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Joy: The Secret Weapon of the Church

July 2, 2013
What would Deitrich Bonhoeffer say to the modern Church? In this stirring conclusion, Eric Metaxas makes a startling statement: “God cannot use us if we do not have His joy.” In closing, he cautions Christians about “our joyless Christianity”, as he encourages Christian leaders and the American Church itself to rediscover our joy in Christ as core to our Gospel mission.

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Author Eric Metaxas shares his personal journey to faith and purpose. He reveals how God used his English degree from Yale University to bring him to faith in a most unusual fashion--via a dream and an Episcopalian co-worker at his first job. Download Transcript
July 1, 2013
Former NFL quarterback Jeff Kemp says we live in a me-centric consumer culture. So what happens when that world-view bumps up against the reality of self sacrificing marriage. Lessons on Biblical marriage, from Jeff and Stacy Kemp.Download Transcript
June 28, 2013
Take advantage of world class blended family coaching on day two of this blended Family boot camp.  Counselor Ron Deal breaks down the most common and vexing issues facing remarried couples, as he provides real solutions and keen insights into the complexities of remarriage. Download Transcript*Special Program: Upholding Biblical Marriage: A Christian's Response to the DOMA Decision. Click here to Join us for this special edition of FamilyLife Today with Dennis Rainey.
June 27, 2013
When it comes to the issues of marriage, according to blended family expert Ron Deal, remarried couples sail in a completely different ocean. And, navigating the rip tides and cross currents of a remarriage requires purposeful attentiveness to the unique issues of remarriage.Download Transcript
June 26, 2013
When men get together to compare notes, Pastor Voddie Baucham says there are usually three measurements – The billfold, the bedroom, and the ballfield. But is that Biblical masculinity? Voddie Baucham unpacks genuine manhood.Download Transcript
June 25, 2013
According to Pastor Voddie Baucham, the corners of the Titus triangle are anchored by Godly older men, Godly elders and Biblically functioning homes. Pastor Baucham teaches men how to become God’s designated guardians of their family.Download Transcript
June 24, 2013
She’s free spirit artist with a couple of kids, He’s a computer programmer with a neat desk. Can they make this blended family work?Download Transcript
June 21, 2013
What could a couple of divorce lawyers have in common with FamilyLife’s mission to strengthen marriages? A whole lot, after they experienced the transformative power of Jesus Christ in their marriage.Download Transcript
June 20, 2013
After years of walking on eggshells and living in fear, Joy McClain decided to take action. Joy McClain tells how she and her kids moved out and away from her abusive husband, just hoping they could start their lives over in peace and safety.  But they continued to pray and believe God to work a miracle in her husband, Mark. Download Transcript
June 19, 2013
Every person has a story to tell. For some, like Joy McClain, living with an alcoholic husband had become a nightmare.  Joy describes how, lifted up by the prayers and encouragement of the church body, she found herself being coaxed out of despair, even as her marriage continued to spiral downward.Download Transcript
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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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