Dr. Dan B. Allender has pioneered a unique and innovative approach to trauma and abuse therapy over the past 30 years.
Dr. Allender earned his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Michigan State University and, in addition to his many speaking events, currently serves as Professor of Counseling Psychology at The Seattle School. Dan is the author of The Wounded Heart and The Healing Path and has co-authored several books with Dr. Tremper Longman.
Rob Bugh is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, received his Masters of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a Doctorate of Ministry from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He was the Senior Pastor at Wheaton Bible Church in West Chicago, Illinois for 20 years. Rob also serves as the chairman of the board of Greater Europe Mission.
Rob and Rhonda serve on the FamilyLife Blended advisory board.
Ron L. Deal, LMFT, LPC is one of the most widely read and viewed experts on stepfamilies. He is Director of FamilyLife Blended® for FamilyLife®, founder of Smart Stepfamilies™. Ron is a licensed marriage and family therapist, conference speaker, and podcast host. He is the author of Building Love Together in Blended Families with Dr. Gary Chapman, The Smart Stepfamily, and Preparing to Blend.
He and his wife, Nan, have three sons and live in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Kevin and Jennifer Ellers
Shaunti received her graduate degree from Harvard University and was an analyst on Wall Street before unexpectedly becoming a social researcher, best-selling author, and popular speaker.
Today, she applies her analytical skills to investigating eye-opening, life-changing truths about relationships at home and in the workplace. Her groundbreaking research-based books, such as For Women Only, have sold more than 3 million copies in 25 languages and are widely read in homes, counseling centers, and corporations worldwide. She co-hosts FamilyLife's Married with Benefits™ podcast.
Brian and his wife Jen love building into families and eating great food together. They have three children who all want to move to Montana.
Brian serves as VP of Content Development at FamilyLife, speaks regularly at FamilyLife's Weekend to Remember® marriage getaways, and co-hosts FamilyLife's Married with Benefits™ podcast. He is also the executive producer on an adolescent-focused documentary series called Brain, Heart, World (brainheartworld.org) aimed at helping change the conversation about pornography in our country and has written Playing Hurt: A Guy's Strategy for a Winning Marriage.
Mike and Jayna Haney
D.A. and Elicia Horton
Radio and podcast listeners know Bob Lepine as the former co-host of FamilyLife Today®, FamilyLife's nationally syndicated radio program. He is the author of Love Like You Mean It: The Heart of a Marriage That Honors God and The Christian Husband. Bob is the on air announcer for “Truth for Life '' with Alistair Begg and also serves on the Board of Directors for National Religious Broadcasters. Since 2008 he has served as an elder and teaching pastor at Redeemer Community Church in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Bob and his wife, Mary Ann have been married since 1979 and have five children and nine grandchildren
Scott and Vanessa Martindale
Bob and his wife, Mary Ann have five children and nine grandchildren.
Jeff Parziale, Ph.D. is passionate about equipping today’s families for life and empowering churches to effectively minister to families. The challenges of working through the issues of remarriage and stepfamily life led he and his wife, Judi, to start InStep Ministries.
Jeff is a family pastor, author, and counselor with thirty years of counseling and ministry experience. Jeff and Judi have been married for over twenty years; each bringing three children into the marriage.
Rubel Shelly, Ph.D. has spent his life in Christ-focused ministry through preaching, teaching, and writing. Shelly served 27 years with Family of God at Woodmont Hills. He has served as Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Rochester College, President of Rochester College, and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Lipscomb University. Shelly currently teaches at Lipscomb and is an associate member of Interim Ministry Partners.
One of his recent publications is Divorce & Remarriage: A Redemptive Theology.
Dr. Juli Slattery
Dr. Juli Slattery is a widely known clinical psychologist, author, speaker, and broadcast media professional. She's the president and co-founder of Authentic Intimacy and hosts a podcast called Java With Juli.
She has authored eight books, including 25 Questions You're Afraid to Ask About Love, Sex, and Intimacy, and Finding the Hero In Your Husband.
She and her husband, Mike, have been married since 1994, have three sons, and live in Colorado Springs.
Dr. Ed Uszynski
Dr. Ed Uszynski currently serves as Senior Content Strategist for FamilyLife. He and his wife Amy regularly speak at FamilyLife's Weekend to Remember® marriage getaways, and since 1992 have worked in various roles with Athletes in Action, primarily training staff and ministering to college and professional athletes.
Dr. Usynski has an M.A. and M.Div. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and a Ph.D. in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University. He and Amy have four children and live in Xenia, OH. Follow him on Twitter @Uszynski32.
Dave and Ann Wilson
Dave and Ann are co-hosts of the FamilyLife Today® podcast. They have been featured speakers at FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember® marriage getaway since 1993 as well as their own marriage conferences across the country.
Dave is a graduate of the International School of Theology, where he received a Master of Divinity degree, and he and Ann are cofounders of Kensington Church. The Wilsons live in the Detroit area and have three grown sons.