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Dave and Ann Wilson

Growing a Legacy

October 8, 2010
Not everyone leaves a physical descendent, but everyone leaves a legacy. Dennis Rainey tells how you how to grow your legacy by passing on the truth about God.

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Do you honor your mother and father? Have you considered that how you honor or dishonor your parents will be noticed and absorbed by the next generation? Dennis Rainey talks about modeling love, respect, and honor of parents to your sons and daughters. Download Transcript
October 7, 2010
What is your life about? How will friends and loved ones remember you at your memorial service? Dennis Rainey talks about the components of a legacy and asks you to consider three important questions: Where's your focus? Who is your master? Who do you love? Download Transcript
October 6, 2010
What kind of legacy will you leave someday? We all leave a legacy behind, either for good or bad. Dennis Rainey talks about three points related to leaving a legacy: it's not about you, but God, sin's mark on each legacy, and the steps of faith and sacrifice that make up each legacy. Download Transcript
October 5, 2010
What will your children inherit? Perhaps a special ring or piece of property comes to mind, but the most important thing you'll leave to the next generation is your legacy. Dennis Rainey talks about the magnificent gifts of character, fun, and laughter that you can intentionally leave your children. Download Transcript
October 4, 2010
Michael Emlet What does the Bible say you are? Today, Christian counselor Michael Emlet points out the three different ways God approaches his people in Scripture - as saints, sufferers, and sinners. Emlet reminds us to remember this fact when we’re comforting and advising those we love. Download Transcript
October 1, 2010
Michael Emlet How much of the Scriptures are really applicable to your life? Today Christian counselor Michael Emlet prods us to dig deeper into the Scriptures for daily wisdom and guidance, and not to see the Bible as merely a book of do’s and don’ts. Download Transcript
September 30, 2010
Tedd and Margy Tripp There are two things parents need - energy and wisdom. Today ,Tedd and Margy Tripp pass along some practical parental wisdom they’ve learned over the 20 plus years they parented their own three children. The Tripps exhort parents to address a child’s heart, not just their outward behavior. Download Transcript
September 29, 2010
Tedd and Margy Tripp What is the goal of parenting? And how do you know you’ve achieved it? Today, authors Tedd and Margy Tripp talk with Dennis Rainey about instructing a child’s heart through discipline. The Tripps remind parents to respond to children in a loving and forgiving way, since they represent what God is like to their children. Download Transcript
September 28, 2010
Tedd and Margy Tripp Does anyone really know how to be a good parent? Today, Dennis Rainey talks to pastor Tedd Tripp and his wife, Margy, about raising the next generation. Tedd points out the importance of knowing who a parent's enemy really is and how he operates, and encourages parents to help their children understand and love God’s truth. Download Transcript
September 27, 2010
Dennis Rainey, Bob Lepine FamilyLife has been hard at work developing a host of great new tools for a new generation. Dennis and Bob give our listeners a sneak-peak of exciting new initiatives and products coming out of FamilyLife this fall. Exciting new tools include LifeReady and Art of Marriage, as well as a host of other tools. Don’t miss it! Download Transcript
September 24, 2010
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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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