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Dave and Ann Wilson

For Better or For Worse

December 22, 2011
John Bishop's memory loss couldn't change the way he and his wife, Donna, love.

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John Bishop's memory was erased by illness. Hear about his courageous journey back!Download Transcript
December 21, 2011
What makes a gentleman? Former youth pastor DeWayne Washington tells Dennis Rainey about the changes he sees among the boys, ages 8 to 18, who attend the Gentlemen's Society, a program that seeks to train young men in the art of dressing, speaking, working, and acting like gentlemen.Download Transcript
December 20, 2011
Several years ago, DeWayne Washington had a vision to reach young men in his community who were struggling. Now, as founder of the Gentlemen's Society, DeWayne talks about the curriculum he developed that is changing directionless boys into thriving young men.Download Transcript
December 19, 2011
Parenting can be a lot like coaching. Shane Williamson and Dan Britton, both VPs with Fellowship of Christian Athletes, coach parents on staying engaged with their kids by playing offense and defense at the same time.Download Transcript
December 16, 2011
FCA Vice Presidents Shane Williamson and Dan Britton explain the who, what and why behind the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.Download Transcript
December 15, 2011
God can create beauty from ashes. Michael and Gina Spehn, who both lost their spouses to cancer within a few months of each other, tell of the marvelous way God crossed their paths each with the other in order to build a new family of seven.Download Transcript
December 14, 2011
Today, the Spehns' story continues as Michael tells of Cathy, the wife he lost to cancer. Earlier in their married years, life looked good for Michael and Cathy. The kids were doing well, and Michael's new job was looking up. But Cathy's severe headaches led them to the diagnosis of a brain tumor. Michael tells of Cathy's final hours and her unusual last request.Download Transcript
December 13, 2011
Michael and Gina Spehn both suffered the loss of a spouse to cancer, but their stories turned from grief to hope. Today, hear Gina's story. Gina and her first husband, Matt, looked forward to celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary. But Matt's diagnosis of cancer at age 33 turned their lives upside down. Gina recalls Matt's slowly declining health and his steadfast faith that God would take care of his family when he no longer could.Download Transcript
December 12, 2011
Are you giving your children the attention they need? Doyle Roth, a businessman with a heart for marriage, reminisces about his days as a young father, when he was often angry, loud and impatient with his kids. Doyle reminds moms and dads that parenting is a sacrificial job.Download Transcript
December 9, 2011
Would your spouse say you're selfish? Doyle Roth, a church elder and businessman who has counseled hundreds of couples over the years, talks about the selfishness and abuse displayed in many marriages, and coaches wives on how to respect their husbands when they feel they're being neglected.Download Transcript
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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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