I get to wake up in the morning and use my training as a counselor, educator, family pastor, husband, father, and coach to help people build even stronger friendships, family relationships, and faith!
It all began with the 1st Edition of an award-winning book, called, The Blessing, co-authored with my good friend, Gary Smalley.
We are now on the 4th Edition of The Blessing, added an author (my oldest daughter) and sold over 2 million copies.
I also get the honor of doing marriage, family, and relationship events all over the world.
My biggest accomplishment however is being married to my incredible wife of 40 years, Cindy. And being a father to our amazing daughters Kari, who now is working with us at StrongFamilies to help share the blessing, and our youngest daughter Laura, who is physically saving lives every day as a nurse in the Dallas area.
Cindy and I live in Arizona with Maximus the world’s greatest American Eskimo dog, and Buddie the wonder-dog/rescue terrier.
For me, it all comes down to helping YOU create a culture of blessing in your home and most important relationships – beginning with your relationship with your Heavenly Father.
Being at the Disneyland hotel for breakfast before going to the Monorail and park with my family. Kari was 8, and Laura was 4, and they asked me what my favorite thing in the world was. My response is same the as it is today, “any time I am at a restaurant, with my family, on vacation.” I’m so thankful we’ve had many more of these mealtime experiences as our girls have grown up.
I play the bagpipes…poorly, but enthusiastically!
The Mighty TCU Horned Frogs!! And the AZ Diamondbacks.
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"In an intense world full of long faces and little laugher, John Trent is a man whose time has come. Gifted with the ability to bring joy to your heart and a smile to your face, drop what you are doing and get to his conference. With an insightful blend of biblical truth and workable wisdom, you’ll walk closer to the Savior and to your family when you do!"
"Dr. Trent was the speaker at our done day marriage event and did a tremendous job of relaying solid biblical truth in an applicable way. He was fun, engaging and challenging…everyone walked away, not overwhelmed, but with concrete steps to build into their marriage."
"John Trent’s writing, speaking and counseling skills make him one of the best talented men I know. Everyone who hears John will come away with a deeper understanding of how they can make their relationships stronger and more loving."
John and Cindy met at a church event, where John was playing the guitar. They were married only a few months later. After 40 years of marriage, they are closer than ever - and enjoying life together in sunny Arizona.BOOK NOW!
Starting when their girls were young, and now with son-in-laws, in-laws, and soon-to-be grandchildren - the Trent's love to spend time together at the Happiest Place on Earth! (In fact, it was on one of these Disneyland trips that Joey asked John if he could marry Kari!)BOOK NOW!