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with Ted and Ashleigh Slater

What You Can Learn from History’s Most Infamous Couple

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As a couple, we’ve had a lot of firsts! From the first time we met over 19 years ago to our first kind-of date to the first time we held hands. So, on this very first episode of the Team Us podcast, we share some of those firsts with you.

Yet we don’t stop there! We also talk about the very first human team—Adam and Eve.

They’re a duo we consider history’s most infamous couple. Because, as we all know, they really messed up. But here’s where our conversation might be different from a lot of what you usually hear about Adam and Eve. Our primary focus isn’t on how they messed up.

Listen in as we talk about them pre-fall and lay a foundation for what makes a good team. You’ll discover three “team us” qualities that characterized Adam and Eve’s marriage that you can practice too!

3 Qualities Every Team Us Needs:
1. Unity
2. Cooperation
3. Commitment

Us Time Challenge:
Set aside some time as a couple to enjoy a few episodes of The Amazing Race on your streaming service. Think about and discuss the following:
• Which teams are most successful?
• What qualities set them apart?
• Which teams do you find yourself cheering on the most? Why?
• How can you become more like the teams you admire?

Team Us Resources
Team Us: The Unifying Power of Grace, Commitment, and Cooperation in Marriage
FREE Team Us Study Guide

Links Mentioned in This Episode
The Amazing Race

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April 19, 2021
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Meet Your Host
Ted and Ashleigh first met in Chesapeake, Virginia in 2001. In December 2002, they said, “I do, of course!” Since then, they’ve lived in five more states and celebrated the births of four daughters. Both have master’s degrees in Communication from Regent University, and over the years they’ve served as premarital mentors for engaged couples.

Ted’s a website developer, and Ashleigh is the author of the books Team Us: The Unifying Power of Grace, Commitment and Cooperation in Marriageand Braving Sorrow Together: The Transformative Power of Faith and Community When Life Is Hard.

Ashleigh has also written for publications including iBelieve.com, Focus on the Family Magazine, Boundless.org, and HuffPost.

Learn more at AshleighSlater.com.
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