Pastor Patrick Schwenk and his wife, Ruth, are the co-founders of The Better Mom (TBM), a contributor website where a community of over 500,000 moms gather every month for learning and sharing life together. Patrick and Ruth are also the co-creators of For the Family, another community-driven website that encourages and equips couples and parents. Patrick and Ruth are the co-authors of For Better or For Kids: A Vow to Love Your Spouse With Kids in the House. Ruth has also co-authored two books with Karen Ehman, Hoodwinked and Pressing Pause. Patrick and Ruth reside in Michigan and have four children.