Ignite Marriage Ministry

Ignite Marriage Ministry

Our vision for Ignite at Apex Baptist is to teach biblical principles that result in couples being properly prepared for marriage, existing marriages affirmed and strengthened, hurting marriages healed, and the life-long covenant of marriage embraced.

Apex Baptist hosts an annual weekend marriage conference that provides much needed preventative maintenance for every marriage.

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Fall Marriage Conference

LOVESTRONG - October 5-6

with Steve and Debbie Wilson

Friday 6-9:30 pm
Saturday 8:30-noon
Downtown Campus - Fellowship Hall

Cost - $80 per couple


About the Wilsons

Steve and Debbie Wilson are the founders of Marriage Matters Now, Inc, which is a non-profit, 501c(3), Marriage Ministry devoted toward impacting marriages across the world.  Steve and Debbie are passionate about seeing marriages and families become all that Jesus desires for them to be.  God has entrusted them with an amazing privilege to touch thousands of lives and enrich countless marriages.

Steve and Debbie have been married for 41 years, this year (they met in college and married after Steve was in his first church) and are committed to continuously working on their marriage so that they may share their experiences with others.  They have 3 children, Josh married to Leigh, Jordan married to Candace and JaNae married to Kenny. They have five grandchildren, Morgan, Emmett, Hudson, Harper Elizabeth and Harlow Rose.

Steve holds a B.A. degree in Psychology from William Jewel College and a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Louisiana Baptist University.  Steve spent sixteen years as a Youth Pastor before making the transition to Associate Pastor of Marriage and Family, where he served for fourteen years.  Debbie holds a B.A. degree in Counseling from Baylor University/Louisiana Baptist University.  Steve and Debbie travel the country leading conferences on marriage, parenting, relationships, women’s and men’s issues.  They have an incredible passion to see people, marriages and families reach their full potential and experience a rewarding and enriched life in the Lord. Steve has been on staff of Southern Baptist churches for 30 years. They have been leading Marriage Conferences full time for the last 13 years.