Christian Marriage – Partners in Ministry Online Course

Christian Marriage (Online) – For couples only
LF460, 1 Credit
Mondays, 2.30 pm-5.45 pm (12 September–7 November 2022, 7 sessions: 12, 26 Sep; 3, 10, 17, 31 Oct; 7 Nov)

Aims to build a thriving marriage by exploring important topics like understanding God’s design for marriage, communication and conflict resolution, power of forgiveness, impact of family background and upbringing, physical intimacy, and maintaining romance in marriage.  It offers assessments for marriage and practical skills in handling challenges unique to ministry couples.

Course is limited to Partners in Ministry program and visiting students. This class is for married couples only – husband and wife must register for and attend the class together. Read more

Christian Marriage & Family in Asia (Online Day Course)

Christian Marriage & Family in Asia (LF560, 3 Credits, Online)
11 January – 10 May 2022, Fridays, 9.00 am-12.00 pm

This course provides the major biblical foundations and precepts relating to Christian marriage and family life. The course will also draw from an extensive wealth of research available promoting healthy marriages and families. It also explores a survey of the existing major research findings of cultural values and contemporary challenges in marriage and family among representative Asian cultural groups to promote biblically healthy (the Trinitarian Model) marriages and families.

Audit students are expected to complete assigned readings and discussions on Populi.

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At EAST, Your Marriage Matters

Yes, especially for people in ministry, the health of our marriages matter. We must make the time and put in the effort to build up our spouses, and sow into our relationship with one another. This is how married couples continue growing as healthy partners in ministry.

Our faculty, Jacob and Josephine Li, are teaching the Christian Marriage course online where our married students and other couples in ministry enroll for a season of marriage-building. This course has recently been offered with the Free8Online promotion. As a result, we have a dozen couples from Canada and Singapore who have joined the course for an intentional season of building their marriage.

We praise God that the reach of this important course is now expanded through online means. Truly COVID-19 is not just a disruptor but also a teaching ministry accelerator!



Join EAST Christian Marriage Course


Calling all married couples to join the 𝐄𝐀𝐒𝐓 dynamic duo, Jacob and Josephine Li, for their 𝘾𝙝𝙧𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙖𝙣 𝙈𝙖𝙧𝙧𝙞𝙖𝙜𝙚 course. They promise a transformative experience for all who come! It is happening every Monday, 11.30 am–2.30 pm, 13 Jul–31 Aug 2020 (Singapore Time).

Watch the above video trailer for more information. Couples must register as husband and wife and attend together to enjoy the Fʀᴇᴇ8Oɴʟɪɴᴇ promotion for this class (subject to class size limits). For details and registration (closes 6 July 2020), click/tap here.

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Christian Marriage (Day Course)

LF460 Christian Marriage (1 credit)* – For Married Couples Only
Mondays, 11.30 am-2.30 pm, 13 Jul – 31 Aug (7 sessions)

The course is designed to strengthen marriage (using The Marriage Course materials by Alpha) and to address concerns unique to couples in ministry. Since the course is highly interactive and involves many discussions between husband and wife, participants must enroll and attend as couples. The course materials will be made available free of charge in PDF format. Participants who prefer to have hard copies may purchase from the Alpha Singapore office (estimated $40 each but stock availability and reopening of the office is currently unknown).

*This course may be taken under the #FREE8ONLINE promotion.

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Jacob Li, ThM,  is passionate about teaching. He has 20 years of teaching adults in Canada, USA, and Asia. In addition to his ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary (USA), he has a Master of Continuing Education – Adult Learning from University of Calgary (Canada). Jacob is committed to helping people study the Word of God as well as to live out their God-given potentials.


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Josephine Lam, MA, graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with a Master of Biblical Studies. Josephine has enjoyed teaching people in different age groups—from young children to seniors—and from diverse ethnic background. She has led bible studies and workshops in churches, para-church ministries and seminaries in US, Canada and Asia.


This class requires the married couple to register and attend together. It may be conducted fully online or a combination of online and in-person depending on the situation. Registration deadline is Monday, 6 July 2020. You may register online or contact us for registration form.

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