Ron L. Deal is President of As For Me And My House Ministries (www.RonDeal.org) and serves as Director of Blended Family Ministries for FamilyLife. He is a family ministry consultant and conducts marriage and family seminars around the country; he specializes in marriage and stepfamily enrichment. Ron is author of the book and DVD curriculum The Smart Stepfamily and author/coauthor of The Smart Stepmom, The Smart Stepdad, and The Remarriage Checkup. He has extensive experience training pastors, ministry leaders, and counselors and has appeared on dozens of radio and TV broadcasts in the US and around the world including The 700 Club, Focus on the Family, FamilyLife Today, WGN-TV News, Fox News, and ABC Nightline. Ron is considered a leading voice in stepfamily education and ministry and preventing redivorce. He and his wife, Nan, have been married since 1986 and have three boys.