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Gleaning Spiritual Truths From History

November 21, 2011
Why is history fundamental to the faith? Jerry Sittser, a professor of theology, believes we can learn a lot from our early Christians forefathers like Calvin, Augustine, and Luther by studying their writings and practicing the spiritual disciplines they embraced, like fasting and meditation.

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No matter what your age, you can make a difference. Dennis Rainey encourages those nearing retirement to consider what they can do with their free time and resources to fulfill the Great Commission in their neighborhoods and communities.Download Transcript
November 18, 2011
Marriages and families today are in crisis. Will you be part of the problem or part of the solution? Dennis Rainey challenges men and women 50 years and up to plug into what God is doing in their communities and become a force for change.Download Transcript
November 17, 2011
Should you trust your emotions? Not really, says Pastor Brian Borgman, who explains how sin has tainted our emotions and can often mislead us into wrong behavior toward our spouse and others.Download Transcript
November 16, 2011
Are you controlling your emotions? Or are they controlling you? Pastor Brian Borgman, author of the book, Feelings and Faith, shares how some of our emotions, like fear, can be overcome by combating them with the truth of God's Word.Download Transcript
November 15, 2011
You feel happy, sad, or angry. But what are emotions, really? Pastor Brian Borgman explains that your emotions are indicators of what you really value, and that part of dealing with your emotions is changing your thoughts.Download Transcript
November 14, 2011
Today on the broadcast, popular fiction author Melody Carlson joins writer and parent educator Kathy Pride to talk about the difficult journey their families have faced as their sons have struggled to beat their drug addiction.Download Transcript
November 11, 2011
On the broadcast today, authors Melody Carlson and Kathy Pride share the emotional stories of their son's battle with drugs.Download Transcript
November 10, 2011
Imagine hiding a secret for 21 years. That's how long Bill Harbeck was married before he told his wife about his past sexual abuse. Today Bill shares how he brought his secret to the light and the steps he took to find healing for his life and marriage.Download Transcript
November 9, 2011
Seventy percent of abuse victims are abused before the age of 17. Such was the case for Bill Harbeck. Bill explains why he didn't tell anyone about the abuse, even though he desperately wanted to, and the shame associated with it.Download Transcript
November 8, 2011
Keeping a secret is difficult. Especially if that secret is abuse. Sexual abuse survivor Bill Harbeck talks about the idyllic life he led as a child of the 50's and 60's and the predator that gradually cornered him into a web of lies and secrets.Download Transcript
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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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