Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, passionate about bringing biblical truth to married and family life, founded Love and Respect Ministries in 1999. Having pastored a thriving church in Michigan, earning a PhD in child and family ecology. Dr. Eggerichs now devotes himself full-time to helping marriages and families. Emerson and his wife, Sarah, have been married since 1973 and live in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They have three adult children.