Thank you to all who participated in Cultivating a Gospel-Centered Marriage. Stu and Ruth Ann graciously granted permission to post several of the conference talks here. We've also posted the conference note-taking outline.

Note: Some of these talks contain adult themes and content not suitable for children.

 Note-taking outline

Note-taking outline



$15 per person


Friday Evening, March 20, 6:45pm to 9:30 pm (no childcare)
Marriage is a New Way of Seeing
Married to Mr. & Mrs. Always Right

Saturday Morning, March 21, 8:30am to 12:30pm (childcare available) 
Nowhere to Hide: Marriage Without Fig Leaves
Enhancing Sexual Intimacy in Marriage
Marriage Requires Repentant Relating


Christ the King Cambridge – 99 Prospect Street, Cambridge

By T (preferred): Red Line to Central. The church is located on Prospect Street two blocks north of Central Square. Several bus routes are also located nearby. See the MBTA website for schedules and more information.

By car: Parking is available in metered parking spaces or municipal parking lots near the church. Please check posted signs regarding street sweeping, snow emergencies, and other restrictions. For more information about parking in Cambridge, see the city's Parking page. Limited parking is available in front of the church building for handicapped access only.


Stu and Ruth Ann Batstone are on staff with Serge, a world missions organization. Stu mentors church planters, pastors, missionaries, and leaders as well as their spouses. Ruth Ann is a counselor in private practice and is also a staff member of Parakaleo, a ministry to the wives of church planters both in the US and internationally. Stu has an MA and an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Ruth Ann has an MS in Counseling Psychology.

Stu and Ruth Ann have been married since 1965. They have four married children and twelve amazing grandchildren with whom they love to spend time. They try to bike ride daily and they enjoy opportunities to travel, snorkel and vacation on Cape Cod.