Encouraging, exhorting, equipping Christian Families in Jesus Christ

Maxwell Family

We are the Maxwells—saved by the blood of the Lord Jesus Christ and passionate about helping families. God has enabled us to help tens of thousands of Christian families who wanted to grow toward their goals of peace and productivity in their homes. May we come alongside to help you as well? As a family, we tackle life and ministry together.

Steve Maxwell

Steve and Teri

Happily married for 44 years with eight fantastic children (now adults) and excited grandparents to a growing number. Steve and Teri enthusiastically homeschooled for thirty years! Steve writes a weekly e-newsletter called Seriously Dad, which is a short, encouraging read for all dads. Teri writes a monthly e-newsletter for moms called Mom’s Corner, challenging and motivating moms.

Steve and Teri’s gifting is to:

  • strengthen family relationships in the Lord
  • teach husbands to be gentle but determined leaders
  • enable wives to be efficient and peaceful with meek and quiet spirits

Teri loves investing her life in others, from those still in the home to her grandchildren to being a Titus2 mentor to countless moms around the world. “Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18).

To view the books which Steve and Teri have written click here. If you're new to homeschooling, check out our Beginning Homeschooling page.

Nathan Maxwell family

Nathan Maxwell Family

Nathan, our oldest, graduated from homeschool in 1995, and at the age of 24, bought his home debt-free about a year before he married Melanie. It has been a Maxwell family goal to have each son purchase his home without incurring debt and to be able to provide a good living for his family (see Preparing Sons to Provide for a Single-Income Family and Buying a House Debt-Free). Nathan and Melanie homeschool and have five children: Abigail, Bethany, Christina, Andrew, Benjamin, and another baby due in May! Nathan does IT work for churches and small businesses in the Kansas City area.

Christopher Maxwell family

Christopher Maxwell Family

Christopher graduated from homeschool in 1997, and he purchased his home debt-free years later before marrying Anna Marie in October 2010. They are embarking on the homeschooling journey as their oldest is approaching that age. Currently, they've been blessed with five children, Joshua, Ruthanne, Lydia, Daniel, and Elizabeth.

Sarah Maxwell


Sarah, the third oldest, graduated from homeschool in 2000. Sarah is a key part of the Titus2.com ministry and keeps it running with all the "behind-the-scenes" projects that she manages. She also does bookkeeping for three small businesses. Whenever she has a spare moment, you’ll probably find her writing a children’s book, taking pictures, working on a blog post, or learning a new skill. Her newest book, Finding Change, is now available. Sarah would love to be a wife and a mother, but she’s waiting on the Lord for that right guy.

Joseph & Elissa Maxwell

Joseph Maxwell Family

Joseph graduated from homeschool in 2007. He bought his house debt-free in June 2012. Joseph’s wife is Elissa, and they have two children, Calia and Kyle.

Joseph is a full-time programmer. As a side project, he programmed ChoreWare, optional for Managers of Their Chores, and ScheduleBreeze, optional for Managers of Their Homes book owners.

John Maxwell

John Maxwell Family

John graduated in 2009 from the Maxwells' homeschool. He has an agriculture design firm and is a licensed real estate agent in Kansas. He is a energetic, creative worker—a people person with a great sense of humor! John bought his house debt-free recently. John married Chelsy in December 2017! They welcomed their first son, Axton, into the world January 26th.

Anna Maxwell


Anna graduated in 2010 from the Maxwells' homeschool. She also is a great asset to Titus2 and lays out our books and helps with book reprints. Anna has a special bond with children and enjoys the ever-growing clan of nieces and nephews. She and Mary serve in a local Bible club for kids twice a week. Anna has a heart for the unborn, as you'll see through her mini-Ted talk. She works part time from home for a business providing IT help desk support.

Jesse Maxwell


Jesse graduated in 2012. He is a full time programmer. Jesse had a major role in the construction of this website and made it mobile friendly. Jesse continues to expand his skill set and also pursue credentials. In addition, he enjoys studying Christian apologetics. Jesse is the final Maxwell son to purchase his home debt-free in the summer of 2018!

Mary Maxwell


Mary is the youngest, and she graduated from homeschool in 2015. Mary's heart thrust is for ministry, and she loves any opportunity to share Christ. Twice weekly she ministers at a Bible club at low-income apartments, pouring her heart and talent into the kids. For the past several summers, the Lord has opened doors for ministry trips. On the home front, Mary illustrated Sarah's last three books. She is definitely a "creative" and enjoys doing graphic design projects for a small business. Mary also ships most of the Titus2.com orders, so the next time you order, it's likely she packed it!

Our Church

The Maxwells attend a multi-generational, family-integrated church Amazing Grace Baptist Church in Lansing, Kansas (outside of Kansas City).


We have a blog, which we keep updated with family and ministry news.

Our family's highest delight is in knowing Jesus Christ as our personal Savior and serving Him. We pray that this website and the materials we offer will be a blessing to your family!

If you are interested in Steve and Teri speaking at your homeschool conference or weekend conference, please click here.

The Maxwell Family