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Almost to the day! 30 years after Carol graduated from Oakland University, Stephen graduates from O.U. with honors. Stephen all six of us are so proud of you! Especially grateful for your walk with Jesus. Get a few weeks of rest before you leave for Camp Lurecrest. You have worked so hard and you deserve it son. ... See MoreSee Less

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Almost to the day! 30 years after Carol graduated from Oakland University, Stephen graduates from O.U. with honors. Stephen all six of us are so proud of you! Especially grateful for your walk with Jesus. Get a few weeks of rest before you leave for Camp Lurecrest. You have worked so hard and you deserve it son.

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Jen McKillip DeSmithCongrats! May God use him in great ways.

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Monique McdonoughOne proud mom! Congratulations to a fine example of a young man following Christ.

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Chris ReaSuch a great accomplishment!

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Mary NeighbourCongratulations!

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Becky Styron NussbaumAwesome

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Lori Ann BeachWhoooooop hooooop!!!

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Christine NewcombCongrats!

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Just got home from a Family Life Marriage Conference with two incredibly authentic and inspiring speakers, Jeff and Debbie Shreve! It was great to be back in Des Moines after almost nine years and what a great surprise to see so many familiar faces! My special thanks for a great weekend goes out to Walter, Mike, Don, Sarah, Brian, Julie, Joel and Heather and to everyone who came out to invest in their marriage and grow closer to their creator. ... See MoreSee Less

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Just got home from a Family Life Marriage Conference with two incredibly authentic and inspiring speakers, Jeff and Debbie Shreve! It was great to be back in Des Moines after almost nine years and what a great surprise to see so many familiar faces! My special thanks for a great weekend goes out to Walter, Mike, Don, Sarah, Brian, Julie, Joel and Heather and to everyone who came out to invest in their marriage and grow closer to their creator.

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Jenna HillThank you for giving my husband and I the tools this weekend to really live together. We had the absolute BEST weekend and have already shared our experience with at least 5 or 6 couples. We plan on going again next year and bringing as many couples as we can with us! I'm so excited to move forward and see how this conference will change our marriage and our lives!

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Chris BarrThank you Brett, Jeff, and Debbie. You left the heart of Des Moines in better shape than you found us. I stand and applaud the way that you have transparently shared your path aligned with God to light, mend, and preserve the journey of marriages. I am thankful for the adjustments, equipping and the challenge that God has instilled in me through you to do a much better job in loving my wife and fathering my children. The best is yet to come, stay the course and keep going to the front lines to battle for Marriage. Love from Des Moines...

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John ArmstrongMy wife and I first went to a conference 31 years ago. We went to a couple of others back in the 90's and haven't been to any others until this weekend. After 38 years of marriage and raising 5 kids, we realize how blessed we have been over these years. But a much different result would have occurred if we hadn't had the input from these weekend's to remember. Thanks for the tune-up you gave us this weekend in Des Moines. We love your testimony. I am now a retired volunteer youth pastor of 25 years and I am passing the CD to the youth leaders I have kept in touch with where we live in Lawrence Kansas. Thanks again!

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Kelly HalversonThis weekend was so rejuvenating. Such fantastic speakers. Brett you made us laugh over and over and made a lasting impression on us. Thank you for helping to equip us in our marriage. God bless you all in this ministry and through your stories.

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Jeremy LirggMy Wife and I listened to you last year In the Poconos loved everything you had to share, we went back again this year and will continue to make it a yearly event.

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Julie Brian MoreauSo thankful for your safe journey home! Hope we don't have to wait another 9 years to have you back! God Bless you and your family!

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Jessica CecakThis weekend was our first WTR conference, but it won't be the last! We came back home exhausted, but renewed and fired up about our marriage, relationship with our kids, and our faith! You three were so REAL with us and such inspiring speakers! Thanks for a great weekend!! God Bless

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Wayne DurhamWished I had been a few miles over from Dayton and we could have connected! What a blessing to have you and Carol staying engaged with and speaking for FamiyLife as well as your other speaking and teaching opportunities that you have. Blessings to and the family....and In Christ...keep charging forward, again and again as you are my friend. .

