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A Pastor's Journey Through Sexual Addiction

April 11, 2013
Like Paul, we often do what we don’t want to do, and don’t do what we should. It’s a universal problem called sin. Veteran pastor TC Ryan tells how, despite extensive counseling and a accountability group, he continued to battle with compulsive sexual behavior which eventually landed him in jail. Ashamed and without hope, he began to realize that  God was finally answering his prayer to do whatever it took to set him free, even if it meant hitting rock bottom. Hear what God is doing in his life since then.

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Pornography promises a feast for the eyes. But it soon becomes poison to those who consume it.  Former pastor TC Ryan tells of his descent into the world of sexual addiction. Beginning with sexual exploration in early adolescence, his behavior quickly became compulsive and continued into marriage, much to his dismay. Ryan recalls warring against his faith, and praying to God for deliverance from his sin.Download Transcript
April 10, 2013
Marriage is for a lifetime. But when a spouse refuses to admit or give up their sin, sometimes separation is in order.  Vicki Tiede, the former wife of a man addicted to porn, talks about confronting her husband with his addiction and sadly realizing that his behavior wasn’t going to stop. Taking the advice of godly counsel, Vicki left home in an attempt to protect herself and her daughter from her husband’s increasingly reckless behavior.  Vicki tells how her faith in Christ helped her forgive her husband and start a new life.Download Transcript
April 9, 2013
Pornography is hurting a lot of marriages.  Vicki Tiede knows. Formerly married to a pornography user, Vicki recalls the confusion she felt over her husband’s disinterest in sex, beginning on the honeymoon. But after finding inappropriate magazines, and concerned about the amount of time he was spending on the computer, she finally put two and two together. Distraught and pregnant she sought help from her pastor and recommitted her life and her marriage to Christ.Download transcript
April 8, 2013
Could you forgive your husband if he was caught in a sexual indiscretion?  You might think you wouldn't be able to, but with Christ's help, you can.  Meg Wilson talks about the state of her marriage eight years after her husband confessed to a sexual affair.  Meg reveals how they rebuilt trust and tells how forgiveness has helped them heal.Download Transcript
April 5, 2013
After forgiving her husband for his sexual addiction and working hard to keep her marriage together, Meg's husband later confessed to having an affair.  Author Meg Wilson talks about the hurt and anger she felt after her husband's betrayal and tells where she found encouragement and strength to walk through this trial.Download Transcript
April 4, 2013
She thought she had the perfect life - a solid marriage, two wonderful daughters, a middle class lifestyle.  But what she would later find out would rock her world like never before.  Meg Wilson remembers the day when her husband called to tell her that he was stepping down from his job because of his addiction to internet porn.  Hear how Meg responded to this devastating news and how they put their marriage back together step by step.Download Transcript
April 3, 2013
Last November, FamilyLife passed a milestone. Hear a very special 20th anniversary message as Dennis Rainey & Bob Lepine join colleagues to reflect on the triumphs, failures, outtakes, and heart piercing moments from the last 20 years.Download Transcript
April 2, 2013
Recently, FamilyLife Today had a party - and we invited all our friends to celebrate with us...and that includes YOU! Be our honored guest as we reflect on twenty years of laughter, tears and God's goodness.Download Transcript
April 1, 2013
Money can't buy happiness.  Hear the compelling story of Barry and Pam Abell, an upscale couple who seemingly had it all, until they gave it all up for a rich relationship with Christ and each other.Download Transcript
March 29, 2013
To those who knew them, they had it all - wealth, beauty, and a model family.  But what others didn't know is that they were miserable.  Barry and Pam Abell, directors of Campus Crusade's Executive Ministries, tell how raising children and the pace of a busy career almost split them apart.Download Transcript
March 28, 2013
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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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