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Dave and Ann Wilson

Knowing God's Will for Marriage Part 1

April 15, 2010
What does it mean to take a vow of marriage? Today on the broadcast, renowned speaker Dennis Rainey, author of the book Starting Your Marriage Right, tells what it means to enter into a marriage covenant, citing examples from Genesis 15.

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With Dr. Harry Schaumburg How do you restore a marriage damaged by sexual addiction? Harry Schaumburg, a Christian counselor who has spent the last 30 years pointing people away from sexual sin to restored intimacy with God and others, tells husbands and wives how to develop trust again after sexual sin has invaded a marriage.
April 14, 2010
With Dr. Harry Schaumburg Do you have a healthy view of sex? Harry Schaumburg, a Christian counselor who has helped 2,500 lay people and clergy with sexual addiction, talks about the different challenges men and women face in our overly sexualized culture, and offers a healthy definition of sexual maturity.
April 13, 2010
With Dr. Harry Schaumburg Is sexual sin destroying your marriage? Harry Schaumburg, an expert in the field of sexual addition, talks frankly about the root of addiction, and how our wrong choices can quickly turn normal sexual desire into something that has more in common with idolatry. Hear Schaumburg explain how sexual addiction can be overcome with God's ever-present help.
April 12, 2010
With Leslie Vernick God cares about your relationships. Today Christian counselor Leslie Vernick tells how God healed the emotional wounds caused by her mother and tells others how to survive an abusive relationship.
April 9, 2010
With Leslie Vernick Are all conflicts created equal? Not necessarily, especially if you're in a toxic relationship, according to Christian counselor Leslie Vernick. Today Leslie talks about changing an emotionally destructive relationship into a healthy one, beginning with your own behavior and response.
April 8, 2010
With Leslie Vernick Are you in an emotionally destructive relationship? Would you know if you were? Today licensed clinical social worker Leslie Vernick talks about the abuse she suffered at the hands of her mother and lists some of the tell-tale signs of an emotionally abusive relationship.
April 7, 2010
With Brett Johnston Your sibling relationships are the longest relationships you'll ever have. Wouldn't it be great then if you could do something now to ensure your children would stay close through adulthood? Well you can, says Brett Johnston, a father of three who surveyed 10,000 people about their sibling relationships. Join us to find out the key things families do that bond siblings for life.
April 6, 2010
With Brett Johnston Why are some siblings close, and others not? Father of three Brett Johnston wondered the same thing, so he went to work studying adult siblings and their relationships to each other. Today he reveals the number one reason people give for not being connected with their siblings, as well as the surest way to build close relationships among your kids.
April 5, 2010
With Gary Oliver One loss can send you reeling, but how does someone recover from two losses happening so close together? Well-known Christian psychologist Gary Oliver and his wife, Carrie, were praying their way through a diagnosis of cancer when their 23-year-old son, Matt, took his own life. Gary tells how God's faithfulness carried him through those dark days.
April 2, 2010
With Gary Oliver What if you knew your days with a loved one were coming to an end? That's where Gary Oliver found himself when his wife, Carrie, was diagnosed with cancer and given three months to live. Gary shares some practical advice for couples walking through similar trials, and encourages them to hold onto Christ by faith, believing that He cares for them.
April 1, 2010
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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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