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Dave and Ann Wilson

Being His Safe Place

February 28, 2018

Policemen are committed to keeping us safe. A policeman's wife needs to do the same thing for her marriage. Victoria Newman, a policeman's wife now for three decades, tells wives what they can do to encourage, love and support their first responder husband.

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What is it like to be married to a man who is needed by so many people at all hours? Victoria Newman knows. She's married to Brent, a policeman for 30 years, and is author of the book, "A CHiP on My Shoulder." Newman talks honestly about the stresses that can invade a first responder's marriage, and opens up about the circumstances in her own marriage that had her considering divorce until God intervened.
February 27, 2018
Victoria Newman, Founder of How2LoveYourCop, an organization that encourages and equips law enforcement families to thrive, reflects back on the days when she first met and dated her husband, Brent. Newman talks about the circumstances that first lead Brent to the police academy, and tells what it was that has kept him serving his community as a policeman for 30 years.
February 26, 2018
Father and son team, Bill and Jesse Butterworth, tell how they felt as they struggled to get back on their feet emotionally and spiritually after Bill's sudden divorce from Jesse's mother.
February 23, 2018
Award-winning communicator Bill Butterworth and his son, Jesse, talk about the divorce that changed both of their lives forever.
February 22, 2018
What should a woman's attitude be toward her home? Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth and Barbara Rainey open the Scriptures to Titus 2 to see what Paul has to say about a woman's role in the home.
February 21, 2018
Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth and Barbara Rainey address a topic that is rarely discussed in the church—gossip and slander. Why do we do this? Nancy explains that it's a heart of pride that wants to exalt ourselves and put down others. Before we speak we should ask ourselves: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? Is the Holy Spirit prompting me to say this?
February 20, 2018
Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth and Barbara Rainey join forces to talk about mentoring. Nancy, author of "Adorned," reflects on her family of origin and how she yearned to be used by God from an early age. Barbara talks about the importance of women ministering to women. Nancy and Barbara encourage older women to seek ways to engage younger women on what it means to walk with Christ.
February 19, 2018
Dennis Rainey continues his message on gospel lessons he learned by parenting his six kids.
February 16, 2018
Virgil said, “As the twig is bent, so the tree inclines.” Dennis Rainey shares how that concept applies to parenting.  And how the parenting principles taught him about the gospel.
February 15, 2018
Scripture says that sexuality is spiritual. When clinical psychologist Dr. Juli Slattery realized this, she dedicated three months to pray about this area of her life. As she drew near to the Lord, she grew closer to her husband. Slattery encourages couples to invite God into their bedrooms.
February 14, 2018
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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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