The following is from The Orange County Register updated 5:00 p.m. PT, Tues., May. 20, 2008
Couples wanting to strengthen their relationships will get to take marriage classes and attend counseling at one of about 120 Orange County churches, after several local pastors vowed to help people improve marriage skills.
Nearly 100 pastors of several denominations gathered at the Eastside Christian Church to sign a pact asking them to emphasize the importance of marriage education in their congregations.
The idea: when husbands and wives are in healthy relationships, they are less likely to divorce, and they make better parents, said John Erwin (pictured above), project director for the Orange County Marriage Education Initiative. Read more.