All presentations are by Ron Deal unless noted otherwise. These are not FamilyLife sponsored events unless indicated. Contact the conference host for registration information and cost.
Atlanta, GA - Special Event: Marriage & Family Month Kick-off
For Dating, First Marriage, & Stepfamily Couples • August 11, 2013
Host: Salem Baptist Church | Ron Deal kicks off the Marriage & Family Month at Salem. Presentations are appropriate for first marriage as well as stepfamily couples. | More details to come... Visit: www.SalemChurch.net
Nashville, TN - Special Event: Finding Connor's Song with Ron & Nan Deal
For Dating, First Marriage, & Stepfamily Couples • August 25, 2013
Host: Harpeth Hills Church of Christ | During Bible Class and Worship Ron & Nan Deal will speak on the loss of their son, Connor, and how it has impacted their faith and life. Presentations include: Finding ConnorÂ’s Song and Recalibrated: What Death Teaches About Living | More details to come... Visit: http://harpethhills.org/
Nashville, TN - Stepfamily Therapy Training
Train the Trainer • September 11, 2013 - September 14, 2013
Professional training in stepfamily therapy for counselors, psychologists, marriage & family therapists, and other mental health providers with Ron Deal. Includes a 3-hour pre-conference workshop and a conference breakout | Part of the American Association of Christian Counselors World Conference, Nashville, TN | Click here for information and registration
Dallas, TX - Blended & Blessed: The Summit on Stepfamily Ministry
Train the Trainer • September 25, 2013
Hosted by FamilyLife, this one-day event is a national dialogue among those interested in stepfamily ministry. It is not a training event as much as it is a conversation about the status of stepfamily ministry, best practices, and how those in ministry can collaborate to impact more families for Christ | Held at Watermark Church one day before the D6 Conference, Dallas, TX. Come to the Summit and stay for D6 | Find details here
Train the Trainer • September 25, 2013 - September 26, 2013
Join Ron Deal as he presents the essentials of stepfamily ministry in a pre-conference 3-hour intensive & 1-hour breakout | Part of the national D6 Conference, Dallas, TX | Find info and registration details here | Also, don't miss The Summit on Blended Family Ministry the day before (same location).
Dallas, TX - The Stepmom Retreat with Laura Petherbridge, Gayla Grace, & more!
Blended Family Training • September 27, 2013 - September 29, 2013
Designed by and for stepmoms! | Speakers & Hosts include Laura Petherbridge (coauthor of The Smart Stepmom), Gayla Grace (StepparentingwithGrace.com), Heather Hetchler (CafeSmom.com), Brenda Ockun (StepMomMagazine.com), & Amy Urbach (BlendedandBonded.com) | Find detials and register here
Note: Not a Smart Stepfamilies or FamilyLife event
Louisville, KY - Stepfamily Ministry Breakout - D6 Conference
Train the Trainer • October 16, 2013 - October 18, 2013
Join Ron Deal as he presents the essentials of stepfamily ministry in a 1-hour breakout | Part of the national D6 Conference, Dallas, TX | Find info and registration details here
Cleveland, OH - Building A Successful Stepfamily
Blended Family Training • October 18, 2013 - October 19, 2013
Rome, GA (near Atlanta) - A Special Getaway Event: Building A Successful Stepfamily
Blended Family Training • December 06, 2013 - December 08, 2013
Host: WinShape Marriage Retreat | Join Ron & Nan Deal at this unique 2.5 day retreat event at the beautiful WinShape Retreat center. Experience, worship, grow. | Registration information: WinShape Retreat
Miami to Grand Turk Island - Love Like You Mean It Marriage Cruise
For Dating, First Marriage, & Stepfamily Couples • February 10, 2014 - February 15, 2014
Host: FamilyLife | Special breakout sessions for blended family couples by Ron Deal | Learn more...
"Thank you for writing The Smart Stepfamily book. I am thoroughly enjoying it as I prepare for our church marriage ministry. I would highly recommend it to any stepfamily seeking a comprehensive, clear, encouraging, and practical resource for their relationship."
Director of Marriage Resources,
Victory Family Church,
Cranberry Township, PA
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