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Focus on Marriage Mentoring

In our nearly 25 year history with Focus on the Family, this partnership is certain to be the highlight. By linking arm-in-arm we’ll be able to reach more couples and make a greater impact than ever. Will you join us and make a difference in another couple’s marriage by becoming a certified marriage mentor?

It’s easy, just take your first step:

Are you an indiviual couple or ministry leader?

Become a Marriage Mentor couple.

Join a growing movement of couples making a difference and experiencing a boomerang of blessing in their own relationship.

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At the beach.
On the bus.
Anywhere. Anytime.

Mentor training for the way you live: on the go, on your favorite device. Become a Marriage Mentor couple today. It’s easier than ever.

Get started today for only $59.

It’s fun – like going on a date.

Each session is paired with movie and dinner recommendations so you can make it a date night. Plus with discussion opportunities you’ll love these times together.

Don’t worry, we do the paperwork.

After completing your online training sessions, we’ll send you a certificate to recognize your achievement. As a matter of fact, we’ll email it to you automagically.

We’ll be with you all the way.

Once you’re a certified mentor couple, stick around. You’re just scratching the surface. We’re going to make sure you’re a big success with forums, webinars, apps and tons of other helps.

Fly solo or with a group.

The Academy scales to meet your needs – whether a single couple, a small group, or a class. You’ll love the newfound flexibility of our online training. DVDs are so 2005.

Connect In Community

We hear it time and time again from our mentors on the front lines: how do I connect with other mentors? We heard you loud and clear. The Academy now features forums and discussion boards to encourage mentor-to-mentor connection.

Endless Membership

You can complete the training at your own pace - in a few days or a few weeks - the choice is yours. Plus you'll have unlimited access to all the follow-up helps ensuring your success as a marriage mentor couple.

Built For Churches

Our team believes that the local church is the hope of the world - we love the church and the people who lead them. It is our privilege to build resources that empower marriage ministries within the local church.

Sponsor Another Couple

We're serious about keeping the program cost from becoming a hurdle for those who can't afford it. Of our current users, 17% have sponsored more then 5 couples besides themselves - we serve a generous community. To request sponsorship, send us an email.

Always Up To Date

Members of our Academy are always up to date on the latest Marriage Mentoring tips and techniques. From live chat sessions with Drs. Les and Leslie to leaders guides - you'll find everything in one place.

Training a group?

Have an entire church team to enroll in the Academy? Fantastic! We'll help you with enrollment, get everyone setup and point you to additional resources that will make your Marriage Mentoring launch truly turnkey. Email us so we can talk about your goals.

No Risk Money Back Guarantee

If you're not thrilled with the training and resources you find in our Academy and agree that it's the fastest, easiest and most fun way to get certified in Marriage Mentoring, we'll refund your donation.

Simple. Effective. Proven. Everything you need to launch.

1

Train Couples

Using the online certification program.
2

Deploy Couples

To mentor less experienced couples.
3

Growing Benefits

Once setup, it's self-replicating.

Certification Ensures Success

Using the Marriage Mentoring Academy, couples learn the 12 essential skills to be effective mentors. You get the structure and tools to get started quickly. Not only that, we walk alongside you after the training to ensure success.

Backed by Research and More Than Two Decades of Experience

With over 250,000 couples trained, the results are in: Marriage Mentoring works. Churches with Marriage Mentoring Ministries produce stronger marriages.


  • Essentials Kit

    Great value on the basics.

  • Cost Per Couple
  • Academy Memberships
  • Sermon transcripts on marriage
  • Inclusion in Church Directory
  • Mentor & Mentoree Forms
  • small

    train 5 couples


  • $245

    $565 value

  • $49
  • 5
  • yes
  • yes
  • yes
  • medium

    train 12 couple


  • $468

    $978 value

  • $39
  • 12
  • yes
  • yes
  • yes
  • large

    train 25 couples


  • $725

    $1,745 value

  • $29
  • 25
  • yes
  • yes
  • yes
  • x-large

    train 25+ couples


  • custom

    best value

  • under $29
  • 25+
  • yes
  • yes
  • yes

  • Smart Start Kit

    Support and promotion built right in.

  • The Essentials Kit PLUS:
  • Complete Guide to Marriage Mentoring
  • 51 Creative Ideas for Marriage Mentors
  • Telephone coaching
  • Personalized recruiting video

  • $399

    $1,210 value

  • yes
  • 5
  • 5
  • 30 minutes
  • yes

  • $799

    $1,930 value

  • yes
  • 12
  • 12
  • 1 hour
  • yes

  • $1249

    $3,270 value

  • yes
  • 25
  • 25
  • 2 hours
  • yes

  • custom

    best value

  • yes
  • 25+
  • 25+
  • custom
  • yes

Have questions? We’re happy to help!

I can't imagine a church that would not want to implement the Parrott's mentoring ministry.Gary Chapman - Author of The Five Love Languages
It's an awesome program! The online process was phenomenal! It’s engaging, bright, held your attention, humorous and heartfelt. Your staff is so professional and accommodating.Darrell and Yvette Haley - Upper Marlboro, Maryland
The Parrotts' approach is refreshing and the video is beautifully done. And the price is so reasonable – you're obviously far more interested in Marriage Mentoring than in making money.Don and Victoria Blodger - Rocklin, CA
We were surprised how easy the lessons are to follow and understand. This is great information. Your program is equipping us not just to enrich other couples’ marriages but also our own.Robert and Eva Ruiz - San Antonio, TX
This is such good material! The course is done in an easy, relaxed, non-intimidating way. Good job!Mark and Lisa Brillon - San Jose, CA
The Parrotts made it easy to practice an idea that is long overdue...the Parrotts marriage mentoring curriculum is a must.H. Norman Wright - Founder of Christian Marriage Enrichment
The Parrotts are national pioneers of the new field of marriage mentoring.Michael J. McManus - Author of Marriage Savers
If churches would become marriage mentor centers, it would create a revolution in our society.John Ortberg - Menlo Park Presbyterian Church
The Parrotts have crafted an incredibly powerful marriage mentoring program - every church needs it.John C. Maxwell - Author of Developing the Leader Within You
The time is ripe for marriage mentoring and this program is exactly what we need.Gary Smalley - Author of The DNA of Relationships