This book is a guideline for building strong marriages and families. Dr. Daniel Mercaldo has traveled in over fifty nations of the world with a message of hope for families. He is a frequent speaker at Family Life conferences, seminars, and has written articles in many leading magazines and journals. He has studied at Central Bible College (BA), Western Seminary, and has been honored with a Doctor of Divinity (DD) degree. He is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. He is the Founder and Senior Pastor of the Church at the Gateway since 1965, an evangelical, interdenominational church located on Staten Island in New York City. He has served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Evangelicals for over forty years and as President of Ministerios Missionarios Correll in Lisbon, Portugal for over thirty years. Dr. Mercaldo offers hope for those seeking answers to the challenges facing families today. "As you read through the pages of this book, and what I have learned and taught others for almost fifty years, I believe that putting these six principles to work will help you turn desperation into hope for success in your marriage and family. Remember, it is not what family you came from that matters most, but the family you are now becoming."