love grows and developes over time. Regrettably some have taken this beauty of marriage and turned it into a system of control over their spouse.

“COVID has created stresses on even the best relationships, let alone ones where there’s control and abuse,” one former abuser said “But it’s never OK to make your partner the object of your frustrations.” He urges any man who feels anger rising inside […]

Prayers for Marriage

The following are some of the suggestions for inclusion in your prayers for the current month:

The primary meaning of science, as given by Webster, is: “Knowledge of principles and causes: ascertained truths or facts.” Galileo Galilei is quoted as saying:
“The glory and greatness of Almighty God are marvellously discerned in all his works and divinely read in the open book of heaven. For let no one believe that reading the lofty concepts written in that book leads to nothing further than the mere seeing of the splendour of the sun and the stars and their rising and setting, which is as far as the […]

Marriage Encounter Weekend

Worldwide Marriage EncounterThis weekend has been postponed to the 22nd  October  – 24th October 2021 hosted by World Wide Marriage Encounter Australia. A great way to invest in your marriage and you have the benefit of not needing to travel!
This weekend for married couples (on Zoom) in the comfort & privacy of your own home. Rekindle your romance & connection, be inspired by God’s desire for your marriage, learn how share deeply and how to “fight fair”. Gain a support network for your Marriage journey.
Information and bookings on https://www.wwme.org.au/ and to book then select “Book Now”

Please book ahead as resources will need to be delivered to you prior to the start of the weekend experience.



We add new/updated resources through the year.

Take the opportunity today to check the ‘For the Church’ pages through the main menu.

The Challenge – Building Christ centred marriages across the nation

We live in a relationally broken culture which is driven by world values! We in the church need to meaningfully show the world how fullness of life can extend beyond the individual into a committed, God-honouring Christ centred marriage? Our God is a relational God who is in a perfect triune relationship. Jesus said “…I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly”(John 10:10 NRSV).

We believe that our Lord desires all married people to have …..Read more

About Marriage Week

…… Marriage Week is a coalition of the Christian church, media, ministries, and other organisations across Australia who have the same vision of marriage between a man and a woman, according to scripture being upheld and strengthened…..Read More

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