"Love That Lasts - 52 Insights for Couples is designed to add depth and richness to their relationships. This collection of relationship insights are intended to stimulate discussion, suggest practical steps and most of all to keep couples talking! Relational growth is proportional to our consistent soul connection. This book is motivated by a profound belief in the wonder and beauty of a God ordained intimacy between a man and a woman."
Author, FamilyLife Canada
“We have read a lot of books for couples and this is one of our favorites. The content is brief, relevant, helpful and best of all effectively moves couples to meaningful conversation. Read the book. But even more importantly, use it to have the quality conversations you need.”
Neil and Sharol Josephson
National Directors, FamilyLife Canada
Mike Woodard is a small town boy who grew up on a hobby farm in Michigan. After finishing a science degree at Central Michigan University in 1977, Mike moved to Canada to begin working in university student ministry. He married Karen in 1978, after years of friendship that started in high school.
Edmonton was their home for 11 years. Their son and 3 daughters were born in rapid order. Home base moved to Ottawa and then to their current home in Abbotsford, British Columbia. His work with students has taken him to over 30 countries.
While continuing to work in student ministry, Mike and Karen both finished MA degrees from Trinity Western University, ACTS Seminary. Mike and Karen currently serve with FamilyLife Canada. Their family has expanded to include 3 sons-in-law and two grandsons. Mike enjoys backpacking in the stunning mountains and wilderness of Western Canada. A thrillseeker at heart, bungie-jumping, sky-diving, marathon and triathlon have been checked off his life’s “to do” list. His motto is, “Life is an adventure!”