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Mark Merrill

Founder and President of Family First

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Tampa, Florida, United States
About Mark Merrill

Mark Merrill is the founder and president of Family First, a widely respected national non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the family. Family First promotes principles for building marriages and raising children through three successful programs. All Pro Dad helps men become better fathers through NFL seminars, school-based All Pro Dad's Days, and Its newest initiative, iMOM, and resource rich website,, provide mothers of all ages with information, ideas and ...

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Discovering Leadership’s Unseen Essential

In this message, Mark takes men and women of all ages on a journey to a place they may not have gone before…a journey where they’ll ...

Living Life in the D.A.S.H.

What a person does in the “dash”—the dash between the year someone is born and the year they die—has eternal significance. In this ...

Live to Love

Loving others is one of the greatest things we can do in life, but sometimes one of the most difficult as well…especially when it’s an ...

Thank you for your meaningful remarks at the Helping Hand's Youth Conference...your message about what dads can do to build better relationships with their children added an important dimension to the discussion.

Laura Bush - First Lady, United States of America

The message you delivered at our national Chick-fil-A conference was just what we ordered--practical, meaningful and inspiring. I hope thousands of others will have the opportunity to hear you.

S. Truett Cathy, CEO & Founder - Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Please know how appreciative I am of the leadership you brought to our recent Strengthening Families Symposium. Your vision and voice as an expert . . . is truly appreciated. I again thank you for your willingness to assist our state.

Jeb Bush, Governor - State of Florida

You scored big points with the men at our Indianapolis Colts seminar. You gave fathers the equipment they need to do their most important job. Let's do it again next year!

Tony Dungy, Former Head Coach - Indianapolis Colts

This day has changed my inner soul in such an uplifting and positive way. The speech Mark Merrill gave at the men's breakfast has forever changed my outlook and direction in life.

George Douglas Higgs, Sr.

Your insight was invaluable. We look forward to our next opportunity in another future event.

Carlos Fernandez - JP Morgan Chase
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The Greatest Enemy of Every Marriage

What is the opposite of Love? If you saidHate, well, I hate to disagree with you, butI'm convinced that the opposite of love is reallyselfishness. And in marriage, selfishness often makes you the worst threat to your marriage. Consider these truths about selfishness: When selfishness has a seat at the ...

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