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Dave and Ann Wilson

Cultivating Generosity in Your Kids

February 20, 2014
We worship a generous God. Shouldn't we also then, be generous givers? Brad Formsma, founder of I Like Giving, a ministry that inspires people around the world to live generously, tells how his grandfather, a bakery owner, modeled generosity to him by giving away loaves of bread to the needy each week. Brad shares how giving generously has become a lifestyle for him and his family.

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How do men and women differ at their core?  Biblical counselor Dr. Larry Crabb and FamilyLife President Dennis Rainey talk about what parents can do to affirm their sons and daughters in their God-given roles.
February 19, 2014
What has God built into the heart of a man and woman? Dr. Larry Crabb explains that the greatest fear of a woman is to be invisible and overlooked. A man’s core fear, on the other hand, is weightlessness or feeling like he’s not making any difference.  Battling different fears, Crabb explains how men and women manifest selfishness differently.
February 18, 2014
Does your spouse think you’re selfish? Best-selling author Dr. Larry Crabb focuses on the number #1 enemy of marriage – selfishness.  Crabb explains that in order to love our spouse well, we must die to ourselves and our own needs and wants, and focus on the needs of our spouse.
February 17, 2014
With Valentine's Day upon us, most of us are thinking of the ones we love. Perhaps we should be reflecting instead on the One who loves us - the author of love, the Lord Almighty. Dennis Rainey explains why it's important to rest in the knowledge of God's love. Find out what benefits we reap daily from his everlasting care and concern.
February 14, 2014
Vicki and Bill experienced restoration in their marriage after they came to Christ. Although still very different in personality, they agree that the storms they've faced since turning their hearts to the Lord—and back to each other—has only made them stronger.
February 13, 2014
Once Vicki became a Christian, she began to pray that her husband would, too. Bill shares what eventually led him to give his heart to Christ and finally return home to the family he loved.
February 12, 2014
Drug abuse, anger, and disappointment drove Vicki and Bill's marriage apart. Although Vicki had quit using cocaine, her husband continued to abuse, sending her into spirals of disappointment and anger, and eventually leading to a separation between them. Vicki, accompanied by her husband, tells how she came to faith in Christ and began to see a glimmer of hope in her life.
February 11, 2014
Vicki and Bill were vastly different, but Vicki hoped marriage would change that. Bill and Vicki Rose reflect back on the days of their courtship and the marital trouble, including drug abuse, that began as soon as the rings were on their fingers.
February 10, 2014
Are you and your spouse seeking God together? Author Sam Ingrassia talks about the benefits and blessings of praying the Scriptures with his wife each day and encourages other men to follow in his footsteps.
February 7, 2014
Sam Ingrassia and his wife had hit a rough patch in their 37-year marriage.  But it wasn’t until his wife’s startling comment that he began to wake up to the reality of their spiritual state. Sam tells Dennis Rainey how he and his wife began infusing new life into their marriage by praying together daily.
February 6, 2014
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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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