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Life has seasons, and so does your marriage, but in each season of marriage, you can experience rich lasting intimacy. 

We have found growth in Jesus to be the vehicle that drives us to lasting intimacy.

We work on growing in our marriage constantly. It’s something we are intentional about. Growing in marriage means growing individually and as a couple.

DeAnna is the wild child of our family. She enjoys the outdoors, water sports, and fast cars. Her new fascination is eBikes. She already has the one she wants picked out. Rich, on the other hand, enjoys the safety and security of the indoors. He loves winter and ice-cold weather. He’s convinced reading a great book with a cup of amazing coffee is really the only way to live. Rich also wants those e-Bikes! We have two adult children, 25 and 20 years old. 

 In our 28 plus years of marriage, we have experienced the valley and mountaintop experiences marriage brings. Deeply connected, intimate marriages are what we desire for every marriage. How do you get there? Grow! In order to have the kind of marriage you want, you must grow.

RIch &

Growing In Marriage started and grew out of our love and service to married couples. We currently attend New Life Christian Center in Turlock, CA and have been in ministry for more than 16 years. Together, we coach, lead life groups, speak at marriage retreats and conferences across the nation, host a weekly podcast, run this site . . . and we love it!

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