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Alone Yet Not Alone

September 27, 2013
What does life look like when faith is all you have? Dennis Rainey welcomes Jim Leininger into the studio to talk about the release of his new movie, “Alone Yet Not Alone,” a film based on a true story about two young sisters during the French and Indian War who are taken captive by hostile natives. While waiting for their rescue, the girls are comforted by the words of a family hymn, Alone Yet Not Alone. But when the girls are suddenly and cruelly separated, their faith is stretched even further.

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Is the purpose of marriage to be happy and fulfilled, or is there something more? Pastor John Piper proposes that the purpose of marriage is first and foremost to glorify God.
September 26, 2013
What can we learn from a king who had it all? Plenty! Lydia Brownback opens the book of Proverbs, a book mostly attributed to King Solomon, to find day-to-day wisdom for the modern-day woman.  Lydia shares what Proverbs teaches about fearing the Lord, controlling our emotions and honoring God with our sexuality.
September 25, 2013
Has your life been marked more by wisdom or foolishness? Author Lydia Brownback points us to the Proverbs, the Old Testament tweets of their day, to discover new wisdom for everyday living. Lydia shares what the Proverbs teach about our tongues, and how to use our words to give life, rather than to destroy.  She also discusses what Proverbs says about our closest relationships, especially those with our friends and parents.
September 24, 2013
Are you looking for some good, practical advice for living? Then look no further than your Bible, particularly Proverbs. Lydia  Brownback walks us through the Proverbs, a book written by an older generation to a younger generation, and tells us why the observations found there can serve as helpful guideposts for our lives today.
September 23, 2013
The 1960s were a time of unbridled sexual liberation. Old sexual values were questioned, criticized and discarded, and the grand experiment of free love begun. Now, 50 years later, the results of that “grand experiment” are in, and the report is devastating. The experiment is a failure, and we’re left with a gigantic mess. Bob Lepine says that mess is so big, so overwhelming that there is only source to whom we can turn for the cleanup.
September 20, 2013
Addressing a culture confused with sexual ambiguity, Bob Lepine takes us back to the very beginning, reviewing what did, and did not happen in God's creation of man, woman, marriage, and sex.
September 19, 2013
Rosaria believed her personal experience told her the truth about something. But as she studied the Bible, she began to see God’s truth as bigger than her own.  Rosaria Butterfield recalls her first time sitting under her friend, Pastor Ken Smith’s, teaching at the Presbyterian Church and realizing through John 7:17 that she could pray that she would will to do God’s will. Over time she began asking God if he could make a woman like her a godly woman. Rosaria talks about the day she surrendered to Christ and what she gained, and gave up, as a result.
September 18, 2013
How might another’s life change if you offered them the gift of hospitality? Former English professor and lesbian, Rosaria Butterfield, defines hospitality as bringing in the stranger, even going out and finding the stranger if you have to.  Rosaria tells how her life and worldview began to change when a pastor and his wife befriended her and invited her into their home.  As she began to feel loved and accepted, she began to be more open to the truths of God found in the Scriptures.
September 17, 2013
Rosaria’s life wasn’t typical. An English professor at Syracruse University, Rosaria was a full-fledged feminist and lesbian bent on exposing a sector she believed was out to threaten her freedoms, the religious right.  Rosaria Butterfield recalls how she viewed Christians back then, when she was a respected leader in the LGBT community.  But then a surprising letter came her way that would introduce her to pastor Ken Smith and his wife, Floy. Rosaria talks about her developing friendship with this couple, and what they did to welcome her and reconsider her views about God.
September 16, 2013
Bob was devastated to learn of Audrey’s brief affair. He repeatedly questioned her about the details, and even though he knew it was right, he found it hard to forgive her. How had this stranger come between them? Bob and Audrey Meisner reveal how busyness marked their marriage and their ministry, leaving them each isolated, and for Audrey, emotionally vulnerable to the advances of another man.  How would their marriage be able to withstand this infidelity and the shocking news of Audrey’s unexpected pregnancy?
September 13, 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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