Speakers

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.

Rob Hudson - Emcee

Rob is second generation FamilyLife staff. He never dreamed of one day ministering to families until a critical moment when the Lord showed him his first ministry was his family. Rob is now the Mobilization Team Leader for FamilyLife. He is passionate about meeting people in their felt needs, namely career, and relationships, and then being able to point them to their ultimate need, Jesus.

Rob and his wife, Elizabeth, live in Orlando, FL and have three children, Beckett, Selah, and Darci.

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.