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An Invitation to Hope: Finding God in the Most Unexpected Places

February 12, 2014
Once Vicki became a Christian, she began to pray that her husband would, too. Bill shares what eventually led him to give his heart to Christ and finally return home to the family he loved.

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Drug abuse, anger, and disappointment drove Vicki and Bill's marriage apart. Although Vicki had quit using cocaine, her husband continued to abuse, sending her into spirals of disappointment and anger, and eventually leading to a separation between them. Vicki, accompanied by her husband, tells how she came to faith in Christ and began to see a glimmer of hope in her life.
February 11, 2014
Vicki and Bill were vastly different, but Vicki hoped marriage would change that. Bill and Vicki Rose reflect back on the days of their courtship and the marital trouble, including drug abuse, that began as soon as the rings were on their fingers.
February 10, 2014
Are you and your spouse seeking God together? Author Sam Ingrassia talks about the benefits and blessings of praying the Scriptures with his wife each day and encourages other men to follow in his footsteps.
February 7, 2014
Sam Ingrassia and his wife had hit a rough patch in their 37-year marriage.  But it wasn’t until his wife’s startling comment that he began to wake up to the reality of their spiritual state. Sam tells Dennis Rainey how he and his wife began infusing new life into their marriage by praying together daily.
February 6, 2014
As parents, we’re often tempted to lose our temper, and forget our purpose to love and teach. Film producers Stephen and Alex Kendrick challenge parents through their new book, “The Love Dare for Parents,” to parent with purpose for 40 days, taking each day to intentionally love their children with the love of God.
February 5, 2014
Siblings don’t always get along. But the sibling relationship can improve as brother s and sisters mature and grow in faith. Brothers Alex and Stephen Kendrick reminisce about their childhood and the often comical spats they had growing up, and still sometimes have today.  They point to their faith in Christ as the glue that bonds them together and challenge parents to seek the Lord daily, and to teach their children to do the same.
February 4, 2014
Some days it’s easy to love your kids. Other days prove more challenging.  That’s why parents need to intentionally seek out ways to encourage, teach and bless our children daily. To help with this, brothers Stephen and Alex Kendrick, best known for their films, “Courageous" and “Fireproof", talk to parents about  their book, “The Love Dare for Parents,” a 40-day dare to parents to love their kids.
February 3, 2014
Have you taken a walk on the wild side lately? If you're like most men, you're either concluding a great adventure or dreaming about one. Stephen Mansfield coaches moms on how to relate to her reckless young sons. He also gives insight to a great man of adventure, Theodore Roosevelt, and gleans some wisdom from a great man of integrity, Job.
January 31, 2014
Men have been given a unique assignment. Trouble is, many men don't know what that task is. Author Stephen Mansfield talks to Dennis Rainey about the unique attributes of manhood. Mansfield reflects on his own childhood with a military father, and takes us deeper into the lives of great men of history, like Winston Churchill and George Patton.
January 30, 2014
What are the marks of a manly man? Best-selling author Stephen Mansfield explores the world of manly men and what makes them great. Stephen recalls the night he was welcomed into manhood, and shares a few of the principles that define a man, including #1:  manly men do manly things.
January 29, 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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