WELCOME

Welcome to REWIND Magazine, a bi-monthly publication for married, engaged and dating couples. It is designed to provide information that will Restore,Empower, Win, Improve, Nourish, and Develop relationships. Its goal is to cause couples to say “No” to divorce and “Yes” to marriage. Thus, the sole purpose of the magazine is to decrease the number of divorces amongst its readers, while building stronger, healthier, and happier homes, which will result in stronger, healthier communities. This goal will be accomplished through editorials, feature articles, and informative sections dedicated to Healthy Life Styles, Financial Fitness, Movie and Book Reviews, Hot Spots (for dining and dating) and more. Additionally, each issue will include articles focusing on God’s plan for marriage. The magazine will cover topics such as Communication, Budgeting, Parenting, Effective Dating and Romance, Surviving Infidelity, Forgiveness, Managing Blended Families, Dealing With In-Laws, Conflict Resolution, and more.

TERRANCE & TAMARA
Terrance and Tamara Hundley’s passion for marriage and married couples began more than 15 years ago. They served as Leaders of the Marriage Ministry in their local church for eight years under the direction of their pastor Dr. Jerome Stokes. During that time they provided biblical guidance to couples, provided forums for communication, planned couples retreats, and taught and provided workshops geared toward building marriages God’s way.

Terrance currently serves as an Associate Pastor at The Church of the Redeemed of the Lord in Baltimore, where he continually provides biblical guidance to married and engaged couples. He is currently completing a Degree in Theology from the Arlington Bible College and planning to pursue his Master’s Degree in Biblical Counseling next spring. Tamara is an author of one book entitled, When God Says No, Let The Man Go (2004), and is currently completing a second book. She recently received her Master of Art in Publications Design from The University of Baltimore. She is also a former reporter for the Baltimore Daily Record Newspaper. Most importantly, Terrance and Tamara love God and are excited about being able to fulfill part of His assignment for their lives through this publication.

IMPORTANT FACTS

According to the most recent National Vital Statistics Report (January – November 2009) there were 33,013 marriages in Maryland, of which 13,933 ended in divorce. The Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology indicates that children in homes with absent fathers are more likely to suffer from Antisocial Personality Disorder, Child Conduct Disorder, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Studies have also shown that children of divorce are far more likely to be delinquent, engage in premarital sex, and bear children out of wedlock during adolescence and young adulthood. A 33-year study published in 1998 in the American Sociological Review revealed that children whose parents divorced in their childhood or adolescence were likely to be afflicted with emotional problems such as depression or anxiety well into their twenties or early thirties. However, children in homes where the parents are happily married tend to achieve higher grades in school, progress better emotionally, have better behavior patterns, and are generally happier. Additionally, researchers have found many benefits for women and men in healthy, happy marriages. Both are emotionally and physically healthier, wealthier, less likely to contract STDs, have a decreased risk of drug and alcohol abuse, have better relationships with their children, and are less likely to attempt or commit suicide. Happily married women are less likely to be victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violent crimes, and less likely to end up in poverty. Happily married men live longer, have an increase in the stability of employment, earn higher wages, and have more satisfying sexual relationships. Last, but not least, there is a need to remind couples of the marital covenant they have made with each other and God. These statistics have motivated Terrance and Tamara to produce REWIND anticipating that it will have a positive effect.