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Dave and Ann Wilson

Encouraging Your Husband to Lead

November 15, 2016
Barbara Rainey invites young women to encourage their husbands to lead, and follow when they do. She recalls the disappointment she experienced early in her marriage as she discovered that Dennis Rainey led differently than she expected. What she thought was failure was just a different way to lead.

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Barbara Rainey helps wives understand that a husband is designed to be the leader of the home, and a wife is called to follow him. Much like a dancer working with her partner to create a beautiful dance, a wife needs to know what to say, how to say it, and discern the best timing.
November 14, 2016
Each marriage holds special memories. Robert and Nancy Wolgemuth (formerly Nancy Leigh DeMoss) share some sweet moments they've enjoyed in their first year together.
November 11, 2016
Happy Anniversary! Join us as we celebrate the first anniversary of Robert and Nancy Wolgemuth (formerly Nancy Leigh DeMoss). The Wolgemuths take a realistic look at their courtship and their first year together as husband and wife.
November 10, 2016
Pastor Scott Sauls calls people to behave as followers of Christ, especially when we differ. Sauls shares timely advice about humbly engaging with those who don't hold our views. Only then can we seek to understand the other person's position.
November 9, 2016
Do you avoid those who don't share your views? Scott Sauls, senior pastor at Christ Presbyterian Church, reminds Christians to be in relationship with others even though they hold different political or social views. Cultural transformation can happen when believers love their neighbors as themselves.
November 8, 2016
A great way to teach children is through the power of stories. Barbara Rainey joins her husband, Dennis, to talk about her resource, “Written and Remembered.” These four true stories, complete with challenges in every chapter, are designed to teach children of all ages the beauty of gratitude.
November 7, 2016
Barbara Rainey and her daughter Laura talk about their favorite Thanksgiving memories, including five kernels of corn, Company French toast, and reading the Pilgrims' story. And Laura talks about what Thanksgiving 2042 might be like with husband, Josh.
November 4, 2016
Thanksgiving is the day we officially set aside to gather with family and friends to praise God for His blessings. Barbara Rainey shares fresh ideas to help families focus on being fully present with one another as they gather at the Thanksgiving table.
November 3, 2016
Surprise engagements happen every day, but surprise weddings? Ryan Leak, along with his bride, Amanda, tells how he pulled off a surprise all-in-one-day engagement and wedding, just as she had dreamed. The Leaks were joined by 100 of their close family and friends. They tell how their big day was the perfect start to their marriage.
November 2, 2016
Ryan Leak wanted to marry Amanda Roman and vice versa. But there was one catch. Her mother wasn't fond of the idea, and Ryan had the surprise wedding in Florida already planned. Ryan tells how he eventually won Amanda's mother over, and together he and Amanda talk about their surprise all-in-one-day engagement and wedding.
November 1, 2016
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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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