We thank all who attended the
April 8, 2017
Mountain Park Church, 40 McNary Parkway
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
We are grateful to each one of you who helped with this year’s Conference! We pray that what was heard & experienced will continue to be a source of encouragement for all who attended.
Here are some of the personal responses of those who attended:
“Very helpful! Thank you.”
“Thank you for your transparency and work. God Bless all of you.”
“Thankful to be here and I felt welcomed and blessed.”
“Great Conference this year!”
“Loved it and needed this.”
“I’m so appreciative for all your work and transparency. Encouraging to us. God bless you all. I’ve prayed for years God would bring us to this day!”
“We have been in Recovery for 23 years and we agree with Marriage Redeemed and how God is really the final answer to a great marriage.”
“Encouraging to hear success stories and words of hope.”
“Thank you for your work and ministry in this area.”
“Very worthwhile. I appreciate the speaker’s honest ability to share pain AND joy.”
“Thanks to all for being so honest and open. We can now talk about sex in marriage more openly.”
“I am so thankful we came to this conference today! God is faithful!!”
“Thanks sooo—much to all who this possible and who shared and who fixed and the church who hosts and supports this.”
“Thanks to all presenters for honesty and vulnerability.”
“Helpful overview of recovery; what is involved and what some of the outcomes are. Thank you.”
“Thank you! Hard to hear all the stories, but blessed to know the pain experienced is shared.”
“So thankful for these couples being willing to be open and vulnerable. Helpful truths from each and so helpful to hear others voice similar feelings and experiences and offer hope.”
“Thank you so much for doing this.”
“Thanks to all of the presenters. You are brave people. A gift from God.”
“Very Good. Thank you. It gives us hope.”
“I am so thankful for this conference. It has always been very helpful for us on this journey of recovery.”
“Grateful for the honesty of the presenters.”
“Thank you for your honest humbleness.”
“Thank you for making this conference available.”
Our goal is to soon post the audio recordings of the sessions
from the Marriage Redeemed Couple’s Conference on this Website.
Upcoming recorded sessions from this Conference will include the following speakers:
Bob & Nancy Laughland have been married 39 years with almost 15 years of post-betrayal recovery. Bob & Nancy believe that transparency about their story–both the mistakes they’ve made and the glorious rebuilding of their relationship–give purpose to their losses and glory to God. Nancy works at Portland Community College, and Bob is a manufacturer’s representative. In their free time, they teach ballroom dance. They have two married adult children and four perfect grandchildren.
Steve & Mary Frantz Mary and Steve were married for 37 years when Steve’s betrayal was discovered. A sexual addiction and marriage betrayal led to years of recovery, counseling, and intimacy rebuilding. Through support, hard work, difficult trials, & God’s grace, their marriage continues to strengthen. Today, they each continue individual group support & co-lead a couples group study focused on redeeming marriages. Mary and Steve have 2 adult children and adore their 2 sweet grandsons.
Scott & Wendy Blanton have been married 20 years and are gratefully and intentionally walking in 12 years of purity. Scott has worked for the fire department 23 years and is an outdoors man who enjoys hunting with his sons. Wendy is a cowgirl who loves being a wife and a homeschooling mom of four. They are passionate about sharing hope with those learning to be free from impurity as well as those wounded by betrayal. They mentor young men & women in youth ministry…pointing them to an early foundation of honesty and a life of freedom & worship. Wendy walks closely with women, encouraging them individually with the health & hope that God’s love can bring after betrayal and abuse. Scott equips firemen with coping skills for dealing with stress & trauma and has spoken at men’s retreats about living in purity.
Earl & Sandy Wilson have been married 57 years and offer both professional expertise and personal experience in dealing with these issues. The Wilson’s and Miller’s co-direct Tuff Stuff Ministries. Earl is an author and retired psychologist who specialized in treating men with patterns of compulsive sexual behavior. Sandy is an author, speaker, and retired counselor who specialized in treating women experiencing betrayal. www.tuffstuffministies.com
Dennis and Georgia Miller have been married 40years and represent International Christian Ministries as well as serve as co-directors of Tuff Stuff Ministries. As a result of their life changing journey with sexual addiction and recovery, they provide lay-counseling for couples and individuals dealing with the emotional trauma of betrayal. Together they facilitate small groups of couples in recovery using their “Under Construction” curriculum. Georgia has also written, “Making a Quilt out of Cobwebs,” telling her story of betrayal and healing. The Millers speak at conferences, colleges, retreats, and men’s and women’s gatherings. www.heartwords.org
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