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Blended and Blessed Summit, Oct 2-3, 2014 Washington D.C.Blended and Blessed Summit

Join hundreds of pastors, lay leaders, ministry leaders, and anyone interesting in starting a blended family ministry for the 2nd annual Blended and Blessed Summit on Stepfamily Ministry on October 2nd and 3rd in Washington D.C. 

This conference is for those interested in stepfamily ministry to network, discuss, and learn how to raise awareness as well as minister to families in their own communities. Our goal is to advance the cause of stepfamily ministry so that thousands of local churches become redemption centers for blended families. We want to prevent redivorce, strengthen stepfamilies, and break the generational cycle of divorce. 

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Blended and Blessed the Summit on Stepfamily Ministry - Conference for those interested in stepfamily ministry to network, discuss, and learn how to raise awareness as well as minister to families in their own communities.

Resources for Blended Families

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Find our YouVersion devotional, Blended Family: Becoming Stepfamily Smart, view it online or download it on your phone or tablet.

Ministering to Blended Families

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“The church needs to be more involved in blended family ministry.” –Dr. Gary Chapman, author of The Five Love Languages
Be a HomeBuilder to blended families and learn how you can help prevent redivorce.

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Blended Family Videos
The Smart Stepfamily DVD
The Smart Stepfamily DVD

Stepfamily author and expert Ron L. Deal will help you discover the key steps to building a healthy stepfamily. For small groups, personal home study, or dating couples.

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Blended Family Audio
Finding Realistic Expectations 4/24/12

Roll up your sleeves and put on your apron. You're about to do some cooking! Marriage and family therapist Ron Deal will tell you how to blend a stepfamily so that it comes out just right!

The Myth of the Ideal Stepfamily 4/23/12

Family therapist Ron Deal talks honestly about the challenges stepfamilies face and gives advice on overcoming some of the most common hurdles of stepfamily life.

Blending a Family 12/14/12

Blended Family Expert Ron Deal joins Rob and Rhonda Bugh as they explore the challenges and opportunities associated with blending families after the death of a spouse.

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