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November 26, 2015
When we experience failures and defeats, it’s tempting to walk away, and Priscilla Shirer says that’s the moment when Christ often shows up and uses our defeat as a pulpit to proclaim His glory. Priscilla Shirer speaks on the Sisterhood of the Net.

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Her job prospects looked bleak. After several closed doors, Ginny Owens began to realize that school administrators were unreceptive to hiring a blind music teacher. Opting for Plan B, she began graduate studies and settled for a desk job. Unfulfilled in both, Ginny wondered if she would ever feel hopeful again. Hear Ginny tell how God used that time to prepare her for a music career she could hardly imagine.
November 25, 2015
"What do you want to do with your life? For today's guest, Ginny Owens, the answer is simple—to sing and write songs. But had you asked her in college about her career plans, Ginny would have suggested something more practical, like teaching. Ginny talks about the ups and downs of college, and the closed doors that eventually redirected her to a thriving music career. "
November 24, 2015
FamilyLife welcomes singer-songwriter Ginny Owens to their staff meeting. Ginny shares how God answered her mother's prayer for her purpose, and talks about her ordinary childhood in Mississippi, despite her blindness. Ginny, who played piano and sang songs with her grandfather since she was knee high, tells what she did to fit in as a teenager.
November 23, 2015
Who are you pouring into? Authors and professors Barbara Neumann and Dr. Sue Edwards describe what organic mentoring is: a natural, less contrived relationship where one woman listens, encourages, and builds up the other. Neumann and Edwards remind mentors that young women don't really want "the Bible answer woman," but rather a trusted friend who will share her own life stories.
November 20, 2015
Think you'd like to be a mentor? Then why don't you start with coffee. Seminary professors Barbara Neumann and Dr. Sue Edwards encourage women to be attentive to the mentoring opportunities around them, and to forget the idea that mentoring has to be structured. They remind women that reaching a younger generation means they'll need to enter the world of millennials.
November 19, 2015
Wanted: Women who are willing to listen, love, and mentor younger women. No experience required. Barbara Neumann and Dr. Sue Edwards, professors at Dallas Theological Seminary, tell how they came to faith through the friendship and influence of older women. Barbara and Sue encourage women to forget everything they thought they knew about mentoring in order to minister to a younger generation.
November 18, 2015
Kids need to know they're loved, but they also need hope. Children's author,Sally Lloyd-Jones explains that children are easily discouraged when they sense they aren't getting it right. Sally tells how her book, "Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing," invites children to see what God—the Creator of everything—says about them, His true masterpieces. Sally wants children to know that God will turn everything bad into good in the end, and that the best is yet to come. Sally tells how she became a children’s writer, and shares her perspective on American children today.
November 17, 2015
Sometimes one bold, courageous step can lead to a higher calling and purpose. Such is the case for Sally Lloyd-Jones, author of "The Jesus Storybook Bible." Sally recalls how her father sent her off to boarding school at the tender age of 8 with the words of Joshua 1, "Be strong and very courageous." Though ill and terribly frightened at the time, Sally was sure that God was going ahead of her. Sally tells how those years of boarding school stretched her imagination and helped mold her into the writer she is today.
November 16, 2015
Dr. Robert Lewis has seen firsthand the terrible cost of masculine passivity. That's why he's championed authentic manhood for decades. Discover the core callings men must address as they quest for authentic manhood.
November 13, 2015
Can thankfulness be taught? Ever Thine Home creator, Barbara Rainey, encourages parents to intentionally cultivate gratefulness in their families. Barbara suggests doing this by prompting family members to share what they're thankful for, referencing Bible verses on thankfulness, and encouraging heart-felt conversation.
November 6, 2015
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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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