About Mitch Temple

Mitch has been married to Rhonda for 38 years. They have two grown children who are married and four grandchildren. Mitch and Rhonda’s youngest son Ben, passed away at age 26. Mitch writes from over thirty year's combined experience in church, nonprofit’s, and the family entertainment sectors. He served as Co-Founder and Director of Focus on the Family's Marriage & Family Departments. He is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and is endorsed by the nation’s top family experts. Holds two graduate degrees in Ministry and Marriage and Family Therapy. Since 2012, he has served as the Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Fatherhood CoMission.

I want to grow old with you: learning how to stay married

2021-09-08T19:38:00+00:00

“I want to grow old with you,” I said these words to my wife when I was a very young man. I was immature, energetic, impetuous and jam-packed with testosterone. Yet, I meant every word. Almost 30 years later, I still whisper the same expression from time to time, between [...]

I want to grow old with you: learning how to stay married2021-09-08T19:38:00+00:00

How to deal with conflict in marriage

2021-09-08T19:38:41+00:00

Conflict doesn’t mean death to your marriage. Divorce is most common when conflict is hidden or unresolved, not when it’s dealt with openly. Conflict in itself doesn’t lead to divorce.  Lack of resolution has brought divorce at worst and unhappiness at best. Conflict resolution may sound complicated, but it’s possible. [...]

How to deal with conflict in marriage2021-09-08T19:38:41+00:00

Fatherhood research on why dads matter

2021-06-29T18:00:52+00:00

Fatherhood research on why dads matter Download and read various articles discussing fatherhood research and its impact on families. Quality research informs fatherhood academically and with giving advice to fathers. We are here to give you the help you need and give you advice for helping the dads around you. Use this post to [...]

Fatherhood research on why dads matter2021-06-29T18:00:52+00:00

Free guide: helping dads discuss racism

2021-06-28T17:54:43+00:00

Discussing racism is vital given the current climate in our country. We want to offer you a free guide for helping dads discuss racism. What an opportunity for husbands and dads to take the initiative to encourage and equip your families during this volatile time of racial tension in America. Every family can do [...]

Free guide: helping dads discuss racism2021-06-28T17:54:43+00:00

Family devotions: helpful tips and resources

2021-06-22T15:58:41+00:00

Dad, you can lead your family. Use these helpful tips and tools for family devotions. Help for leading your family devotions: Get the family ready for family devotions by getting them comfortable in the family room or around a table (drinks, snacks, and bibles encouraged). Open with humor and then take prayer requests [...]

Family devotions: helpful tips and resources2021-06-22T15:58:41+00:00

Special Announcement: Kendrick Brothers set release dates for 2 new films (video)

2021-06-08T21:02:59+00:00

2 Films Coming this Fall: Show Me the Father and Courageous Legacy I want to take a moment and make sure you all are aware of the two new films coming from our dear brothers in Christ, the Kendrick Brothers. Sony will be opening the Kendrick Brothers’ new documentary Show Me the Father on September [...]

Special Announcement: Kendrick Brothers set release dates for 2 new films (video)2021-06-08T21:02:59+00:00

Celebrate dads: watch these videos as a celebration of dads

2021-09-08T19:39:16+00:00

We need to celebrate dads! In a culture that never celebrates dads—we should. Where can we look for good fathers? We can't look to television for a good example. We can't look at many places these days. However, when it comes to finding good fathers—there are some companies that get it right. There are [...]

Celebrate dads: watch these videos as a celebration of dads2021-09-08T19:39:16+00:00

12 vows every godly single father should make for his family

2021-04-21T17:23:54+00:00

As a single father, have you ever considered any of the following questions: Do I hold fast to solid, biblical virtues? As a single father, what levels of excellence am I representing when it comes to raising my children in Christ? Am I ready and willing to stand before God and rise to a [...]

12 vows every godly single father should make for his family2021-04-21T17:23:54+00:00
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