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Full of Grace: An Introduction to Biola's Center for Marriage and Relationships

Welcome to Biola University's Center for Marriage and Relationships, where we seek to apply Biblical wisdom to healthy relationships through online media resources, events, premarital education and marriage mentoring, and training opportunities. Take the time to meet two of our leaders—Director Chris Grace and Consulting Director, Alisa Grace. 

Chris Grace, Ph.D.    
Chris Grace is the director of Biola University’s Center for Marriage and Relationships. Earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in experimental social psychology from Colorado State University, Chris went on to teach psychology at Biola University and served as the undergraduate chair of psychology. As a professor, Chris has received numerous awards including Who's Who Among College Professors and Biola University’s professor of the year. Outside of Biola University, Chris is on editorial review boards of various professional journals including Marriage and Family: A Christian Journal. Chris, along with his wife, Alisa, speaks at marriage conferences and seminars across the country. He also co-hosts The Art of Relationships podcast and writes blogs for the CMR.

Alisa Grace
Alisa Grace serves as a consultant to Biola University’s Center for Marriage and Relationships. Alisa graduated from Biola University (‘92) with a B.A. in Communication and Public Relations. She is passionate about mentoring younger women and newly married couples as she speaks on topics such as dating, relationships, marriage, and love. Alisa writes blogs, speaks through videos and answers difficult 'ask the expert' questions at the Center for Marriage and Relationships.