Elaine Oliver

Blue Elaine.jpgElaine Oliver is Associate Director of the Department of Family Ministries for the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church World Headquarters since June 2010.

She holds a masters degree in Counseling Psychology; a masters degree in Higher and Adult Education; and a bachelors degree in business management and accounting. Elaine Oliver is currently pursuing a PhD in Educational Psychology. She is an adjunct professor of Family Ministries at the Adventist University of Africa. Prior to her current position she served as a university administrator and as a marriage and family consultant for several organizations.

With her husband Willie, Elaine Oliver conducts marriage conferences, retreats, and relationship seminars around the world. They are founders of From This Day Forward marriage conferences, Journey Toward Intimacy marriage conferences, authors of the Relationship Rx column in Message magazine, the Real Family Talk column in Adventist World Online, many other articles and book chapters, and have recently published a book titled Real Family Talk: Answers to Questions About Love, Marriage, and Sex. They are editors of the annual Family Ministries Planbook, and host marriage and family strengthening programs on Hope TV and 3ABN. The Olivers produce and host a weekly family program on the Hope Channel called Real Family Talk with Willie and Elaine Oliver.

Willie and Elaine Oliver have been married for 33 years and are the parents of two young adults--Jessica and Julian. In their spare time they enjoy taking long walks, beach vacations, gardening, exotic cuisines, and spending time with family and friends.

Mission to the Families in the Cities: Family to Family

The Family To Family guides for Church and Family are available now for download here!

Reaching Families for
Jesus: Discipleship and Service

The 2018 Family Ministries Planbook - World Edition is available now for download!

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