During the last 24 years, Tyler has had 1000's of one-on-one conversations where students have confided things they've never told anyone. This has given him a unique window into their lives.
He's sought after by schools and conferences who want to help students live better stories by caring for each other, making better choices, and becoming positive leaders.
By districts and principals who want to help teachers rediscover the joy of teaching through meaningful relationships with students.
By parenting groups for his unique insight into raising teenagers and preteens and helping families in crisis.
And by businesses who want to support their employee's relationships at home.
Tyler is a former teacher and each year his presentations reach more than 200,000 students and adults throughout the U.S. and Canada.
At the time of his divorce, some 24 years ago, a crisis of faith led to isolation and eventual homelessness.
His life floundered.
Gradually, pain provided the seeds for growth, and hope began to dawn. It is this broken road that has led him here.
They faithfully walked his journey with him, which is why they're so close today.
were his strength when he was overwhelmed and felt little hope.
through his marriage to Kristen, the love of his life.
And even more so, as she brings the joy of Caleb, Brooke and Jake with her.
Tyler’s story is proof that even a shattered life
can lead to love and healing…
and chocolate eclairs!
His personal journey is not the focus of his presentations, but it is the source of his desire to offer hope to those he meets.
His book Counterintuitive contains a more detailed account of his journey.