Focus on the Family Launches 12-City 'Celebrate Family Tour' in Dallas

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Focus on the Family will kick off its 12-city "Celebrate Family Tour" on April 12 at the InterContinental Hotel in Dallas. The public event is expected to draw nearly 1,500 guests and will include a live-to-tape broadcast featuring Focus on the Family president Jim Daly, family psychologist Dr. Juli Slattery and daily broadcast co-host John Fuller along with guests Dr. Gary Smalley and Dr. Ted Cunningham.

The broadcast will feature a discussion about marriage, as explored in Drs. Smalley’s and Cunningham’s book As Long as We Both Shall Live: Experiencing the Marriage You’ve Always Wanted, as well as allow for audience participation. Guests will also enjoy music from Dove Award-winning music artist Matthew West. The event will be Webcast and heard at a later date on affiliate radio stations throughout the country. A link to the Webcast will be available on

"We're excited to engage old friends and meet new ones across the country through the Celebrate Family Tour," Daly said. "Our goal is to offer hope and help – and a little bit of fun – to families determined not only to survive, but thrive in their marriages, parenting and navigating the life challenges we all face from time to time."

Registration for the 7 p.m. event is free of charge. 

For more information about the event, or to schedule an interview to learn more about some of the latest happenings at Focus on the Family, contact Sara Woodard @ 719-268-4890 or e-mail