Monday, November 16, 2009

Marriage 101 Blog Tour




  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Revell (February 1, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0800733320
  • ISBN-13: 978-0800733322

Marriage 101 Blog Tour
(November 16-20, 2009)


About the Author

In July of 1992, Jewell Powell met her Prince Charming at a Roy Rogers restaurant. When the couple decided to marry four years later, both were aware of the latest marriage statistics and the legacy of divorce that lay between them. Her parents divorced when she was four, after moving the family to Maryland, leaving her to be raised by a single mother. To circumvent the odds, they went through pre-marital counseling, attended church regularly and felt a strong love for one another. They believed they were ready for marriage.
While desiring to have a happily ever after, Jewell found life after marriage anything but a fairy tale. In 2001, she and her husband, Lewis, had been married for five years but were growing apart, after experiencing problems with infertility, sleeping in separate bedrooms and Lewis’s increasing disinterest in going to church. As she searched for answers to her marital troubles, Jewell found herself on a journey, seeking answers to save her marriage.
Despite a shaky beginning, the Powells now have a relationship with a strong foundation. After successfully resolving their marital problems, they started the Happily Ever After Marriage Ministry to help others do the same. Her new book, Marriage 101: Building a Life Together by Faith(Revell Books February 2009, ISBN 978-0-8007-3332-2, $13.99), offers hope and guidance to help transform broken relationships through the use of biblical wisdom in a simple workbook format.
Jewell serves as co-owner of Antiok Holdings, an emerging full-service management consulting firm, which she owns with her husband. She earned a Bachelor of Science in business from the University of Maryland and is pursuing a Master of Divinity. The Powells reside in southern Maryland with their two daughters. For more information, please visitwww.marriage101.us

About the Book

Your marriage can be strong, healthy, happy, and blessed. Marriage coach Jewell Powell shows you how in this 8-week plan for marital success. She reveals how God's truths can transform two individuals into the union he desires. Laying a spiritual foundation is crucial to your marriage. In Marriage 101: Building a Life Together by Faith, you will discover God's purpose for marriage, how to develop godly character, how to communicate effectively, and much more. With biblical examples, study questions, and Scripture meditations perfect for individuals or couples, you will be challenged to examine areas in your life that may need change so that your marriage can thrive.
"Jewell Powell knows firsthand what can go wrong in a marriage--and she can help you find your own happily ever after."--Dr. Kevin Leman, author of Turn Up the Heat "Powell is amazingly vulnerable, truly insightful, and deeply grounded. Every Christian couple will find help in this easy read.
"--Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott, authors of Love Talk 

"For those seeking biblical guidance to enrich or even save their marriages, Marriage 101 is a gift! Be prepared to underline, highlight, and take notes."
--Joseph Malinak and Sarah Elizabeth Malinak, MDiv, authors of Getting Back to Love
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