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Jim Daly’s Story

Jim Daly sitting behind the microphone in the broadcast studioPresident and CEO

Jim Daly is president of Focus on the Family and host of the daily broadcast, heard by more than 6.2 million listeners a week and honored as 2012 Program of the Year by the National Religious Broadcasters.

Under his leadership, the ministry has reinvigorated its historic focus on helping couples build strong marriages and raise healthy, resilient kids. In just the past 12 months, with the help of Focus on the Family, research indicates that 780,000 couples built stronger marriages and 950,000 moms and dads built stronger, healthier, and more God-honoring families.

Daly and his wife, Jean, have two sons and are currently parenting two children transitioning from foster care. They live in Colorado Springs, Colorado.



Jim knows what it feels like to be a waiting child. After his mother died and his stepfather walked out, he and his siblings were left alone. Watch the video below as he shares the heart behind Focus on the Family’s Wait No More program.