Dennis Rainey is co-founder (along with his wife Barbara) and president of FamilyLife. For decades, Dennis has been a leading voice in calling men to embrace their roles as man, husband and father. He is the author of numerous books, including Stepping Up: A Call to Courageous Manhood, Interviewing Your Daughter’s Date, and Aggressive Girls, Clueless Boys. Dennis and Barbara have been married since 1972, have six children and 19 grandchildren.
Jeff Kemp is a vice-president at FamilyLife. As a Dartmouth-educated MBA from a widely-respected political family and an 11-year veteran NFL quarterback, Jeff now uses his background into service for others. He and his father Jack Kemp were the first of only six sets of father-son NFL quarterbacks. Jeff is passionate about helping people and organizations facing life’s blitzes to turn trials to triumph and to build successful teamwork. He and wife Stacey have four grown sons and a daughter-in-law.
Bob Lepine is Chief Creative Officer and Vice President of Content for FamilyLife, and co-hosts FamilyLife Today®, FamilyLife’s nationally syndicated radio program. He is the author of The Christian Husband, and the on air voice for “Today In The Word,” produced by Moody Radio, and for “Truth for Life” with Alistair Begg. Bob also serves on the board of directors for the National Religious Broadcasters. Bob and his wife, Mary Ann, live in Little Rock, Arkansas, where Bob also serves as an elder and teaching pastor at Redeemer Community Church.
Ron L. Deal is director of FamilyLife Blended and is author of a number of books including The Smart Stepdad: Steps to Help You Succeed, The Remarriage Checkup, and The Smart Stepfamily. Ron is also a licensed therapist and a popular conference speaker. He and wife Nan have been married since 1986 and blessed with three sons. Their middle son, Connor, died unexpectedly in 2009. In his memory, the Deals have partnered with Touch a Life Foundation to rescue children from slave trafficking.
Dave Boehi is Senior Managing Editor of Audio, Video and Web Content for FamilyLife. He has had a major hand in writing and editing numerous books on marriage, family, and manhood, working closely with Dennis Rainey on several of his books, including Stepping Up: A Call to Courageous Manhood. Before coming to FamilyLife he was editor of Worldwide Challenge magazine, the official magazine of FamilyLife’s parent ministry, Campus Crusade for Christ. Dave and Merry have been married since 1979 and have two married daughters and a grandchild.
John Majors is the most interesting dad in the word to three kids, ages 9-1 (Boy-girl-boy), and is pretty interesting to Julie, his wife since 2002. He’s also got an interesting background, which includes working in a civil war era prison, making glass briquettes, working for an orchestra, and teaching in locations like Rwanda and Fiji. As a key creator of the Stepping Up material, one of John’s greatest interests is to see men equipped with tools for leading their families well.
Todd Nagel is a 36 year old man who has been a husband to Sarah since 2003 and a dad to four young kids, two girls and two boys. He loves outdoors and especially like to hike, mountain bike, kayak and golf, but doesn’t have a ton of time or money to do much of those things (see info about having a wife and four kids). Todd has been with a ministry called Cru for 14 years and has a desire to see men grow spiritually and lead their families well.
Jim Whitmore is the Director of Brand Management for Stepping Up at FamilyLife and serves on the board of directors for the National Coalitions of Ministries to Men. Jim met his wife Karon at FamilyLife and they have two tween boys and pre-tween girl. Jim is a Boy Scout leader, mentoring young men in the great outdoors and training adult leaders. He is also a Distinguished Toastmaster, and has produced and directed several short films.
R. Scott Williams is a writer, editor and blogger with the FamilyLife Web Content team. He launched FamilyLife’s first blog in 2007 and helped lay the groundwork for what would become MomLifeToday. In addition to managing the Stepping Up blog, Scott is helping lay the groundwork for several more FamilyLife blogs to debut soon. He also monitors and collects cultural research and trends on marriage and family for FamilyLife. Scott and Ellie have been married since 1985 and have launched four of their seven children.