Resource: Marriage

There are a lot of resources on Love, marriage, relationships available online. At the Agape Project, it is important to us to curate the resources that we believe to fit into our desire to see transformation happen from the inside out. We are continuously on the look out for individuals and organizations that could be helpful to you.

This resource section of the website is designed to introduce you to many of them and the ministries they represent.

In addition, we work in collaboration with our sister organization the Agape Project. Recently this group held a 2 day symposium on Love & Transformation attended by over 70 leaders from around the country. There are several of these leaders listed in this section as well.

Steve & Barbara Uhlmann

Steve and Barbara Uhlmann have been prominent supporters of marriage and family ministries around the country for the last 30 years. As a successful CEO of an international plastics company, Steve has known business success but continues to see people and relationships as the most valuable (and difficult) way that we can reveal Jesus to … Continued

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Dr. John Trent

Moody Theological Seminary – Gary. D. Chapman Chair of Marriage and Family Ministry; President of BA from Texas Christian University in Psychology and Religion, ThM. in New Testament Greek at Dallas Theological Seminary, and Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Counseling at North Texas State University. John has written extensively over the past 30 years. … Continued

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Dr. Michael R. Sytsma

Dr Sytsma is the Director and Senior Therapist of Building Intimate Marriages, Inc. BS in Christian Ministries from Indiana Wesleyan University, a MS in Community Counseling from Georgia State University and a Marriage and Family Therapy PhD from the University of Georgia. He is the co-author of A New Generation of Sexual Addiction (Riemersma, J., … Continued

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Christy Osborn

Bible teacher, conference speaker, mentor, author and wife Her background includes biblical training at Phoenix Seminary and more than 20 years of training and development in corporate America. Before launching her career as a writer, Christy was the Executive Director of an Advanced Training Center for Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers. Her train-the-trainer workshops were certified … Continued

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Dr. Gary J. Oliver

Executive Director of the Center for Healthy Relationships and Professor of Psychology and Practical Theology at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. B.A. – Biola University, MDiv.-Talbot Theological Seminary, ThM.- Fuller Theological Seminary, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in psychology – University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in both … Continued

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Dr. Tim Kimmel

Founder and Executive Director of Family Matters, whose goal is to see families transformed by the power of God’s grace into instruments of reformation and restoration. He believes the best way to pass on saving faith and to disciple a new believer is within the nurturing confines of a loving home. Graduate of Bryan College, … Continued

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Darcy Kimmel

Darcy and her husband, Tim, have a passion for family and together founded Family Matters, a ministry dedicated to “equipping families for every age and stage of life.” She has a heart for encouraging and equipping women to maximize their unique callings in life. Degree in Family Studies from Ottawa University Darcy speaks, writes and … Continued

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Eric & Jennifer Garcia

Eric and Jennifer are the co-founders of the Association of Marriage and Family Ministries (AMFM), which exists to train and resource churches for marriage and family ministry. Eric and Jennifer got their start at Scottsdale Bible Church serving on the Marriage Ministry team where they launched the Couple to Couple Marriage Mentoring Ministry as lay … Continued

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