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Dave and Ann Wilson

Charting a New Course for Portland

July 3, 2012
There are some good things taking place in Portland, Oregon! Luis Palau Association President, Kevin Palau, tells how Christians are teaming up with Portland’s mayor in order to find new ways to serve the city in areas of hunger, homelessness, healthcare and the environment.

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At 16 he dedicated his life to the Lord. Kevin Palau, president of the Luis Palau Association, talks about growing up as the son of the great evangelist, Luis Palau, and admits to having some doubts during his college years, but eventually concluded that God was worthy of his faith and allegiance. Find out how the Lord has led him to reach the nations since then.Download Transcript
July 2, 2012
A marriage has to face big adjustments when a health issue threatens a spouse. Pastor Jim Garlow talks with Dennis Rainey about the ups and downs he and his wife, Carol, have had to make since she was first diagnosed with cancer five years ago. Married for almost 41 years, Garlow explains how the threat of cancer has transformed their marriage for the better and has made them feel like newlyweds again.Download Transcript
June 29, 2012
Adversity is a tough teacher. And Pastor Jim Garlow knows. He's been walking alongside his wife, Carol, for the past five years as she faces the biggest battle of her life — cancer. Hear more about their journey, and why they continue to hope in the face of disheartening odds.Download Transcript
June 28, 2012
What do you want your children to know before they leave home? Ken Calwell, CEO of Papa Murphy's Pizza, joins his wife, Sandy, to talk about some of the things they wanted to teach their son before he left for college, such as how to handle adversity. Ken recalls his own brush with adversity when he was hit by a car while training for a triathlon.Download Transcript
June 27, 2012
If a job is worth doing it's worth doing well. That's what Sandy Calwell thought when she decided to stay home with her son instead of pursuing her career as a media executive. Sandy and her husband, Ken, talk about her transition from media guru to full-time mom.Download Transcript
June 26, 2012
Climbing the ladder of success meant the world to Sandy once upon a time. Then she met and married Ken, and a baby boy completed the package. Sandy Calwell talks about her decision to stay home with her son and invest herself in her family, rather than pursuing the career she loved. Joining her is her supportive husband, Ken.Download Transcript
June 25, 2012
Anyone can make a movie. All you need is a camera, a story, actors...and a forklift? Filmmakers Stephen and Alex Kendrick share stories of God’s faithfulness as they bring a Christian worldview to the silver screen.Download Transcript
June 22, 2012
So you think you’re ship shape in the romance department, right? Think again. In part two of “Romance for Dummies”, Bob is back for an eleventh and most critical tip for the romantically challenged.Download Transcript
June 21, 2012
A romantic moon, a cruise ship, violins, flowers — when it comes to romance, you’re good, right? Not so fast! Bob Lepine unpacks 10 tips to help you avoid romantic meltdowns, wherever you are. Join us for Bob’s crash course in romance for dummies.Download Transcript
June 20, 2012
Sitting at the head of the table doesn’t make you the head of the home. But laying down your life in sacrificial love, as Christ did, might. Pastor Voddie Baucham explains the benefits of headship, which includes sacrifice, suffering and death to self.Download Transcript
June 19, 2012
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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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