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Dave and Ann Wilson

A Mistress Named Ministry

July 24, 2017

Did you know that there's a mistress flirting around your pastor's door? She's alluring, even seductive, and if he gives in, she can destroy his marriage and his family. The mistress's name? Ministry. Dennis Rainey speaks to pastors about how they can avoid this marriage-destroying trap.

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Alistair Begg, senior pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, instructs young men on how to choose a wife.
July 21, 2017
Alistair Begg, pastor and host of the national radio program "Truth for Life," tells young women what to look for in a husband.
July 20, 2017
Alistair Begg, senior pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, instructs college students on the finer points of choosing a mate.
July 19, 2017
A submissive wife is not a doormat. Hear noted authors Robert Lewis, Cindy Easley, Sara Horn, and Lysa TerKeurst dispel this myth and others. They give helpful insight into how a wife can be a vital "helper" as she trusts God and respects her husband as he leads his family. 
July 18, 2017
Did you know that a key ingredient to respecting your husband is humility? Learn why a wife's respect is so critical in the growth of a husband from Robert Lewis, Lysa TerKeurst, Ann Wilson, and Barbara Hughes.
July 17, 2017
Looking for practical answers to stepparenting issues? Look no further! Family counselor Ron Deal answers some of your most perplexing questions about being a stepfather, such as, "When do you know you've won the turf? How do you build healthy relationships with your stepkids?" and "How do you foster a winning marriage, despite the ex?"
July 14, 2017
Stepparenting isn't for the cowardly. Ron Deal, a licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in stepfamilies, gives insight into the stepdad's role in the family. Hear him tell stepdads positive ways to impact their new families and how to avoid causing division.
July 13, 2017
Statistics show that 16% of all men will be stepdads. How do you know if you're ready? Ron Deal, director of FamilyLife Blended, talks to men about the realities of being a stepdad and encourages men to step out in faith, relying on God's wisdom, if they're ready to take the risk.
July 12, 2017
What word should you never use in marriage? Find out the answer to this question and so much more as Dennis and Barbara Rainey share marriages principles from their 44 years together.
July 11, 2017
Dennis and Barbara Rainey share their insight into 20 things they learned in 44 years of marriage. Gain insight on why forgiveness is vital and why marriage and family are all about the glory of God.
July 10, 2017
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About FamilyLife Today®

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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