Dr. Emerson Eggerichs is an internationally known public speaker on the topic of marriage, parenting, communication and more. Based on over three decades of counseling as well as scientific and biblical research, Dr. Eggerichs developed the Love and Respect Marriage Conference which he presents to live audiences around the country. This dynamic and life-changing conference is impacting the world resulting in the healing and restoration of countless relationships.
Dr. Eggerichs has graduate degrees from Wheaton College and Dubuque Seminary and a Ph.D. in Child and Family Ecology from Michigan State University. He has authored several books, including the national bestseller Love and Respect, which is a New York Times bestseller, Platinum and Book of the Year award winner, and sold over 1.6 million copies.
Prior to launching the Love and Respect Conferences, Dr. Eggerichs was the senior pastor of Trinity Church in Lansing, MI for nearly 20 years. Emerson and Sarah have been married for 40 years and have three adult children. He is the Founder and President of Love and Respect Ministries.