Phoenix, Arizona, August 30, 2010: Dr. Gary Chapman, best-selling author of The 5 Love Languages™, was honored by the Association of Marriage and Family Ministries (AMFM) with the H. Norman and Joyce Wright Lifetime Achievement Award during the opening night of the AMFM National Marriage and Family Ministry Training Conference on August 2, 2010.
This award is given annually to an individual or couple who exemplifies the work and legacy of H. Norman and Joyce Wright in marriage and family ministry. According to Eric Garcia, co-founder of AMFM, “Dr. Chapman has undoubtedly made a lasting impact on marriages and families with The 5 Love Languages, but his impact goes way beyond a book. He has served thousands of churches, encouraging them to strengthen their marriages and families, marriage and family is simply his DNA.”
AMFM is a non-profit organization that exists to encourage, equip, serve and partner with those called to marriage and family ministry. They assist churches and community organizations in helping individuals, couples and families develop trusted relationships. The co-founders of AMFM are Eric and Jennifer Garcia, who have served in marriage ministry in their local church over the past eight years and are also the creators of Couple-to-Couple Mentoring™.
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