Seminars & Presentations

As Marriage Illustrators, Gil and Brenda take complex concepts and simplify them with impactful visuals.


Seminars & Presentations

The Stuart’s presentation style is fresh, genuine, and practical. You will laugh, you will cry, and you’ll gain insight to positively impact your marriage.

Get Your Marriage in Focus

Join us for this 1-day (live and in-person) seminar to Get Your Marriage in Focus!

You will have a clear picture of what areas your marriage needs focus on; Communication, Conflict, Finances, Parenting, or Sex? We will cover all of these areas…and more!

We will share proven skills on how to get more satisfaction in your special focus areas. Then you’ll have time to talk about it…with each other! This seminar is all about you connecting.

You will have uninterrupted time to talk, imagine that! We’ll be available during this time to coach you along.

Is your marriage in a good place? Great. Did you know the best time to invest in your relationship is when you are in a good season?

Is your marriage in a season of struggle and not connecting? Why stay stuck when you can learn maybe one new way to approach a subject that can change the direction of where you are going! It’s amazing how changing one little thing in the way you communicate with each other can make all the difference!

What it is:
  • Personalized to your marriage
  • For marriages that need a little refreshing/vitality
  • Time to focus on each other
  • Learn how to develop (or keep) the vibrance in your relationship
What it is not:
  • You won’t be lost in a sea of hundreds of people
  • You will not be asked to share your deepest darkest thoughts in front of others
  • This is not for marriages that are dealing with: Deep broken trust issues, Affairs, Addiction or Abuse Recovery
Who will benefit the most?
  • Newlyweds
  • Empty nesters
  • Married a LONG time (you decide that #)
  • Remarried
  • Dating
  • Engaged

For Weekend retreats, we will have a limited number of counseling/coaching sessions available on Sunday. This will be one on one and you’ll receive a discounted seminar rate.

What your 1-day seminar includes:
  • Relationship Resource booklet
  • Lunch and snacks throughout the day
  • Photo scavenger hunt contest
  • Photo Booth

Marriage Boutique Experiences

We specialize in conversations about strengthening marriages through fun interactive date night experiences. There are 3 different experiences you can attend:

#1 (Protection and Connection), #2 (Conflict and Connectication), #3 (Drift and Bonding).

The experiences are about 1.5 hours. Ticket price includes:

  • Your drink (coffee or tea, wine or beer, depending on the location) 
  • Snack, nosh or nibbles
  • A nugget of knowledge to apply to your marriage

Coffee and Couples: Whether you drink coffee, tea or water, your thirst will be quenched by the topics offered. Invite another couple and experience a time of great conversation about marriage and yummy treats!

Marriage and Merlot: Come for a relaxed time, and great conversation about how to invest in your marriage…in a down-to-earth, intriguing conversations about marriage.

Beer and Your Babe: Hang out with some friends for a laid back get together and grab some pointers for your marriage. We’ll have a good time with a drink of your choice and a snack.

Not interested in going out? We can customize each of these experiences in your home too. Invite a few friends over and make it an intimate gathering. Contact us for details.

Your Marriage…What’s in Your Rearview Mirror? (RVM)

Taking a moment to reflect on your marriage is much like looking in a rearview mirror! There are blissful horizons and memorable sunsets that bring joy to each of your souls. The history of your travels together reminds each couple of progress, excitement, and dreams that have been fulfilled.

Your journey of marriage may have regrets; ignored detours that could have led to great adventures, and fond celebrations. Often what is seen in reflections are Road Blocks, Construction Zones, Ten-Car Pileups, Bridge Crossings and missed Rest Stops.

Stop the hectic drive of family life for a period of refueling, restoration, and renewal. With a passion to encourage marriages, join Gil and Brenda Stuart as they share about hazards, rest stops and a ten-car pileup! Their dual presentation style addresses, head-on, tough issues. Rather than waiting until they get home (and forget), couples will have time to talk with each other as new concepts are shared. Any marriage will benefit and gain insight from this seminar.

You will laugh, be challenged and encouraged. Enjoy this rest stop!

Sessions presented are:


Session One: Bridge Crossings

Session Two: Rest Stops


Session One: Road Blocks

Session Two: Constructions Zones

Session Three: Ten-Car Pileups

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Gil and Brenda offer many other topical and inspirational presentations. They customize each workshop/presentation and seminar to fit the needs of their audience. 

Weekend Retreats

Gil and Brenda are also available for speaking at Marriage, Men’s and Women’s weekend get-a-ways.
Hume Lake Spring Marriage Retreat

“Gil and Brenda are such a joy to work with! It is rare to have a couple willing to both handle the speaking for an event, yet also give so much time and energy into individual appointments and conversations with our guests. We consistently heard about their kindness and humility in helping couples work through issues in their marriage. They teach in a practical and highly applicable manner and made a great impression on our guests.”

Jason AndrewsDirector of Adult & Family Ministry Hume Lake Christian Camps

Contact Gil and Brenda today to see how your community can benefit from their knowledge and care for marriages!