“Gary Smalley was a man of character with a tender heart to help people—and his books have changed marriages, relationships and lives all around the world,” Alex Field, vice president and publisher at WaterBrook Multnomah, told the trade publication.
Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, said Smalley was a “tremendous communicator. “
“When he spoke at our church, the place was packed, people were helped and hundreds of marriages were enriched,” Floyd told Baptist Press. “His impact was huge in every way. Thank God for his legacy that will live on through thousands upon thousands of people.”