He has one sister, Julie Camden-Hastings, who ends up marrying the doctor that delivered Eric and Annie's oldest (Matt), as well as the youngest (Sam and David) children.
After his heart-bypass operation, he decides to leave the ministry and even stop attending church.
She also serves, from time to time, as the treasurer for the church. The mother of seven, she is often the one who the children come to talk to, often over milk and cookies.
She tries, with her husband, to instill strong morals in her children.
It is also shown throughout the series that he knows American Sign Language, a result of his relationship with Heather, making him bilingual.
Near the series' end, they graduate from medical school and announce that they are expecting twin boys, who are born the following summer.Though she has chosen to be a stay-at-home mother, Annie is a jack of all trades.She balances a family of nine on a minister's pay, is a plumber, builder, seamstress, cook, and much more.Reza got engaged to his longtime boyfriend Adam Neely last year, but so far, like Jennifer Aniston, no wedding. Eric Camden (played by Stephen Collins) was raised in Binghamton, New York by his parents, Colonel John Camden and Ruth Lynch.