Our Deans

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Gary and Barb Rosberg

Deans of Healing Hurts

Gary and Barb are co-founders of America’s Family Coaches and their many books include Healing the Hurt in Your Marriage.

Gary Chapman

Dean of Love

Gary is a popular speaker, radio host, and author of the hugely successful best-seller, The 5 Love Languages.

Tim and Darcy Kimmel

Deans of Grace

Tim and Darcy are founders of Family Matters and authors of Grace Base Parenting and Grace Filled Marriage.


Ron Deal

Dean of Blended Families

Ron is president of As For Me And My House Ministries and director of FamilyLife Blended. His books include The Smart Stepfamily.

Dave and Claudia Arp

Deans of Second Half of Marriage

Dave and Claudia are founders of Marriage Alive and their many books include 10 Great Dates and The Second Half of Marriage.

Dr. Gary Thomas

Dean of Spirituality

Gary is an expert in spiritual formation and relationships. His award winning books include Sacred Pathways and Sacred Marriage.


Jim Burns

Dean of Parenting

Jim is the direct of HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University and author of Confident Parenting.

Dr. David & Jan Stoop

Deans of Forgiveness

Dave and Jan have authored numerous books including, Forgiving Our Parents, Forgiving Ourselves, and Forgiving the Unforgivable.

John Townsend

Dean of Work Balance

John is a business consultant, leadership coach and psychologist. His books include Boundaries and Boundaries for Leaders.


Dr. Cliff & Joyce Penner

Deans of Sexuality

Cliff and Joyce are sexual therapist, educators and authors of The Gift of Sex: A Guide to Sexual Fulfillment.

Chap Clark

Dean of Teen Culture

Chap is Chair of the Youth, Family and Culture department at Fuller Seminary His books include Hurt: Inside the World of Today’s Teenagers.

H. Norman Wright

Dean of Grief

Norm is a pioneer in marriage ministry and his many books include Experiencing Grief and Recovering From the Losses of Life.