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Dave and Ann Wilson

Developing a Theology of Technology

August 6, 2018

When it comes to technology, are your kids light years ahead of you? Youth expert Brian Housman talks realistically to parents about engaging their kids around the topic of technology. Exhorting parents about their assignment from God to love and protect their kids, Brian reminds parents that technology is to be used in an honoring way, and this must be modeled and taught in the home.

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Barbara Rainey explains that if you are a Christ follower, the Holy Spirit is enough for your tomorrows because He lives in you. Are you listening to His voice? 
August 3, 2018
In Isaiah 45:7, the Lord says, "I form the light and create darkness, bring prosperity and create disaster; I, the Lord, do all these things." Whether you are experiencing a sunny day or storm clouds, Barbara Rainey wants to remind you that God is in control.
August 2, 2018
All of us have a past that includes good, bad, and ugly. How do you reconcile pain and suffering with a good God? Barbara Rainey talks about a God who is not "safe," and how Jesus is enough.
August 1, 2018
God compelled a pastor in Ukraine, Gennadiy Mokhnenko, to give homeless kids food and share the gospel with them. What transpired was beyond his wildest expectations. He shares how he adopted 32 children, and today works to raise awareness in his own country of the great need for Christians to be foster and adoptive families.
July 31, 2018
Grandparents teach great life lessons. They give us a safe place to belong and offer unconditional hugs. They are important to blended families, too, as they reach out to new family members and help them belong. Ron Deal, director of FamilyLife Blended, talks about the vital role step-grandparents provide as they help create connection in their families.
July 30, 2018
Has love for an idol replaced your love for God? Dennis Rainey, author of "Choosing a Life That Matters," talks about one of seven principles that will help you live life to the fullest. Rainey remembers how God pursued him in 1968 when he was a college student. Convicted, he asked Jesus to be his Lord and Savior, and he went from being a mission field to a missionary.
July 27, 2018
Living a fruitful life doesn't happen by accident. In his book, "Choosing a Life That Matters" Dennis Rainey reveals seven principles that will help you make the most of your days. The world is passing away, and so are all of its desires. We would be wise to cling to the One who will last.
July 26, 2018
College brings new challenges. Will you be ready? Hanna Seymour, who worked with students on the college campus for 10 years, talks about the eye-opening reality of the party culture on campus. Seymour encourages students to know what they are going to do if and when drugs and alcohol are offered. Hook-ups are also rampant, as well as sexual assault, especially as they relate to the party scene. Hanna encourages young women to stand firm in their faith, as she did, and to seek help if necessary.
July 25, 2018
Starting college can be scary for the student and parent alike. Author and student guidance professional Hanna Seymour helps young women prepare for college by talking honestly about what they can expect when they get there--gaining the freshman 15, making friends, and handling conflicts with a roommate.
July 24, 2018
College will be the best four years of your life... or maybe not. Hanna Seymour, author of "The College Girl's Survival Guide," talks about the realities of college life, including boyfriends, homesickness, roommates, and other college pressures. Seymour reflects on when she thought college was all about "me time," and tells how a mentor helped her realize her gifting and passion.
July 23, 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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