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Dave and Ann Wilson

Blended Family Blunders

September 16, 2014
What’s the biggest mistake couples make when trying to blend a family? That’s the question we posed to our guests, stepmoms Laura Petherbridge, Heather Hetchler and Gayla Grace, and they weren’t shy about answering. Hear their perspective on this question and more.

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Seeking advice for your blended family? Then you’ve come to the right place! Stepmothers Laura Petherbridge, Heather Hetchler and Gayla Grace talk about the challenges they’ve faced blending a family and becoming effective stepmothers.
September 15, 2014
The gospel of Jesus Christ is still The Good News, and we should share it as such.  We must refrain from the common practice of watering it down so it becomes palatable to people—people still drowning in their sin.  Dr. Russell Moore reminds Christians that the power of the gospel—the whole gospel—is salvation.
September 12, 2014
Do you feel like the culture is sliding away from Christian values?   We shouldn't be surprised according to Dr. Russell Moore, President of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, but we should be strategic in how we address it. Dr. Moore shares some timely advice on how to address a sexually confused culture.
September 11, 2014
Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy has joined ranks with the saints in Heaven. Hear a clip from an interview FamilyLife Today did with him from 2005, along with some recent reflections from Truett's sons, Bubba and Dan Cathy.
September 9, 2014
Differences, though normal, often strain a marriage. Husband and wife team Tim and Joy Downs tell how differences in priorities, structure, and even the way we make decisions challenges husbands and wives to understand and love each other.
September 5, 2014
Opposites attract, but later they attack. Those are the thoughts of award-winning authors Tim and Joy Downs as they discuss how different obligations and expectations can stir up conflict in marriage.
September 4, 2014
Are you and your spouse as different as night and day? If so, you're not alone. Polar opposites Tim and Joy Downs laugh as they recall their differences and remind couples that God can use those "very different characteristics" in your spouse to mold and shape you in a beautiful way.
September 3, 2014
Women can be a powerful influence for good in the family.  Barbara Rainey encourages women to raise their vision and discover God’s third essential calling on their lives--being women who are world-changers.
September 2, 2014
Every day, married women have a myriad of choices for spending their day.  Barbara Rainey discusses two essentials for every married woman--being a woman of the Word and being a helper to her husband.
September 1, 2014
Pastor Daniel Kaggwa's church in Uganda closed an orphanage by fostering all of the children through local church families.  Pastor Kaggwa shares the remarkable story of how the people in his community rallied together for the love of orphans.
August 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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