Dr. Emerson Eggerichs is the Founder and President of Love and Respect Ministries, an internationally known public speaker on the topic of male-female relationships and the former Senior Pastor of Trinity Church in Lansing, Michigan. Based on over three decades of counseling as well as scientific and biblical research, Emerson and his wife, Sarah, developed the Love and Respect Conference, which they present to audiences around the country. He has graduate degrees from Wheaton College and Dubuque Seminary and a Ph.D. in Child and Family Ecology from Michigan State University. He has written several books including the best-selling Love and Respect. Emerson and Sarah have three adult children.