The Different By Design curriculum is the ultimate way to build support and communication in marriage. Our promise to you is that this process will transform marriages to the oneness God intended.

Different By Design Curriculum Key Benefits:

  • Self-Understanding: discover your core strengths and behavioral style in marriage
  • Spouse Understanding: recognize the unique qualities and strengths in your spouse
  • Communication: learn to interact with your spouse more effectively
  • Collective Strengths: understand how you and your spouse can combine your strengths in problem solving, processing information, managing change, and facing risk.

Different by Design Marriage Curriculum


Different By Design DVD Curriculum is used in small groups, Bible classes, or by individual couples. It includes:

  • DVD (set of 2)
  • 8 Interactive Sessions
  • Facilitators’ Introduction

Session Topics

In the eight sessions, couples experience insightful teaching and interactive exercises that help to unlock information about strengths and differences in their marriages.

  1. The Mystery of Differences
  2. Danger in Differences
  3. The Law of Differences
  4. Problem Solving Together
  5. Processing Information together
  6. Managing Change Together
  7. Facing Risk Together
  8. One Plus One Equals One

Note: 3-5 day delivery. Marriage Insights Profiles not included.

Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 5 × 7 × .75 in

How to Use

Different By Design is a versatile and powerful curriculum that equips couples to understand each others’ strengths and how those strengths work together.

couple in jeansWho Can Use the Curriculum

The curriculum can be used with groups as small as one couple to large groups of several hundred. Because of its flexibility, the material can be tailored to work for almost any kind of group, including:

  • Ministry teams
  • Small groups
  • Sunday school classes
  • Couples classes
  • Retreats

How to Structure Your Different By Design course

The curriculum is organized in eight one-hour modules. You can cover the material in a retreat, break it into a segment series over several weeks, or conduct it in weekly sessions over the course of a semester.

How to Prepare

Prior to your first meeting, the facilitating couple can purchase and complete their individual Marriage Insights Profiles.

Encourage each participant complete a Marriage Insights Profile questionnaire, receive his report before your first event session, and purchase a Different By Design Workbook to use during the course.

Facilitators need to allot just 10 minutes of preparation per session to guide the group through each of the modules.

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