Tim and Joy Downs

Tim and Joy Downs have been on the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ since 1979, where they founded and directed the Communication Center, a communication training facility, for 17 years. Since 1985 they have spoken at more than 200 FamilyLife Weekend to Remember® marriage getaways.

Tim Downs is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Indiana University. After graduation in 1976 he created a comic strip, Downstown, which was syndicated by Universal Press Syndicate until 1986. His cartooning has appeared in more than a hundred major newspapers worldwide. His first book, a work of non-fiction, was awarded the Gold Medallion Award in 2000, and his third novel, PlagueMaker, was awarded the Christy Award for best CBA suspense novel of 2007. Tim and Joy live in Cary, North Carolina.

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Differences can drive a husband and wife apart. Tim and Joy Downs, Lynn Donovan, Dineen Miller, and Shaunti Feldhahn help you hash it out and still like each other. View Show Notes →
Husband and wife team Tim and Joy Downs tell how differences in priorities, structure, and even the way we make decisions challenges husbands and wives to understand and love each other. View Show Notes →
Opposites attract, but later they attack. Those are the thoughts of award-winning authors Tim and Joy Downs as they discuss how different obligations and expectations can stir up conflict in marriage. View Show Notes →
Tim and Joy Downs laugh as they recall their differences and remind couples that God can use those "very different characteristics" in your spouse to mold and shape you in a beautiful way. View Show Notes →
Tim and Joy Downs continue discussing the four fundamental sexual differences between men and women in a refresher course they call ‘Serving in Bed 101’, recorded on a recent FamilyLife Love Like You Mean It cruise. View Show Notes →
Class is back in session as Tim and Joy Downs take married listeners through a refresher course they call ‘Serving in Bed 101’. View Show Notes →
Are you an introvert or an extrovert? What about your spouse? View Show Notes →
Disagreements. We all have them, but it's how we handle them that counts. View Show Notes →
How does responsibility contribute to marital conflict? View Show Notes →
Husbands and wives value different things. View Show Notes →
How do you approach conflict? View Show Notes →