Todd Carter, Brian Frizzel, Barry HoganMarriages by Design (MBD) was started in 2003 by Todd Carter, Brian Frizzell, and Barry Hogan as a ministry to marriages at a church of over 5,000 in Springfield, MO. Todd is co-owner and founder of two businesses that specialize in computer training and audio video. Brian, a licensed professional counselor and former pastor, owns and operates a counseling agency. Barry has started and grown a furniture business and has served in many capacities as a church leader.The centerpiece of the program is A Forty-Day Study written by Brian to help couples grow and strengthen their marital relationships. This study is an integral part of the MBD model classroom that is being conducted on a weekly basis in their local church. The class is set up to attract and keep the attention of men while meeting the needs of both members of the marriage. The team would like to replicate this very successful service to marriages on a greater scale. With this in mind they have developed this dynamic Web site and companion DVD for the support of marriages and marriage ministries.

Organizational Summary

Marriages by Design is a service organization committed to helping couples and ministries build quality marital relationships that will last a lifetime. The organization provides tools and resources to help marriages grow and prosper.

Mission Statement

Marriages by Design will assist in building marriages to last a lifetime.

Vision Statement

Marriages By Design will…

  • Increase awareness of and alignment with foundational principles for loving and lasting marital relationships.
  • Develop or strengthen attitudes that are foundational for loving and lasting marital relationships.
  • Offer practical applications that are essential in lasting and loving marital relationships.
  • Promote the marriage relationship as an instrument of outreach and evangelism.

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Contact Info:
Marriages By Design
605 N Boonville
Springfield, MO 65806

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