XO Featured Speakers
Dave and Ashley Willis spent thirteen years in full-time church ministry before devoting their work entirely toward the global mission of building stronger, Christ-centered marriages. Their marriage-related books, blogs, podcast, speaking events and media resources have reached millions of couples around the world making Dave and Ashley one of the most recognized and trusted couples in marriage ministry.
Dave and Ashley partnered with MarriageToday in 2018. MarriageToday (and its live events and media brand of "XO") is the nation's largest marriage-focused ministry. As part of the MarriageToday/XO Team, Dave and Ashley speak at all XO events, host The Naked Marriage Podcast, create new marriage resources, and co-host the MarriageToday television broadcast on the Daystar Network which features their teachings plus the teachings of MarriageToday's founder, Pastor Jimmy Evans.
The Willis family includes four sons ranging in age from preschool to high school and a rescue dog named "Chi Chi." When Dave and Ashley aren't writing and speaking, they love hanging out with their family, watching movies and going on long walks which is also where they develop many of their marriage ministry content ideas. The Wills family lives in Keller, Texas which is in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.