Live the Life is passionately committed to reducing divorce in our community. Jacksonville once ranked as one of the top 10 Divorce Capitals (highest divorce rates) in America, according to a 2014 survey in Men’s Health magazine. Live the Life is working to lower the divorce rate and strengthen marriages and families through skills based relationship and marriage education programs, conferences, singles retreats, and youth development programs. Our partners include non-profits, churches, schools and corporations throughout Northeast Florida.
MEET THE STAFF
Student Program Manager
Anita is passionate about public service. She previously worked as the Program Coordinator with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Along with her husband, she led the Keeping it REAL Singles Ministry. Her professional career is supported by a Master’s of Public Administration from Florida Atlantic University.
Marriage Program Coordinator
Salimah has always had a heart for serving, she has served in several organizations before being led to Live the Life. Salimah's passion for marriage is lived out loud in her daily life. Salimah is excited to be married to "her Person" Shane since 2010.
Interim Regional Director
Doug Stephens received his Bachelors degree from Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville in Secondary Education and his Masters in Counseling from Luther Rice University.
Klevisa is passionate about representing Jesus’ heart towards those who do not yet know him. She has experience in non-profit work within the local church community in Jacksonville. She received a Bachelors of Public Health at the University of North Florida.
Marriage Program Director
David grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, and eventually followed God's call on his life. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Ministry in 1994 and has served as the pastor of Lighthouse Brunswick for over 20 years.