Intimacy in Marriage – Experiencing True ConnectionIs your marriage a dream or a nightmare? Do you feel fully known by your spouse? Do you know what true intimacy in marriage is supposed to be?

The Intimacy In Marriage Workshop examines the various types of intimacy – spiritual, emotional and physical – as well as the challenges of experiencing true intimacy. You and your spouse will discover and understand what is needed for healthy, whole and God-centered intimacy.

Don’t settle for a miserable marriage, or even one that’s just ok. It is possible to experience a new level of intimacy and have a great marriage!

About the Workshop

You’ll Learn About:

  • Spiritual intimacy
  • True intimacy & connection
  • Communicating on a deeper level
  • The impact of disconnection
  • Forgiveness
  • Attachment styles
  • Being a sexually competent husband
  • Being a sexually confident wife
  • Your family of origin & its effects on your marriage
  • Conflict resolution
  • Challenges to intimacy
  • Repairing your side of the street
  • A plan for moving forward


All married or engaged couples — whether your marriage is on the verge of divorce, or it’s been good for years but feels like it’s lacking a deep soul connection.

Important note for engaged couples – this workshop will be very beneficial to your future marriage. You and your fiancé will be in a small process group with other engaged couples.

Attendees must be 18 years of age or older.

Friday 3:00 – 8:30pm
Saturday 9:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday 9:00am – noon

Attendance for all sessions is required

  • 2 meals: Friday dinner; Saturday lunch
  • Saturday’s dinner is on your own to give each couple time to share & connect
  • Breakfasts are on your own
  • 7 teaching sessions
  • 5 small process group sessions facilitated by a credentialed New Life Network Counselor
  • 1 half hour private session with your group facilitator
  • All program materials

Hotel accommodations are not included, but a group rate has been negotiated with the host hotel. While you are not required to stay at the host hotel, to enhance the workshop experience and ensure all distractions are left behind, we highly encourage staying at the hotel.

Special discounts are available for Club New Life members as well as those who have attended other New Life workshops. You must call New Life to receive these special discounts. These rates are not available online. Scholarships based on financial need are also available. To apply please call (800) NEW-LIFE.

If you cancel 14 days or more prior to the workshop, you’ll receive a refund of the amount you’ve paid minus a $200 cancellation fee per person. If you cancel less than 14 days before the start of the workshop or “no show” for the workshop, no refund will be given.

Steve Arterburn, Founder and Chairman of New Life MinistriesSTEVE ARTERBURN: The founder and chairman of New Life Ministries and host of the #1 nationally syndicated Christian counseling talk show New Life Live! heard and watched by over 2 million people each week on over 150 stations nationwide, on SiriusXM Satellite radio and on NRBTV. Steve is the founder of the Women of Faith conferences attended by over 5 million people. He also serves as a teaching pastor in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Steve is a nationally and internationally known public speaker and has been featured in national media venues such as Oprah, Inside Edition, Good Morning America, CNN Live, The New York Times, USA Today, US News & World Report, ABC World News Tonight, and ironically in GQ and Rolling Stone magazines. Steve has spoken at major events for the National Center for Fathering, American Association of Christian Counselors, Promise Keepers Canada, Life Well Conferences in Australia and The Salvation Army to name a few.

Steve is a best-selling author of many books, including Every Man’s Battle, Healing Is A Choice, The 7-Minute Marriage Solution, The Book of Life Recovery, and Is This The One? Along with recently co-authoring Worthy of Her Trust with Jason Martinkus; Take Your Life Back with Dr. David Stoop; and eights books in the Arterburn Wellness Series with topical experts, his latest book is The Mediterranean Love Plan and was written with his wife Misty. With over 8 million books in print he has been writing about God’s transformational truth since 1984. He has been nominated for numerous writing awards and has won three Gold Medallions for writing excellence. Along with Dr. Dave Stoop, he edited and produced the #1 selling Life Recovery Bible. For a more comprehensive list of his books, visit our store site.

His speaking topics address issues common to leaders, adult men and women, including Every Man’s Battle, Lose it For Life, The 7-Minute Marriage Solution, Every Heart Restored, and Healing is a Choice. Steve’s ministry endeavors focus on identifying and compassionately responding to the needs of those seeking healing and restoration through God’s truth.

Steve has degrees from Baylor University and The University of North Texas as well as two honorary doctorate degrees and is currently completing his doctoral studies in Christian counseling.

Steve resides with his family in Carmel, Indiana.

MILAN AND KAY YERKOVICH: Milan is a pastoral counselor and an ordained minister with a Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies. He has been helping couples and families build healthier relationships for more than 30 years. Milan teaches seminars on relationships and intimacy and is co-founder and full time director of Relationship180º, a non-profit ministry that is devoted to counseling and mentoring individuals and families toward healthy relationships. He is a bible teacher and lecturer in the areas of theology, marriage, family, and parenting. Milan is a frequent co-host on the New Life Live radio program.Kay Yerkovich is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist with a Master’s Degree in Counseling. She has been helping couples and families with attachment theory tools in her professional counseling for more than 30 years. Milan and Kay co-authored the books, How We Love and How We Love Our Kids. Married in 1972, they have four adult children and five grandchildren. They make their home in Southern California.

Listen to what Milan has to say about the Intimacy in Marriage workshop.

Throughout the weekend you will breakout in to a couples’ small process group facilitated by a credentialed New Life Network Counselor. It is common for some who are not familiar with the group process to feel anxious and uncertain about this part of the workshop. Be assured your facilitator will create a safe space to process what you are learning in the main sessions.

You will experience support and connection with others in your group. Many alum say this the best part of the weekend!

New Life offers ongoing weekly coaching groups to help you continue your journey to true intimacy. These groups meet via telephone/video call.


“This workshop gave me new hope and encouragement for our marriage so we can leave a lasting legacy for our children. Without your ministry, we would have had no hope. Thank you for all you do. We will continue to support your ministry.”

New Life - Addiction and Betrayal WorkshopsPaula

“I wasn’t sure what to expect coming into this conference, but I was pleasantly surprised right from the start. I found myself listening intently, eager to hear new ideas and techniques that could be used to improve my relationship with my wife.”

New Life - Addiction and Betrayal WorkshopsRobert

“I have no idea how good our marriage can get..but I know want to experience it!”

New Life - Addiction and Betrayal WorkshopsSandy

“I traveled from Anxious to Hopeful over the weekend. What a safe place to open my heart. I know the road will still be long but I feel better prepared to address the issues and avoid the pit falls. Time and money well spent.”

New Life - Addiction and Betrayal WorkshopsMark

“I realize now that the intimacy that I have had with my wife was not intimacy at all. It needs to be much, much more. Thank you for the wake-up call that I can restore, not “create” the relationship and marriage that God wants for us.”

New Life - Addiction and Betrayal WorkshopsJim

Upcoming Workshop:

February 11-13, Orange Co., CA

$62500Per person

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