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Sheila StevensThank you so much for the message you presented to us this weekend. We brought home a new attitude and a new life.

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Angela WashburnYour teaching was so helpful and inspirational this weekend. Thanks for sharing your testimony!!

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Sarah CallowThank you for an incredible weekend! :-)

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Peggy PratherKeep up the good work cuz

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Our precious Nurse Jen from Camp Lurecrest passed from this life to her eternal home in Heaven today (Wednesday) after battling cancer for 15 years. In the 25 years Carol and I have known Jennifer, we have seen an amazing portrait in her life, marriage and parenting of what a selfless woman of God looks like. “Well done good and faithful servant” were the words she heard upon her arrival today by our Lord Jesus Christ! Please join me friends in praying for her husband Bryan Sherrel and her son Nathan as they grieve the loss of wife, mom and best friend. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our precious Nurse Jen from Camp Lurecrest passed from this life to her eternal home in Heaven today (Wednesday) after battling cancer for 15 years.  In the 25 years Carol and I have known Jennifer, we have seen an amazing portrait in her life, marriage and parenting of what a selfless woman of God looks like. “Well done good and faithful servant” were the words she heard upon her arrival today by our Lord Jesus Christ! Please join me friends in praying for her husband Bryan Sherrel and her son Nathan as they grieve the loss of wife, mom and best friend.

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Kelley CrouseI am crying and crying for Jen but so happy she is not in pain any longer. It was a privilege to be camp Lurecrest friends with her.

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Steven BuchananMy prayers go out to the family an friends .

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Melissa MalloryPraying for the peace that passes ALL understanding for the hearts that loved! Rejoicing that she is with the Lord. ❤ We grieve much because we love much.....

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Monique McdonoughWe are so sorry Brett. We know what the "Lurecrest family" means to your family. Praying for comfort. Love you guys!

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Pete PappasSo sorry for your loss, will be praying for the family.

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Kelsey Lynn BeukemaSo sorry for your loss, her family and friends will be in my prayers as well.

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Laura PodolakSo Very Sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for the Family and Friends.

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Bobbie Baker HalePrayers for this family

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Moreno Marina FrankPRAYERS going the family

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Lynn BehlerSo sorry to hear this! Praying for you all...

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JonJodi SherryWe are very sorry to hear of this loss.

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Mary NeighbourSo very sad. Praying for her family during this difficult time. Hugs

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Courtney-Jason FaradaySo sry, we will be praying for sure!

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Troy MeadSo sorry 😢 will join in prayer for everyone!

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Wendy Smith MortonShe was a joy and privilege to know...so thankful she suffers no more prayers for her beautiful family

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Glory BePrayers for all involved

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Irene PerezGod bless this family.

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Ron Taylormy condolences on your loss Brett.

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Robin Hagy CarterSo sorry to hear this.

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Evelyn Kilpatrick KeiserPraying

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Maggie Smither DunnSo sorry!

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Susan Marie VanDeraaLove and prayers.

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Terry WilliamsSo sorry!

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I just returned from Minneapolis Minnesota where I was speaking again this weekend at a Family Life Marriage Conference. There are 60 amazing couples Carol and I work with on the Family Life speaker team, and everyone who works with Ed and Amy Uszynski agree that they are the best of the best! Thank you Ed and Amy for having my back in the Twin Cities and thank you to everyone who set aside that time to invest in your marriage and relationship with our Creator. ... See MoreSee Less

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I just returned from Minneapolis Minnesota where I was speaking again this weekend at a Family Life Marriage Conference. There are 60 amazing couples Carol and I work with on the Family Life speaker team, and everyone who works with Ed and Amy Uszynski agree that they are the best of the best! Thank you Ed and Amy for having my back in the Twin Cities and thank you to everyone who set aside that time to invest in your marriage and relationship with our Creator.

