Hampton VA Chief of Chaplains Sue Cross encourages her staff to have dreams and works to give them resources to be successful. She says PAIRS training helped her communicate when she needs support and encouragement.
Seth Eisenberg had a front row seat to the birth of marriage and relationship education. In an "I am ME" feature, he talks about early inspirations, challenges facing couples, and qualities for which he'd most like to be admired.
Susan Smith, founder of Muslim Family Matters, says relationship skills training helped her become more open, accepting and appreciative. As a marriage and relationship educator, she's today helping other Muslim families learn skills to strengthen their relationships with each other.
Dr. Shirley Johnson began working for civil rights at the age of 10, inspired by the example of her father and leaders such as Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Medgar Evers and Rosa Parks. As a marriage education instructor, Dr. Johnson today helps teens and young adults embrace what she calls "one of the greatest blessings human beings have been given."
Cecil and Mary Robinson eat and breathe football and a passion for empowering couples to win at marriage.
For Kirk Johnson, skills training is the foundation for understanding and navigating matters of the heart. Widely known as "Mr. Matters," Kirk teaches relationship skills daily to a worldwide audience through "Matters of the Heart" radio broadcasts from The Bahamas.
When couples began approaching Pastors Steffon and Audrey Josey about relationship issues, they realized they needed concrete, practical, proven solutions. Since training in PAIRS, they've touched the lives of hundreds of couples, singles and youth in the U.S. and internationally.