Meet The Speakers

Gary Smalley

Dr. Gary Smalley

Gary Smalley has been enriching marriages and families for almost half a century. He is the author and coauthor of 60+ best-selling, award-winning books along with several popular films and videos. He has spent over 40 years learning, teaching, and counseling and he still feels 40 years old.

Ted Cunningham

Ted Cunningham

Ted Cunningham is the founding pastor of Woodland Hills Family Church.

He absolutely loves and enjoys being married to his wife, Amy. They live in Branson, MO with their two children, Corynn and Carson.

Joshua Straub

Joshua Straub

Joshua Straub, Ph.D. is a the President and Co-Founder of the Connextion Group, a company designed to build relational connections between generations. He speaks and writes on the two key ingredients necessary for building healthy families: a loving marriage and intentional parenting. He is the coauthor of God Attachment and 


John McGee

Over the last 11 years, John has directed the Marriage Ministry at Watermark Community Church in Dallas, TX.

There, he and his team have built a comprehensive marriage ministry that helps prepare nearly weds, establish newlyweds, and enrich and restore all marriages.


Greg & Erin Smalley

Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley recently celebrated 21 years of marriage! They are the proud parents of three daughters—Taylor, Murphy, and Annie—and a son, Garrison. Together, they make their home in Colorado Springs, Colorado, as Greg is the Vice President of Family Ministries at Focus on the Family.


    Gary Thomas

    Gary Thomas’ writing and speaking focuses on bringing people closer to Christ and closer to others. He is the author of 15 books that have been translated into a dozen languages. Gary holds a B.A. in English Literature from Western Washington University, an MA degree in systematic theology from Regent College (Vancouver, BC)

    Ted Lowe

    Ted Lowe

    Ted Lowe is a speaker, blogger and founder of MarriedPeople. After serving as the director of MarriedLife at North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, Ted joined the Orange Team to create MarriedPeople.

    Dan Seaborn

    Dan Seaborn

    Dan Seaborn is the founder of Winning At Home and the Director of the Marriage & Family Division of AACC.

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