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Elisabeth TiradoThank you!!! My husband and i were in attendance at this seminar and both agreed that the speakers were so relevant, uplifting,engaging and just really human like us. Thank you for being so transparent and so giving of yourself even through your difficulties. Your humor and your testimony was so encouraging!!!! Thank you again!

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Eric AguirreYou all did a wonderful job and very inspiring. Thanks

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Colleen Lorraine AndersonThis was our first weekend to remember and we both left with such a different attitude towards our marriage! It was refreshing to see that we aren't the only ones who struggle in marriage & life but with God we can make it through anything. We bought your CD and plan on sharing it with youth at our church! Thank you so much for sharing your story & beautiful family with us!

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Troy MeadThank you for all you guys did and do!! This was my wife and I's second Weekend To Remember and it gets better and better! The stories and testimonies you all share have the power to change lives and make an impact on marriages, its encouraging! I am so thankful for people like you guys who obediently follow Christ into your calling and help other's and couples. We already miss it. Glad you made it home Safely Brett! Enjoy your meal tonight with your family :)

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Erica Norberg HoryzaIf I would've known, I would've been there! Next time you speak in Minnesota, let me know!! My husband and I went to Family Life's Art of Marriage conference and it was awesome...we'd love to go to go to A Weekend to Remember sometime.

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Had the absolute privilege of speaking with one of my favorite authors, Gary Stanley, this weekend. Gary and his wife Luci are incredible communicators and we spoke together at a Family Life Marriage Conference in Akron, Ohio. What a great weekend of laughter, tears and healing. Thank you to everyone who set aside that time to invest in your marriage and relationship with our Creator. ... See MoreSee Less

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Had the absolute privilege of speaking with one of my favorite authors, Gary Stanley, this weekend. Gary and his wife Luci are incredible communicators and we spoke together at a Family Life Marriage Conference in Akron, Ohio. What a great weekend of laughter, tears and healing. Thank you to everyone who set aside that time to invest in your marriage and relationship with our Creator.

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Glory BeJust want to say Thank you for this weekend! Hubby and i came away truly blessed by the words spoken this past weekend! WTR has become a yearly tradition for us as our anniversary gift to each other! We both said that this year was by far the best we have experienced!! 31 years and counting!! Praying for you and your precious family!!

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Jim RingThis was our fifth weekend. We have heard you three times and it never gets old. I told Debbie "It is like the bible, even if you heard it before you still glean something new every time." Thanks for pushing through the pain and doing what God has called you to do. Love you bro!

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Debbie McCloy RingIt was amazing as usual, thank you for your example - Jim and I grow every year, God opened our hearts to so much through all of you, we are considering that cruise next year!

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Becky HowellBrett I just wanted to encourage you we are praying for your strength and a great weekend to come-we were truly amazed and blessed by sharing this past WTR with you. May GOD bless you and marriages!

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Jennifer NicholsThank you to both of you! I loved this weekend and am blessed that God put both of you on this path!!!

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David Derrygreat picture! someone really talented must have taken that for you! :)

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Julie Brian MoreauSo excited to have you here in Des Moines on April 22!

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Lori Ann BeachSuper cool. Congrats! Thank you & God for changing lives!

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LeeAnn SuesMy husband and I had a great time!

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Michelle SpencerAwesome!

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Mary NeighbourHugs ... Brett :)

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Anthony RamirezBrett you're awesome!!!. Thank you for this weekend. You and Gary really spoke life into my marriage. I'm young and tend to be a little stubborn in my ways , before going to this conference I really didn't know where my life or marriage was heading. Just thought I'd let you know you guys set me on a different path. A path of victory!. I thank God for putting such great people like you and Gary in my path . I really look forward to following you in your journey . God bless . Until we meet again.

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Kelsey Lynn BeukemaWe heard him speak at our Weekend To Remember conference last year, he's funny and has a lot of great insight.

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