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Dave and Ann Wilson

A Man's Fantastic Five

July 7, 2014
When Shaunti Feldhahn set out to uncover the secrets to a happy marriage, she had no idea what she would find. But what she did discover might surprise you. One of the biggest reasons attributing to a husband or wife's happiness, she says, is when they believe their spouse cares about them, and the good news is, most do. Find out the five things wives do that sends men to their happy place.

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They were both married before and felt unfit for helping others with their marriages.  Scott and Sue Allen participated in a few Weekend to Remember marriage conferences. Then they experienced The Art of Marriage video conference and were inspired to launch a full blown marriage ministry.  They shared their story at a recent FamilyLife staff meeting.
July 4, 2014
Are you looking for fun ways to influence your kids in the faith? Look no more! Natalie Hankins, a wife and mother of three, tells how her deep love for her children and her passion for music and the scriptures led her to create better alternatives for her own family's entertainment. The end result: Iesodo, a highly acclaimed children's animated series featuring a cast of birds who live in a Cypress Tree on the shores of Galilee.
July 3, 2014
God cares about your relationships.  Christian counselor Leslie Vernick tells how God healed the emotional wounds caused by her mother and tells others how to survive an abusive relationship.
July 2, 2014
Are all conflicts created equal?  Not necessarily, especially if you're in a toxic relationship, according to  Christian counselor Leslie Vernick.  Leslie talks about changing an emotionally destructive relationship into a healthy one, beginning with your own behavior and response.
July 1, 2014
Are you in an emotionally destructive relationship?  Would you know if you were?  Today licensed clinical social worker Leslie Vernick talks about the abuse she suffered at the hands of her mother and lists some of the tell-tale signs of an emotionally abusive relationship.
June 30, 2014
Money talks. And often it seduces us into believing it can provide what it really can’t, like fulfillment, identity, and peace. Biblical counselor Paul Tripp talks about our heart’s relationship with money, and the spiritual battle each of us face to find our satisfaction in Christ alone.
June 27, 2014
Sex, like other pleasures, needs boundaries. Without them, sex can often replace Christ as the focus of our worship. Christian counselor Paul Tripp tells us how to view sex rightly and coaches parents on how to teach their children a proper view of biblical sexuality.
June 26, 2014
We are made for worship. But many times what we worship isn’t God. Christian counselor Paul Tripp talks about the idols of money and sex – those things that often replace God in our hearts. While God made us for pleasure, we must guard ourselves from expecting too much from it and see pleasure for what it is – a finger pointing to the glory of God.
June 25, 2014
In some step families, parents try to force their kids into a relationship with their stepparent. However, Blended Family Counselor, Ron Deal says, if you really want the relationship to be real and thriving, let the kids set the pace for the relationship with their stepparent.
June 24, 2014
Blending a family is easy, right? Find a new spouse, get married, work out a few living details and introduce your stepchildren…that’s it! You’re golden, right? Blended Family Counselor Ron Deal says “not so fast”. Blending two families is a lot slower, more complicated and more fraught with challenges than anyone expects.
June 23, 2014
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FamilyLife Today® is a weekday podcast featuring fun, engaging conversations that help families grow together with Jesus while pursuing the relationships that matter most.

About Dave and Ann Wilson

Dave and Ann Wilson are co-hosts of FamilyLife Today©, FamilyLife’s nationally-syndicated radio program.

Dave and Ann have been married for more than 40 years and have spent the last 35 teaching and mentoring couples and parents across the country. They have been featured speakers at FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember® since 1993, and have also hosted their own marriage conferences across the country.

Dave and Ann helped plant Kensington Community Church in Detroit, Michigan where they served together in ministry for more than three decades, wrapping up their time at Kensington in 2020.

The Wilsons are the creative force behind DVD teaching series Rock Your Marriage and The Survival Guide To Parenting, as well as authors of the recently released books Vertical Marriage (Zondervan, 2019) and No Perfect Parents (Zondervan, 2021).

Dave is a graduate of the International School of Theology, where he received a Master of Divinity degree. A Ball State University Hall of Fame Quarterback, Dave served the Detroit Lions as Chaplain for thirty-three years. Ann attended the University of Kentucky. She has been active with Dave in ministry as a speaker, writer, small group leader, and mentor to countless women.

The Wilsons live in the Detroit area. They have three grown sons, CJ, Austin, and Cody, three daughters-in-law, and a growing number of grandchildren.

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