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Dave and Ann Wilson

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August 26, 2020

Is a person "born gay"? How should parents approach this topic with their kids? Rachel Gilson, author of the book "Born Again This Way," discusses issues of sexuality, gender, and culture. Rachel experienced same-sex attraction from an early age, but when she became a Christ-follower as an adult, God began to bring her views about sexuality under the authority of the cross

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Randall Goodgame has never gotten over the fact that Jesus has a special place in His heart for children, no matter the age. Hear him talk about kids and music, and the power of the gospel.
August 25, 2020
Randall Goodgame admits when he first became a father he was intimidated at the thought of leading his family in devotions. Hear how Randall ultimately started putting Scripture to music as a way to communicate spiritual truth for his children.
August 24, 2020
Faith is hard, says Shelby Abbott, author of the book "DoubtLess." Abbott continues a conversation with Dave and Ann Wilson and Bob Lepine on the topic of doubt in the Christian life. How should parents respond when their own kids begin asking tough questions? How can we learn to discern the difference between sincere searching vs. a simple refusal to bend the knee to the Savior?
August 21, 2020
Is doubt in the Christian life something to fear, or a healthy part of authentic faith? Dave and Ann Wilson, alongside co-host Bob Lepine, talk with Shelby Abbott, author of the book "DoubtLess," to explore doubt as an issue in a walk of faith. How do we wrestle well in the midst of suffering? Abbott responds that doubt is different than unbelief, and while we should not fear doubt, neither should we make it a badge of honor.
August 20, 2020
Becket Cook, who tells the story of coming face to face with the God of the universe when he attended a church service and felt the power of the Holy Spirit come upon him. Cook, a former homosexual, tells how he immediately threw himself into Bible study and worship, and eventually, by God's provision, attended seminary. Cook shares how his belief in Christ has influenced and changed every part of his life.
August 19, 2020
Becket Cook, a highly successful LA set designer, spent his free time reveling in the parties and galas attended by the rich and famous. As he moved through one relationship after another, he never remotely considered that God might be the answer to his restlessness. It wasn't until a chance encounter with a Bible study group at one of LA's hippest coffee shops that Cook began to take an interest in spiritual matters. Cook remembers what happened when he accepted an invitation to a local Sunday worship service, and tells how his encounter with God that day changed his life forever.
August 18, 2020
Becket Cook, author of "A Change of Affection," remembers what it was like growing up as the youngest of eight kids in an affluent family in Dallas. Cook recalls when his same-sex attraction first started, and talks about his pursuit of same-sex relationships in high school and college. Cook tells how his Christian parents reacted when he finally came out to his family, and advises parents on what to do and what not to do when their son or daughter comes out as being gay.
August 17, 2020
After their parents divorce, having two homes with two different sets of values can make the blending process especially difficult for children. As a teen, Melody Fabien was hearing one thing about dating and relationships from her mom, and something very different from her dad who had recently come to Christ. She tells her story to Ron Deal.
August 14, 2020
How do you teach your sons to respect girls? Author Vicki Courtney encourages mothers to talk to their sons about chivalry. It can’t stop there, however. Mothers and fathers should also talk to their sons about unplanned pregnancy, sexting, and porn. Sons must learn that all women should be valued and respected.
August 13, 2020
Is your son ready for the real world? Author Vicki Courtney talks about the "snowflake generation" and considers what role parents play in it. Courtney advises moms to encourage their sons toward independence and responsibility so they will be eager to leave home when it’s time and start families of their own.
August 12, 2020
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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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