Ron Deal

Ron L. Deal is one of the most widely read and viewed experts on blended families in the country. He is Director of FamilyLife Blended® for FamilyLife®, founder of Smart Stepfamilies™, and the author and Consulting Editor of the Smart Stepfamily Series

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Does your church have a ministry to stepfamilies? View Show Notes →
Non-traditional families are now considered traditional. As churches, how do we meet changing needs of all families & serve them well—whatever their story? View Show Notes →
Be careful parents. You might disintegrate your child. View Show Notes →
Okay, it's a bit hypocritical, but here goes: Saying "stupid" to your kids is stupid. View Show Notes →
When things look hopeless, seek the Lord continually. View Show Notes →
We just had to stay committed to getting through those early years. View Show Notes →
Is narcissism a reality or a label in your blended family? Therapist Ron Deal helps you look deeper and know how to deal. View Show Notes →
One decision can make all the difference. View Show Notes →
Are you becoming the spouse you need to be? View Show Notes →
One of the ways pride affects your marriage—it blinds you to you. View Show Notes →
What do you do when your love associations differ? View Show Notes →
Kids, where do you put a stepparent in your heart? View Show Notes →
What's so good about death? View Show Notes →
So, if both parents die who gets your kids? View Show Notes →
So, if both parents die who gets your kids? View Show Notes →
When strong ocean winds blow, you need an anchor. View Show Notes →
Ok, folks, let's be careful with our words. View Show Notes →
I got a question: How long did the father wait for the prodigal son to return? View Show Notes →
Every house, has its own blueprint. View Show Notes →
Got kids in your blended family living in two homes—and a gap in values they hold? Counselor & author Ron Deal helps you guard against future deconversion. View Show Notes →