Who wants to go to a marriage enrichment event called Fight Night?

Backers of the event in Abilene are counting on lots of couples, married or not, and singles thinking that sounds like a great idea. Fight Night is presented by Les and Leslie Parrott, a husband-and-wife team who host seminars, co-author books and appears on television programs such as Oprah, Today Show, CNN, Fox News, and The View. Les Parrott is a psychology professor at Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington. They are the parents of two sons.

Fight Night will be presented in Abilene at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Abilene Convention Center. Several local churches, including First Central Presbyterian and Beltway Park, are helping sponsor the event. It also will be featured as part of ACU Summit, which will begin Sept. 16.

The event also is endorsed by the Abilene Association of Congregations and Family First, a ministry for ACU employees and families.

Tickets are on sale now at Click on “Events” in the top menu bar.

Tickets are $15 each until Sept. 9. Beginning Sept. 10, they will be $20 per person. Some churches are paying a sponsorship fee so that their members can attend for free.

So, what is “Fight Night”? Here’s what the website has to say:

“A fun  date night for couples of any age or stage.  Filled with humor, fresh insight, and practical, new strategies for turning conflict into a means for deeper intimacy.”

Les Parrott is the creator of the “game changing” Deep Love Assessment – a highly customized tool for couples at any age or stage. His books, co-authored with his wife, Leslie, include  Love Talk, The Good Fight, Your Time Starved Marriage and the award-winning Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts.  

Married in 1984, the Parrotts bring real-life examples to their speaking platform. Their professional training – Leslie as a marriage and family therapist, and Les as a clinical psychologist – ensures a presentation that is grounded, insightful and cutting-edge.

Each year Les and Leslie speak in over 40 cities. Their audiences include a wide array of venues, from churches to Fortune 500 company boardrooms.

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