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Dave and Ann Wilson

Back to the Basics: Seek God

September 1, 2017

Having a heart for God means you'll have a life that matters. Dennis Rainey shares his thoughts on seven decisions you'll never regret.

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Every day we make decisions that impact our lives. What kind of decision are you making today? For years Dennis Rainey has been sharing seven principles by which we should live our lives. Find out why seeking God is the beginning of it all.
August 31, 2017
Pastor Chris Beall and his wife, Cindy, tell how they rebuilt their marriage from the ground up after Chris confessed to having a porn addiction and multiple affairs. Now the Bealls help others by sharing their story and teaching husbands and wives not to just repair their marriages but to rebuild their marital foundation on the promises of God.
August 30, 2017
Chris and Cindy Beall, co-authors of "Rebuilding a Marriage Better Than New," tell how they rebuilt their marriage over the years after Chris's confession of porn addiction and adultery. Cindy shares how she forgave him and explains how she learned to trust Chris after he owned up to his secret life.
August 29, 2017
Chris and Cindy Beall thought they were moving to Oklahoma so Chris could be a worship pastor. They would later realize God wanted to heal their marriage. The Bealls talk openly about Chris's one-time porn addiction and multiple affairs. When Chris finally confessed, true freedom was attainable.
August 28, 2017
Why believe in Christ? Cold-case homicide detective J. Warner Wallace, along with his wife, Susie, explain that unreasonable faith believes something that's not true. Blind faith knows something is true, but can't prove it. Forensic faith, however, is having good evidence that something is true and believing it. That's where we want our kids to be as they understand the Scriptures.
August 25, 2017
J. Warner and Susie Wallace, authors of Cold-Case Christianity and Cold-Case Christianity for Kids, recall how they investigated the Gospels and eventually believed that what the Scriptures said about God and their own condition and needs was true.
August 24, 2017
J. Warner Wallace, a cold-case homicide detective, and his wife, Susie, tell Dennis Rainey about how they met in high school, and then together found the Lord. J. Warner tells how he applied his investigative skills to his study of the Bible, sure he could prove it wrong. To his amazement, the witness accounts set forth in the Gospels seemed compellingly true and trustworthy.
August 23, 2017
The admonishment of Ephesians 4 to put off the old and put on the new applies in unique ways to blended families. Pastor Tim Lundy concludes his message on Ephesians 4.
August 22, 2017
Ephesians 4 teaches that, for those of us who are in Christ, we are not stuck in our old way of life, wallowing in our brokenness. But coming out of it doesn't happen automatically. We must embrace the process by putting off the old way of life and putting on who we are in Christ. Tim Lundy, lead pastor of Christ Community Church in Little Rock, shares a message to blended families from this Scripture.
August 21, 2017
Is failure always a bad thing? Not according to author Dan Dumas, who sees being afraid to take a risk condemned in Luke 19 when the worker hid his talents. Dumas talks about helping his two sons evaluate risk-taking and persevere through failure.
August 18, 2017
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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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