Family Life Conference 2023

The Family: Our Eternal Destiny

Parker & Stephanie Syphus


Parker Syphus graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho with a bachelors degree in Marriage and Family Studies in 2015, and earned an MBA from Western Governor’s University in 2019.

He interned and then worked at the Foundation for Family Life in various positions for 6 years. His service included administering the Mentor Works program under the direction of Dr. Joseph White, and serving as a program ambassador to the Salt Lake County Jail and other agencies. Among his favorite responsibilities at the Foundation was facilitating the Strength Training for Strong Fathers curriculum in the Salt Lake County Jail.

Parker moved to Dallas, TX in 2021 where he currently resides with his wife Stephanie and their two children, Cade and Capri. He currently works as the HR Operations Manager at Marsh McLennan Agency Southwest. Parker continues to serve as an advisory member of the Foundation for Family Life Board. In his free time he enjoys playing music, board, and video games with his family and friends.

"Covenant Keeping When a Spouse Experiences Mental Illness"

Experience the beauty of human connection as Parker and Stephanie share their stories of love, partnership, and individual growth. Their journey is vulnerable, painful, and beautiful, and will leave you inspired, empowered, and with a renewed sense of hope for marriage and the family, even amidst the challenges of mental health.