Doug Fields suggests that one percent of your time can create a stronger connection with your spouse. Listen to the full program here.

  • Featured Curriculum

    Ready To Wed ™ Kit

    Features an engaging 10-session DVD series, a leader's guide, two copies of the couple's workbook and the humorous and insightful book co-authored by Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley, Ready to Wed.

    Buy Now
  • Featured Podcast

    Focus on the Family Marriage Podcast

    Focus on the Family

    Find relatable advice on healthy marriage with guest speakers that will challenge and encourage you to build a deeper connection.

  • Featured Article

    'Me' to 'We': A Guide for Newlyweds

    Lucille Williams

    I married the wrong person. But my marriage lasted through harsh words, hateful actions and more. What do you do if you feel you married the wrong person? How do you go from "me" to "we"?

    Read more
  • Featured Article

    6 Things About Marriage I Wish I'd Known Sooner

    Nancie Lowe

    Ladies, do you find yourself being snarky to your husband way too often? I’ve done that — and worse. If I could go back and sit down with my newly married self, here's what I would tell her.

    Read more

Recent Focus on the Family Minute Episodes

Go To Most Recent Episode

All Episodes


Jim Burns

View Bio

Jim Burns is the president of HomeWord. and the executive director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University. He is a popular public speaker and writer who has almost two million resources in print in 20 languages. He primarily addresses the topics of building strong marriages, encouraging parents and empowering kids and healthy leaders. Jim's books include Confident Parenting, The Purity Code, and Creating an Intimate Marriage. He and his wife, Cathy, reside in Southern California and have three grown daughters and two grandchildren.


Doug Fields

View Bio

Doug Fields is a teaching pastor at Mariner's Church in Irvine, Calif., and the co-founder of, a web-based resource library for youth pastors. He's a popular speaker and author of more than 50 books, including Intentional Parenting, co-authored with his wife, Cathy. The Fields have three grown children. Learn more about Doug at his website,