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Thank You

Closing a Chapter

It is with many emotions we write to say “Thank You.”  In 2008, God used a Weekend to Remember marriage getaway to call us into the life of full-time ministry.  We watched in amazement as HE sold our house in a crashing market and as HE provided for our every …


God Gift

That’s right, a new van!  Many of our friends and family have heard about our van, but for those who haven’t… This past summer our family began to ask God to provide a van for us if it is His will for us to continue to welcome children into our …

Stepping Up @Home

Out of Silence

The following is a letter received by one of our Weekend to Remember® speakers. Dear Jeff, On October 24, 2012, (my birthday), my wife and I filed for Bankruptcy. As we exited the attorney’s office, my wife asked me not to come home after work.  Having been married to her …



Almost 42 percent of adults in the U.S. are part of a blended family. FamilyLife understands that our typical marriage resources do little to help people relate to stepparents, stepchildren, or half siblings.  In response to this need, Ron Deal, founder and president of Smart Stepfamilies, has joined our team …

Stepping Up® Trailer

Check out the trailer for the new Stepping Up® Video Series.  Learn more about Stepping Up at Here is the trailer: Removed. Evidently, I need to work on the code. It simply wouldn’t work. -Michael