Marriage 3.0

Revive - Restore - Renew

A concentrated weekend of learning how to create a successful marriage and practicing new skills


[Prior to coming you will be required to take an online inventory ($35/couple). Consider it "lab" work before seeing your doctor.]


Day 1. 


Check in by 6:00 p.m. 

Join Barb and Dick preparing dinner. 

Time to relax and get acquainted.


After dinner, we will review the weekend schedule and send you to your cottage with an assignment: Exploring Marital Expectations.

Day 2. 

Arise and shine to a hearty breakfast

at the Iveys.


Day based on the results of your online inventories and your expectations homework.


Topics we will explore:

  • Family of origin (Yes, it matters!)

  • Why did you choose your mate?

  • Stages of relationships

  • Behavior transformation 

  • Effective communication (How we speak and the words we use are key.)

  • Conflict resolution

  • Traditions/dates/celebrations

  • Sex and affection – re-romancing

  • Equalitarian roles

  • Finances

  • Video presentations—Biblical principles


Practice sessions on communication and conflict resolution skills.


Saturday Night: Date Night—On your own for dinner, “I remember when...” game

Day 3. 

Breakfast—Reflect and Remember

  • 1-on-1 coaching

  • Additional skills practice

  • Accountability partners

  • Covenant agreement – “I am all in”

Take Home—Call to Action   

  • Access to the Iveys for tune-ups 

  • as needed

  • Homework assignments

  • Empowerment to create a marriage you want to live one leaves a loving relationship. 


At the end of our time together, we expect you to: 


Leave with the realistic expectation that you will be able to get what you want from your relationship.