Ron & Nan Deal - Speaker/Hosts

Ron and Nan Deal have been married since 1986 and have three boys Braden, Connor, and Brennan. Ron is the Director of FamilyLife Blended®, author of more than a dozen books and resources, and host of the podcast FamilyLife Blended. Nan has a degree in Early Childhood Education and is a teacher with over 25 years experience in public and private schools. Together they enjoy traveling, a good movie, and trying new restaurants.



Gayla Grace serves on staff with FamilyLife Blended, a division of FamilyLife, is the founder of Stepparenting with Grace, and co-founder of Sisterhood of Stepmoms.

She is a writer, speaker, and coach on stepfamily life and is passionate about equipping blended families. She holds a master’s degree in Psychology and Counseling and is the author of Stepparenting With Grace: A Devotional for Blended Families and co-author of Quiet Moments for the Stepmom Soul and Unwrapping the Gift of Stepfamily Peace. 

Gayla and her husband, Randy, have been married since 1995 in a “his, hers, and ours” family. She is the mom to three and stepmom to two young adults. Gayla and Randy are recent empty nesters and live in Conway, Arkansas.