Dennis and Barbara Rainey

Dennis and Barbara Rainey cofounded FamilyLife®, a ministry of Cru®. Their 43+ years of leadership enabled FamilyLife to grow into a dynamic and vital ministry in more than 109 countries. Together they have spoken at over 150 Weekend to Remember® marriage getaways and authored or co-authored more than 35 books, including best-selling Moments Together for Couples, Staying Close, A Symphony in the Dark, and Barbara’s most recent, Letters to My Daughters: The Art of Being a Wife.

A dynamic communicator, Dennis was the original host of the nationally-syndicated FamilyLife Today® radio program. During his tenure on the program, FamilyLife Today was recipient of the National Religious Broadcasters Radio Program of the Year Award three times. Dennis has also spoken for Promise Keepers stadium events, YPO University Fellowship Forum, and FamilyLife’s I Still Do® arena events. He has testified on family issues before Congress and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs as an ambassador for marriages and families.

After faithfully serving alongside Dennis both in ministry and at home, Barbara launched a new endeavor called Ever Thine Home® in 2011. This line of home décor with interactive content helps families express faith at home in a way that is both biblical and beautiful.

Dennis and Barbara have been married since 1972 and love laughing with their six children and impressive number of grandchildren. They live near Little Rock, Arkansas and continue to serve with Cru, FamilyLife’s parent organization.

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Dennis and Barbara Rainey remind us how important it is to give thanks to God for all His blessings-- always. Hear suggestions of how to keep thankfulness at the center of your Thanksgiving celebration. View Show Notes →
Dennis and Barbara Rainey remind us how important it is to give thanks to God for all His blessings-- always. Hear suggestions of how to keep thankfulness at the center of your Thanksgiving celebration. View Show Notes →
Dennis and Barbara Rainey reflect on more than 25 years of ministry through FamilyLife Today. Listeners chime in on how they've been blessed by both the Raineys and the radio program. View Show Notes →
Dennis and Barbara Rainey reflect on more than 25 years of ministry through FamilyLife Today. Three of the Raineys' children, Samuel, Rebecca, and Laura, call in to pay tribute to their parents. View Show Notes →
Dennis and Barbara Rainey believe that children are meant to be received with joy, intentionally raised and then released. View Show Notes →
Dennis and Barbara Rainey believe parents should give their children a sense of mission as it relates to Ephesians 2:10. To do this, parents must first evaluate whether they are living for Christ. View Show Notes →
Dennis and Barbara Rainey spent 28 years parenting their six now grown children. The Raineys gladly share their wisdom about what they learned over the years regarding what every child needs. View Show Notes →
Mom and Dad: Do you know what your parental assignment is? Dennis and Barbara Rainey list the top 10 things each child needs to be healthy, happy, and whole. View Show Notes →
Dennis and Barbara Rainey talk about the joys and hard work of parenting. Dennis shares a heartwarming story from when his daughter Deborah was a teenager. View Show Notes →