How We Found a Second Chance at Our Marriage--and You Can Too
Cheryl and Jeff Scruggs are the founders of Hope Matters Marriage Ministries and for the past several years they have shared their incredible story of a marriage restored with audiences across the nation. Jeff is an account manager with OshKosh BGosh and Cheryl has served as director of the Frisco, Texas, office of the Center for Christian Counseling. They live in Dallas, Texas with their two collegeage daughters. Back to top email or print this page Jeff Scruggs is co-founder of Hope Matters Marriage Ministries, a ministry that includes sharing God's heart for marriage and relationships through professional counseling and speaking. Jeff and his wife Cheryl are intimately familiar with a marriage focused on the principles of the world, the sting, heartbreak and pain from a divorce, and the deep rooted hope and joy of a fully restored marriage centered on God. It is this unique perspective and experience that they obediently share in counseling and with audiences nationwide. Jeff and Cheryl Scruggs share their love story of Hope, Redemption, Restoration, and God taking hold of their lives across the nation at conferences, retreats and weekend worship services. Their remarkable story offers renewed hope for even the most troubled marriages, and reveals why the rewards of restoration are well the worth the wait.
"I can't tell you all the life change that has occurred at The
Village because of what our great God and King has done in the
lives of Jeff and Cheryl Scruggs. The ripple effect is still
roaring through our people. Adultery has
been confessed, restoration sought, and healing attained by so many who heard their words. Their story needs to be heard. It is the gospel in action!"
--Matt Chandler, lead pastor, The Village Church, Highland Village, TX
"Every once in a while a story comes along that makes a pastor's heart beat faster. Could it be that marriages that have failed miserably still get healed, survive, and flourish? The answer is a resounding "Yes! "We have seen it happen thanks to Cheryl and Jeff Scruggs. I simply could not recommend them any higher."
--Pete Briscoe, senior pastor, Bent Tree Bible Fellowship, Carrollton, TX
"Jeff and Cheryl Scruggs's personal journey of discovering God's principles of forgiveness and healing is now being used to transform marriages that seem beyond repair. They have been providentially prepared for this.When you read this story of a dead marriage resurrected, you will find hope that any marriage can be brought back to life."
--Steve and Mary Farrar, best-selling authors and popular couples' counselors and speakers
"What this couple has to say truly will provide hope for marriages in ways that worldly solutions can't begin to offer. ApplyingGod's truth in a unique and powerful way is the core of the Scruggses' prevailing ministry."
--Linda Paulk, president and CEO of Sky Ranch Camps, Tyler, Texas
"Have you felt your marriage is beyond hope? Jeff and Cheryl
allow the reader to see and experience what this elusive
thingcalled hope looks and feels like in a couple's life. It is
their hearts' desire to comfort and encourage
others as they have been comforted and encouraged.What a gift!"
--Steve Fischer, MS, MA, counselor, pastor, Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, Texas
"We have been thrilled to see God using Jeff and Cheryl to reach out to broken and struggling marriages. Their humility and servants' hearts allow others to feel safe, and as a result, they're reaching couples with God's message of hope and reconciliation."
--Frank and Judy Waterer, FamilyLife, Campus Crusade