AS LONG AS WE BOTH SHALL GIVE shares unique and humorous insight into marital conflict, healing, and restoration. Included are: scenarios from the author's counseling experiences, which any marriage can identify with. This book will guide a bad marriage to good and the good marriage to greatness. This book gives the reader insight into God's design and purpose for the marriage relationship. Written from the "counselor's chair" specific needs of men and women are explored while addressing common areas of marital conflict. With the divorce rate soaring, couples are searching for ways to understand where marital conflict originates and how to bring positive change and healing to their relationship. Paul Backlund is the Family Life Pastor at Crossroads Ministries in Broadway, North Carolina. He is an ordained minister with the Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church and a Certified Biblical Counselor, credentialed through the International Board of Christian Counselors and the American Association of Christian Counselors. He is a respected teacher of God's word addressing men's and marriage conferences cross denominationally. For the past ten years he has shared the message of hope and encouragement to couples seeking to grow in their marriages. His desire for strong marriages comes in part from his personal and painful experience with divorce. His testimony of God's healing and restoration serves his passion for restoring troubled marriages well. His counseling wisdom brings hope and healing to struggling marriages. He assists couples in mastering their finances, improving communication in their marriages, and growing in Christ. He and his wife Kathy, live in Sanford, North Carolina.