Nina Roesner Info…


Nina Roesner, Author

The Respect Dare, 12 Truths to Change Your Marriage, 101 Ways to RESPECT Your Husband, 365 Ways to Love Your Wife, With All Due Respect


Focus on the Family Radio with Jim Daly & John Fuller 2014

The Power of Unconditional Respect in Marriage Part 1

The Power of Unconditional Respect in Marriage Part 2

Family Life Today with Dennis Rainey & Bob Lepine 2014

Stop Competing & Start Respecting

Understanding Respect

Article in The Atlantic: How I Learned to Stop Criticizing and Be Nice to my Husband

The Techology Show – Interview with the Pastors

The RESPECT Dare Book Trailer

Daughters of Sarah Trailer

Thing is, I’m really just like you. And God showed me how to discover the MORE that’s hidden in plain sight for all of us.

I’ve found the richness of healthy relationships and conflict resolution done well. And I want to help you find the peace and joy that’s waiting for you, too. I’m just an every-day wife and mom, former career-girl, dog and horse-lover who follows Christ. I home school, but am lousy at math, which is why I send my kids to tutoring after 6th grade. And I love teenagers and hanging out with my kids. But only because we have real transparent, imperfect but loving relationships.

I like being average. Most people are. 

And sometimes, I think motherhood and being a wife is really hard.

I’ve been married since 1991, and spent the first decade trying to “do” faith, be a home-maker Martha Stewart-style while working, and finally gave up and now just decorate with antiques because that’s easy. I love women, but that’s a work God’s done in my life, because honestly, I didn’t know how to trust for the longest time. I drink too much cappuccino and eat too much chocolate and sometimes still lie about my weight (only a couple a pounds, usually…). I hate learning things the hard way, and want to help others learn it easy. Like marriage and family life can be really really hard sometimes.

Jesus is my best friend, my Dad, and my Lord. My husband is next, then my kids, my friends, and then my golden retriever, whom we really did teach to say, “I love you.” Okay, you might need to use your imagination a little, but that’s what I think she’s saying.

I spent a bunch of time in corporate America doing training and helping people grow. God gave me this ministry, and now I work for Him, and He does the growing. I’m just happy to be a part of it. People tell me that what He lets me do with Him helps a lot, and that they’re encouraged. That’s more than enough and extremely humbling.

I love you to pieces. I really do. And I want to spend gobs of time sitting with you over a cappuccino or a cup of tea and talk and cry and pray together. My reality is that I have kids to home school, dinner to make, and writing to do.  And laundry. There’s always laundry. Sometimes, I swear our clothes are having more sex than I am… the laundry just multiplies so! That said, I do my absolute best to connect with you on FacebookTwitter, or here.

I read the blog comments and interact with them as I can, along with everything else. Know, however, that I’ll never intend to slight you, but I just can’t always respond as well as I would like to everyone. It’s never my intention to not love you well, but I do ask for grace. I’m really no different than you are, juggling all the responsibilities with life. I do read questions and comments and try to blog about the common ones.

Please feel free to send us a message.  It might take us a while, but we’ll get back to you. If you get “crickets” from me, please try again.

Because my family is my most important ministry right now, I only leave Cincinnati 4-6 times a year for retreats and interviews. If you are interested in contacting me for a speaking event, interview, or article, here’s how to get a hold of me:


For U.S. media requests: Don Otis, Veritas Communications, 719-275-7775 Don(at)

Speaking/Retreats/Skype Sessions

Book through Greater Impact Stefanie Price at Greater Impact Ministries email:  Stefanie.Price (at)


If you want to stop feeling alone in your marriage, if you just really need to know five things you can do TODAY to bring some joy into your relationships, or want to stop conflict in its tracks, Nina can help.

She’s an expert in the field of interpersonal communication and a relationship coach.

Nina Roesner, Executive Director of Greater Impact Ministries, Inc., has personally seen “applied respect” change lives through thousands of real stories in the Daughters of Sarah® courses.  Frustrated with the media’s portrayal of how women are supposed to look, act and feel, she loves to encourage women to awaken spiritually.  Passionate about assisting others in their journeys in life, and concerned about the proven negative impact divorce has on children and women’s health, she desires to equip women with the communication skills necessary for successful marriage and help them create balanced lives.

Her first book, The Respect Dare is published by Thomas Nelson, and released December 11, 2012.  Her second book, 12 Truths to Change Your Marriage is used along with the Daughters of Sarah training course she created for wives. Nina has worked since she was 13 years old in the broadcasting, training, and human resources fields.  She has a masters degree in communication from West Virginia University. She worked until her first child was 5 months old, then moved to part-time employment.  She understands the challenges in balancing a deep relationship with God, her husband, children, working, staying fit, while spending time with friends, serving in ministry, driving carpool, home schooling, and managing to have a bathroom clean enough for guests to use.

Nina left a leadership training corporation to write and deliver courses for people of faith at a fraction of the cost of what the same high caliber of training goes for in the marketplace.  She has seen over 95 percent of the participants grow in their relationship with God and others, all while increasing their confidence.  Her courses leave a lasting impact on participants.  Nina has over 20 years in the communications and training industry.  She has coached numerous executives, managers, individuals, wives, church staffs and pastors around the country and currently provides leadership for Greater Impact Ministries, Inc. as Executive Director.  Nina currently speaks to several different demographics including wives, moms, working women, and other leadership groups.

Book Nina for your next event here.



These are just a  few of Nina’s interviews, guest posts and articles:

June 2017 – two shows with Jim Daly & John Fuller about our parenting book, With All Due Respect 





January 2014 – two shows with Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine on

family life

January 2014 – three shows with Jim Daly and John Fuller on

focus on the family

A Dad Matters to His Wife

Dad Matters

A Dad Matters to His Kids

Dad Matters

Article in The Atlantic: How I Learned to Stop Criticizing and Be Nice to my Husband

The Techology Show – Interview with the Pastors

The RESPECT Dare Book Trailer


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  1. I read about your sickness (When I first started having pain in my hands, I thought it was temporary. I spent several years going to specialists and heard everything from “it’s all in your head,” to, “you’re always going to feel this way.” We finally learned the pain shooting through my hands and up my arms such that I couldn’t pull up my underwear and had trouble holding a toothbrush was from bone-on-bone-style arthritis combined with severe tendonitis and a connective tissue disorder.”) and I am desperate to know what your diagnosis was b/c i think I may have it as well, and I’ve also struggled finding doctors. If you can share the name of it, I would be grateful.